The middle of winter is when some of us start wishing for spring. Gray skies are not usually associated with warm bright feelings. I know, being a California girl means I can’t complain about my 50 degree day when some people in the country are experiencing a snowmageddon of epic proportions. So, to cure the winter doldrums, I say bring on the cool (pun intended) trend of pairing gray with pops of bright orange. The combination of gray alongside a juicy orange bring a modern and sophisticated feel to weddings, fashion, and home decor. This is my new favorite happy combo, it reminds me of the first spring flowers that emerge in the still cool weather. I can’t wait for spring, but for now this palette brings the perfect amount of “happy” to winter.

Images: Le Creuset Deluxe Trivet:, Ainsley Leather Chaise End Sofa:, Ventura Sunbrella┬« Sunset Modular Chair Cushions:, Rebecca Minkoff Handbag:, Crocus Ochre Woven Scarf:, Mystree Tiered Tank Top:, Silver City Aviator Sunglasses:, OPI Nail Polish Y’all Come Back Now Ya Hear:, Three-Tone Platform Mary Jane:, Jax Beanie:, Miu Miu Trench:, Kamik Rain Boot:, Zip Jersey Jacket: