Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 36

Thread: Pink and Gray

  1. #1
    Power Poster
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    MN
    Posts
    19,426

    Pink and Gray

    Pink and Gray seem to be a popular combination this year.

    It seems a bit 'weird' to me, though.

    In the late 1950's - back when the dinosaurs still walked the earth - that's what the high school guys were wearing - in Minnesota in a tiny rural town!

  2. #2
    Super Member DebraK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    West Coast
    Posts
    9,193
    just a softer version of classic red and black. The combo is attractive to me. I think of my grandfather's birds.
    I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health - Voltaire

  3. #3
    Power Poster
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    MN
    Posts
    19,426
    Quote Originally Posted by DebraK View Post
    just a softer version of classic red and black. The combo is attractive to me. I think of my grandfather's birds.
    Interesting - I hadn't really thought of pink and gray in that way -

  4. #4
    Power Poster nativetexan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    home again, after 27 yrs!
    Posts
    15,694
    Blog Entries
    2
    Ha! I remember skirts that were gray with a pink poodle on them! my Sister bought me one. but i do like pink and gray. it's a good color combination for lots of things.

  5. #5
    Super Member suebee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    4,080
    LOL, lots of baby nurseries in this color combo this year. Im actually waiting on some Pink/Grey fabrics (should have them tomorrow). Ive been hired to make a baby quilt for July. Im using a zig zag pattern. If I think of it, will post a pic when done. Personally..I love the combo of the two. Also "in" this year is yellow and grey. Also very nice.
    SUEB

  6. #6
    Super Member dcquilter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Washington
    Posts
    1,114
    I used to have a pink and grey dress and it was very pretty. I think it is a nice combination; pink and brown is nice too and seems to be popular as well.

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    in my stash mostly
    Posts
    887
    I remember our "pink grey" time with fond memories!!!!!???
    delma

  8. #8
    Super Member Peckish's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Pacific NW
    Posts
    6,122
    Blog Entries
    1
    Pink and grey were my wedding colors, I still love them. I didn't care much for the pink and brown when they were popular.

  9. #9
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Southern Indiana
    Posts
    5,040
    When I was little girl, back in the 50's, my moma painted 3 walls in our living room gray and 1 pink. I just loved it.

  10. #10
    Super Member SueSew's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Nawth o' Boston
    Posts
    1,870
    Pink and gray - I remember this combo, also pale yellow and gray. Both I think must have been used in home decor at one time. Vaguely remember it from Auntie's house. Yellow and gray in kitchen, pink and gray in bath.

    NEVER recall guys wearing it but I may have been a little young to have been checking out the guys at Burger Chef!
    SueSew
    "If it's messy, eat it over the sink!" Mom

  11. #11
    Senior Member lenette's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Lansing, Michigan
    Posts
    504
    Back in 1984, a friend decorated her bedroom in pink and grey, and I thought it was the strangest thing. After that I started seeing the combination a lot more and developed an appreciation for it. Now I often think it is very pretty.
    Lenette

  12. #12
    Super Member Pat625's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    North Pole
    Posts
    1,641
    I have a friend that has chosen those colors, and I have a hard time visualizing it!! Would love to see the fabrics you are using..What pattern are you using? I was thinking of a log cabin, but not sure yet..

    Quote Originally Posted by suebee View Post
    LOL, lots of baby nurseries in this color combo this year. Im actually waiting on some Pink/Grey fabrics (should have them tomorrow). Ive been hired to make a baby quilt for July. Im using a zig zag pattern. If I think of it, will post a pic when done. Personally..I love the combo of the two. Also "in" this year is yellow and grey. Also very nice.

  13. #13
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    West Virginia
    Posts
    1,010
    I've worn pink with light grey may times. I think it would be calming in quilt colors.

  14. #14
    Power Poster Mariposa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Eastern Washington
    Posts
    26,729
    I love the pink & grey combo! Always have!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

  15. #15
    Super Member Lori S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    9,385
    My Mom still has a bathroom with pink and gray.. the original colors of the tiles and fixtures when the house was built. She updated it with black and cranberry towels...

  16. #16
    Super Member JenniePenny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    New Hampshire
    Posts
    4,502
    I remember it being "in vogue" in the mid 1980's. I had a favorite night shirt, and a jogging suit in pink and grey. Seems like its on a thirty year cycle. 1950's, 1980's, current day. I am not working on any quilts with that combo. Right now, it just doesn't beckon to me.
    "He who masters the grey everyday is a hero."
    https://www.etsy.com/shop/PeachPalaceDesigns

  17. #17
    Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    near Atlanta
    Posts
    25
    Oh, I remember guys wearing pink shirts with gray slacks. They were indeed handsome! This was back in the 50's and early 60's.

  18. #18
    Super Member MacThayer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Nevada
    Posts
    1,101
    I remember pink and gray fondly. Still love it. Wanted it for my wedding colors, but my sole Matron of Honor revolted. Said she looked "dead" in pink. So we settled on a deep rose pink for the Matron of Honor and Flower girl and a lighter gray for all the tuxes. It really looked sharp! I'd love to make a quilt out of those colors! Don't know why I shouldn't!
    MacThayer

  19. #19
    Senior Member jeank's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Lapeer, Michigan
    Posts
    723
    Quote Originally Posted by Jackie Spencer View Post
    When I was little girl, back in the 50's, my moma painted 3 walls in our living room gray and 1 pink. I just loved it.
    Same time period, my mama painted our kitchen pink walls and gray cupboards.
    Jean in MI

  20. #20
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    17
    I have a piece of vintage fabric that is white, gray, black and pink print. It is only 36 inches wide so that dates it, I think. I had no idea what to do with it, but I guess if one keeps things long enough, they will eventually come back in style. I know my pointy toe spike heels are now fashionable again, but my old tired feet and legs would not cooperate with them this time around.

  21. #21
    Member GrannieLOU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Grand Forks, ND
    Posts
    70
    I remember my older brother having a black & pink clip-on bow tie - would you believe all the boys in his class wore matching ones for their confirmation day at church! Unfortunately we only have black & white photos of the occasion - the mother's were all a little surprised on the big day!

  22. #22
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Tadcaster, England
    Posts
    73
    The very first quilt I made, about 20 years ago, was a sampler quilt in pink, grey & White. It's very well used now but still looks quite good.
    Anniehug

  23. #23
    Super Member mhansen6's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Bend, Oregon
    Posts
    1,856
    This color combination reminds me of the Oregon Coast. All the little houses were painted gray with pink trim.
    Marie

  24. #24
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    61
    I love pink and gray; I haven't seen it in fabrics; must look for it!

  25. #25
    Senior Member sylviak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    southern Oklahoma
    Posts
    957
    My mom painted the kitchen in gray and light yellow, which I thought was very pretty. However, she painted the bathroom "flamingo"! Boy, was that ever bright!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.