Tickled Pink: How to Accessorise Your Garden with Pink
Imagine strolling through a garden that radiates charm, beauty, and quaintness at every turn. Now, envision infusing that garden with the mesmerising allure of the colour pink. Pink is a shade that effortlessly evokes feelings of joy, playfulness, and femininity. It’s the ultimate summer shade as it ‘pops’ against the summer greenery- pink and green should always be seen!
By incorporating pink elements into your garden, you can create a vibrant and inspiring space that will captivate both you and your guests. Here, we'll explore six fabulous ideas to help you introduce the magic of pink into your garden oasis and discover the endless possibilities of this enchanting hue!
1. Striking pink parasols
Once you've enhanced your outdoor space with some garden furniture, a parasol is a practical, and stylish, addition that will ensure you can enjoy your outdoor living area to the max.
Parasols are one of the most popular outdoor trends of the summer and are ideal for adding definition to your garden. Our beautiful pink parasol collection is made with the finest materials, ensuring they are durable and long-lasting. They are not only functional but also stylish, adding a touch of elegance to your outdoor space.
Featuring a variety of shades, from soft pastels to dazzling fuchsias, you can choose the perfect colour to complement your garden decor. Consider our round bamboo Whitney, Stevie, Helena and Heidi parasols for a glamorous and attractive centrepiece to fashion your interior or exterior throughout the year, or the Pink Aretha Octagonal or Kate parasols for a contemporary look with pink chevrons and white tassels.
With pink, more is more and if you want a mix of vibrant pink, blossom pink and pastel pink, our gorgeous Round Bamboo Parasols are the ultimate umbrellas to decorate your garden.
Each of our stunning parasols is uniquely designed to provide ample shade for your patio, balcony, or summer seating area. Browse our collection and find the perfect design to enhance your outdoor space for the summer months ahead!
2. Pink fabric enhancements
Transform your garden into an enchanting wonderland by introducing pink fabrics in various forms, which can help add depth and texture to your outdoor hideaway. Plus, pink is a great colour to pair with other shades, such as green, blue, or yellow.
For the tablescape, no table is complete without fresh flowers, candles, and light linens. Adorn your outdoor dining area with a delightful pink checked tablecloth and wonderfully bold printed cotton napkins that instantly elevate the ambience.
Soft, pastel pink tones exude elegance and romance, creating a perfect backdrop for gatherings. Draping linen or sheer fabrics around your rustic timber pergola, ornamental garden structures or open patio spaces can add a touch of style and shade, transporting you to a dreamy sanctuary that will create a stylish and original outdoor landscape.
A parasol is a luxurious and unique showstopper, our colourful collection parasols and cushions come in a wide range of styles- from highly decorative to geometric prints. Pink is a forgiving and easy colour to style and will suit any outdoor scene. Our new Pink cushions are designed to match our parasols perfectly as each cushion incorporates contrasting or complimentary shades chosen specifically for our parasol designs. You can't go wrong with an assortment of these, each one is printed by hand on to the finest cotton (and they're machine washable).
3. Playful pink accents
Sprinkle your garden with delightful pink accents to enhance its overall charm. If you’re thinking of alfresco dining, surprise your guests with refreshing pink cocktails, we love a hibiscus margarita, or homemade pink lemonade. These vibrant drinks will not only quench your thirst but emphasise your pink theme, giving your guests a rose-tinted spectacle and a rosy glow!
Embed your style further by suspending strings of twinkly pink lanterns or wind chimes to your outdoor spaces to create a magical ambience as they sway in the gentle breeze; illuminating the space after dark so you can linger outdoors for longer.
By incorporating pink accents in the form of colourful outdoor rugs, cushions or throw linen pillows, you can instantly invigorate your garden furniture or enhance your dining experience and create a cosy, inviting atmosphere.
Or treat your garden to a pink hand-painted parasol. With a traditional hand painted gold Balinese design, Whitney is the ultimate glamorous showstopping umbrella to decorate your garden. We create matching cushions, napkins and decorative garden umbrella stands so you can give your garden extra special appeal.
4. Rewild your garden with pink flowers
Nature already offers an abundance of pink beauty, so why not embrace it? Plant flowers like roses, peonies, sweet peas, gypsophila, foxgloves or carnations in various shades of pink. These blooms will infuse your garden with their delicate fragrance and radiant colours.
Let Mother Nature's pink palette mesmerise you and your visitors as you relax in your pretty garden retreat. For an added touch, create flower arrangements using pink flowers and display them on your table, or in hanging baskets, or even hang jam jars of pink flowers from your parasol.
And what's time spent outdoors if you aren't relaxing and enjoying the moment? Look for simple pleasures that connect you with your space and company, such as making an easy-hanging floral display to go above an outdoor dining table- our Octagonal Parasols are the perfect structure for this. It will create a fabulous focal point and add a splash of colour for outdoor summer gatherings.
And for something extra special, the pale pink Stevie garden parasol with a hand-painted traditional design, is a gorgeous addition to your summer outdoor dining. Its silver fringes are made in Kerala, southern India by temple umbrella makers. The silver metal sparkles and tinkles in the breeze as this parasol brings together the best of Indian and Indonesian artisan craft.
5. Pink lighting choices
As the sun sets, transform your garden into a captivating wonderland with the help of pink lighting. Use string lights with pink bulbs to create a magical warm and whimsical glow for that extra sparkle after dark. Or light your walkways with stake lights along the side of the path.
Wrap them around trees, shrubs, or trellises to add a touch of enchantment or position them in clusters above a dining table, strung from your parasol, to create a fabulous centrepiece that will wow guests when entertaining. For an evening soiree you could bring the indoors outdoors with a standing candelabra of pink candles.
Solar fabric lanterns or LED spotlights can create spellbinding presence and highlight specific features in your garden. Imagine the joy of strolling through a softly illuminated pink paradise—a truly enchanting experience!
6. Let your creativity flow
Unleash your imagination and incorporate other pink accessories into your garden space. Consider painting a weathered bench or a wooden arbour in a lovely shade of pink to add a pop of colour.
Create a cosy reading nook with a hammock or an inviting cane chair. Let your creativity soar as you add pink decorative gravel or stones, gazing balls, or even a colour-tinted fountain to enhance the visual appeal and enchantment of your garden!
We are biased but a parasol makes a garden more usable, stylish and welcoming. To make the most of your garden this summer you will reap rewards by investing in a practical and stylish parasol. Heidi, the prettiest blossom pink twill umbrella with a hand-painted lotus design, or the striking and unusual Sophia Octagonal with its pink ikat pattern and frame made in the UK, combine both style and function, creating the perfect shady spot to relax all summer long.
Pink inspires feelings of homeliness and cheer, it’s a welcoming colour to bring into your garden and perfect for creating an inviting place to host. By incorporating the captivating power of pink into your garden space, you can transform it into a sanctuary that uplifts your spirits and creates a haven of joy. From the soft touch of fabrics to the enchanting glow of lighting, each idea has the potential to breathe new life into your outdoor space.
So, embrace the beauty of pink, let your creativity flourish, and watch as your garden blossoms into an exquisite space that brings happiness and inspiration to all who enter.