Tangerine Dream

Add some pop and panache to your pad with a splash of citrus.

orange home decor


Lap up the gin-rich, color-packed Afterburner cocktail at The Bachelor Farmer’s Marvel Bar (, and soak in the afterglow. Here’s the recipe:

1 oz. London dry gin
1 oz. Cocchi Americano
2 oz. fresh-squeezed orange juice
2/3 oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
2/3 oz. simple syrup
1 or 2 dashes pepper-infused vinegar*

Build drink in a tall glass with ice, and top with seltzer.

*For pepper vinegar: Add 1/8 cup of crushed red pepper flakes to 1/4 cup of vinegar. Let steep for about an hour and strain.


No. 2

Sitting Pretty

A living room needs some hard-working furniture with a punchy hue that can act as an occasional table or as a stool to employ when entertaining. Might we suggest the Macao Garden Seat in coral lacquer with transparent glaze from Baker Furniture ($2,505). It has gobs of good looks and fabulous functionality. Baker Minneapolis, 275 Market St., Mpls., 612-341-2906,


No. 3

Curves Ahead

You’ve searched for the perfect bench to bring some drama to that tired hallway to no avail. Here’s your chance to embrace a splash of Technicolor temptation thanks to the nail head–studded bench from Century Furniture ($1,767). Gabberts, Galleria, 952-927-1500,


No. 4

Feather Your Nest

Transform a wall presto, change-o with the Feather Headdress in orange from Jonathan Adler ($525). It will add some instant African élan and a heady dose of saturated color toute de suite. Jonathan Adler, 1439 W. Lake St., Mpls., 612-353-5311,


No. 5

Made in the Shade

Punch up a hall table or nightstand with the Upbeat lamp from Currey & Co. ($400). The sculptural good looks segue easily from the most modern of interiors to the tried-and-true traditional. Traditions Classic Home Furnishings, 4245 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-285-2777,


No. 6

Meet Me in Morocco

Take a colorful trip to the exotic thanks to a hand-sewn and hand-dyed Moroccan leather pouf embossed with a chic geometric pattern ($234). Victory, 3505 W. 44th St., Mpls., 612-926-8200,


No. 7

Let’s Roll

As you dream about springtime pleasures ahead, purchase a high-impact Willow Cruiser from Anthropologie ($580) and get ready to cycle in high style. Anthropologie, 4999 France Ave. S., Mpls., 612-285-9164,


No. 8

House of Orange

Why succumb to beige when you can be brilliant, bright, and bold? Case in point: The striking Karlstad sofa in Husie orange ($499). Ikea, 8000 Ikea Way, Bloomington, 888-888-4532,