Color Palettes

Mar
25

Hello, Yellow

6

There are certain colors that I'm drawn to over and over again: pink, robin's egg blue, and this particular shade of yellow. Yellow is a tricky color, so there’s this narrow sweet spot where I like it. Too pale, and it looks washed out...too dark, and I feel like it's dirty...but this cheerful shade of buttercup is juuust right. It's the perfect mix of lemon yellow and mustard! An instant […]

Feb
18

Spring Color Inspiration

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I don't know about you, but I am sooo ready for SPRING! Warm weather, sandals, flowers, and spring colors...bring 'em on, the sooner the better! For a brief second this winter, I thought maybe I wanted to try out some more muted colors and "earthy" colors like marsala in my house. But I'm over it...I don't feel like that color palette is really me, and I think I'd just be trying […]

Jan
13

How to Decorate with Marsala

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I've been meaning to do a post about marsala ever since Pantone announced it as the color of the year for 2015. I know it took me awhile to get around to it and the announcement is kind of old news by now, but hey...better late than never, right? In case you didn't know, every year the color experts at Pantone choose a color that they think will be the […]

Oct
06

Grayed Jade

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With the weather firmly in the "fall" zone now, it’s time to transition from the brights and pastels of summer to more rich, earthy colors. But that doesn’t mean you have to go all burgundy and pumpkin orange! Any color can be a “fall” color--just make it a little more muted and grey than it’s candy-colored summer version. Baby pink turns to dusty rose, robin’s egg blue turns to slate, […]

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