the color of the year for 2018…

every year…in december…we patiently wait for pantone to announce the color of the upcoming year…and this year for me…is a beauty… pantone says of this color: “A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests […]

the color of the year for 2016…

every year…in december…we patiently wait for pantone to announce the color of the upcoming year…and now…for the first time ever…there are two colors!  i have to admit…when i first saw them…i thought…it’s a boy and a girl…so here they are…   photo source:  pantone rose quartz and serenity pantone says of this color: A softer […]

black & white done right…

my beautiful sasha…showing a great mixture of black & white…this moment could not have been more perfect…is it any wonder he belongs to me? i’ve always said…if you are thinking of trying out mixing patterns…one of the easiest ways to try it…is with a black & white theme…try stripes, polka dots…paisley…whatever you have in your […]

touches of color…

if you have been reading my blog for a while…you may have noticed that i do love color…so you can imagine my delight…when i saw these two pages show up in the april issue of instyle magazine…(yes…i’m a bit behind in perusing my stack of magazines!) this is one of THE easiest ways to update […]

color inspiration: happy colors…

how can these colors not make you smile? if i could find a scarf with these same colors…i would be thrilled… paired with a simple white tee…and jeans…the scarf in these colors would bring such vibrancy to a regular old outfit… plus…they are such happy colors!  how would you wear these colors? photo source – […]