the color of the year for 2020…

every year…in december…we patiently wait for pantone to announce the color of the upcoming year… this year…i’m not sure how i feel…even the name is uninspiring…classic blue… pantone describes the color as: “Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as […]

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 […]