on trend: jewel tones.


nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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the power of pantone.


dustjacket attic above + below. i’ve always thought it so cool how we can use color as a reflector of what’s going on in our culture. each year, color creators at pantone release their color of the year, and as you may know, in 2016 they chose not just one, but two colors: the year of rose quartz and blue serenity. it could be amongst chaos we as a culture... 
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inspired by: rip & tan.


i’m not too sure how i found myself here, but i probably followed a pretty pin that lead me to rip & tan, the beautiful blog of clothing designer jenni kayne who has boutiques all over california. rip & tan shares a multitude of topics, but i was most drawn to their profiles, which includes unique home tours of folks like Matt, claire vivier and Carrie Eddmenson... 
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good reads: rebecca atwood’s living with pattern.


textile designer Rebecca Atwood is debuting her first book today, Living with Pattern: Color, Texture and Print at Home and is it ever a beautiful book she should be truly very proud of. Pattern is a tool to share your story, and in her new book, Rebecca helps us discover how to do this. how to create a home that’s livable, layered, and interesting, and most importantly... 
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rio inspired.

With the global gaze turned towards Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics, colorhouse paints are celebrating the amazing colors of the region with a brand new, bold and quite smashing paint collection. Introducing the LATITUDE/LONGITUDE PALETTE: BRAZIL — six bright and beautiful new colors inspired by the natural beauty of Brazil. From native flowers to brightly feathered... 
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