trending: 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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precious gems.


there’s nothing like the elegance of some subtle jewel tones to create a sultry and feminine mood, like these pretty rooms above and just below from rue. the shades of precious gems like lavender, plum, and even purple — the official royal color — mixed with pale gold, create a lovely color combination when used together in modern, unexpected ways. i went... 
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i spy: royal purple.


irina graewe’s bedroom via design*sponge. easter always reminds me of purple. so, this monday i spy shades of plum, lavender, eggplant, mauve, even mulberry, if you will – all lovely shades in the purple family. it’s also the royal color you know, and you do know what’s coming up this week, right? so let’s have a look at this soothing, yet quite... 
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let there be light.


i took a little gander over to light locations to see if they’d added any new dreamy locations to their repertoire, and was not disappointed. well, light locations never disappoints, now, do they? always big, beautiful fantasy homes to drool over. and this Beautiful large home near Canterbury, Kent is no exception. i adore those unexpected modern furnishings (and the... 
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The Color Purple.

I indulged myself with a mani pedi the other day (pink, not purple), which also requires I catch up on mass quantities of magazine reading. So, I picked up a Vanity Fair and could not help but notice a virtual onslaught of purple. Purple and shades of mauves and lavender were the predominant ink in its pages, and not just the fashion – it was all over their typefaces... 
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