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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style + space.


sometime’s there’s just not much to say. today, i’m just smiling about these styles and spaces. a little of ‘this’ plus ‘that’ quite often equals a lot of things i love. fantastic frank + better homes and gardens. kml design + john cullen photography. open house + lisa a. frank photography. hotze eisma + bodie and fou. alvhem + elle decor.  
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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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color me happy.


there’s nothing quite like the soothing shades of lavender and plum. they instantly take me to some moroccan hideaway, the smell of incense floating distantly in the air, big fluffy poufs, and utter relaxation. • image: julie montgomery’s caravan, via re-nest.  
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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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