For those of you who love color as much as I do, then you probably love PANTONE too. (If you’re not sure what it is, here ya go). And in my opinion, those swatches really lend themselves to fun DIY projects. So today I’m sharing a quick and easy tutorial for “balloon-dipped” PANTONE vases. Read on to check ’em out.
The resulting vases are completely adorable – and totally simple to make. Continue Reading
Vibrant and juicy, this cheerful orange, might be the perfect antidote for the blues–the brain kind AND the decor kind. It was picked for its ‘element of encouragement,’ something we could all use as we start the new year.
Our friends at Overstock, sent along these collections featuring Pantone’s pick, all of which are available at Overstock as of the writing of this post.
These colorful bobbers* are actually baubles. Christmas baubles that is. They’re available in turquoise, green, red, purple and yellow for about $11 US. Ouch. Perhaps a DIY version is in order? For more info and to order, click here.
I have a not-so-secret obsession with all things colorful and design-related, so when I saw these Pantone magnets my little heart did a cart wheel. I mean, why didn’t I think of this? It just makes so much sense. Not to mention this may be the easiest DIY project we’ve ever posted.
Pantone’s color for 2011 has been announced. They call it Honeysuckle, but it’s pretty much a lively shade of pink. According to Pantone, this is a stimulating color that gets the adrenaline pumping, perfect to ward off the blues. You’re telling me! Take a look…
If you can only handle a drop of pink, I mean Honeysuckle, think accessories. You have to admit, it is quite cheery.
Remember, turquoise is HOT! The beautiful thing about it is that you’re not really in a bind if you want to drop a dollup of turquoise into your decor to freshen things up. Once you peruse this entire blog dedicated to the use of turquoise of some form, you’ll see its’ versatility and calming effect in a room, no matter what the color scheme. House of Turquoise has gathered up quite a catalogue of turquoise interiors from the blogosphere, take a look at a few more unexpected combinations that feel like a breath of fresh air. Continue Reading
Pantone’s video describing tends for 2009 is really an in-depth look at color pallets complete with luscious visual depictions as well as a thesaurus of descriptive adjectives. Drop a few into your interior decorating conversations, and you’ll sound like a pro!
We’ve discussed the influence fashion has on interior trends in the past. Now Pantone, “the world-renowned authority on color” has unveiled its color report for Fall of ‘07.
With colors the name of Chilli Pepper, Burnt Ochre and Purple Wine, it’s not surprising the pallette is a robust one. What’s interesting about this collection of colors is their unexpected couplings. Carafe with Casmere Rose? Why not?