Another year, another color to live by. Or so says global color authority Pantone, who officially deemed Radiant Orchid as 2014′s Color of the Year, citing the light purple's shade's transformative nature.
"The purple family has continued to grow in popularity and acceptance among interior designers and consumers alike,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. The hue will replace
Those of us with medical conditions (of various types), whether it’s serious allergies to medications like penicillin or those with heart conditions should wear a Medical ID tag of some sort. Should you ever be in an emergency situation this is one of the first things emergency responders look for. The site to order your bracelet is: http://www.americanmedical-id.com
As I have mentioned before, I have epilepsy (notice I did not…
Things have been active in the studio lately! Gearing up for the Banff Mountain Film Festival Art & Craft Show is always a busy time, and this year is no exception!
Not only is the ever popular Raven necklace back (and just in time for Halloween!) … but, also …
a few of the latest offerings to be making their debut this weekend …
as quoted from their website;
Fall 2O13: A Palette of Many Moods
“This season, designers express the many moods of fall with skillfully arranged collections that will enhance and enliven customers’ outlooks as the colder months set in. Similarly, colors come together to create moods that range from sophisticated and structured to lively and vivid, encapsulating our inherent need for wardrobe variety to reflect emotions that run from thoughtfully introspective to irrepressibly elated.
“Just as the leaves change in autumn, the consumer will enjoy the ability to change their ‘look’ and try a new approach to their wardrobe for brisk days ahead,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “The fall 2013 palette allows for that versatility and experimentation.”
With the changing season, the greens from spring evolve and develop. Multifaceted Emerald continues to sparkle and fascinate, bringing luxury and elegance to the palette, while yellow-toned Linden Green brings a lightness and brightness to the deeper shades of fall. Try pairing both with Mykonos Blue, a bold, meditative blue, for a classic and relaxed fall look.
Exotic Acai adds mystery and richness to the palette, and can be incorporated with the other colors to create a number of powerful fall combinations. Pair the elegant shade of purple with Emerald for a regal disposition, or spirited Samba red for an expressive and dramatic look. Koi, a decorative orange with dazzling and shimmering qualities, is a statement color that serves as a pick-me-up for your wardrobe. Vivacious, an unruly and wildly deep fuchsia, adds an ebullient sensuality to the palette.
Pair Vivacious with anchoring Deep Lichen Green, a naturally lush shade of green, for a dynamic juxtaposition that captures both ends of the seasonal spectrum. Rounding out this season’s cornerstone colors, Turbulence, a dark mercurial gray, and Carafe, a rich, glamorous brown, provide more interesting and sophisticated alternatives to the black basics usually worn in colder months. Both staple neutrals pair gracefully with more expressive colors within the palette, such as Samba, Koi and Vivacious.
For more than 20 years, Pantone, the global authority on color, has surveyed the designers of New York Fashion Week and beyond to bring you the season’s most important color trends. This report previews the most prominent hues for fall 2013.”
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designed by: Holly of Mimi’s Dollhouse
It’s been busy, busy this summer and there have been a lot of new pieces in the works lately … which, unfortunately haven’t quite made it to being properly “introduced” here on the blog, so allow me to give you all a few sneak peeks!
new earrings …
and necklaces …
Most pieces should be finding their way into the Etsy shop shortly …
This last necklace was a special piece created for an upcoming Cancer Fundraiser
“There is Always Music Amongst the Trees”
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