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.
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
These colorful bobbers* are actually baubles. Christmas baubles that is. They're available in turquoise, green, red, purple and yellow for about
Got a web designer girlfriend? A graphic designer brother? We've rounded up our favorite gifts for the aesthetically inclined... and all for under $25!
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.
As usual, Curbly's Clippings page is full of great inspiring images from all over the internet this week. Here's a quick roundup in case you missed it:
This abstract acyrlilic block with scrap wood suspended inside makes a striking sculpture.
Possibly the best use of a Pantone color guide that I've ever seen. Ok, definitely.
I tweeted this one already, but still, I love the use of turqoise in this kitchen (and normally I hate it, even...
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...
All Photos: House of Turquoise
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.
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!
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?
For more information on the '07 report...
I’ve heard more than one designer say that if you want to know what’s going to be popular in interiors six months from now, turn an eye to the fashion world.
Pantone, the self-described "world-renowned authority on color" and "color communication," has available a preview of colors that will be setting the trend in spring ‘07, which means they’ll be influencing interior design in the fall of ‘07, based on the aforementioned theory. And, I’m sorry...