TIME OUT!

I am on computer overload.

Every day this week has been all about setting up my new home decor site. I am learning HTML’s, shortcodes, browsers uploads, downloads and web pages ad nauseum. My new best friend is “Jackie S.” from the online HELP site.  I need a break….

I need to write a blog. Something easy. Something fun.

I went on Pinterest and decided to make my version of Pantone’s 2015 color of the year, Marsala.

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For those of you who aren’t familiar, The Pantone Company has been a leading force in everything COLOR for a very long time. Way back in the 70’s as a student at FIT, the Pantone color charts were essential to everyone for use as a reference guide for all of our projects. Think of Pantone as the Alan Greenspan of the design world.

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Alan predicts the economy and Pantone predicts color trends. Maybe it is coincidence but the color of choice for Alan’s ties happen to be this year’s color;

MARSALA

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When Pantone speaks, every one listens…..

Every industry imaginable that has to do with design jumps on the bandwagon.

Cosmetics,

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I LOVE this Burberry scarf-

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Sneakers and Boots.. (Mental note…new Hunters for the barn!)

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Even food is following the trend!

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Who wouldn’t want this to make their morning coffee?

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Even Mother Nature has figured out how to follow the trends..

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This is living art.

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Why not paint your front door every year?

I could live with this.

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One single color used in so many ways..

wallpaper…

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Plush fabrics..

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A color scheme for an intimate dinner party of thirty-

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The easiest and most cost effective way to transform a room is with a simple coat of paint

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Or just the tub..

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Even just an area rug?

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And don’t forget,

Valentine’s Day is coming up.

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