Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Pantone Spring 2014

I have always been drawn to color.  Rich, bright, bold.  When I saw Pantones Spring 2014 colors here: www.play-crafts.com/blog/, I thought 'ME'!  





Either I'm more in tune with fashion than I thought, or I just use a lot of color.  If you knew me, you know I just use a lot of color!!



I decided to check my stash and see if I am following the trend.  This is what I came up with.  My conclusion is this:  Close but no cigar!  My colors tend to be more vibrant and bright.  

I'm not as hip as I thought!  

Trend.   A general direction in which something is developing or changing.  

9 comments :

  1. Your colors are SO close, though! That counts for something. I really like the Paloma color...Such a pretty gray. I'm now following your new blog! =0)
    ~Kim
    www.2justByou.com

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  2. That just means you are a braver trend setter, using the brighter, bolder colors!

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  3. I just CANNOT with these colors. It's the softness I don't like -- they're so . . . dusty. Kate Spain colors, maybe (I always hate Kate Spain colors, with the bluey purples and purply blues).

    Now your version, those are nice.

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  4. I really can't get behind hemlock. Gimme bright, bold, saturated colors! I'm with you, but it's probably genetic... !!

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  5. oh, i'd say close enough! the fact that you actually have all those solids in your stash that are that close is amazing! wow! i want more fabric! (;

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  6. and...it's interesting how different we all are - i like the 4 colors on the left by far the most - in general i am NOT a bright color person - give me Parson Gray any day...but then again, i love Amy Butler, too! the important thing, i think, is not to bind ourselves up in definitions of "who we are" and "what we like" and "what is 'in'"...i'd rather be undefined and be able to surprise myself with colors i didn't know i'd like...if you think about it, it's often the things "we would never do" that we find ourselves ooo-ing and ah-ing over...

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    1. I agree on being undefined! I don't like boundries! Much of the fun is trying new color combinations - even ones you don't normally gravitate towards!

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  7. and one last thing, speaking of color...i LOVE your guild's logo! it is a great example of a really great palette that i'll bet a lot of people would say, "i would never have thought of putting those together, but they are great!" as a matter of fact, it's going in my "palette to-do list"! (:

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  8. I almost always find that my tastes (and therefore, stash) go a lot better with their fall colors than their more pastel-y spring colors. :) And someone pointed out on my blog that Jenny is right: Kate Spain's new line incorporates a ton of these colors!

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