You are not the boss of me, Pantone!

February 27, 2014 @ 8:35 AM

Did you know that Pantone chooses a "color of the year"? They come up with this color based on fashion shows and what the higher end designers are using for their color palettes.  This year's color is Radiant Orchid, which is basically a fancy name for Fuschia. It's a very pretty color, don't get me wrong. BUT...

Do you know what is trending right now for "the" color of Spring?  Yup, last year's color of the year, Emerald Green!  If you are asking  yourself what happened to Radiant Orchid...join the club!

The fashion magazines are showing emerald green with pastels and especially navy for a crisp clean look.  I happen to like it. I'm the person who buys her spring pocketbook...

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Pinterest Was Made For Me

February 3, 2014 @ 8:07 AM

A SHORT STORY ~ Pinterest Was Made For Me by Sylvia Killion.

For those who haven't joined Pinterest, let me tell you what you are missing! As a founding member of the "We Ain't Reading Group", this not so new pinning board (Pinterest) was created by someone who obviously belongs to the same group! This is the place you go when you want to get ideas on how to eat, dress, throw a party, stay on trend, etc. etc. and do it with pictures!

You search for let's say "kitchens" and pin the pictures you like on your own bulletin board. When you do redo your kitchen, you will have lots of ideas of what you like and this will help you design your own! It's so easy to use its crazy and I'm thoroughly hooked on.........

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