In case you haven’t been following it, Michelle @ factotum-of-arts is doing a Color Series this year, where every month is focused on a single family of colors and she and guest bloggers talk about using that color. This month, the color is GREEN, and I am lucky enough to […]

Color Blog Series: Green

As you probably know by now, I rather enjoy working with solids. So I was more than happy to play along with the Mad for Solids March Madness bracket challenge! Sixteen of us were tasked with pulling a palette of 8 colors from the 84 colors available from the Painter’s Palette […]

March[-ish] Madness

Last week, Pantone announced the Spring 2016 Color Forecast! I am always super excited about this because I am a huge color nerd. But also! for the last 7 or 8 years, the Color of the Year has been chosen from the Spring color collection. Which means it’s time to […]

Pantone Spring 2016 Colors

Not so far behind the color of the year comes the 2015 Pantone Fall Report! Marsala is in there of course, but guys!!! LOOK AT THAT INDIGO (Pantone Reflecting Pond). :O Actually I’d be happy to shear off the bottom half of the colors below and throw them into a quilt. […]

Color Watch: 2015 Pantone Fall Report

I’ve been so busy I managed to miss the Pantone Spring Report for 2015 when it came out last month. In case you missed it as well, here it is! The colors seem much more muted this year than in previous years, with a pretty heavy blue/blue-green leaning. I used […]

Pantone Spring Report – 2015

Note: This was originally a guest post on Leanne @ she can quilt‘s blog. Today I wanted to talk about contrast–in particular how it relates to color and how to design with contrast in mind.  Introduction to Contrast First, a quick definition. Contrast is the measure of how different two (or more) […]

Color Chat: Contrast

When I was writing my “Advice for New Bloggers” post last week, I realized it had been a while since I’d done a color post. Only slightly hypocritical! So I took my own advice, and queued one up. I’ve been noticing coral more and more lately. I’m sure it’s been […]

For the love of color: Coral