Happy Anniversary | One Year of Blogging

It has been one year this month I started blogging.  I never thought in my wildest dreams I would be doing this.  Me, nope, nada. And write a blog even less. But, while reading design blogs I realized how happy and passionate these bloggers where writing about what they love.  I love design too! so I though to myself, self why not? How great would it be just to write (mind you, I am not a pro writer) about beautiful interior spaces and products that I love. So I did just that. I posted my first post. Great! Ah see that didn’t hurt. Then the next, and next.  And then I realized copy write laws. Uh yes.  You could say I stopped blogging and started researching and came across Design Sponge website.  I found all the information (Biz Ladies section )I was looking for and highly recommend it to any person starting a design or any other blog.  Needless to say,  you’re the editor of a blog as soon as you hit the publish button and you need to know the rules.

This will be my 59 post for this year and having several dozen under my belt by far doesn’t make me a pro at this, but I can definitely say I have a little more confidence. :)  I hope to inspire you this coming year as you all have inspired me.  Thank You!

Here’s a little gold and sparkle to set the mood and inspiration for the new year Cheers!!

{Yay one year}

image courtesy of: thesweetestoccasion

image courtesy: Elle.com

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image courtesy of: Style Me Pretty

Love this All white candy station!

image courtesy of: TheCandyBuffetCompany

And Always Remember To . . .

Dream. Believe. Achieve.

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and all other images: via my pin boards on Pinterest

Pantone Color Of The Year | Tangerine Tango

“Tangerine Tango”

Pantone Color 2012 of the Year

Image Tangerine Tango Pantone 2012 Color of the Year

Color image courtesy of Pantone

Earlier this week Pantone announced “Tangerine Tango as Color Of The Year for 2012. I love this color! It’s sophisticated with a flirty edge to it, hence the “Tango” name.  “Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy.” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. Did I say I love this color? !!!

image Art Fire and Ice Artist: Chris Judy / Red White and Blue

Image courtesy of Shopten25.com

Artist: Chris Judy | Fire and Ice

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Blues and greens are great colors that compliment tangerine tango, they also cool down the intensity of deep vivid oranges.

Tangerine fruits + Blue flowers, eye makeup color board design idea.

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Tangerines, Blues and Greens color scheme.

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Blue and white stripes wall treatment with pops of bold red-orange (tangerine tango) console table.

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Design idea for outdoor living using blues and tangerine tango colors.

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Nice outdoor space right? The color in this space has blues and reds, but you can substitute red with tangerine and it would just be stunning! Don’t you think?

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This bold color is great for interior spaces that need that boost of energy, especially those rooms that don’t receive direct sunlight.  Simple ways to add high impact with low cost results is always with paint like in these photos:

Color Board Inspiration using Sherwin-Williams® paints / Obstinate orange / Woodsy Brown / White Heron

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Paint color:  Sherwin-Williams

Photo: Elle Decor Designed by: Carrier and Company.

Warm neutrals beige, brown with pops of orange tangerine.

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Brown and beige are warm colors which intensify the oranges.  To cool down use whites and grays like in this room.

Do you like oranges? Would you use them in your home decor?

Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!

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