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Hiding in the “Shadow” – 2017 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year

Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year, Shadow 2117-30   “Shadow” has been crowned the 2017 Color of the Year by American paint company, Benjamin Moore & Company. A dramatic statement hue, this deep, rich shade of purple evokes an air of sophistication. Shadow can be used to make a room feel cozy.   I would recommend this splashing this color in a bedroom or living/entertaining area. The use of the color would also pair nicely with a neutral palette by…

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“Nature’s Neutral”

pantone greenery 2017

When Pantone announced its 2017 Color of the Year earlier this month, Greenery, it couldn’t have come at a better moment in life.  The color green is symbolic of many things – restoration, fresh beginnings, nature, life, growth, the environment, etc. As we mark the close of 2016, how amazing is it to have a color that reminds us to pause and take note of what’s around us. In the essence of our souls, green represents health and growth. At…

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Pantone Color of the Year 2017

Pantone Color of the Year 2017

The Pantone Color Institute has announced it color of 2017 – Greenery. Described as “a refreshing and revitalizing shade,”  Greenery, a yellowish-green hue, is all about [the need for] new beginnings.  2016 was definitely a year of anger, division, and  a rough season of politics throughout the world. We could all use a moment to rejuvenate and start anew in the new year. According to Pantone, “Greenery offers us self-assurance and boldness to live life on our own terms, during…

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Pantone Color of the Year for 2016

Earlier this month, the Pantone Color Institute announced its choice color for 2016. For the first time, the color systems company selected two colors blended together – Rose Quartz and Serenity. Hues of baby pink and baby blue, mark this year’s color choice. In the announcement, Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone Color Institute Executive Director stated, “As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming…

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