Found Color Palette: Harvest Hues

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Autumn is upon us here in the U.S. and there is nothing cozier as the air starts to get crisp and the days start to get shorter than soaking…

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Found Color Palette: Pink and Green Plants

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Pink and Green Coleus” by Lori L. Stalteri,  “Pink and green” by Quinn Dombrowski (cropped from original),  “Striped shirt” by Quinn Dombrowski,  “pink” by Robyn Jay (cropped from original),  “flowers, green pink white” by Lisa Yarost (cropped from…

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Featured Designer: Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C

Friday, November 18, 2016

Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C, is an interior designer and textile designer based in the San Francisco Bay Area who turned to textile design out of necessity: “WorkRoom…

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Found Color Palette: Primary Colors

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Пиксели” by Asparukh Akanayev (cropped from original),  “Primary Colors” by Peat Bakke (cropped from original),  “Primary too” by Scott.Symonds (cropped from original),  “it’s a matter of primary colors” by Elia Scudiero,  “Juergen_ButterflyFish” by Creative Linux (cropped from original),  “Deep…

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Found Patterns: Vegetables

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Hillcrest Farmers Market” by Rob Bertholf (cropped from original),  untitled photo by j bizzie (cropped from original),  “Kale” by Quinn Dombrowski,  “11/52 – Beauty in the Everyday Details” by Nana B Agyei (cropped from original),  “Peas” by Ritesh Man…

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Found Color Palette: Iridescent

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “becoming the pearl” by jasleen_kaur,  “Bubble Blur” by Jeff Kubina,  “Brevard Zoo, Viera FL” by Rusty Clark – On the Air M-F 8am-noon (cropped from original),  “iridescent crinkled paper” by cindy jerrell (cropped from original),  “Iridescent…

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Featured Designer: Katy Welsh

Friday, December 11, 2015
underwater floral

  Today it is our honor to share these breathtaking hand-printed patterns created by Katy Welsh. Katy writes, “I am in my final year at Leeds college of…

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Found Patterns: Plastics

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Many colored straws thrown on top of each other” by Horia Varlan (cropped from original),  “the merry family” by batintherain (cropped from original),  “Green Plastic Bricks” by funkblast (cropped from original),  “Free blue plastic faux…

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Found Color Palette: Chartreuse

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top)  “Benary’s Giant Lime zinnia” by Swallowtail Garden Seeds (cropped from original),  “wine glasses” by Whatsername?,  “Electric Collage – chartreuse” by vjlawson2001,  “171” by andreawilla,  “avacado lego” by frankieleon,  “Shrubbery” by Luke Jones (cropped from original),  “lime tulle fabric texture” by Abby Lanes   Our FREE…

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Found Patterns: Beads

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top)  “Beads” by say_cheddar (cropped from original),  “Beads” by Robyn Jay,  “String beads” by Gerry Brush,  “African Textile Pattern” by Sherrie Thai (cropped from original),  “Crocheting – Judith Bertoglio-Giffin – African” by PRECIOSA ORNELA (cropped from original),  “Beaded necklaces” by Sarah Joy,  “Turquoise Beads” by cobalt123 (cropped from…

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