Monday, January 14, 2013

E.m.e.r.a.l.d

Well I know it's been declared that 
Emerald 
is the it color for 2013,
but honestly I am not a fan :(
Seriously, I would love to sit around the table in that room,
and see how they come up with the design trends for the new year?
Do they pick them out of a hat?
Is there a method?
Or based off of somebody's mood?
Seriously if someone knows the answer, Do Tell :)
Anyhow,
My birthday is in May, so it's even my birthstone,
and to be honest I've never been a fan. 
Maybe it's because the only thing that comes to mind is the 
Emerald City in the Wizard of Oz,
but for some reason it's the only shade of green that I JUST don't vibe with.
I love green, all shades, really,
just not a fan of emerald ;)

I did however come across two photos that I do like,
and they surprisingly have emerald in them!



Not bad,
but I can tell you it will not be a color showing up in my house.

Oh well,
here's to waiting til next year :)



4 comments:

  1. If you watch some of the Million dollar decorators shows that were taped last year, there is a ton of emerald. I think those are the types of place they are looking. Not the show, but the expensive designers. I have a feeling they have a somewhat symbiotic relationship going. I am not totally feeling the green. Last year they declared coral and just look at how that showed up everywhere.

    I think that if you have style, it does not really matter what colors you are using. It's more about contrast and relationships.

    Oh and I am in the process of painting a owl on an emerald background. Ha ha... Or maybe it's just dark green... who knows...

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  2. Normally, I'd be thinking the same thing. For some odd reason, it appeals to me. True, I could probably never add it to my home but I could definitely see myself in a scarf or jewelry of that shade of green. I'm loving the two pics you posted too. Who would have thought that color could look so good on furniture?!

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  3. It is funny how colors come and go... faster than you can blink! Stay with what you like... you have wonderful taste!
    dee dee

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