Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Moodboards

Variation on a Theme...Pink and Blue.

Today's moodboards are based on two colours-pink and blue. I was given a fabulous set of Pantone postcards at Christmas and have been looking forward to incorporating them on my blog...



Focal Black & White effect.

                                                                Holga-ish effect





60's effect.

Filtered Black & White effect.

Paint chips from Farrow & Ball; Pantone colour postcards by Chronicle Books; Japanese paper washi tape from a selection at the The V&A Museum Shop; Mini bulldog clips by East of India; background painted in Lamp Room Gray, Farrow & Ball; 1x2 Tear sheet from December '11 edition Schoener Wohnen magazine; Tribal tear sheet from the March '12 edition Red magazine; Vintage Spanish postcard and a hint of pink provided by a Post-It note!






























7 comments:

  1. Hi Caroline, thanks for stopping by my blog and thanks for the compliment. The house is still a work in progress, but I would love to do something if you're really interested - just let me know!
    I love the Pantone cards - I'm sure that I've seen mugs with the colours and graphics on the side which look really cool, but typically I can't remember where. My house is littered with Farrow & Ball colour cards, and I am continually picking new ones up - I just love seeing the little oblong colours side by side - it's an addiction. The subtle pink and deep, deep blues on your mood board are an amazing combination. Love how it looks just as good in black and white - it really brings out the textures - the dark colours become like velvet.

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    1. Thank you! Ok-keep me posted with your house and send over a few more photos-as and when you're ready-trend.daily@yahoo.co.uk. By the way-I just got the brand new Fired Earth paint card through today-some amazing colours, so keep an eye out for it and of course I'll be using them for some more moodboards! :)

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  2. Hi Caroline - love the colour combination and the blossom, it feels soft and velvety yet fresh. Look forward to seeing more!

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  3. Thanks so much Nicola! Working on the new Fired Earth colours/ideas right now! Just checked out those amazing thermal jugs on your site and made a little macaroon comment! :)

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  4. Your styling is really nice and these Pantone Postcards come in handy right? I have the Pantone swatchbooks for print and always wish they would be bigger.
    I like how you give us different exposures.

    Have a nice weekend. x

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  5. Thanks Tina! Yes they're great-although annoyingly dont have the 2012 colour in there (2011 box) so I may try and get hold of that somehow! Enjoy all this glorious sunshine! Cx

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  6. Caroline - more of my favourite colour combinations! I once saw a shoot in a magazine (when I was still a teen) with dark blue painted wooden floors - poppy seed blue they callled it. I know one today I will have a home with poppy seed blue floors...

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