The 2017 Pantone® Color of the Year, Greenery, may seem tricky to visualize having a place in your life. It can conjure up a bevy of images, and not all of them flattering. True, its vibrancy can be a lot to register on its own. But, as Mother Nature knows best, this warm green plays surprisingly well with a bevy of colors. Whether your style ...

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Rainy and blustery with sunbreaks? Check. Pumpkin Spice Everywhere? Check. Emerald leaves turning shimmery copper? Check. Yes, it is officially fall in Seattle! Our daylight hours may be growing painfully shorter, but there is still plenty of seasonal bliss to enjoy – especially when one is wrapped in a yummy, cozy sweater! The pieces shown here will have you covered, without venturing into Frumpy Town. ...

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Ever notice how you can be focusing on a certain something, and then it starts making itself known everywhere you go? Take the hexagon, for example – a classic favorite, especially when it comes to tiling. Its form can’t help but give an otherwise common good a fun twist, without going so trendy as to be on its way out tomorrow. Individually, it simply works – no fuss, no muss. Multiply it, ...

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I have to say, when the 2016 Pantone® Color of the Year was announced, I was not exactly leaping for joy. My first reaction was more like, “Really??” It’s important to note that there are two honored shades this time: 13-1520 Rose Quartz, and 15-3919 Serenity. Upon first glance, one can easily jump from either hue to a whole host of connotations, none of which are very flattering. ...

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