Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Beautiful Color

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"Color or colour is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, yellow, blue and others. Color derives from the spectrum of light (distribution of light energy versus wavelength) interacting in the eye with the spectral sensitivities of the light receptors. " Wikipedia



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blue garden chairOh, I love bright, vibrant color, patterns,

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blue garden chairand textures that create a tapestry, celebrating all of the colors in the rainbow.

Through The Garden Gate

blue garden chairI found this incredible book by Tricia Guild called Patterns.

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blue garden chairThe colors, patterns and designs made me fall in love immediately.

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As I sat browsing through this celebration of design and color, I wondered what her web site or blog might look like.






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Porch Party 6So, I sat down at the computer and googled away. In search of her web site, I stumbled upon a colorful and vibrant blog.



blue garden chairThe first post I found about Tricia, was on Artnlight


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PrincessArtnlight is written by Vineeta, who is from Mumbia, India,

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100_4037and she fills her blog with posts that are colorful, and filled with gorgeous designs and interesting places.

blue garden chairAnother colorful post that Vineeta wrote was about a movie called Jodhaa Akbar.

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My creationThe movie, “Jodhaa Akbar is the story about the greatest Mughal Emperor who ruled Hindustan (now India). Set in the sixteenth century this romance begins as a marriage between two cultures and religions.” I looked at the trailer and I was captivated by the vibrant colors and interesting story.

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blue garden chairStill on my search for Tricia Guild’s blog, I then stumbled upon another colorful blog filled with French inspiration called Tete-A-Tete. Lisette writes that Tricia Guild is the Queen of Color. So nice that she agrees. Here is a post that she wrote about Tricia Guild.

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DAYLILYSo, in my quest to find her website, I learned that Tricia Guild is the owner of the Designers Guild

blue garden chairThe Designers Guild have showrooms in London, Paris, Munich and a category called the Rest of The World.

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blue garden chairColorful places like A Whimsical Bohemian, who just published a post about COLOR, A Fanciful Twist who just posted about her colorful creations, and Faerie Enchantment who wrote about the most charming and colorful music video for you to listen to...as you can see these ladies are a daily visit for me.

The Color of Inspiration

100_4037Speaking of India, Color and beautiful, my friend Amisha from Gorgeous and Fun, just painted a gorgeous Green silk scarf.

blue garden chairI hope that your day is filled with vibrant details and colorful memories,

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blue garden chairand that you enjoyed listening to Rod Steward sing while Stevie Wonder plays the music to...

I AM ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS

What A Wonderful World.


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15 comments:

Vee said...

A veritable smorgasbord for the eyes! Such colors, such patterns, such interesting new links to follow. Sometimes it really is about the journey... Thank you, Karen.

a fanciful twist said...

Oh color! Wonderful marvelous color. And, isn't it incredible that the most vibrant colors come right from nature.

I make a lot of baked beets, and everytime I make them, I am ever astounded by the fuchsia eruptions!!

I am ever thankful that I am part of your colorful beautiful post. Now, I must delve into all these extraordinary links you have shared!!

Happy evening Miss lovely Karen!! It's a colorful journey!! xoxo

TattingChic said...

Wow! Such vibrant and bold colors! It was a bit of a departure from your usually pinks and pastels (which I absolutely love). It's a fun post! :)

SharDon Exclusives said...

WOW! what a gorgeous overload of color! I have never seen such a colorful blog! Thank you for the treat & I will try to go to check out those other sites. I am excited about color!!!

Christine said...

It's been so gray here lately that when the skies cleared up this afternoon I couldn't get over the lush, newly green trees set against a deep blue sky with heavy white clouds..made me very happy to see:)
Nice collection of photos:)

vineeta said...

Karen, thanx for the mention!! :) And you have a very colourful, happy and popular blog here!!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

You have a touch like no other my friend. Comme nulle autre! I wouldn't even know what to do with all this variety of color! Blessings to you dearest, Anita

Amisha said...

You are so sweet Karen! Thanks for mentioning my scarf.

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

What macnificent colors!! It has been raining here for days with only a few hours of sunhine yesterday and was very damp. I need the beautiful sun to make me feel alive. It has been so dark and gloomy. I loved this post...m.

Carol said...

Loved this colorful post!

oceandreamer said...

Ah we were on the same wave length, you and I. Color is essential, color is vital to the very core of our beings and you have captured some FABULOUS images of it here!
I will definitely check out that book and thank you ever so for mentioning me in this lovely, vibrant, sensory enhancing post oh kindred spirit!!
XOXOXOXOXO

Charli and me said...

What a beautiful post Karen. I loved all of the color and patterns. The music is great. I hope you have a lovely day ♥

Charli and me said...

What a beautiful post Karen. I loved all of the color and patterns. The music is great. I hope you have a lovely day ♥

TRES BELLE said...

Karen,

What a wonderful post on color. The colors are so striking. I love color but I also love the crispness of white with the right shade of gray.

Kris

Lori said...

what a beautiful post Karen...the colors are so bright and vibrant...your pictures are always so pretty!!!