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Celebrate Pantone's Color of the Year: Classic Blue

New Year, New Color to Obsess Over!

January 6, 2020
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Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year: Greenery

Watch out serenity, move over rose quartz, PANTONE has announced its Color of the Year for 2017. Behold, Greenery: "a refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings."

January 5, 2017
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11 Fabric Examples of Prints and Patterns to Inspire You

These days, there are thousands of different patterns used for fabric. Every day it seems designers are creating new innovative designs to use. Even though there are many unique, one-of-a-kind patterns now being developed, the classics have always held up. When you go to buy new fabric it could be helpful knowing the names and differences of patterns that are commonly used so we are here to assist you.

October 3, 2016
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Create Serenity with Pantone's 2016 Colors of the Year

The Pantone Color Lab asks its designers and manufacturers every year to set the trends. For 2016, the results of the blessed event were twins: pale pink and baby blue. Will this year’s posh living rooms and sleek dining rooms resemble the upstairs nursery?

January 25, 2016
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Pantone 2015 Decor Fabrics Capture the Flavor of Rustic Reds

Deliciously luxe, the Pantone Color of the Year for 2015 is a rich and inviting Marsala red. Like the flavor of this celebrated wine, Marsala fabrics are the result of three warm gem tones – oro, ambra and rubino. Shades of Marsala are a little spicy, combining shades of ginger, scarlet and deep mustard.

January 6, 2015
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Radiant Orchid - Pantone Color of the Year 2014

The Pantone Color Institute has just announced their 2014 Color of the Year winner. The decision for Radiant Orchid was based on global research and a system that investigates and translates trends into color. With fabric design, Radiant Orchid can be pulled in either direction along the color spectrum. The pink undertones work beautifully with yellows, golds, beiges and whites.

December 18, 2013
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Dreaming of Toile Fabric

I love toile, that's pronounced...twahl...I dream about it. I even like saying it, it kinda rolls off your tongue. I'm a sucker for the quaintness of the scenes of lovers in gardens and children with their farm animals.

I'm always looking for new and different toile, specifically looking for one I haven't seen before. I'm partial to black and white, which was the original color they used in the making of this lovely scenic fabric. I actually wallpapered my master bath with black and white toile. I even covered the lamp shades and waste basket with it AND I hung drapery panels in my living room!

February 27, 2013
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