{inspiration: jewel tones}

. . . falling, falling for autumn's deep and rich jewel tones

{images: 1 - The Complete Book of the Home via brabourne farm; numéro tokyo october 2009 via lace & tea; 3 + 5 - toast; 4 - amanda seyfried via dirty little secret; photography by gemma comas for domino magazine december/january 2009; 6 - desire to inspire}

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Blogger Brandi said...

I'm absolutely in love with fall jewel tones. Frankly, I look awful in those spring/summer colors. Jewel tones are my thing. So rich... And I so love that blue dress!

September 12, 2009  
Blogger Eliana Tomás said...

beautiful collection of photos. love all of them. colours are just perfect...

September 12, 2009  
Blogger KLEE said...

love the rich and vibrant colours


September 12, 2009  
Anonymous The Gardener's Eden said...

Autumn colors are by far my favorites; in the forest, fields, markets, and on people. I love the deep reds, burnt oranges, burgundies and saturated violets best. Thank you for the inspiration.

September 12, 2009  
Blogger Sam said...

There was an article on jewel tones in an old issue of Domino I came across recently. I guess its just one of those things that will never go out of style.

I especially have an affinity for purple velour.



September 12, 2009  
Blogger Draffin Bears said...

I love the richness of the Red, and that dress is very lovely.

Enjoy your weekend


September 12, 2009  
Blogger Sarah Klassen said...

This is such a warm and beautiful post!

When Fall arrives each year, I find that I'm quite drawn to jewel toned accessories. This post is perfect inspiration -- I'm thinking some beautiful, richly colored flowers, bringing out my magenta velvet blanket (same color as the magenta pillow in your pic) and my favorite, modern, copper vase.



September 13, 2009  
Blogger Rebecca said...

wow! that red is awesome and that bed makes me want to curl right up into it!

Hope you are enjoying your weekend.

September 13, 2009  
Blogger I ♥ NY said...

these colors are gorgeous. what a beautiful collection of images!

happy monday!


September 14, 2009  
Blogger {mk} said...

I adore the jewel-tones of fall!! You picked great pictures to display everything that can be done with them!
And I love the bluish/gray sheets(image #5)they look so cozy!!

September 14, 2009  
Blogger nina said...

The red dress is truly breathtaking...

September 14, 2009  
Blogger Peacock Feathers said...

Such beautiful colors...

September 14, 2009  
Anonymous FXOX said...

This Jewell colours post is beautiful and way deserves more that 12 comments - so I'll make it 13 :-)


September 15, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you always find the most amazing images that go so perfectly together!

September 15, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

Sarah – thank you! Your ideas for Fall sound lovely, especially the magenta velvet blanket

Felicity! Lovely to hear from you, and yes, had made the questionable decision to publish 3 posts on Friday, when most had signed off for the weekend and so a few lovely things got buried under the "happy weekend" post, including this one, which is a shame, as normally do not prefer deep reds and blues and yet, am drawn in when looking at these images . . Thanks so much for adding to the comment appreciation – you’re lovely xoxo

Tanya – thanks so much - always wonderful when a collection of images work together beautifully . . .

Hope everyone is having a great week,

September 15, 2009  
Anonymous FXOX said...

R - you are way too cute - dont worry - I understand on the 3 posts on Friday - for me too, somethings just could not wait until Monday too:-)


September 15, 2009  

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