Saturday, May 5, 2012

Comparing Recent Pantone Colors of the Year

I bought something today in Pantone's 2012 Color of the Year Tangerine Tango.  I will post about it tomorrow because it is too dark to take photos right now, but it got me thinking about recent Colors of the Year.


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2009's Mimosa


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2010's Turquoise


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2010's Honeysuckle


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2012's Tangerine Tango

I love the wallpaper in each of these photos.  Which Color of the Year do you like best?  Vote in the poll at the top of my sidebar.

I am anxious to see the results!  I am planning on converting our guest bedroom into a small library.  I need feedback!

Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill

16 comments:

  1. I simply cannot choose just one!

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  2. I love that you're going to have a library! I've always wanted to be Belle from Beauty and the Beast and have a library. :)

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  3. Hi RJ! A library, how exciting! Those are some lovely snaps and I love the tangerine color.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  4. Oh YES,YES,YES! You will LOVE a library! We spend most of our relaxing time in ours...LOVE,LOVE,LOVE it! I will never own one of those electronic gizmos for books. I LOVE hardcover "REAL BOOKS"! and love adding to mine library.
    I chose the 2010's Turquoise because I find it the most calming of the colors...
    Extra Prayers for Grandma,
    Big Hugs,
    Donna

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  5. Ooooh, I can't wait to see how you make that room a library. How dreamy! As far as a color choice, Pantone makes it so hard...they're all such lovely colors. But I'm a pink girl so I'll go with honeysuckle. Going to vote now :)

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  6. Ricki Jill,
    I am really into the color turqouise right now. In fact, I am decorating a room in that color. I like all the wallpaper colors, especially the pink and the turqouise.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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  7. I love all of them! I can't choose one.

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  8. I want every one of those wallpapers! How disorienting do you think it would be if each room of my house were a different color-of-the-year color? I think the Mimosa and Turquoise are my two favorites.

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  9. It's hard to choose but I never tire of yellow, so that's my vote.

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  10. Turquoise but all of them looks good!

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  11. I just voted for the turquoise. Love the color. :)

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  12. Well, I had to vote for the turquoise. I've always loved it ~ even before it was declared 2011's color of the year. :-) I've never been an orange type person but it's growing on me! The corals and turquoise are gorgeous together. Yellow is a color I really like but I'm not a pink person...go for the reds!

    Can't wait to see what you're creating.
    xo
    Pat

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  13. I always gravitate towards blue so I voted for the turquoise. The yellow would be a very close second. The wallpaper in every pic is stunning. I love a big pattern that makes a statement. A library sounds positively charming. I'm sure it will be perfect. Hope all is well with you. Thank you for stopping by my blog and also for your nice comments. Have a wonderful week!

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  14. They're running out of color wheel segments.....(although if they go back to a blue or green tone, I'm happy). :)

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  15. Those are such pretty papers. There's something so cheerful about each one.
    Karen

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  16. I voted for the turquoise, but have to agree that I like all the wallpapers and would even enjoy all of them except the pink one (too wild for me). Great pictures you found of each of them.

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