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Cactus and pots

Mixing and matching pots of blue and white with fab cacti and succulents, loving the greens and blues!

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Colour Trends Spring Pastels

On 10, Mar 2013 | No Comments | In Colour Crush, Trends | By patternandco

Soft sums up this trend, it is oh so beautiful!

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More loveliness can be seen over on my Pinterest Board – Pastel Pretties including this fab sweater by Louche!  Isn’t it gorgeous!

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I even tried out my own pastel colour palette for 365patterns*.  A bit of a different direction, rather than flowers and florals – geometric prettiness!

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**The 365 patterns a day creative design challenge is a collaborative event with lots of designers, to see the collection of patterns and for more details drop by the caravan blog.

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Total tribal Trend

On 29, Nov 2012 | No Comments | In Trends | By patternandco

Still loving the tribal trend but a softer, gently worn version.  Inspiration for a few new home furnishing repeat patterns!

//1. Tribal via Trendhunter // 2. Tribal, Black and white painted wood via Rosalie Gascoigne // 3.  Handmade Native American inspired armlet via Regalrose // 4. koshka // 5. Albino Zebra // 6. Early 20th century Navajo horse blanket via Allan Arthur // 7. Aztec Feather Earrings // 8. Throw via Herrschners //

 

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Loving…..Miranda Skoczek

On 30, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In Likes and loves, Trends | By patternandco

Today I am loving the trend of birds and neon in the fantastic work of Miranda Skoczek.

Trends – Embroidery Mexican style

On 23, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In Trends | By patternandco

{top left // Lampshade via Zinnia folk arts.  Top right // cushion via Koko.  Bottom left // Hermes Scarf.  Middle // Floral dress via aida coronado.  Bottom right // San Andres Runner via Zinnia folk arts.}

New Trends – Mexican embroidery with its bold colors, animals, and floral prints. I love it, it fits well with all the whimsical animal prints around at the moment but vamps them up a bit and throw in the handmade element, it’s a perfect bright combination.

What do you think? Time to throw in a bit of colour?

 

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Trend Board Copper and Pink

On 16, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In Trends | By patternandco

Loving all the pink and copper combinations around at the moment, will definitely be using the palette in up and coming designs!

Take a peek at the full mood board pinned over at Pinterest.

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To Polka Dot or not

On 07, Jul 2012 | No Comments | In Likes and loves, Trends | By patternandco

Love em or hate em Polka dots are everywhere!  I like them for their fun, playful nature or the classic combination – black on white, just can’t be beat some days.

Below are a few of my favourite uses for the Polka Dotter in you!

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Trending triangles

On 15, Jan 2012 | No Comments | In Likes and loves, Trends | By patternandco

Showing some love for triangles.  Simple design but dynamic and graphic.

Modern Quilt Geometric Triangle Fabric in yellow, blue and grey : Boosterseat! :  I’d happily buy this fabric, even the image of the fabric in the embroidery hoop would look great on a wall! Read more…

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