As soon as I earned my first paycheck, I started to buy clothes in green and purple. In hindsight, I think it was a reaction to wearing a school uniform that consisted of brown, cream, mustard and red; it literally took me about 20 years before I would wear any of my school colors again.
Now, I’ve forgiven my school, and I love it when I see unusual color pairings that just work (even though we sometimes think they shouldn’t). The color trend is more about showing your personality, instead of following design rules, because really, rules are like words in the Dictionary; they are a wonderful base of knowledge, but they still need to be updated every now and again.
Like peas and carrots, these color combinations may not be your first choice, but they will always have a certain unexpected charm…
Wendy E. Wrzos http://wendyandthebluegiraffe.blogspot.com/
Thank you to: A Sweet Pea Chef (Carrots), The Smithsonian (Peas), Chictopia (Dress) Acute Designs(Flowers) Pixi Wishes Forehead Kisses (Cake), Pinterest (Door and Sea Glass) House Beautiful (Living Room).