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Hope everyone had a lovely weekend! Christmas is but a few days away so I imagine many of you spent the time preparing for the festivities. Those of you who don't live in the Caribbean might be wondering what this special time of the year looks like for us. Well, we use the same traditional colours for Christmas and the decor is pretty similar too (we even import Christmas trees) - but obviously, we don't have winter s

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By now, most of you might have heard that Pantone's 2015 pick for colour of the year is Marsala- "a naturally robust, and earthy wine red". While intrigued by this choice, I felt quite stumped at the prospect of creating an inspiration board around it. Luckily, I was inspired by this post from The Perfect Palette to try working with a deeper shade of Marsala and that sparked some ideas. Here, rich, burgundy hues were pa

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Just like that, November is quickly fading away and Christmas is ever so near.  I'm a hard-nosed traditional so I tend to go with red and green every year but I would love to try the below palette for our holiday look someday! I love the rich gold and amber hues against the blush, with accents of blue, green and even a hint of maroon for visual interest. It's a very modern and festive look that works especially well if

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