Category Archives: Color Challenge

March Color Challenge: Sprouting Spring Greens

Up here, north of the 49th, we are still enjoying winter! Long, dark stretches of grey skies with week-long downpours, not to mention the temperature is still quite cold leaving us feeling damp and chilled. At our house, we still … Continue reading

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February Color Challenge: Shades of Grey

It is that dark time of year when we are surrounded by grey and darkness. Daylight eludes us and fog fills the air and creates a veil of mystery. If you are lucky enough to live near nature, it makes … Continue reading

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January Color Challenge: Arctic pastels

As you may know, I live on the “Wet” Coast of Canada in Vancouver where we typically don’t get a lot of winter snow and ice. We do ski, so I get up to the local hills, but there aren’t … Continue reading

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December Color Challenge: Scandinavian Christmas

I find this time of year a bit overwhelming. There is a lot on the to-do list and I am NOT a decorator. I struggle with getting the boxes of decorations out and trying to put it all together to … Continue reading

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November Color Challenge: Sparkly Neutrals

I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays. It comes from the anticipation of not enough time, high expectations and somehow feeling that whatever I am doing is never enough. I’m working hard to focus on the simple things and … Continue reading

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October Color Challenge – Pumpkin Blush

It is the time of year when colours are most vibrant: orange pumpkins, red and yellow leaves with hints of dark brown. If you look carefully, however, you can also see some more muted tones of pumpkin blush and rose … Continue reading

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September Color Challenge: In between seasons

We are so lucky to live in a part of the world where fall is most beautiful. The air is crisp and fresh, but the sun is still shining and there is a warm sweet scent in the air. My … Continue reading

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Colour Challenge: Washed out Summer

Happy end of summer everyone! Although I’m sad to see the days getting shorter and the nights getting chillier, we have had such a great summer with beautiful weather and lots of time outside. For this month Colour challenge, I … Continue reading

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Color Challenge: Lavender Fields

As we celebrate the end of school this week and welcome the warm lazy days of summer, I have been reminiscing about this time last year when we were walking through the lavender fields in the south of France. We … Continue reading

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Color Spots Challenge: Fresh Spring

I find the colours at this time of year so spectacular in my part of the world.  Now, I know nothing about flowers or plants, but there is something about the zillions of shades of green with vividly coloured flowers … Continue reading

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