Color Trends Report Spring 2011 – Part 1: Honeysuckle

Pantone releases its Color trend fashion report for each season. The report is aimed at the Fashion Industry, but has transcended to all design industries. Its release is so influential that the colors selected in the report, quickly become the “it” colors. They can be seen in everything from handbags, furniture and clothing all the way to paint colors.

For those of you who know me it come as no surprise that know me it comes as no surprise that I love color. My obsession with paper married to my love of color is how I’m Inkpressed was born. So as you may have already deduced, I am one of those who awaits this report with baited breath. I was so excited when I saw the spring release of the Pantone report. So many of the colors in I have  been using in my designs. I was going to blog about all the colors at once, but because I am so excited about this report, I am going to showcase each color individually.

Each year Pantone releases its color of the year. It is the one color that bears the title of “The color that will transcend all seasons”. You can use it in the summer or the dead of the winter and the color will still be in style. Pretty big title to live up to. For 2011, Pantone has selected “Honeysuckle”, one of my favorite colors. It is a mix between hot pink and melon. It is fitting for adults and children. I have used it in so many of my products and I am excited to see that it is the color of the year. With that in mind, I will begin my color series with Honeysuckle.

 

Baby Ana Note Card by I’m InkpressedHobo BagGlass Ornament

Mary Janes for baby Girls, Post earringsVintage Moonglow Earrings

 

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Halloween Invitations

Its that time already. We’ve packed away the summer gear and quickly we find ourselves staring Halloween in the face. Not too much time to plan, but Halloween parties are easy to put together. Lots of candy, yummy desserts and eerie finger food. Martha Stewart has a great collection of recipes on her site, Family Fun has great recipes for kid’s halloween parties too. Here at I’m Inkpressed we have geared up for Halloween too. We have two new friends that are being introduced to our line of products. What better way to introduce the new characters but to dress them up for Halloween. Meet Pepper + Jack the two newest members of the I’m Inkpressed family. This adorable pair will be featured in a variety of different products. We will be seeing so much more of them! stay tuned…..

New products…… and much more

Its been over a month since the last post and I swore that I’m Inkpressed would have a new post once a week….I do have a good excuse. I have been a busy little bee.  I went on a field trip to the National Stationery Show, the highlight of my spring every year. I met so many creative and talented people. The show is so inspiring to me. I always walk away feeling so creative. This year the show inspired me to take my business to different levels, continue to raise the bar and set new goals. With that in mind, I have begun designing new products and reorganizing my business. Tons of new products will be introduced…. here’s a sneak peek :

so much more to come…… please stand by


Drum roll please…..

The winner of our “Colors of the Season” poll is……. Chocolate Covered Cherry. The color combination won by a large margin over the others. Perhaps it was the richness of the colors. I think that it had something to do with our obsession with chocolate. Either way, I have to agree, the combination is delicious. Sorry Red & Green there is a new yummy combo in town.

So here goes, as promised, I’m Inkpressed introduces its newest holiday invitation Chocolate Covered Cherry:

Choco-covered-cherry

Colors of the Season

Looking ahead to the holidays. We have added several new designs to our holiday line. This year I think christmas needs a makeover. Who came up with red + green anyway? Why not pink, lime, chocolate! Now I need your help. Here are some color combinations that have the potential to overthrow red + green worldwide. Vote for your favorite. When the winner is chosen, I will produce a invitation to be sold on our site, using those colors and hopefully start a new trend. Cast your vote….

color-survey

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