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Just Peachee

Crayola Box Chronicles This week’s out of the box color is Peach. We are finally here, yippee, it’s time to get it started “It’s SUMMER 2019”. I don’t know about you, but this past winter did not want to go away, and the spring’s here in Missouri are only around for 5 minutes before we go straight to summer. This year, I don’t care how hot it gets, I won’t complain.” I Promise”. I have been feeling like the longest running groundhog during this past Missouri winter. Bring it on summer. So, where do I start with Peach? Do you like peach? Do you think Peach is a hard color to pair with? Or, like other colors, you like Peach,...

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Spring Please

Crayola Box Chronicles This week out of the box color is Everything Spring. Can I just say “I AM SO READY FOR SPRING”? If you feel like most, you are so over winter that I cannot stand it. This winter is relentless, every other week a new round of wintry mix happening outside my door, and as I write this today. More snow. I WANT SPRING NOW. Well, now that I have my weather rant out of the way, how are you my Crayola box friends? I want to help welcome you to spring and all the great things that come, with the rebirth of pretty colors and slightly warmer temperatures. I have wanted to lock myself away until sun...

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The Black Movement

     Crayola Box Chronicles wk-8    This week out of the box color is black. This is the unanimous go to color is this weeks can’t live without, safety net color. Black is a visually slimming color for clothing and like other dark colors, appears to shrink you in size. Our go to when all else fails the one color no matter what is always there and never lets you down. I like many have that little black dress on standby, just in case. When you’re going out with friends or an event, or how about that first date, when you don’t know what to wear, we go for the black dress, why? Black is a mysterious color that...

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Pretty in Pink

Crayola Box Chronicles – wk 7 This week’s out of the box color is Pink Pink is the color most often associated with charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness, childhood, femininity and the romantic. I have always loved the color of pink for most of those reasons. Almost any woman you talk to says “I think of pink as going back to my childhood”. The pink dresses that mom bought, the mountain of pink hair bows that stood out on my head. The soft pink room I couldn’t wait to enjoy with friends. It puts a smile on your face as you flood your memory bank with this color. Now fast forward from that little girl to that all grown up...

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Gray Matter

 Crayola Box Chronicles- wk 6 This week’s out of the box color is Gray. Gray has become one of the most universal colors in the Crayola box, next to of course, the reigning color of black. This neutralizing blend of black and ivory gives a lighter play of color, which has become the next best option when substituting for a darker alternative. Ten years of seeing this color evolve in the market is now a standard. Gray continues to command it presence of a calming understated elegance. This week I went back and forth thinking, should I talk about fashion or interiors. Well, I decided to talk about them both. The new neutral we can’t get enough of. When I...

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