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Rose Tan SW 0069 & Peach Pink Decor: Color in Review

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Playful Softness, Hopeful Hues

Feeling just peachy with this month’s Color in Review! As the flowers bloom, the world is warming up to these warmer trending hues, and I am here for it! Sherwin Williams Rose Tan SW 0069 is the featured color for May. Rose Tan is the perfect shade of rosy-peach muted with warm tan undertones. The refreshing result: a paint color that is a playful balance between cheerful and comforting. 

Color in Review is your monthly destination to get the scoop on the latest trending colors. Read on to discover inspirational color palettes, color-curated collections, and products from black-owned businesses. Use this series as a resource for finding unique products, artisans, and small businesses.

Looking for more color inspo? Check out April’s featured color, Alabaster. If you haven’t already, check out Sherwin Williams Color of the Year for 2022: Evergreen Fog. Catching up on the latest color trends? Visit my Color in Review series for past featured colors and discover more products. 

Sherwin Williams Rose Tan SW 0069 - Pink Peach Paint - Color in Review Inspiration - Pink Building, peach Dried Flowers, tan sand beach, terra cotta walls   Rose Tan SW 0069 - Pink Peach Terracotta Home Decor - Neutral Home Decor - curated creamy white decor collection including planters, wall wallcovering, art prints, rugs, and pillows 

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Alabaster SW 7008 & Creamy White Neutral Decor: Color in Review

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Fresh Balance, Comforting Softness

Springing into soft and fresh energy for April’s featured color. The veteran of warm whites, Alabaster SW 7008, is highlighted as Sherwin William’s featured color of the month for April. This modern and minimal white creates a versatile backdrop for many applications. It thrives as a blank canvas for layering style and flair. Or it can stand alone to create a simple, calming environment to unwind. 

Color in Review is your monthly destination to get the scoop on the latest trending colors. Keep on reading to discover inspirational color palettes, color-curated collections, and products from black-owned businesses. Use this series as a resource for finding unique products, artisans, and small businesses.

Missed last month? Check out March’s featured color, Iron Ore. If you haven’t already, check out Sherwin Williams Color of the Year for 2022: Evergreen Fog. Catching up on the latest color trends? Visit my Color in Review series for past featured colors and discover even more products. 

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 - White Paint - Color in Review Inspiration - White flowers, white ceramics, cozy blanket and book, white textured bedding, off white walls    Alabaster SW 7008 - Off White Creamy White Home Decor - Neutral Home Decor - curated creamy white decor collection including planters, wall hangings, art prints, rugs, and pillows

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Iron Ore SW 7069 & Charcoal Black Decor: Color in Review

Iron Ore SW 7069 Inspiration - Iron Chain Link, Vintage Camera, Iron Fence, Iron arched door
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Tailored Simplicity, Mysterious Elegance

We’re closing out March with a moody moment thanks to this month’s featured Color, Iron Ore SW 7069. I’m here for the Dark Academia vibes! Iron Ore is a perfect color to support this emerging trend. The timeless and sophisticated shade of Iron Ore 7069 was featured as Sherwin Williams Color of the Month for March.

Color in Review is your monthly destination to get the scoop on the latest trending colors. These posts contain inspirational color palettes, color-curated collections, and products from black-owned businesses. This guide is an excellent resource for discovering unique products, artisans, and small businesses.

Check out last month’s feature color, Aleutian. In case ya missed it, check out my post on Sherwin Williams Color of the Year for 2022: Evergreen Fog. Loving the series and looking for some color-specific products? Visit my Color in Review series to read up on past featured colors. 

Iron Ore SW 7059 Inspiration - Iron Chain Link, Vintage Camera, Iron Fence, Iron arched door    Iron Ore SW 7069 - Black Charcoal Color Curated Decor - Black Lamps, coasters, mug, prints, etc   

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Color in Review: Aleutian SW 6241 – Blue Decor

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Enchanting Charm, Simple Serenity  

We say goodbye to the February Feels with another Color in Review. This month, we’re leaning into the cool hues of winter and featuring Aleutian SW 6241. Aleutian is Sherwin Williams Color of the Month for February 2022. This cool and calming wintry blue evokes a sense of quietness and soft simplicity. 

Are you a color lover? You’re in luck. Color in Review features trending paint colors, inspirational color palettes, and color-curated collections. We’ll be reviewing colors all year long.
Featured products are from black-owned businesses. Use this curated resource for discovering artisans, small businesses, and unique products. 

In this post, I first discuss what paint colors coordinate with Aleutian SW 6241. Then, I share information about each product featured in this color-curated collection. 

Missed the scoop on year’s Color of Year? Check out my post on Sherwin Williams Color of the Year for 2022: Evergreen Fog. You can also check out more of my Color in Review series here

Sherwin Williams Aleutian SW 6241 - Color in Review Inspiration - blue building hidden behind fog, blue haze of mountain, blue hydrangea, and blue subway platform    Aleutian SW 6241 curated blue decor collection including planters, wall hangings, art prints, and pillows   

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Evergreen Fog SW 9130 – Color of the Year 2022: Color in Review

Sherwin Williams Evergreen Fog SW 9130 - Color of the Year 2022 Inspiration
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Renewed Spirit, Sophisticated Comfort

New Year, New Color! Design to Five is back again, and we’re kicking off the year with another Color in Review! What is Sherwin Williams Color of the Year for 2022? Say hello to Evergreen Fog SW 9130. She’s soft. She’s sagey. And she has a hint of grey that keeps you guessing. 

Evergreen Fog charmed its way to the top as this year’s “it” color. At the end of last year, Sherwin Williams announced Evergreen Fog SW 9130 as Color of the Year for 2022. I learned from the experts to give you the scoop on this year’s color.

Color in Review features trending paint colors, inspirational color palettes, and color-curated collections. The products and decor are from black-owned businesses. Learn about this trending paint color and get inspired. Use this curated resource for discovering artisans, small businesses, and unique products. 

Missed last year’s color? Check out my post on Urbane Bronze here. See more of my Color in Review series here

Sherwin Williams Evergreen Fog SW 9130 - Color of the Year 2022 Inspiration - green door, background, fog   Curated sage green decor (pillows, art prints, vessels) - Evergreen Fog SW 9130

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Travel Palette: Streets of Lisbon – Graffiti Color Palette

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Upbeat, Energizing, Spirited

Spring is here! I am ready to lean into those springtime vibes. This featured travel palette captures a blissful moment while exploring Lisbon, Portugal. In this post, I am bringing you a fun and fresh palette featuring recently launched upholstery from Luna Textiles!

First, learn about the area behind the location of the photograph and where to score a key sunset spot! Discover how the scene inspired a fresh springy palette. Next, learn about the upholsteries from Luna Textile. Featuring the Paradigm collection, Off the Grid Collection, and the expanded Blueprint line. Get insight on how to explore color and textures to create an upbeat and energizing palette for your project or space.

The travel palette series expands creative horizons. It explores the correlation between travel, inspiration, colors, textures, and design.

Design to Five - Graffiti Color Palette - Pantone Colors, Aqua, Pink, Purple, Yellow DesigntoFive - Finish Material Palette - Yellow, Pink, Purple, Aqua, White

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Color in Review: Urbane Bronze SW 7048 – Color of the Year 2021

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Rooted in Nature, Balanced Energy

Urbane Bronze: classic, moody, earthy. This savage paint color is Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze SW 7048. This color made its way to becoming Sherwin William’s color of the year for 2021. This Color in Review features the 2021 Color of the Year: Urbane Bronze, SW 7048. I took the time to learn from the experts to uncover the significance behind this year’s paint color.

Learn a bit about this paint color, what it evokes, and coordinating paint and decor. In Color in Review, I curate a collection of items from artisans based on a featured paint color. The color-curated collections on the blog are a great resource for inspiration. They provide a curated source for discovering artisans, small businesses, and unique products.

The Color in Review series explores color, inspiration, and decor from black-owned businesses.

In this post, I discuss what paint colors coordinate with Urbane Bronze SW 7048. Then, I share information about each product featured in this color-curated collection. Come check out these lovely items and support Black artists.

Missed December’s feature? Check out the Pewter Green curated collection here.

Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze SW 7048 - Color of the Year 2021 Inspiration

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Travel Palette: Montreal Convention Center – Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating Yellow

Designtofive - Pantone 13-0647 TCX Illuminating Yellow Color Palette- Palais des Congres - Inspiration - Blog Post
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Illuminating, Chromatic, Vivid

Here we are, starting the year with the first Design to Five post of 2021. There’s no better way to start the year on this blog than with some inspiration and uplifting energy. This month’s travel palette features Pantone’s 2021 color of the year: Illuminating 13-0647 Yellow.

I’m sorry, not sorry, but I am bringing total eye candy this month. You can thank this stunning scene at Palais des congrès de Montréal for this amazing array of colors. For those not a polyglot wannabe like me, Palais des congrès de Montréal translates to Montreal Convention Center. First, learn about this unique building and its architectural features. Then, discover how the building inspired this colorful and playful palette.

Next, get insight into how I created a color palette around Pantone’s Illuminating 13-0647 Yellow color. After, get the details on these showstopper materials. Learn how to play with color for your project or space.

The travel palette series expands creative horizons. It explores the correlation between travel, inspiration, colors, textures, and design.

  Pantone 13-0647 TCX Illuminating Yellow Color Palette  Pantone 13-0647 TCX Illuminating Yellow Inspired Color & Finish Palette

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Color in Review: Pewter Green SW 6208 – Green Decor

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Peaceful Greens, Muted Scenes

Well, 2020 is coming to an end. There’s no other way to wrap up a hectic season and whirlwind of a year than with the last Color of Review for the year. Sherwin William’s color of the month for December is Pewter Green SW 6208. Pewter Green fits in with the festive vibes as we wrap up this holiday season. In Color in Review, I curate a collection of items from artisans based on a featured paint color.

As we look into bringing in new habits for the new year, consider shopping habits. I encourage you to continue to make an effort to shop small, local, and uplifting artisans and POC. This series helps you find gems for your next project or gift.  The Color in Review series explores color, inspiration, and decor from black-owned businesses.

In this post, I first discuss what paint colors coordinate with Pewter Green SW 6208. Then, I share information about each product featured in this color curated collection. Come check out these lovely items and support Black artists.

Missed November’s feature? Check out the Canyon Clay curated collection here.   

      

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Color in Review: Canyon Clay SW 6054 – Terracotta Decor

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Grounded Elements, Down to Earth

It is time to wrap up the fall feels and say ‘see you later’ to November. We also have to take a moment to say hello to Canyon Clay SW 6054 for this month’s Color in Review. Autumn energy is not complete without some earthy fall tones. This month, Sherwin Williams gave us just that. Sherwin William’s color of the month for November is Canyon Clay SW 6054. In Color in Review, I curate a collection of items from artisans based on a featured paint color.

We are nearing the holiday season. The color curated collections on the blog are a great source of inspiration for home and decor gifts. The Color in Review series explores color, inspiration, and decor from black-owned businesses.

In this post, I first discuss what paint colors coordinate with Canyon Clay SW 6054. Then, I share information about each product featured in this color curated collection. Come check out these lovely items and support Black artists.

Missed October’s feature? Check out the Mystical Shade curated collection here.

Sherwin Williams - Canyon Clay SW 6054- Canyons Earthy Clay Rock Inspiration  Clay & Terracotta Home Decor - Canyon Clay SW 6054 - Curated Collection.

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