Posts Categorized: Life

Life / Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Red + Pink School Supplies

School SuppliesSchool is back in full swing and though I’ve been long done with University, I still love me some fresh school supplies! As a part of our My Life in Color celebration, we are focusing on specific colors each week this month. This week we are highlighting everything pink and red. Which means red and pink school supplies galore! From backpacks to pencil pouches, and pencils to notebooks, there is something everyone could use. I didn’t know I needed a blush pink tape dispenser until now! What are your favorite items?

Our Favorite Red and Pink School Supplies

  1. Hold Me Pouch
  2. Crochet Pom Tassel
  3. Blush Tape Dispenser
  4. Blush Pen Cup
  5. Compliment File Folders
  6. Engraved Pencils
  7. Red Velvet Scrunchie
  8. Charging Cord
  9. Cherry iPhone Case
  10. Dreams Notebook
  11. Pink Backpack
  12. Smiley Notepad
  13. Red Notebook
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DIY + Life + Projects / Monday, 10 Sep 2018

The Pink and Red Chapters

Pink and Red Chapter Last week we featured the rainbow chapter of My Life in Color and this week we’re focusing on the first two chapters of the book, the pink and red chapters. I wanted to give a you a glimpse into the book and how I’ve been using it myself. And I’m sharing one of my favorite answers from a question in the pink chapter.
Pink and Red Chapter

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Dress the rainbow + Life + Style / Friday, 7 Sep 2018

Rainbow Workout Gear + Exercises!

Recently I’ve been trying to get back into the swing of working out and eating healthier. And it’s no cake walk, you guys! Trust me, if there was cake involved, I would be ALL in. Though I have found that having cute, colorful workout gear helps motivate me to get moving. Imagine that 😉 When I came across the shoe color selection Saucony offers, I was absolutely giddy! I couldn’t decide on just one color, so the whole team got a pair so I could live out my rainbow dreams because they come in the loveliest sherbert colors.

Now don’t be mistaken, I’m taking things slow. Nothing too intense or high impact to begin with, so these shoes are great for my long walks and low impact workouts. Of course, I’ll be wearing them all around town with my dresses too! Not only are they cute, but super comfy!

In addition to the shoes, we rounded up our favorite workout outfits to coordinate with our new, revolutionizing RAINBOW work out. Ha! An easy workout in every shade (and letter!) of the rainbow–P(ink), R(ed), O(orange), Y(ellow), G(reen), B(blue)because it’s always easier to remember when there’s a mnemonic device and we’re clearly fans of a rainbow. Plus, who doesn’t want to match their shoes to their scrunchie?

If you’re in need of some motivation to get moving, take a look at the shoes, gear and a few moves we’re trying! 

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Design + Life / Thursday, 6 Sep 2018

The Rainbow Chapter: My Life In Color

My Life In Color prompted journal

Because our new guided journal, My Life In Color, is divided into color chapters, we’ll be focusing on a different color combination every week for the next month. This week, it’s RAINBOW, the first chapter of the book. The chapter focuses some introductory questions about yourself and helps you identify your favorite color palettes and why. I couldn’t help but write all my answers in every color of the rainbow…because why not?! And because there are so many rainbow products out right now, I’m including my favorite to help you fill out your own journal.

And some office supplies (and other goodies) to complete the rainbow adventure! 

  1. Rainbow pencils
  2. Rainbow pouch
  3. Rainbow ring
  4. Rainbow page markers
  5. Rainbow pouch
  6. Rainbow stickers
  7. Rainbow keychain
  8. Rainbow washi tape
  9. Rainbow gel pens
  10. Rainbow pencil case holder
  11. Rainbow sticky notes
  12. Rainbow pencil case
  13. Rainbow wallet
  14. Color block tassel
  15. Rainbow neon pencils
  16. Rainbow thin tape
  17. Rainbow pens
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collaborations + Design + Life / Tuesday, 4 Sep 2018

My Life In Color

My Life In Color prompted journal

We’ve been hinting about it here and there, but the secret is finally out!

We’ve released a vibrant collection of rainbow journals and notebooks and they are out TODAY! The collection features three designs including a guided journal titled, My Life In Color, a companion book to Craft the Rainbow, and a softcover blank striped notebook and blank hardcover marbled journal. With a hint of metallic gold and lovely textures, they just might be the prettiest journals you’ve ever laid eyes on. In my humble opinion, of course 😉 My Life In Color prompted journal

Like Craft the Rainbow, My Life In Color features 9 chapters divided by color and asks a series of questions based on color, your experiences with color, and associations with color. It’s hardcover and once you take off the dust jacket you’re in for a real treat, because it features an exposed binding showing off the gorgeous colors of the rainbow.

I’ve always been a color fanatic and have very vivid memories–good or bad–of specific items and rooms. Don’t you? For example:

I remember a burgundy sweatshirt that I wanted to badly when I was young. It was the 90s so it was very much a color of the moment. That, combined with a navy blue and a forest green, and you were SET! I added some classic 90s leggings and an oversized t-shirt and wore that thing out.

I also remember my bicycle that I got for Christmas when I was 10. It wasn’t sitting under the Christmas tree and I was so sad. My dad asked me to go get him a fork from the kitchen and there it was in all her glory. My Huffy White Heat bicycle. She was white with grey speckles on her and she was beautiful. I broke her after only 2 days and we went back to the store to get another and a replacement was nowhere to be found. We called every location in Southern California and no dice. My replacement was a blue and pink combo and I couldn’t STAND the color of the blue or the pink. To this day, those shades give me the icks.

I created this journal because one of the best parts in creating the Craft the Rainbow were the personal anecdotes of each craft and color, but I’m aware–not everyone loves to craft. I GET IT! But! EVERYONE has memories of color and this is a great way to capture those memories and impressions.

Take a look:

I know, guys! We all like color in some way!

BUT, what do we all need even more? Just a plain ‘ole notebook, and we’ve got two of them! One is a plain notebook.

My Life In Color prompted journal

And the other is blank journal.My Life In Color prompted journal

The blank notebook is softcover in lovely texture. The journal is hardcover and has a gorgeously exposed binding, Isn’t it beautiful?! I love seeing the complete collection of books. From those who love to craft, those who love to journal, and those who love to keep notes and doodle. We can now offer something for everyone!

You can shop the collection in various combinations from our Shop here.

I’d love to hear what YOUR favorite color is and why. Please share using the hashtag #MyLifeInColorBook or #HueAreYou

Some of our favorite bloggers and Instagrammers are sharing their favorite colors. We’ll be sharing about them over the next couple of weeks. And stay tuned for a month of color-themed projects and posts, a color combination for each week!

May the hue be with you!

Thank you to Sycamore Co. for making the video!  Photos by Jane Merritt

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