2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part IV – Dark Neutrals

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part IV – Dark Neutrals

Black, is, of course, a perennial favorite for dark neutrals, and while there was plenty of black at the show, I found that folks seemed to be favoring lighter dark neutrals (oxymoronic, I know, but there you have it). In particular, charcoal grays and dark teals and navies were on display. Charcoal Charcoal is a […]

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part III – Aqua

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part III – Aqua

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Greeting Cards, S'Wicked Blog, Stationery

Every-Popular Aqua Aqua and turquoise continued to be a favorite shade. There seems to have been a subtle change in hue, though, with lighter aquas shifting from a genuine blue-green toward a more powdery blue territory. All the aquas were fresh, clean, and spirit-lifting, and often were used to brighten palettes seen ’round the show. […]

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part II – Yellow-Based Greens

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part II – Yellow-Based Greens

Acidic Greens – from Chartreuse to Olive Yellow-based greens were big at the show, and seem to have gone even more acidic than past years. From bright chartreuses to rich olives, the gold in the green was a favorite theme. There are few companies who use the color green as well as Rifle Paper Co., […]

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part I – Tomato Red

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part I – Tomato Red

Well, I seriously underestimated how long it would take me to: sort through and prep the (hundreds of) pictures I took; organize all the business cards and marketing materials I picked up; and get my mind around how to winnow it all down into a logical series of posts. So, without further ado, heeeeeere’s the […]