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a case of the blues (and pinks)

by Grace Bonney


Cobalt blue has been sneaking up on me for about a year now. My love of navy blue seems to have won the blue battle, but cobalt is doing a pretty good job of holding down second place. While checking out the new Christian Lacroix collection at Designers Guild (nice, but not my cup of tea), I found myself drowning in a sea of gorgeous blue fabric and wallpaper options. I’m not really up for wallpaper anything these days (taking down the wallpaper in our old rental was a headache) but some of these would be great for lining drawers or other craft projects around the house. I’ve chosen my favorites above and below, so if you’re feeling a little blue, I hope these will do the trick. xo, grace [Image above: Brush in Indigo]

*And because I can never resist a good pink, I’ve chosen some great pinks below, too.


Image above, left to right: Bergius in Cobalt, Jacaranda in Delft, and Linneaus in Indigo


Image above: Pink and blue? Sold! Amrapali in Peony.


Image above: Chevenon trimming in Fuchsia. I feel like Gwen Stefani would wear this on her jacket.

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