• • • Spice is in the Air • • •

From pumpkin ice cream
to fall color on the trees:
rich oranges, golds, and cinnamons
are the colors of the season.

 photo courtesy of   kettlewellcanvas.wordpress.com

photo courtesy of kettlewellcanvas.wordpress.com


• • • Warm Inside • • •

Here, the spice colors come inside.

The deep and velvety colors
in this simple bedroom absolutely glow.

 photo courtesy of   ingridrasmussengallery.com

photo courtesy of ingridrasmussengallery.com


On a white ground,
and with white and pale pink sprinkled in,
the spice colors in this simple vignette
feel light and floaty.

 photo courtesy of etsy.com

photo courtesy of etsy.com


Somewhere between velvety saturation
and a breezy plea for rain,
this workspace mellows some of the colors
while punching up the hot pink.

 photo courtesy of littleaugury.blogspot.co.uk

photo courtesy of littleaugury.blogspot.co.uk


This Spectacular Design kitchen embodies
the spice color story in terra cotta and black.

 a Spectacular Design Originial

a Spectacular Design Originial


The spice color story
can be told infinitely many ways,
from pow pow pow pow!
to mellifluous and breezy.

• • • Spice Subdued • • •

As sweater weather is upon us,
this spice color study comes wrapped
in cozy bundles of wool.

 photo courtesy of cozyhomemaking.blogspot.com

photo courtesy of cozyhomemaking.blogspot.com


Here’s a two-dimensional version
by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

 photo courtesy of http://morfo1.blogspot.com/

photo courtesy of http://morfo1.blogspot.com/


• • • Bold Spice • • •

This graphic gig poster
is a cerebral yet whimsical
take on the color story.

 photo courtesy of grainedit.com

photo courtesy of grainedit.com


And this is a saturated version
by one of my favorite artists, Odilon Redon.
One of the many things I love
about his work is that while
his colors are deep and saturated,
he still leaves room for introspection.

 photo courtesy of   crushculdesac.tumblr.com

photo courtesy of crushculdesac.tumblr.com


Fired up with bright white and dynamic shapes,
here the spice color story positively dances.

 photo courtesy of   brightbazaarblog.com

photo courtesy of brightbazaarblog.com


• • • A Happy Note • • •

As Halloween and the Great Pumpkin are coming,
here is Frank Sinatra on October's own color:

 photo courtesy of thesilverpen.com

photo courtesy of thesilverpen.com


If Frank is right,
this must be the Door to Happiness………..

 photo courtesy of beautiful-portals.tumblr.com

photo courtesy of beautiful-portals.tumblr.com

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