Blackboard Blurb!…. **NEWSFLASH!!!** Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year… i loveeee! and YOU?

What is Pantone 2019 Color of the Year?

As mentioned before, I love seeing what trends are on the way for the coming year, culinary and around the home too.   Every year about this time, Pantone announces their “Color of the Year!”  The news just fell into my box… and I’m excited!!  I love this color…  always have, and have it about my home, inside and out.

I’d love for you to come over to my facebook community and tell me what you think about this color!



Click on over and find my facebook post about this and add your comments about Lively Coral!

2019… it’s going to be a pretty and colorful year.

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