Pantone Color of the Year: Emerald - What do the peas think?

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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:45:27 AM
Pantone announced the Color of the Year: Emerald. What's the verdict of the peas? Love it or hate it? I think it looks gorgeous.

Do you think that we will see a lot of emerald at CHA in January?

I have to add: I just realized that Emerald would look just wonderful together with some trendy gold.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 3:03:58 AM
I am all for it!



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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:21:25 AM
Awesome! I love that emerald color!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:22:01 AM
I strongly dislike green. So, not a fan.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:32:58 AM
I don't like green... At all.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:17:17 AM
I like it!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:25:14 AM
Green is one of my favorite colors, but this one isn't bright enough.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:36:44 AM
I love it--I'm excited to see all the variations on it throughout the year.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 6:24:40 AM
The green is really pretty, but my color every year is some sort of shade of blue!!
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Posted: 12/7/2012 6:37:29 AM
I think it's pretty! Not sure if we'll see a lot of it at this CHA (if the few sneak peeks I've seen are any indication the answer is no), but I do like it.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 7:02:50 AM
I like it enough, and will love it if I see it paired with that real blue that is in the linked photos!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 7:09:40 AM
LOVE IT!!! Green, to me, is the color of new life ~ thoughts like fresh, spring, clean...especially with the Emerald hue! I'm all for it!! I was contemplating repainting my bathroom on the main floor....I think I'll leave it now and just update the linens!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 7:50:13 AM
I love green but this one is not my favorite...


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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:17:58 AM
Congratulations to my mom.... all that stuff she's been saving..... let's just say she's going to feel like a trend setting winner when she finds out.

Ugh. I doubt I will ever be able to talk her into parting with that stuff now.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:21:05 AM
Love it!! But I'm a green lover. 4 rooms in my home are some shade of green


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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:32:03 AM
Very pretty - I love green, favorites are olive,sage,and neon/lime. Since we're Peas, we should like green! Thanks for showing us. Maria

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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:32:49 AM
It has long been my favorite color and am excited to think it could be much more available in various items!



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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:38:49 AM
I like it. I don't love it, but I like it well enough. I agree with Madeline, paired with a deep, true navy, it would look great!




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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:39:34 AM
I am not a fan of Emerald Green (not into any Jewel Tones really). I'm more of a pastels kind of girl - I'm loving Seafoam Green right now

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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:48:27 AM
I like the color and I am looking for a blouse in that exact shade.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 8:55:26 AM
Eh. It's alright. I don't love it; I don't hate it.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 9:16:40 AM
I just purchased an emerald top yesterday to wear Christmas day

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Posted: 12/7/2012 9:21:48 AM
It reminds me of St. Patrick's Day and peacocks. I like the color.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 10:16:33 AM
I like it but don't love it. For me, it will depend on what it is paired with...a nice bright pink or lavender would be nice.



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Posted: 12/7/2012 10:30:11 AM
I like it!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 11:08:51 AM
I'm not a strong lover of green either but, I do love jewel tones. I would want to see the actual emarald color in the product before I would consider a purchase. It be a little late for it to show up at CHA this year.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 11:34:24 AM
Gorgeous! Love the pics you posted on your blog, kitten. Did you see the Sephora emerald ad? Pretty pretty!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:53:19 PM
Gross. Emerald is my birthstone and I absolutely hate it. Ah, well.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 1:04:42 PM
I like green but not this one. It's too blue.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 1:15:57 PM
It's a year late, should have been for 2012, one hundred years of "girls in green." (Girl Scouting).

Need to look at what else is "in" for 2013.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 1:31:08 PM
I am not sure. That is not a color I would use often, but I foresee that I'm going to see some nice papers with that color in it and depending what the other colors are, I might want to use those papers in projects during the spring and summer months.



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Posted: 12/7/2012 1:55:13 PM
Does anyone else think it's kind of odd to have a "color of the year"?

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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:01:48 PM
Green



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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:34:18 PM
I love most greens, but I am not in love with this one. I am not a "jewel tone" person.

I probably won't buy much in this color, there are so many other greens I like better.




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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:17:34 PM
I love it One of my favorite colors


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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:20:01 PM
I love, love, love it. I'm tired of sage, lime, and other past trendy greens and ready to embrace EMERALD! Emerald is also my birthstone and I have some emerald jewelry...this is gonna work for me!



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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:26:49 PM
Not a fan. For some reason, I have never liked Emerald, especially not at Christmas. For Christmas green, I prefer shades of apple.

And I hate gold.

Oh well. Not my year.






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Posted: 12/7/2012 6:47:55 PM
I think it is a beautiful color.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 7:10:22 PM
I love the color green so this is up my alley


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Posted: 12/7/2012 7:13:41 PM
Green is and always has been my favorite color. But the shade of emerald is probably my least favorite!!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 9:38:07 PM
I love the emerald color as well and I think we will see richer tones like this trend throughout the year. Gold is already hot, and now the emerald. Jewel tones pair well with pastels which are also gaining popularity.

I also like how emerald pairs well with 2012 color of the year, Tangerine Tango.

There are several shades of green in the spring fashion colors that will look great with emerald too.

Of course we will have to wait until Feb. to see what the home interior trend colors will be. I can't wait!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 9:39:22 PM
Green is my favorite color. Love it.


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Posted: 12/8/2012 12:37:04 AM
I like green but I love emerald green!


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Posted: 12/8/2012 3:05:52 AM
So, a majority (including garden girls) is all for it but some hate it and others are on the fence. Probably as it should be.

I guess that we might be seeing some Emerald color on CHA in January, at least from the trendiest designers, but even more at CHA Summer. I remember this summer when Elizabeth Kartchner introduced a few gold accents in 5th & Frolic. I fell head over heels in love with gold, and I don't think I was the only one because four months later it's gold and glitter everywhere! lol!



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Posted: 12/8/2012 5:12:36 AM
Very pretty! I like the other colors as well:




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Posted: 12/8/2012 10:16:02 AM
I LOVE green, but not that shade.


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Posted: 12/8/2012 11:22:39 AM
Wow! I love this years colors. I was so tired of yellows and oranges


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Posted: 12/8/2012 12:35:27 PM
Love it! Always been a fan of emerald. Don't know if I'll be using it so much in my scrapbooking but I will be adding it to my wardrobe!


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Posted: 12/8/2012 3:05:01 PM
I love that Monaco Blue in the image Nicole in TX posted!

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Posted: 12/8/2012 9:29:33 PM
I love it!
I must be very trendy as I just sided my home in a wonderful shade of deep green and I painted my front and back doors in tangerine orange, my favorite color. Looks wonderful too.
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