Archive for the ‘Mood Boards’ Category

Mood Board | Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14th, 2013

It’s been some time since I’ve posted a holiday mood board! Here’s one full of all my favorite things for Valentine’s Day:

pajama tops



chocolate cake

hot cocoa + marshmallows

high high heels

and kisses!!!

(Although truth be told, these are all my favorite things on any given day!)


clockwise, from top left: zoey grossman for planet blue | martha stewart | via pinterest | via pinterest | kate spade | atelier bufo |

Mood Board | Old World Emerald

January 31st, 2013

I wanted to end my emerald-based color boards with an emerald-inspired mood board. I haven’t created mood boards in aaaages and I’ll try to keep creating them on a regular basis in addition to my color boards. What’s there not to love about emerald? It’s rich, it’s romantic, it’s elegant, it’s chic, it’s timeless…It evokes such a feeling of stateliness and grandeur that it’s captured our attention in mythology and in literature. I love this color and I’m so thrilled that it’s being celebrated as the color of the year for 2013.


clockwise, from top left: | caught by the light | via pinterest | elizabeth messinadavid eastman | elizabeth anne designs | via be the change |

Mood Board | From Russia with Love

March 12th, 2012


clockwise, from top left: arthur elgort | chase whitney | anna sawin | karl juengel |

Mood Board | Winter Wonderland

December 12th, 2011

clockwise, from top left: thomas whiteside | emily riggs bridal | corbin gurkin | keri doolittle | mark lund

Mood Board | Beautiful Battenburg

December 5th, 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a mood board, so I thought I’d start out this week with this soft board. I was inspired by the photo of this lovely lady in Battenburg lace by New Zealand photographer Stephen Tilley. Enjoy!

Mood board based on Battenburg lace, light neutrals, black and dark brown.

clockwise, from top left: stephen tilley | the photgraphix | jo tyler | betsy dunlap

Mood Board | Blue + White

October 10th, 2011

There’s something about blue pattern on a white background that is so timeless, no matter what the season is. Lately, I’ve been seeing fashion & interior designers take inspiration from blue & white porcelain  patterns. Rodarte featured some stand out looks for their Spring 2011 collection that were inspired by Ming vases. They also enlisted the help of Nicholas Kirkwood to create a stunning sculptured platform shoe featuring their prints. Interior designers are also taking traditional Swedish blue & white patterns and blowing them up to larger than life proportions to feature onto upholstered chairs, pillows, and curtains.

Blue & white porcelain has been a time-honored color palette from China that created a foothold in European ceramic history. Even now in the 21st century, that same blue and white palette has continued to inspire designers in a multitude of other disciplines.

Mood board based on blue pattern on white background.

clockwise, from top left: | the wildfleur | mend | rodarte + nicholas kirkwood at opening ceremony | spode |

Mood Board | By the Seaside

September 2nd, 2011

This long weekend will officially mark the end of summer. Hope you all have a great holiday weekend and enjoy your last bit of sun-soaked days!

Mood board based on beach pinup red, yellow, blue.

clockwise, from top left: camilla akrans | via the wild fleur | via we heart it | nato welton |amy nieto |

Mood Board | Pink Is. . .

August 9th, 2011

…the color of wishes, squeaky balloons, pretty frilly cakes and Tuesday afternoons spent daydreaming.

Mood board based on ethereal pink, balloons, ruffled cake, girly, feminine

from top left: åsa tällgård | aaron delesie | joseph de leo | via thewildfleur | via we heart it |



Mood Board | How Sweet It Is

August 3rd, 2011

A sweet board for those with a sweet tooth.

Mood board based on sweet colors, berry, pink, strawberry, fruit punch

from top left: hidden in france | jo tyler | kbo | via we heart it | kate french |

Mood Board | Tulle Me Once

July 27th, 2011

Was inspired by that top photo of flirty layers of canteloupe-colored tulle. It’s a pretty color for the summer and works well with a bright green. Use some neutral tones to keep it soft and romantic.

Mood board based on girly tulle with cantaloupe, apricot, verbena, lime green colors

from top left: via lottiebites | via pinterest | liz banfield | martha stewart weddings | cameron + kelly studios |