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Pantone’s Colors of the 2016: Serenity and Rose Quartz

Every year color authority, Pantone, picks the reigning color for the upcoming year. This color then dictates home decor, fashion and beauty for the rest of the year. This year Pantone threw us a curveball by revealing two colors, Serenity and Rose Quartz, as the "it" colors for 2016. The best part about the pair? The … Continue reading Pantone’s Colors of the 2016: Serenity and Rose Quartz

Color Story: Scuba Blue

Pantone's picks for spring included an aquatic blue that we can't wait to see this season! From fashion to home decor, this hue is sure to make wave with the design-savvy. We can't be sure where the name "scuba blue" came from, but we imagine it was inspired by the intense greenish-blue of the ocean … Continue reading Color Story: Scuba Blue

Color Story: Marsala

Pantone has spoken, and the color of the year is a far cry from last year's Radiant Orchid! This year's winning shade is described as “a naturally robust and earthy wine red color”, and has a fitting name to boot: Marsala. This beautiful color is a cross between a cool burgundy and a warm terracotta. We … Continue reading Color Story: Marsala

Color Story: Celosia Orange

With all of the hype around Pantone's Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid, you'd think that would be the only color on everyone's minds. Not so! Pantone recently released the spring color trends for 2014, and Celosia Orange was a popular choice that we're seeing all over the runways in inside the most fashionable homes. … Continue reading Color Story: Celosia Orange

Pantone’s Radiant Orchid

Pantone has picked its color of the year, and this time around the award goes to Radiant Orchid! This pink-purple hue is going to be all the rage this year, and we have a feeling you'll see it on everything from fashion to kitchen appliances. If you're itching to include the latest color of the … Continue reading Pantone’s Radiant Orchid

Emerald Street Style

In years past, Fashion Week was solely intended to showcase a designer's collection. Now it has become a who's who, and who's wearing what in the fashion world. With the rise of social media outlets fashion week revolves around much more than the designers. Those attending shows now dress to impress ( fashion photographers that is) … Continue reading Emerald Street Style

Top 5 Emerald D.I.Ys

Emerald has been ruling the runways therefore it is only necessary to incorporate the "it color" into our lifestyles. Many bloggers have been creating emerald infused pieces and we've rounded up 5 that we particularly love.  The following D.I.Y's will make everyone around you green with envy. Click on the images for the tutorials on each piece. … Continue reading Top 5 Emerald D.I.Ys

Blogger Highlight:Trinkets in Bloom

Here at M&J we are obsessed with emerald jewelry.  While browsing possible D.I.Y projects we came across a stunning bracelet created by Trinkets in Bloom. By using rhinestone trim, chain, and scissors featured at M&J this bracelet is sure to make heads turn. Check out the M&J Trimming's site for all of your emerald needs!

Emerald Runway Inspiration

Emerald has been selected as Pantone’s Color of the Year. Translation: we’ll be seeing a lot more of this upbeat hue. The entire industry has been mesmerized by Pantone’s color selection. Emerald has been popping up in home decor, jewelry and most recently on the runway. The green fashions are striking yet sophisticated. We at M&J … Continue reading Emerald Runway Inspiration