Pattern Occurring - Colour Me Happy, Spicy!

All week I've been after a good curry. The sad thing is you can't get a curry from Brick Lane in Seattle. I think the craving has been brought about by creating a paisley print all week.  Paisleys too have their origins in India.  Anyhow, on my instagram feed i spotted some super spicy cushions from Baba Souk. That photo managed to pull all the narratives whizzing around in my head together to create this weeks Colour Me Happy. Thanks Stephanie for sharing some spicy!

Anne Marie Jackson - Colour Me Happy - Spicy with a dash of peppercorn and olive oil. This is going to satisfy.

Anne Marie Jackson - Colour Me Happy - Spicy with a dash of peppercorn and olive oil. This is going to satisfy.

1.  Thrifted & Modern - Vintage 1970s brown and orange folk print and bow embellished Geoffrey Beene boutique dress

2. Baba Souk pillows

3. Vintage 1970's fabric - Pattern Occurring archive

4. Paisley Magic quilt

5. Stunning contemporary print - designer unknown (own up if it is you!) Love

Pattern Occurring - Colour Me Happy

Seattle has been drenched in sun the past month. I don't feel guilty about mention it as firstly, we get rain and grey nine months out of the year, and secondly I hear from my dear friends on Radio 1 that the UK is experiencing a heat wave.  Get those lilly white legs out ladies and gents! Crank up some great summer tunes (Rudimental & Macklemore) and lets get your pattern occurring!

I am adoring Melon Blush & Navy combos. Feels so sun bleached and yummy! Nautical too????  

 

 Anne Marie Jackson-Color Trends Melon Blush Blue

 Anne Marie Jackson-Color Trends Melon Blush Blue

1. Fun floral print scatter cushion cover handmade by My Decorator

2. Antique Silk Kimono  

3. Vintage 40s Dress Navy Blue & Pink Floral Rayon

4. Afghan Crocheted Blanket  Navy Blue Background  Pink Peach Stripes 

5. Vintage Feedsack Cotton Navy Blue, Pink and White Floral Wave or Ribbon

 

 

 

Pattern Occurring- Colour Me Happy

The past 2 days have been rather low key for me as i am fighting a summer cold. Yucky!  Hence I was trawling through Netflix for some easy to watch TV.  Easy to watch for me is British TV.  Their voices can gently lull me to sleep.  However I found a series called Land Girls.  Oh, there was no sleeping done! I highly recommend it. Plus they have lots of Pattern Occurring.  I think it shows how quintessentially British print and pattern is. Even in war time!  Maybe especially in war time as it lends a little light relief.

The below palette captures the the British Isles. Cheery, yet somber sophistication while practical and industrious. Lovely colours for the can do girl.  

1940 Land Girl trend Anne Marie Jackson

1940 Land Girl trend Anne Marie Jackson