Friday, December 10, 2010

Pantone Color of 2011: Honeysuckle

A bold and kind of surprising a good way.  Pantone has announced "Honeysuckle" as its Color of the Year. 

Described by Pantone as "the color for all seasons," it considers Honeysuckle to be "Courageous. Confident. Vital. A brave new color, for a brave new world. Let the bold spirit of Honeysuckle infuse you, lift you and carry you through the year. It’s a color for every day – with nothing “everyday” about it."

As an unabashed lover of pink, I would agree with this description.  I also wonder if this will be a pink year for Beau and me?  Is this a sign??

Some of my fave pink interiors, featuring a honeysuckle-ish shade...

Amanda Nisbet bathroom via decorpad

Gina Kates via decorpad
I have featured this beaut before because I love it so much.

A standard delight...Ruthie Sommers' nursery
via Sara Gilbane Interiors

And, of course, how could we forget my own personal snapshot of one of my favorite color combos...fuscia (aka honeysuckle) and gray for a front door!?

I was inspired by this Annie Selke door I posted a while back as well. 

Bring on the honeysuckle for 2011!  What do y'all think?  I am excited because one of my favorite color combos is light pink and red, so a reddish-pink may just be an ideal shade for me. 




  1. I just love the smell of honeysuckle!

  2. I love the combination with the grey.
    And I totally think it's a sign that the baby is a girl!

  3. Personally, I love it! I think it's happy fresh and inviting. I can't wait to see more of it cropping up and how it will be incorporated :)


  4. I love hues of pink in a room! A definite greenlight!