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Color Friday is: Plum!

22 Jul

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you know that I’m often inspired by what I’m eating, and this week’s Color Friday is no exception. I could feature tomato red (already done it) or golden summer corn (I talk about yellow a lot) but I felt like those were colors I’ve covered at length. So I looked a little further into my fruit bowl and decided on the plum: it features the perfect blend of colors ranging from purple to orange to cream in a single little sphere of summer.

(image via Matt Bites)

For my round-up this week, I’ve tried to source items that capture little parts of “plummyness.” For example, the Well-Rounded Raj chair from Wisteria has a purple seat so deep and dark that it evokes the purple blackness of the untouched plum for me. David Rockwell’s Spotlight rug, on the other hand, really gets at the part of the plum where the skin meets the flesh in that tiny little band of shocking pink. I love these pieces, and I hope you have a little room for them in your home!

Clockwise from pendants at top: Niche Modern Pendant Lamps in Plum Glass, price varies (image via Niche Modern); Spotlight Rug by David Rockwell, price on request (image via The Rug Company); Plum Linen Pillow with Twill Tape, $163 (image via Layla Grayce); Purple Glassware, antique (image via Apartment Therapy via Martha Stewart); Lavendar Moroccan Pouf from Pieces, $295 (image via Pieces); Carmen Plum Pillow from Crate and Barrel, $50 (image via Crate and Barrel); Well-Rounded Raj Chair from Wisteria, $549 (image via Wisteria)

Have a great weekend, and stay out of the heat if you can! You can find the recipe for the Plum Granita pictured above at Matt Bites…the perfect weekend project to beat the heat!

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