Sunday, November 20, 2011


Ombre  - n. A French term meaning "shaded." Usually a multicolored stripe, with colors graduating from light to dark. The color effect is woven into the fabric. Generally produced by arranging different tones in the warp.      definition from

It seems to be a popular pattern these days for hair dyeing....

for wedding cakes.....

and in fashion.

A little ombre for the home too.

Vera Wang bedding

TransOcean rugs


natty by design blog

Rosemary Hallgarten alpaca throw

Mark Rothko

I'm loving a little ombre, sort of a celebration of color!


Jessie said...

Love the ombre trend! It's beautiful and visually interesting.

Thanks for participating in the giveaway. Good luck!

Hope you had a fabulous weekend!


Mary Ann Pickett said...

Great round up of "ombre."

Deb's mind said...

Loving me some ombre'. You are so clever!!!!

Gild and Grace said...

Lovely post! I really like that cake and those rugs :)

Abbey x

Splendid Sass said...

Love the throws and rug, and especially the Rothko!
Have a great Monday, Carla.

Anonymous said...

oh my, love the alpaca throw!! just gorgeous! but I didn't now that the graduated colors had a name..
I am a little smarter today.. :)

quintessence said...

I love a little ombre too!! Great examples!

Leslie said...

I love your observations... I didn't realize the ombre trend went into the world of interiors as well, but I guess there is almost always a crossover. Love your blog!

Kellie Collis said...

These are gorgeous! I'm loving that work table. Enjoy the beautiful day, Kellie xx

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Ann said...


oh its gorgeous,

so pleasing to the eyes ♥

My Galveston Cottage said...

Very cool!

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