Colour Your World | #29 Pantone Terrarium Moss

Terrarium Moss. Whilst it’s an odd name for a colour — without even seeing it — you can imagine exactly what shade it is from those two words. I was given a lovely terrarium a few years ago. I’d intended to fill it with tiny plants — succulents or cacti — but I ended up cramming …

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Learning how to make pom poms at Camp Bestival

When I talk to people about our festival antics, some people occasionally express surprise about the kind of things we get up to when we’re there. I guess, festivals come in all shapes and sizes, and if you’ve only ever witnessed Glastonbury on the TV, you could be lulled into thinking that all festivals resemble …

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Colour Your World | #28 Pantone Almost Mauve

I often wonder what the Pantone Institute were thinking when they named some of their shades. Some have such obscure names; think Serenity and Lucite Green. Whilst others are really obvious; Tangerine and Custard, for example. I wonder if the big-wigs at Pantone ever argue? Disagree on what something should be called? One thing’s for sure, I bet …

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Colour Your World | #27 Pantone Lime Punch

Oh hello sunshine! So nice to see you. This weeks’ predicted heatwave has finally arrived and I’m sitting here feeling a warmth that — unusually — isn’t coming from the central heating; for the first time in months. I think spring is actually here at last. A little late to the party but fashionably so, …

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Colour Your World | #26 Pantone Blooming Dahlia

Just as I think we’ve finally turned the corner — and winter seems to be making an exit — Mother Nature chucks us another curve ball. Although it was still light at almost 6 o’clock yesterday (a couple of weeks’ ago it was dark at 4pm so a vast improvement) we’ve had yet another sprinkling of …

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Colour Your World | #25 Ultra Violet {Colour of the Year 2018}

A new year means only one thing here on The Twinkle Diaries — a new colour of the year! I had no idea that when I started this blog series three years ago that I’d still be writing them so far down the line. But I adore this little collection of posts; and I especially …

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