Why Pink has become a lockdown favourite

why pink has become a lockdown favourite karen haller the little book of colour

If yesterday’s UK Sunday Times article ‘Tickled Pink’ is anything to go by, it would seem that this most cosy of hues has made it’s way into our hearts and our homes during the past 18 months of lockdowns. I’ve always championed pink as I felt it got an undeservedly bad rap, especially from the…

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What are your favourite moments of colour joy?

little book of colour moment of colour joy

Have you ever found yourself stopped in your tracks having come across a colour or a combination of colours that has instantly lifted your spirit, in that moment has filled your heart with joy and made you smile from the inside out! I’ve asked some of my many colour loving friends to share with you…

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On the Colour Couch with Stylist Lucy Gough

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Lucy Gough

I was first introduced to fellow Australian Lucy Gough when stylist Emma Morton-Turner and founder of The Inside Stylists network recommended me as a guest lecturer for Lucy’s styling course at Central Saint Martin’s London. Since then we have become firm friends and featured as the colour expert on her wildly successful online styling courses.…

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Holi – Hindu Festival of Colours

little book of colour holi festival of colours karen haller

If there is one festival that celebrates colour, it’s Holi. It’s a Hindu religious festival lasting up to 16 days, where the main day is celebrated by people throwing powder and literally being covered from head to toe in a rainbow of colour. It certainly brings back many happy memories when I was lucky enough…

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Happy International Colour Day 2021!

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Yesterday, the 20th March was the official first day of Spring (in the Northern Hemisphere) and it was also International Day of Happiness – now if that’s not the perfect pairing… Today 21st March oh my, we have the trifecta – it’s only International Colour Day. Those are three joyful things to celebrate so I…

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Why it’s OK for boys to like pink too

little book of colour why its ok for boys to like pink too karen haller

Every few years we find ourselves confronted with the ‘boy wears pink’ headline and parents finding they are confronted with having in some way explain their sons colour choice. This happened recently to UK TV presenter Emma Willis when she found herself on a daytime chat show saying she was ‘overwhelmed’ by the reaction to her son,…

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On the Colour Couch with Chrissy Red

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Chrissy Red

Chrissy and I first met when she was facilitating the ‘Colour in Architecture Award’ for WAN AWARDS back in 2016 in London. I burst into the room late (having sat on a tube in a tunnel for what felt like ages) and the first thing I saw was this flame of red hair. I instantly…

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Christmas gift list supporting small businesses

Christmas Gift List 2020 Supporting Small Businesses Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! If you are looking for handmade, handcrafted or unique colourful gifts to give this Christmas and you also want to support small businesses, then my Christmas gift list might just be what you’ve been looking for. With Christmas markets being cancelled (not to mention most markets this year) so many small business…

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Give the gift of colour from Flying Flowers

Give The Gift Of Colour From Flying Flowers Cheerful Smile Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! Did you find yourself gravitating towards a certain colour or colours during ‘lockdown’ earlier this year? I noticed I was always gravitating towards yellow. I was wearing my yellow t-shirt a lot and when I did my weekly shop, I’d always buy a bunch of flowers and the colour I would always…

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Moving Summit – 25 Home Experts share their Top Tips

Moving Summit 2020 Color Psychology In The Home Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! Have you recently moved home or about to move? I wanted to let you know of an event I’ve been asked to be part of and it might be the perfect thing for you. It’s the Moving Summit, a virtual event which is taking place between 11th – 13th November 2020. This…

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