Friday mood board 1.24.20

Sometimes we create in order to find something that we are searching for. This mood board is inspired by a color—hyacinth blue—that I have heard of but that I cannot exactly pin down. The hyacinth flower, a spring blooming bulb with a strong fragrance, comes in a range of colors and a variety of blues. The blues go from deep blue (close to purple) to light blue (close to periwinkle). I believe the color referred to as hyacinth blue is a lighter shade like the color in the Vermeer painting. In my quest for the true hyacinth blue I have gathered images of the various hues and other things that it brings to mind, like hyacinth vases and porcelain bulb bowls, Dutch interiors, and soothing patterns in this shade. If I’m not mistaken, my grandmother once had a bedroom in hyacinth blue, or something very close. Perhaps I am remembering that and the coming of spring.

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Scalamandre Chi’En Dragon Hyacinth Blue

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Savannah Skirted Ottoman One King’s Lane
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Girl In Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland
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Antique Porcelain Bulb Bowl

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Stroheim Biron Strie Check in Hyacinth Blue
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Hyacinth vases and jars
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House & Garden UK

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Graham & Brown Fresco wallpaper Hyacinth Blue

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Cheers and happy Friday!

Holly

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