Trendy (part 4)
Let's take a break from color trends and move on to the themes and icons that you'll be seeing around you this year. I apologize, but I can't direct you to the author of these trends, as they came through a friend as a trend show download. But they're too great to not share.
The first theme is "home spun." In a world where most of our everyday items have been mass produced, sometimes cheaply and without much care, it's nice to see a return to hand-made items. There are tons of little niche shops that produce fantastic pieces made by hand, and with heart. One place to find numerous items all at once is etsy.com. A 5 minute search produced the following finds:
Sold from top to bottom by: Rania Hassan, Tinkybelle, and Lagreen. Take a look at etsy and see what treasures you can find.