I love colour trends. The way that Pantone (the all-choosing-colour-decider, God of colour) tells us the colours for the upcoming year (and then season) and obediently all manufacturers, designers from cars to children’s clothes get straight to it, making the magic happen.

So, I was thrilled when Spicy Mustard was named by Pantone as one of their fall (autumn) colours and even more excited when word on the street (a very beautiful yellow brick road type street) was that mustard was going to be going with teal. Yes, bright bright, in your face teal. Yes. As you know I love colour & the results of the teal – mustard love in have been awesome.

Mustard also works beautifully with mint green as illustrated by Jelanie Shop


Joules quickly jumped on the trend with some beautiful outfits:


And in the world of interiors you literally cannot move.

Teal & Mustard in everything you’d ever need from Polyvore:


You can team it with shades of white and pale grey for a more modern, fresh look (Maison du Monde). teal-and-mustard-sitting-room-bright
Or my all time favourite, go bold or go home; team it with dark blue (Jo Goddard). Immense. This is my room to die for. I need it in my life. And that sideboard is fantastic and I happen to have one very similar:


If you don’t fancy a deep blue wall you can bring teal and mustard into your home with accessories and I cannot get enough velvet cushions in my life right now. In fact watch this space and you’ll soon be seeing some more but for now admire these beauties….



Teal cushions


And once the velvet sofa is full of velvet cushions, I’m then filling the floor with these brilliant knitted numbers. Amazing.

knitted-cushions Teal and mustard

Cushions [1} [2] [Sofa] [4] [5]