Some Daily Color

#somedailycolorI love color, which is totally obvious if you have read here for more than ten minutes. I know that an abundance of colors can be seen as gauche, childish, overdone and even garish, but I don’t care. 

Because for me, color is like visual poetry, ordering this world in rhymes that you can see. We move through life surrounded by a visual harmony that is just so beautiful. I love when I notice an especially daring note of color, but I am also not above creating them. Bright tights, brilliant skirts, shameless wearing of the primary colors, all of these are ways that I get to participate in this stunning, rhyming, rainbow of a world. 

It’s fall — the high note of the color year. If you follow me on Instagram, you probably have been noticing that I can’t stop sharing some of the great color I’ve been seeing.  I would love to encourage you all to join me with #somedailycolor. There are no rules, no catches. You don’t have to follow me, like my photos, or whatever. This is just because I love color, and I want this blog to encourage you to find the beauty, the color, the artistry in our ordinary lives in this extraordinary world. 

imageHappy color hunting. 

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13 Responses to Some Daily Color

  1. Lovely! I am always drawn to color myself.

  2. Jaimi says:

    Is it strange that I look at your orange carrots and think of the tertiary structure of a complex protein . . .? Sometimes I wonder if sub-microscopic particles have color (like authors take the liberty to designate when representing them in textbooks). I like to think that they do.

    And I love the line about colors working together like visual rhymes — Mmmm. :)

  3. It’s totally possible that I’m missing something really obvious, but…where can I find you on Instagram? The ubiquity of buttons everywhere might have made my sleuthing skills a little rusty…but I’d love to see your colorful pictures!

    • Hannah says:

      Actually, it’s not that obvious! You can click on one of my instagram pics on the right and it should take you to the original and then you can follow me… I think… or you can just search the user name hannahkatherinew.

      • Laura says:

        I’ve tried clicking on the instagram photos and it says “page not found.” I wonder if it is because your account is set to private? Thanks for sharing your username – I found you that way!

        Looking forward to using this hashtag! Love fall colors.

      • Hannah says:

        Good to know! I made it private this summer in a moment of being super overwhelmed about tons of people starting to read the blog. I allow pretty much anyone who tries to follow, but I just liked being able to keep track of how many people I was opening up our private life to. Glad you found me!

  4. Miles says:

    Brilliant!
    Fashion is a great quencher for fixing an Artistic thirst.

  5. Emily says:

    What a fun idea! Definitely going to use the hashtag…..once I import my massively unorganized stack of pictures from our trip. Oh, and after I do the laundry and find some food for our empty fridge.;-)

    ~Emily
    http://www.theorangeslate.com
    @emilyamccord

  6. kim says:

    What’s funny is that you usually are attracted to a color on daily basis depending on your mood. Pay attention, and you’ll see!

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