Trends for Winter CHA 2011

WinterCHAtrends

I was asked what Trends I foresee for the Winter CHA 2011

Here are some of my throughts about the upcoming trends for CHA Winter 2011

Patterns: I think there will be two different styles coming up and those will be also presented by different colors. A very clean and minimalistic look but I also think we will see a lot of pattern mixes – kind of an ethnic mix and mash style. Flowers mixed with stripes and polka dots  or Paisleys mixed with batik and circles etc.
Photo Source:http://lawnparty.tumblr.com/
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Colors: As with the patterns I assume we will see two different color schemes. For the minimalistic and clean look I assume restrained and neutral colors, with lots of nuances and hues which can be mixed in a wonderful way. For the eclectic pattern mixes I think it will be a cosmopolitan color range – from dim dark colors to lively pink and red tones to earthy yet still prominent colors.
Photo Source: Pantone
pantone Colors
Techniques: Mixed Media Techniques will be still a huge trend. There will be new paints, new colors, new spray paint colors and new tools making it easy also for less technique driven Scrapbookers to use those paintmedia.

photo source: bbc.uk.co

Material/Projects: Printed Book or Music Sheet paper- all kinds of things that have a natural look. One of the focuses I foresee for this CHA is how to enhance the Scrapbooking Products and use them in Homedecor items, recycle and reuse what you have.
I think we will see Banners still being a rage in all kinds of shapes.

photo source: chikaustin.com

I hope some of my assumptions are right, cause now I excited myself with them- LOL

What do you think – what will be the Trends for Winter CHA 2011?

Comments

  1. Cool and inspiring photos! I have no idea of the trends but I like the first one, and I hope to have more vintage/liberty style inspired papers, I’m in the David Hamilton mood now 😀 Enjoy!!

  2. hmm, so so Home Decor……. das werd ich mir merken. nee, schärz! Absolutely with you with the banners. I don’t quite understand the craze, I’ve loved them for as long as I can think and don’t quite understand why they pop up EVERYWHERE. I like your outlook, and look forward to see what trends you foresaw will actually develop! :))

  3. Hi, Nathalie! I agree with you and I think mixed media will remain a major trend, because until now it only been growing. And this technique also helps in recycling, since it favors the mixing of materials.

    I think the vintage also comes with strength, combining with neutral materials you cited, as the printed book and music sheet papers.

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    Have a wonderful day! xoxo

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