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Flickr three :: #947B72 :: possum

Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors)

tree trunk rings

thorny bush on brown background

Colour swatch 947B72

With a week between posts it seems hard to believe that I’ve actually been on a semester break. I’ve been trying to get ahead on my studies and working on a couple of blog cutups, which I hope I can share with you soon.

About my colour – I have a a-symmetric cardigan which was the last thing my Mum made me and it’s almost exactly this colour. It’s made from a blend of possum fur and wool that comes from New Zealand. As you might imagine it’s incredibly warm and on really chilly days you’ll often find me remarking ‘this calls for the possum’, as the only thing that keeps me warm. I was hoping I could retire the possum for the rest of the year since today is now the second day of spring but our cold weather continues. We had the dubious honour of the coldest spring day ever yesterday at -7° celcius. The frost was truly spectacular. I hope you’re keeping warm (or cool).

My possum coloured finds are from top:

Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors) by Lian Chang, age lines by Lynn Szwalkiewicz, Thorns in tan by Louis

P.S. – you can also select my colour possum or #947B72 to see it on my ColourLovers page. Are you a ColourLover? Let’s be friends.

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4 Responses to Flickr three :: #947B72 :: possum

  1. Mary September 2, 2012 at 6:53 pm #

    Hi Libby! Great color! I love those “hard to name” colors so rich and mysterious. I love your color flickr posts!!
    Mary recently posted..Birmingham

  2. Margaret Hogan September 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

    Now you’re talking my language… looove the top one.
    Margaret Hogan recently posted..Tales from Marrakesh … because that’s where it all began.

  3. Mel September 8, 2012 at 9:17 pm #

    I was just talking about possum and merino knits yesterday:) I agree with Mary – love how you can name these hard to find colours. Mel x P.S. Would love to see the jumper your Mum knitted you!
    Mel recently posted..Creative Workspace – Dan Gosling

  4. misssrobin October 6, 2012 at 3:16 pm #

    Love this color and love your choices. I debated a bit but finally chose the first one as my favorite. I love the patterns!
    misssrobin recently posted..My Current Crazy

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