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Grape or Plum ?

by greenrabbitdesigns

Not sure if this wonderful autumnal colour is grape or plum but what I am sure of is that it is really lovely. I’ve found myself drawn to it this week with my knitting and crochet. It goes so well with mustard yellow, pale green and grey.

I noticed last weekend lovely shops like White Stuff and Avoca had so many clothes in these colours (so many that I wanted) !!! There are lots of home furnishings in these shades this season as well.

All this inspired me to create an Etsy Treasury which I entitled “Grape or Plum ?”

Hope you enjoy looking at it and checking out all the lovely shops as much as I enjoyed creating it.


Pretty striped viol…
$32.00

Grape plum canvas p…
$3.00

Vintage Glass Earri…
$18.50

Bunny Little Pori
$15.00

Sweet home appliquÃ…
$35.00

Merino Sock – Grape…
$20.00

vintage buttons gra…
$4.40

Bedroom Set – Cushi…
$76.00

Pretty in purple – …
$24.99

Rose Garden Scarfle…
$43.00

Ayala Levinger Art …
$26.00

Grape Soda Bottleca…
$3.00

Purple Handmade Lam…
$8.00

Purple Flower Hair …
$15.00

Plum Pearl Ring Swa…
$17.00

Serene Kitty in Gra…
$13.00

Treasury tool by Red Row Studio.

I’m off to another Debbie Abrahams knitting workshop this weekend, we’re making “Festive Fingerless Mitts”. Imagine me getting festive at this time of year!!! 😉

Hope you all have a lovely weekend, keep warm and thanks for dropping in to visit me this week! 🙂

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Jane October 21, 2011 - 4:21 pm

I always love people discussing colour…it is so individual and boils down to how our brain interprets the messages! I think I call this grape as to me plum is a really dark rich reddish purple…but hey that’s just my brain talking! That was a beautiful Treasury Vivienne and thanks for including my pretty in purple necklace…so should we be talking purple even ;0)
Enjoy your festive knitting class, Mia and I are managing to pull you along towards “C” time, tee hee. I will love to see your end results and fingerless mitts are so ” now” !!
Have a wonderful weekend,
Jane x

Jenny October 21, 2011 - 4:43 pm

Hmmmm grape or plum, it is a tricky one! I think maybe grape… or pale plum, how about that, as it is not quite as dark or rich as I would usually term plum! The treasury looks great, I do like all the different shades of purple – I must admit I do like purple – one of my favourite tops is a deep purple, although I rarely use it in my design work (card commission on my blog being the exception!) Am looking forward to joining Etsy so I can start creating treasuries too – looks along the same lines as creating pinterest boards, yay! Have a great weekend, enjoy your festive knitting! Jenny xx

Helen Philipps October 21, 2011 - 5:05 pm

I love your yarn colour, it could be grape or plum, depending on which variety! I’ve noticed that colour around a lot this autumn and have treated myself to a new cardy in a purply shade of plum/grape. I love the Greengate textiles in those shades as well. Your little basket looks so delightful filled to the brim, and I love the pattern you are making. Looking forward to hearing about your festive workshop! Have a lovely weekend. Helen x

Simone October 21, 2011 - 5:22 pm

Some lovely grape or plum things!!! As I am working at a vineyard I think I would say the colours are more grape like!!! Have a lovely weekend Viv and enjoy the knitting workshop! x

Planet Penny October 21, 2011 - 5:57 pm

Grape or plum, your basket of beautiful things is just gorgeous! Fabulous colour, thanks for a little ping of happiness….

Pam Hetherington October 21, 2011 - 7:01 pm

Whatever the name, they’re all gorgeous.
Have a glorious weekend and enjoy the knitting,
P xx

Annie October 21, 2011 - 8:01 pm

I’d say mostly grape, with a splash of plum, and all really lovely 😀

lily October 21, 2011 - 8:32 pm

Your lovely basket of yarns looks good enough to eat, whether grape or plum. Have a great weekend and enjoy your knitting workshop. xx

Stephanie October 21, 2011 - 11:06 pm

I’m not sure whether that delicious colour is plum or grape but I know my mouth is watering.

Debbie Abrahams? How wonderful. I’ve got one of her books and I find her squares fairly addictive. Have a lovely time, Vivienne and please come back and tell us about the course.

Patty October 21, 2011 - 11:24 pm

Lovely, that’s one of my favourite colours plum/grape. The knitting looks great, I hope you have a super time at the fingerless glove workshop.
I’ve succumbed to turning the central heating on off after a sharp frost yesterday but typical, it’s going to be a bit milder over the weekend!
Have fun, x

Amanda October 22, 2011 - 3:23 am

I’m not a big fan of purple but I love your treasury so I will call it plum 🙂 Hope your class is fun!

jooles October 22, 2011 - 9:15 am

gosh what a tempting basket of goodies and a beautiful treasury to match, thank you so much for adding my bunting to it x
enjoy your class
love jooles x

Mia October 22, 2011 - 1:48 pm

That treasury is my favorite, Viv! Not only 😉 I’m in (thank you thank you thank you) but also because of those beautiful shades of plum-grape you’ve chosen! And that basket looks so beautiful too, I cannot wait to see what will be coming of those. All those are my sister’s absolute favorite colors/shades too so if anything should find its way to your shop…C-shopping is near!

Happiest weekend!

Yours,
Mia

tinajo October 22, 2011 - 7:54 pm

It´s a lovely color and feels like it fits the fall mood in the best of ways! Oh my, I really need to begin some chrochet soon – it´s been too long since my last project!

harmony and rosie October 22, 2011 - 10:47 pm

I love that colour, grape or plum. Perfect for this time of year and as you so rightly say .. gorgeous with grey (which, as you rightly know! I love).

Have a great weekend and knitting time
x

Susana October 23, 2011 - 9:25 am

Hola Vivienne. Has escogido un color muy bonito para tu proyecto, tengo ganas de verlo.
Un saludo.

October 23, 2011 - 5:23 pm

oh my goodness, i absolutely love all this gorgeous purply lavenderness! your posts are so yummy! 🙂

wishing you a magical and colourful week xxx

Gina October 23, 2011 - 9:02 pm

Gorgeous colour what ever it’s called. Hope you’ve enjoyed your workshop this weekend.

Louise October 24, 2011 - 4:20 pm

I love the colour! I hope you had fun on your workshop!

Lou xxx

Kristyne November 13, 2011 - 3:22 am

Oh my, I can’t be THIS far behind in my Green Rabbit reading, can I?! I’m so far behind in all my favorite reads … still haven’t caught up since Market. I must show my daughters the adorable kittens. On second thought, maybe not … I might actually be persuaded to get one! Missed you. 😉 Love the Scandinavian knitting too. Wish I could do that.

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