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Poll: Will you be using orange or tangerine this year? (56 member(s) have cast votes)

Will you be using orange or tangerine this year?

  1. Yesssss... love the chance every time oranges appear (15 votes [26.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.79%

  2. I plan to use it in a couple of places (21 votes [37.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 37.50%

  3. Haven't decided on this one - waiting for the jury verdict (4 votes [7.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.14%

  4. I don't think so... not my cup of juice (15 votes [26.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.79%

  5. Wouldn't be found dead with any orange in my cart. (1 votes [1.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.79%

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#1 darski


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Posted 14 March 2012 - 02:33 PM

I have been following the colour trends choice of Tangerine Tango as "The Colour of the Year"...

I'm just wondering how others are viewing this trend. I love the oranges but I know it is an acquired taste.

Will you be using and enjoying this newest trend?

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 03:06 PM

I will, but only because my little girl LOVES orange. For me personally, not so much ;)
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Posted 14 March 2012 - 03:07 PM

I will use it for toys if the pattern calls for it but like bigfunfam not a fan or orange.

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 03:13 PM

As others have stated, only if its called for. Not really a fan of Orange or its shades. :)

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 03:18 PM

I look orange in orange. However we have some granddaughters who can wear it quite well, thank you. If I use it, it will be for them.


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Posted 14 March 2012 - 03:31 PM

No, not a fan of orange!

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 05:50 PM

Not a fan of orange normally, but when used with earth tones and reds it really is nice for a fall colored theme.


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Posted 14 March 2012 - 06:45 PM

I use orange when creating things for the men in my family that hunt.
I also do small boys hats,mittens,slippers since they want what their
dad's and older brothers have even if they can not go hunting.

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 07:10 PM

Not a fan
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Posted 14 March 2012 - 07:37 PM

What I find most interesting is that "they" have declared orange (well Tangerine Tango) to be the colour of the year but very few people actually tolerate the colour... never mind like it.

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 08:37 PM

I like coral a lot, so orange with some pink in it is fine with me. I can see pure orange as an accent color, for a belt or bag, which i am seeing in magazines and clothing ads. Or a jewelry piece, or embellishment. I might wear an orange blouse if i loved the cut.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 06:16 AM

I've never cared for orange, but I'm better about it now that I'm older.

The only items I've made all orange are small pumpkins.

I do use orange in my rainbow items.

I make a lot of items with stripes, but rather than use orange, I change to peach, which I love. I think peach goes with a lot of other colors better than orange. I have not been able to get with this trend of putting orange with purple and pink, which to me, clashes.

One of my unfinished projects, waiting for me to get back to it, is a spring shawl in peach, yellow, and dark green ~ representing tulips and daffodils. I don't think it would be nearly as pretty if I used orange instead of peach.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 07:14 AM

I love orange! :yay It takes the right skin tone to be able to wear it though.


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Posted 15 March 2012 - 08:42 AM

I love coral very much. True orange is not a favorite of mine, but I can't imagine a fall look for anything without at least a little orange in it. There are colors that would come behind orange for me....mauve is one of them, also what I call the Walmart blue.



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Posted 15 March 2012 - 10:16 AM

I have not seen much orange (yet) at the major department stores I shop and the only time of year I use orange is Halloween. Now peach.... love it- with other pastels.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 10:22 AM

I am not an orange/yellow or red fan however when making rainbow scarfs I use those colors! they look great together but still now my choice to grab off the shelf. I will also being using orange maybe for work as I work w/ people who must wear orange vests daily and I was thinking about making some sun hats from orange cotton as well.. to keep the sun/sweat down..

Edited by Jayashiangel, 15 March 2012 - 10:24 AM.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 12:57 PM

this trend of putting orange with ... pink, which to me, clashes.

Had to laugh at that, that combo just screams '60s to me and is so part of the recent retro look. I think clashing was the point back then.

I look ghastly wearing those colors, but they're cheerful & I like to use them in kitchen-y things like pot holders, scrubbies & such.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 03:32 PM

I just recently started using a little more orange toned colors as I am branching out into more 'brights' rather than earth tones, pinks/rose, and blues/greens. But I didn't know it was a trend color lol. I just knew that I considered it a bright color and hoped it would work with my bright color afghan.
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Posted 15 March 2012 - 03:37 PM

Orange is not a color I favor at all. I won't be doing anyting with it, unless my niece needs another hat. She goes to U of Illinois and their colors are navy and orange. I made her a scarf and a hat for Christmas this year.


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Posted 15 March 2012 - 05:24 PM

I take orange in spells. Right now, I do like it a lot! In fact, I just bought a new wallet and it was orange!!!!

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