Today, I begin with the Adventurous Travelers.
|The American Melting Pot|
America used to be considered the "melting pot" of cultures and ethnicity.
|Shakira in concert.|
Today, that is no longer the case. People are proud of their heritage and want to show off who they are as a person. They want to be unique and their family's history helps make them stand out in a crowd.
A few years ago Moroccan designs became very strong in the design world, but now there is also a presence of South African tribal designs.
|Moroccan designs with bright,bold colors and strong prints.|
|Moroccan lanterns were very popular.|
|Dell's South African inspired laptop.|
|South African prints for home and fashion.|
|Lee Jofa add from 2008|
|Lee Jofa fabric|
Houndstooth and Paisleys have been around for a few seasons, but are being used everywhere these days!
|Mondo (Project Runway)|
|Pretty in Pink|
Houndstooth was original to Scottland while Paisleys originated from India.
|Paisley Stained Glass Windows, just stunning!|
|Bright, saturated colors of strong, bold patterns. Not afraid to layer patterns!|
Animal skins are another popular pattern for this style of design.
|Suzanne Kasler via Material Girl's blog.|
Reptile prints are also a growing trend.
|Thibaut's Aligator wallcovering.|
If you are an adventurous traveler that is proud of your heritage and love to display your treasures from traveling, then here are the colors for your home in 2011:
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