Stay On-Trend With These Ultraviolet Life Accessories
Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2018 is Ultraviolet. Here’s a guide to local items you can snag to follow the trend.
Warwick artist Lisa Cullen has mastered the art of fashioning paper into attractive jewelry.
Her bracelets, earrings, and necklaces are super-durable – even waterproof – because they're treated with resin. Bracelet, www.lisacullenart.com; jewelry also sold at Bertoni Gallery, 50 Main St, Warwick; www.bertonigallery.com/warwick
If you're the creative type, whip up something violaceous with fabric or yarn – how about sewing up placemats to brighten your table, or crochet a hat, or a scarf?
Yarns: assorted wool, mohair, angora, alpaca, cotton and acrylic; fabrics, 100 percent cotton;
The Warm Ewe, 31 Main St, Chatham, 518.392.2929; www.thewarmewe.com
Okay, this lusciously lavender-scented candle by Village Common Mercantile isn't purple, per se; but if you plant the organic seeds that accompany it, you'll soon be playing in a plethora of purple petals.
Garden Collection, Village Common Mercantile LLC, 388 Main St, Catskill, 518.313.1310; www.thevillagecommon.com