Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Best of Deep Purple

Any true rock music or heavy metal music lover is familiar with the English band Deep Purple. With nearly 40 years of performing and over 100 million albums sold, the band has recently confirmed plans for a world tour, the possibility of a new album release, as well as a documentary on their long history.  I remember their earlier years best, with hits like Child in Time, Hush, Smoke on the Water, Soldier of Fortune, and Woman from Tokyo, and not surprisingly - these songs continue to dominate the favorites list of any younger fan of the group too.

The featured deep purple for my purposes today happens to be the color, however. Actually, it's Pantone's "Violet" a rich and vibrant purple inspired by (who'd a thunk it) - the color of violets... that tiny little wildflower that's a symbol of springtime. So, on with the violet already! I think you're going to like these - I know I did!

Meet Victor the Violet Bunny Plush Stuffed Animal from Zygopsyche - so cuddly cute!

Your little angel will look heavenly wearing this bright and springtime beautiful Purple headband with a Purple Peony Flower from TurquoiseAngels!

How fun are these great comic book heels from StudioJellyfish?

This roomy polka dot makeup bag in purple and white from asoftblackstar is perfect for makeup, travel toiletries, or any other small items you might want to keep organized.

A timeless and classic style in such a rich, vibrant color, this Danny and Nicole Perfectly Purple Fitted Mini Dress from TheVintageGang is a steal at only $12.

JewelryByJaynemarie offers up this stunning amethyst and lapis teardrop necklace in sterling silver...

The color purple has long been associated with wisdom and spiritual introspection - and this purple flowers journal from stevenjameskeathley is the perfect place to write down all of your ruminations.

Add a touch of whimsy and magical color to your bathroom vanity with this awesome Antique Artisan Glass Perfume Bottle - part of the Dark Home Decor Wicked Web Apothecary line from Ametista.

If you love purple like I do, I think you may have found a new favorite here!  Leave a comment and let me know what one you'll be adding to your personal wish list!

Have a great day :)



Steven James Keathley said...

Hi Karen!

Thanks so much for including my Purple Flowers Journal in your beautiful collection!

Best wishes,

HeadpinWear said...

It would be funnier to see me try and walk in those heels! But, if I could I'd have to buy them :)
Those are some great heels!

Turquoise Angels said...

Cool finds. Purple is my favorite color. I agree with Headpin wear if I was 30 years younger I would rock those heels.

Boots n Gus said...

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.” - Alice Walker from The Color Purple

We LOVE this and will share it everywhere!

asoftblackstar said...

Hey thanks for including my makeup bag. I would totally rock those comic book shoes!!

Carrieann said...

So many ab fab items...and all in our favorite color! Definitely found some new "gotta haves" here.

Thanks for including us!

customteddys said...

I LOVE that bunny! The purple is absolutely stunning!

Tina - Off The Wall Expressions said...

Awesome! Fabulous items! Mick says his favorite Deep Purple songs are "Highway Star" and "Ted the Mechanic"! lol!

mysticwynd said...

Deep Purple is a favorite band and a favorite color for me!

Glad to see that everyone is enjoying this post :)

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment! It's always great to hear from you...


Jennifer said...

What beautiful items! I LOVE purple, especially deep purple!

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