Back in 2012 (ha ha), Pantone announced emerald as 2013's color of the year. I am a huge fan of green, and though I have loved Pantone's past choices, I think emerald is much more timeless than the rest. Plus, isn't green just a great way to start anew? Here's what I found out about green: Green is the color of nature, fertility, life. Grass green is the most restful color. Green symbolizes self-respect and well being. Green is the color of balance. It also means learning, growth and harmony. Green is a safe color, if you don't know what color to use anywhere use green. (crystal-cure.com) Sounds pretty legit, right? I thought so, too. Here's to a Happy New Year with lots of learning, growth, harmony, and if you don't know what else to do, always choose green!