This year's colours of the year are Ultimate Grey and Illuminating! Colour which feel as though they are at opposite ends of the spectrum, but which complement and are gender neutral, making them ideal for the craft world!

This fantastic two-colour combination is the second time they have done so in the Colour of the Year’s two decade history. Used by the fashion world, graphic and interior designers, the Pantone Institute’s colour trends are a resource for predicting palettes that might prove popular with consumers. This influence then filters down into the world of art and crafts and can sway home décor, wedding colour schemes and much more!


As you know, we have a huge range of inspiration on CraftWorld - here are some ideas using grey and yellow tones which could inspire your next project!

Grey colourways are ideal for masculine makes, or to add embellishments to an existing design when black feels too harsh, here you can see three fabulous ideas to bring muted grey tones into your cards!

The most obvious way to get yellow into your colourway is through floral designs, like this stunning Sunflower stamp set from John Next Door! Yellow is a fantastic pop of colour that can bring life to any creation!