a fluorite-inspired color palette

a fluorite-inspired color palette // black, gray, stone, peach Last weekend, Andrew and I took our first trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Despite the crazy parking and long lines typical of a holiday, we really enjoyed it. My favorite exhibits included the Morian Hall of Paleontology (of course) and the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals. Above, you'll see what I think is fluorite in a lovely shade of peach.*

*I was so distracted by the colors, shapes, and exquisitely-lit display cases that I forgot to note what everything was. Don't worry, I corrected this grievance by the time we got to the slices of petrified wood. Aaand...ok...before you say, "that sounds incredibly dull," let me assure you it is not.

More photos of gems, minerals, and petrified wood to come! Nerds: get excited.


ALMOST BLACK #04050A / SLATE GRAY #393534 / STONE #827062


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Happy Friday!