Hi there and welcome to our Tropical Fusion BlogHop!! Our BlogHop is a collaboration of over 40 international designers and spread out over 4 days, giving you plenty of time to discover all of the amazing talent in our fabulous group. This year we’ve chosen an exciting tropical theme which is also a big trend in this year’s market, and have incorporated Pantone’s Color of the Year, “Radiant Orchid”, into our designs.

You’ve probably just visited Lisa Deighan’s fabulous blog. After you’ve checked out my tropical dreams, please scroll down to get the link for the next blog of designer Lisa Rivas, who also designed this year’s logo!!

orchid swatchThis is my main pattern, “Paradiso”. I love bold color and shapes!!

Paradiso-© Mary Tanana 2014

“The Animal in Me”. 

The Animal in Me-© Mary Tanana 2014

“Groovy Vines”

Groovy Vines-© Mary Tanana 2014

Before every collection, I do LOTS of sketches and explore ideas and motifs that I want to use.

Tropical Fusion sketches-© Mary Tanana 2014

Thanks so much for stopping by our Tropical Fusion BlogHop 2014!! I hope that you enjoyed looking at my collection. Please “hop” on over to the blog of Lisa Rivas by clicking HERE!


Here is the entire list of fabulous designers and their blog posts that participated in this fun event!

Mary Tanana http://groovitydesigns.com/2014/01/18/tropical-fusion-bloghop/

Lisa Rivas http://lisarivas.com/blog/tropical-fusion-bloghop/

Carrie Tasman http://www.tasmanstudio.blogspot.com/2014/01/bloghop-tropical-fusion.html

Anne Bray http://repeatsamb.blogspot.com/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop.html

Dawn Clarkson http://niceandfancy.blogspot.com/2014/01/its-here-tropical-fusion-blog-hop.html

Maike Thoma http://patternjots.blogspot.ch/2014/01/blog-hop-tropical-fusion.html

Claire Lordon http://www.clairelordon.blogspot.ch/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop-featuring-my.html

Nina May http://ninamaydesigns.blogspot.com/2014/01/nina-may-designs-tropical-fusion-blog.html

Tina Devins http://www.dreamingonastar.com/blog/tropical-fusion-blog-hop/

Sherry London http://digitalrepeats.com/bloghopblopjan14/

Lindsay Buck http://slumbermonkey.blogspot.com/

Jessica Wilde http://blog.jessicawilde.co.uk/welcome-to-the-tropical-fusion-blog-hop/

Jan Shepherd http://www.patternmuse.co.uk/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop.html

Lesley Todd http://www.finchfive.co.uk/tropical-fusion-blog-hop/

Jennie Whitham http://jlwillustration.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/tropicalfusionbloghop.html

Trina Esquivelzeta http://www.surfacehug.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/blog-hop-tropical-fusion.html

Joni Barriere http://www.studiolulu.com/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop.html

Kath-Kath http://www.kath-kath.com/news/

Anneline Sophia http://www.annelinesophiadesigns.com/tropical-fusion-blog-hop/

Onneke http://onneke.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop.html

Rebecca Stoner http://rebeccastoner.co.uk/tropical-fusion-blog-hop/

Anna Berger http://designannaberger.wordpress.com/2014/01/18/tropical-fusion-blog-hop-2/

Ludmila Adams http://fashionchalkboard.com/tropical-fusion-bloghop-2014/

Bethania Lima http://bethanialimadesigns.com/tropical-fusion-blog-hop/

Nandita Singh http://nanditark-lifeiscrafty.blogspot.in/2014/01/tropical-fusion-bloghop-2014.html

Jacqueline van Roosmalen http://colourbookstudio.wordpress.com/2014/01/17/bloghop-2014-tropical-fusion/

Jolene Heckman http://joleneheckman.blogspot.com/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop.html

Deborah Velasquez http://deborahvelasquez.blogspot.com/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hophave-visit.html

Jennifer Rogers http://www.jenniferrogersdesign.co/2014/01/18/topical-fusion-bloghop/

Femi Ford http://www.femiford.com/blog/2014/01/welcome-to-the-tropical-fusion-bloghop/

Tina Olsson of FYLLAYTA http://fyllayta.wordpress.com/2014/01/18/the-tropical-fusion-blog-hop/

Chickaprint by Marie Delisle Holmberg http://www.chickaprint.com/2014/01/17/blog-hop-tropical-fusion/

Chloe Wood http://chloewooddesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/blog-hop-2014-tropical-fusion.html

Daniela Butunoi http://creativedoodlez.blogspot.ca/2014/01/tropical-fusion-surface-pattern-design.html

Nika Martinez http://www.nikamartinez.com/tropical-fussion-blog-hop-2014/

Ellie Fidler http://www.elliefidler.com/Ellie_Fidler/Blog/Entries/2014/1/18_Dancing_in_the_Wind_~_Radiant_Orchid.html

Wini Dougall http://www.artloveandjoy.blogspot.com/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop-2014.html

Virginia Njeri Kamau, from Njeri Designs. http://virginiakamau.blogspot.com/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop-2014.html

Rosie Simons http://rosiesimons.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/tropical-fusion.html

Majo http://muymajobv.blogspot.com/2014/01/bloghop-tropical-fusion-caribbean-sea.html

Leska Hamaty http://www.leskahamatydesign.com/1/post/2014/01/tropical-fusion-blog-hop.html

Lisa Deighan http://lisadeighan.com/?p=564

Kim Gann http://kimgannart.com/blog/

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