Tiny PMS Match

Tiny PMS Match

A personal project of tiny proportion—matching small everyday objects to their Pantone® colors, by designer Inka Mathew. All pictures were taken with her iPhone 5 and edited with Snapseed.
Pantone 4505 color match. 
Cardamom pods. Another Kerala essential spice. I especially like it in my masala tea. I’d like to share this yummy masala tea recipe with y’all (courtesy of my mom-in-law):

Mix milk + water 1:1 (cup) in pot
Put in 2 bags of red/black tea
Add in 1” of crushed ginger + 
2 dashes of cardamom powder
Heat until boiling on medium heat
Strain and pour into cups
Add sugar to taste 
Serves 2

Pantone 4505 color match.
Cardamom pods. Another Kerala essential spice. I especially like it in my masala tea. I’d like to share this yummy masala tea recipe with y’all (courtesy of my mom-in-law):

Mix milk + water 1:1 (cup) in pot
Put in 2 bags of red/black tea
Add in 1” of crushed ginger +
2 dashes of cardamom powder
Heat until boiling on medium heat
Strain and pour into cups
Add sugar to taste
Serves 2

Pantone Black 5 color match. Cloves. 
Another essential spice in Kerala garam masala.

Pantone Black 5 color match. Cloves.
Another essential spice in Kerala garam masala.

Pantone 4635 color match. 
Star Anise.
My mom-in-law brought these from Kerala (South India). It’s one of the essential spices used in their cooking.

Pantone 4635 color match.
Star Anise.
My mom-in-law brought these from Kerala (South India). It’s one of the essential spices used in their cooking.

Pantone 7667 color match. 
Hipster clam shell :-)
A plaid Coquina shell I picked up at a beach in Corpus Christi last week.

Pantone 7667 color match.
Hipster clam shell :-)
A plaid Coquina shell I picked up at a beach in Corpus Christi last week.

Pantone 4695 color match. 
Seaweed leaves (Sargassum). There were piles of it on the beaches I went to in Corpus Christi last week.

Pantone 4695 color match.
Seaweed leaves (Sargassum). There were piles of it on the beaches I went to in Corpus Christi last week.

Pantone 459 color match. Tiny yellow Coquina shells. 
My family and I went to Corpus Christi for a vacation the past few days. We had a great time, especially the kids. Made a few trips to the beach and found lots and lots of colorful tiny clams there.

Pantone 459 color match. Tiny yellow Coquina shells.
My family and I went to Corpus Christi for a vacation the past few days. We had a great time, especially the kids. Made a few trips to the beach and found lots and lots of colorful tiny clams there.

Pantone 155 color match. My son’s zinc supplement tablet. He has zinc deficiency that affects his hair and skin. I think it’s a tiger but my daughter said it’s a kitty cat.

Pantone 155 color match. My son’s zinc supplement tablet. He has zinc deficiency that affects his hair and skin. I think it’s a tiger but my daughter said it’s a kitty cat.

Pantone 2300 color match. 
Who doesn’t like Edamame?
I put them into a lot of food I cook. I even put them into my Ramen noodle soup, secretly hoping it will negate all that MSG in it.

Pantone 2300 color match.
Who doesn’t like Edamame?
I put them into a lot of food I cook. I even put them into my Ramen noodle soup, secretly hoping it will negate all that MSG in it.

Pantone 439 color match. A mini Oreo cookie. My kids love these. I had to ration their intake. This was a yummy photo shoot I’d have to say :-)

Pantone 439 color match. A mini Oreo cookie. My kids love these. I had to ration their intake. This was a yummy photo shoot I’d have to say :-)

Pantone 1595 color match. A Marigold flower. My husband who’s from India said these flowers grow a lot over there. It also has a long list of medicinal use. Although they don’t have the greatest scent, I do love their vibrant colors.

Pantone 1595 color match. A Marigold flower. My husband who’s from India said these flowers grow a lot over there. It also has a long list of medicinal use. Although they don’t have the greatest scent, I do love their vibrant colors.