There’s a point every August when the weather clicks over from summer to fall. It’s subtle, but there’s a distinct moment when I realize that the sun is setting earlier, the midday heat seems a little weaker, and the nights are cooler and better for sleeping. And this summer, the clouds and rain have returned after a far-too-long hiatus. Suddenly I’m in the mood for all things grey. I find myself searching for inspiration in the colour of rain-filled clouds streaked with white, charcoal and maybe just a hint of blue. First, a stop at Etsy: Then a stop at Craftgawker: Then it dawns on me: That’s exactly the colour of the sweater I’ve been (slowly, very slowly) knitting this summer: Turns out inspiration was in my craft bag all along. What colours are inspiring you this time of year? You might also like:Crafter Q+A: Andrea Sabean of Artisan in the ... Crafter Q&A: Denise Wild of The Sewing St... Feature craft: Make a bookshelf into a desk Feature craft: Kid's bedroom ideas Calling all crafters!