Martha Roberts, colour file creator, in her London garden.

I’m Martha Roberts – journalist, author and a lover of all things colourful. 

What is The Colour File?

The Colour File was born in early 2017 as a place for me to share colourful images with words to match, and since then it has grown and flourished.


I have written two books, including ‘Shelfie’ the first book to be written about the shelfie phenomenon.

Jigsaw puzzles

Four of my colourful images have been turned into jigsaw puzzles by US company Ceaco and I have also started creating my own UK-made range.

Buy Colour File creations

I create and sell through The Colour File’s Etsy store, including colourful prints, cards/postcards and tea towels, as well as the occasional bespoke collage pieces using ‘found’, preloved, vintage objects.

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