Archive for the ‘Color Inspirations’ Category

Color Inspirations – Nature’s Paintbrush

Try out this natural yet colorful Nature's Paintbrush color scheme on your embroidery designs.

Sometimes nature offers up some truly unexpected colors on its palette. Try out this colorful and soft Nature’s Paintbrush color scheme and find a more natural way to incorporate some pinks and greens into your work. Keeping the tones soft and balanced lets you play with colors that might otherwise seem too contrasting. Pair it with a nice neutral fabric with echoes of your colors to keep everything on the more elegant, subtle side. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Sand & Aqua

Try this Sand & Aqua color scheme out on your embroidery designs for a bright, Caribbean feel to your projects.

Life’s a beach! Sometimes you don’t need an off-the-wall or unexpected color scheme. The gorgeous hues of the ocean are always a good place to find inspiration, especially with already beachy designs! With this Sand & Aqua color scheme, super bright blues bring to mind the waters of the Caribbean, which is never a bad thing. Keep your blues bright and let everything else sit in a neutral tone of sand. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Neon Flash

Try this on-trend Neon Flash color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

This color inspiration comes straight from the pages of fashion magazines and summer street trends. Pairing stark black and white with a pop of neon color has become quite the thing in the fashion world, so this Neon Flash color scheme is one way to make your designs extra trendy. Obviously, to add some interest, you can introduce shades of grey as well (and maybe even some metallics, for that extra fashionable flash of silver) but then you finale is always a pop of neon. The fun thing about this scheme is the neon can be anything… pink, green, yellow. Whatever neon you like! Everything looks good with black and white. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Summer Sunrise

Try out this warm and glowing Summer Sunrise color scheme on your embroidery designs.

Even though we were all about summer last week… well, we just don’t get enough of it around here in Minnesota. So I figured we might as well stay full into warm month celebrations with this Summer Sunrise color scheme. It’s warm colors all the way, mixing soft glowing pinks in with rusty oranges and reds. Pick a pink or an orange with a lot of saturation to let your design really shine with warmth. For an extra summery flair, stitch it on a bohemian tie dye fabric of similar colors. You could even dye the fabric yourself! See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Caribbean Sun

Try this Caribbean Sun color scheme out on your embroidery designs for a saturated and summery feel.

Summer forever! Sunshine and warmth offers endless inspiration for colors, and nothing brings up the feeling of endless summer like the colors of the Caribbean. Dark sandy tones and sunny oranges pop beautifully with the saturated aqua blues and greens of the Caribbean waters. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Haunted Hues

Try out this spooky Haunted Hues color scheme on your embroidery designs to transform them into something fit for Halloween!

All this week, we’re celebrating Halloween in July, and it was just too tempting not to put up a spooky color post.  The great thing about color palettes is they can totally transform a piece for a new season. This formally bright pink dancer got a spooky makeover with this Haunted Hues color inspiration. A little black and orange mixed with grungy hues and a pop of purple can really transform a piece to look like something totally new, and totally spooky. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Baby Blue Summer

Try this soft and kid-friendly Baby Blue Summer color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

Get inspired by the soft colors of summertime! Give a design a gentler side with this Baby Blue Summer color scheme. It’s the perfect way to make a design a little softer for a nursery or little one, boys and girls alike. Soft blues are accented by a gentle, grapefruit pink and warm off-whites. Soft striped fabric keeps it playful. It instantly brings to mind summer breezes and baby blues. See how it compares to the original.

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