Archive for the ‘Color Inspirations’ Category

Color Inspirations – Eggshell & Jade

Sometimes all you need for your embroidery is one stunning color, like a gorgeous deep green in this Eggshell & Jade color inspiration.

It’s tempting to fuss about with big complicated color schemes, but sometimes you find that one color that’s just to die for. In those cases, it’s best to just let the color shine on a soft, neutral background. Let that lush deep green take over in this Eggshell & Jade color inspiration. Maybe even a splash of color behind you design to really sell it. Why mess with too many colors when you have one perfect one? See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Soft Seas & Velvet

Go bold & sophisticated even with single color embroidery designs using this Soft Seas & Velvet color inspiration.

Single color designs don’t take all the fun out of color choices. It just means you get to go bold and simple with your design! Try an unexpected but regal color combination with this Soft Seas & Velvet inspiration. Find a wonderfully soft, vintage style sea green fabric with lots of depth of color, and then bring it to life with a darkly saturated, velvety maroon. The wonderful dimensional quality of the single color satin stitching design will ensure your design is never flat looking, even in a single tone! See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Emerald Shadows

Use a stunning but simple ombre to transform your embroidery designs with this Emerald Shadows color inspiration.

Sometimes, simple is best. Take advantage of the multiple color stops in the new Baroque Natura collection to really go wild with ombre colors. Deep, saturated emerald tones give a leafy richness to an already nature inspired design. Don’t be afraid to really take on the tone-on-tone look with colors, and let the dimensional quality of the design bring it to life. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Dust & Tangerine

Turn bright colors regal with the addition of soft greys in this Dust & Tangerine color inspiration for your embroidery designs.

Bright, warm colors often bring to mind sunny days and new beginnings, and often they can be a bit too bold or bright for a sophisticated design. However, with the addition of a just simple, soft grey, the bright colors of the day get the the addition of the weight of time. Like a once-splendid dress now sitting worn in the attic, setting warm tangerine oranges and pinks on a dusty background gives them a sense of history, and adds an unexpected regal character that wasn’t there before. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Sunset Aqua

Find unexpected color combinations in nature with this  Sunset Aqua color inspiration for your embroidery designs.

This week, find the unexpected color combinations in nature. A blazing amber sunset over rustic fields combines unexpectedly with an aqua sky as it transitions from blue to gold. Bring these unusual tones into your own designs by combining the rustic with the unexpected. A dark, rich leather is the perfect backdrop to set in a golden tone, and then bring it to life with the aqua hues of the sunset. Those bright blue-greens and yellows will really pop! See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Succulent Hues

Find illumination in the vibrancy of nature with this  Succulent Hues color inspiration for your embroidery designs.

Find illumination in the vibrancy of nature with this Succulent Hues color inspiration. The bright, unexpected jewel tones of natural succulents brings a glorious ombre blend to your embroidery designs. Find a design that already incorporated an ombre transition into its color scheme, or totally transform one into something fresh and new by adding this chic transition. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Silver & Dusk

Find the duskier elegance in cool, dark colors with this Silver and Dusk color inspiration for your embroidery designs.

Butterflies and bright designs don’t always have to be neon and pinks. Find the duskier elegance in cool, dark colors with this Silver and Dusk color inspiration. Dark, dusty tones have a soft touch when done in blues. Mix in deep blacks for mystery, and a hint of purple to keep it from being too gloomy. It’s a great way to transform otherwise too-cheery designs into something more elegant. See how it compares to the original.

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