Archive for the ‘Color Inspirations’ Category

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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Color Inspirations – Royal Christmas

Try this unexpected but classy Royal Christmas color scheme out on your holiday embroidery designs.

In celebration of this week’s Christmas in July festivities, get classy with this Royal Christmas color scheme. If you’re tired of red and greens and nothing else for the holidays, try this festive scheme with a twist. Royal purples mix gorgeously with soft beige and golds, and give an unexpected but chic touch to Christmas designs.  See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Cranberry & Stone

Try this earthy yet vibrant looking Cranberry & Stone color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

This week, go bold but earthy with this Cranberry & Stone color scheme. Bright berry reds blend beautifully with other warm pinks and purples, and let your design really pop. Want to know a trick? Reds looks most brilliant next to greens, so pick a slightly greenish grey earthy fabric to really let your colors shine. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Robin’s Nest

Try this soft and vintage looking Robin's Nest color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

Get in touch with the softer side of nature with this Robin’s Nest color scheme. Natural earthy colors add a harmonious look while rich blue greens give it depth. Put it on a light blue fabric and instantly transform your design into something softer and more vintage looking, without losing its contemporary edge. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Gemstone & Slate

Try this bold and bright Gemstone & Slate color scheme out on your embroidery designs

Go contemporary with a twist using this week’s Gemstone & Slate color scheme. Chic silvers and grays are the perfect neutral yet classy backdrop to these super-saturated gemstone colors. Turquoise blues and amethyst purples pop next to bright and bold emerald greens. Tone it down by adding a few shades of gray into the design itself, or let it sit bold and bright on top of your dark fabric in full color. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Berry & Blue

Try this unexpected Berry & Blue color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

Want an easy color scheme? Try a mostly monochromatic palette with a pop of contrasting color. Watery deep blues go beautifully with bright cherry red in this Berry & Blue color scheme. Try to keep your contrast color just an accent, so the two colors don’t balance too evenly in your piece. It instantly creates interest! Put it on an extra luxurious fabric to make those colors seem even richer. See how it compares to the original.

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