Posts Tagged ‘color’

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 – 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 – 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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