Posts Tagged ‘color’

Color Inspirations – Shabby Chic

Add some vintage elegance to your embroidery designs with this Shabby Chic color inspiration.

You can never go wrong with classic looks. Vintage tones and bright pastels are always in style with this Shabby Chic color inspiration. Soft pinks and baby blues blend together to become vibrant and new, and a dash of turquoise brings a bold touch.  Mix in vintage background tones and maybe a hint of lace, and you have a classic look for any occasion that’s stunning but simple. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Blooming Bold

Leave your reservations behind and go big with complementary colors in this Blooming Bold color inspiration.

Not feeling in the mood for subtle, toned, vintage or ombre? Maybe it’s time to go big and bold with color, and there’s no better way to do that than with complementary colors like those used in this Blooming Bold color inspiration. Deep rich tones set the stage for your matching primary color, then add that big splash from the other side of the color wheel for a dramatic effect. This color scheme works with any complementary color pair! See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Shades of Pale

Bring your embroidery designs to life in a more subtle way with this Shades of Pale color inspiration.

You don’t have to go wild with color to make an impression. Take one beloved hue and expand it out in all its glorious pale shades, with one darker note to accent it all. This works with pretty much any color, but soft violet is a favorite. Set it on a pale backdrop for a soft, ethereal effect. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Delicate Decay

Whether it's seasons or color, transitions can be gorgeous, like in this Delicate Decay color inspiration for your embroidery designs.

Whether it’s the changing of the leaves in fall, or the melting of the spring, transitions can often be wonderful inspiration. Delicate and not overstated, these moments are wonderful in seasons or colors. Bring a subtle but chic transition to life with this Delicate Decay color inspiration. Soft earthy tones offset the graceful transition from a sea green to a light lavender. This color transition works especially well in designs that already have an ombre transition built in. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Woodland Spring

Bring your embroidery designs into the spring season with this Woodland Spring color inspiration.

It may just be an early tease, but around here there are definite signs that the long winter is finally coming to an end. Even if you’re still sitting in the cold, take delight in the colors of the new season with this Woodland Spring color inspiration! Warm woody tones of brown are offset by bright pops of blues and earthy greens. Keeping those cool tones bright and saturated will keep this feeling contemporary and fresh. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Raindrops & Reflections

Sometimes, the obvious color choice is the right one. Let your embroidery designs glow with this Raindrops & Reflections color inspiration.

Unexpected color combinations are always fun, but what about the ones that make the most obvious sense? With this Raindrops & Reflections color scheme, these lanterns get the glow they were always designed for. Deep, saturated blues give a watery reflection for bright pops of warm light. Let your lanterns shine as they were always meant to. You can even add a touch of bleach or paint to really let them glow! 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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