Archive for the ‘Color Inspirations’ Category

Color Inspirations – Deep Sea

Bring your embroidery designs to light from the depths of the ocean with this Deep Sea color inspirationAlexander Semenov via flickr

Sometimes it’s best just to take your inspiration at face value. Bring your projects to light from the depths of the ocean with this Deep Sea color inspiration. This works especially well when your design is also deep sea inspired, but certainly doesn’t have to be! Let the soft ombre transition complement the deep watery blue background tones. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Emerald Woods

Find inspiration from St. Patrick's Day with the deep rich tones of the forest in this Emerald Woods color inspiration.Svetlana Belyaeva

Find inspiration this St. Patrick’s Day with the deep rich tones of the forest! This Emerald Woods color inspiration takes its cues from a spectrum of stunning greens, from the deep, rich greens of nature and to the bright jewel tones of stones. Add a touch of the woods back in with a pop of earthy brown. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Moonlight Shores

Find serenity in the soft tones of this Moonlight Shores color inspiration.

Find serenity in the soft tones of this Moonlight Shores color inspiration. Deep, relaxing blues and subtle watery greens come to life with a shimmering moonlit yellow. Use the soft yellow sparingly for the maximum glow effect! See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Emerald & Stone

St. Patricks' Day is creeping around the corner... find some slightly less stereotypical inspiration with this Emerald & Stone color inspiration!

St. Patricks’ Day is creeping around the corner… find some slightly less stereotypical inspiration with this Emerald & Stone color inspiration! Like the flush of moss creeping on rock, or the green waters of a deep cave, this Emerald & Stone color inspiration is sure to bring a different kind of charm to your projects. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Shadow Petals

Take your usual bright colors and place them in the romance of darkness with this Shadow Petals color inspirationAlan Shapiro via flickr

Take your usual bright colors and place them in the romance of darkness with this Shadow Petals color inspiration. Bright colors can still exist in the darker places, if you know how to tone them down. Add richness with deep pinks and purple tones, and add boldness with a pop of yellow. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Venerable Blue

Add a bold blue look to your projects with this Venerable Blue color inspirationTerry Hall via Pinterest

With age, comes beauty! Ok, maybe not in everyone’s opinion, but you can find inspiration in the delight of worn and beautiful things, like in this Venerable Blue color inspiration. Bring a design to life with all the saturated blues you can find, then place it on a soft worn brown tone to let them really pop. To play up the fun folksy, vintage vibe, why not accent with bright painted lace? See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Frozen Dawn

Find inspiration in the soft and dazzling tones of cold morning light with this Frozen Dawn color inspiration.via Alex Ugalnikov

We’ve had a frozen sunset, now we have a frozen dawn! Bright and bold colors are beautiful, but sometimes the subtle soft tones can be just as stunning. Find inspiration in the soft and dazzling tones of cold morning light with this Frozen Dawn color inspiration. When working with pastels like this, try dark navy blues as outlines instead of black, in order to work more harmoniously with your scheme. See how it compares to the original.

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