Archive for the ‘Color Inspirations’ Category

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 – Petals & Pearls

Tone down some of your more counter-culture embroidery designs with this vintage style Petals & Pearls color inspiration.

Want to tone down some of the crazier, more counter-culture designs? Add in a different kind of twist with a soft, vintage style palette, like this Petals & Pearls color inspiration. So you love tattoos and also flowers. You crave offbeat but still love pearls. No reason not to have both! We often take traditional stuff and give it a contemporary spin… why not the other way around? A beautiful ombre pallete of reep reds, soft pinks and light pearly whites are the perfect thing to add that vintage glamour. 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 – 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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