Posts Tagged ‘green’

Color Inspirations – Weathered World

Take inspiration in the more sublime color qualities that age brings in this Weathered World color inspiration.

There’s always a beauty age brings, even if our society is often much more enamored with the new. Take inspiration in the worn qualities of old wood, and the subtle but sublime colors of a fine patina in this Weathered World color inspiration. Stunning greens of cool and warm tones pop brightly against a weathered warm backdrop. 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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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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Color Inspirations – Emerald Shadows

Use a stunning but simple ombre to transform your embroidery designs with this Emerald Shadows color inspiration.

Sometimes, simple is best. Take advantage of the multiple color stops in the new Baroque Natura collection to really go wild with ombre colors. Deep, saturated emerald tones give a leafy richness to an already nature inspired design. Don’t be afraid to really take on the tone-on-tone look with colors, and let the dimensional quality of the design bring it to life. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Emerald Twilight

Add a some elegance to your embroidery designs with this Emerald Twilight color scheme.

This week, get some inspiration from the soft glow of twilight, made even more magical by the glow of tiny twinkle lights. Whether it’s fairy lights or lightning bugs, that pop of bright yellow in the soft, cool tones of the evening is sure to enchant with this Emerald Twilight color scheme. For an even more magical touch, stitch your pop of “light” using a glow in the dark thread! That way, when the true tones of the evening come out, your work will glow softly in the fading light. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Northern Lights

Try out this winter inspired Norther Lights color scheme on your embroidery designs for something cooler during summer.

Summer is starting to give way to cooler nights and shorter days, and there’s no better time to get in the spirit of the beauty of night. Get inspired by those coming cold stars with this classically cool Northern Lights color scheme.  Deep dark hues play magically with blinding bright greens and blues, that seem to glow on top of the dark fabric. Stitch your outlines in white to add to the ethereal effect. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Victorian Roses

Try this delicate and subdued Victorian Roses color scheme on your embroidery designs.

With September comes that touch of fall air, even if it’s hiding behind the residual warmth of summer. This week, the saturated and bright tones of summer take a back seat to the darker elegance of the coming fall. Take some inspiration from the delicate gardens of the victorian era with this subdued Victorian Roses color scheme. Dusty greens play harmoniously with rosy purples, soft pinks, and delicate peach. It can add an unexpected elegance to even dark designs. See how it compares to the original.

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