Here is a little color palette inspiration for you! Green and magenta are opposite one another on the color wheel, making them complementary colors, so we know those will look good together. I added in some golds (since they are right by green on the color wheel) to make the palette more dynamic/interesting.

Fabric Color Palette Inspiration via Shannon-Brinkley.com

If you’ve been following these color posts, you’ve heard me talk about value and saturation a lot! They are magic dials that you can turn up or down to make ANY colors work together.

The trick, I think, to making two complementary colors (opposite one another on the color wheel) look nice together, and not too wild, is to vary the values (darkness/lightness) and saturation (brightness/dullness) of one or both the colors. Including some paler and duller greens helps this palette to not look too intense.

Find the elephant and other animals patterns, here, and the tutorial for this tablet/computer case, here

Happy sewing!

 

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