Colour Inspiration Tuesday: Purple Tulip

Purple Tulip color scheme from Clever ChameleonColour Inspiration Tuesday: a free resource of colour combinations to try on your quilts.

Hi – Happy Tuesday! I love purple and green combinations on quilts….. I haven’t made many so far but I sure do admire them a lot! 

Today’s colour palette was inspired by a stunning photograph of a tulip bathed in light, so I have simply called it “Purple Tulip”.  I think I have found a new favourite – I want to try a colour combination similar to Purple Tulip on a quilt very soon!

Colour Inspiration Tuesday palette Purple Tulip. Teal, plum, dusky rose, midnight blue, cadet blue, rose pink, purple.

Colour Inspiration Tuesday: Purple Tulip

Bonus yellow for purple tulip colour palette.
Add this light yellow to “Purple Tulip” for extra  contrast and highlights.

The “Purple Tulip” colour palette is teal, plum, dusky rose, midnight blue, cadet blue and rose pink. If I had eight colour slots in my colour scheme template I would have added a light yellow. I even tried removing various colours so I could fit light yellow into this palette. But every colour seemed to be needed to keep Purple Tulip true to the feel of the original photo. So, I am giving it to you here as a bonus colour!

I would try this palette on a quilt by using the blues as highlight colours, and the purples, pinks and greens as my main colours. I would also consider adding a dark purple to add more dark contrast to my quilt if I wanted a really dramatic effect. Play with it until you find Your perfect combination!

Don’t like purple and green? Never mind…..Blue fox colour scheme

If you like the blue colours in this palette, but are not into purple and green so much, discover the “Blue Fox” colour scheme instead….

Today’s stock photo is from Unsplash.com. Unsplash is a collection of free, high resolution, “do what you want with” photos. While there is no obligation for me to tell you where I got this photo, I love to give credit where credit is due. So; this lovely photo was provided by Sarah Kothe via Unsplash.

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P.S. If you would like to use this photo for your own projects, you can find all the Unsplash photos from Colour Inspiration Tuesday in one place for free in my Colour Inspiration Collection.

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