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February Color Scheme 2020

Color

Going back through the 2019 monthly color schemes, I noticed that I created way more warm color combinations than cool. So for February I decided to channel a wintery them with cool tones. February has always been one of my favorite months. I’m not quite sure why…maybe it’s the cool weather or the fact my […]

January Color Scheme 2020

Color

Wow. The year 2020 is here. How many “futuristic” novels and movies had that date?! I decided to keep up with the monthly color schemes due to their popularity. So I’m ringing in the new year with a soft palette with both warm and cool tones. I also think it’d be a great Nursery color […]

December Color Scheme

Color

And just like that, it is time for December’s color scheme! This year has flown by, and I absolutely loved the challenge of creating a color scheme for each month. For December I was torn between going towards snowy blues, or vibrant green. But it isn’t Christmas without green & red, so keep scrolling to […]

November Color Scheme

Color

November is already here. It was just yesterday I was celebrating New Years…or at least it feels that way. With a new month comes a new color scheme. Full of the warmth of a fall harvest, shedding tree leaves, and roasted turkey. Keep scrolling to grab the color codes, Pantone values, and Benjamin Moore shades. […]

July Color Scheme

Color

Here in the states July is best known for Independence Day. So our color scheme this month is paying dues to the red, white and blue! Of course, not your basic shades but some more fun and appealing combinations. Want to turn this color scheme into something not quite so colorful? Replace one of the […]

March Color Scheme

Color

March is already here! So, in celebration of that we’ve created a color scheme full of greens, to represent St. Paddy’s day, and the anticipated arrival of spring. Keep scrolling to grab the color codes. WANTING THE COLOR CODES? Sage: #acb493 Eggshell: #f0e5d3 Sandunia: #dfc0a8 Bamboo: #677462

How to create the best color scheme for your brand

Branding

When you set out to pick the best brand colors for your business, one thing that you will hear me say about EVERYTHING is avoid the trends! Nothing is worse than investing time, energy, and money into something that is going to grow stale. What YOU like VS What everyone else likes There is a […]

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