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Need help with colors....

Old 05-17-2017, 06:20 AM
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My grandson just got married,and my daughter wants me to make them a quilt ,,,she will get the fabric. Her wedding colors were grey and mint green.I tried to explain to dd that they are too close in value and she would need a third color ...even with a third color it sounds like a hard color choice to choose a pattern where there is enough contrast.Her favorite color is purple,,,might could add that. Any ideas??? I have done quilts and colors for years but this one really has me stumped...
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Old 05-17-2017, 06:26 AM
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How about a white or cream color?
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Old 05-17-2017, 06:37 AM
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Just use a lighter or darker grey to get a good contrast with the green
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Old 05-17-2017, 07:04 AM
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Just saw this on an email. It is close to the colors. Maybe it could give you an idea, anyway. https://sewfreshquilts.blogspot.com/
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Old 05-17-2017, 07:06 AM
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What about adding coral or even better coral and navy blue? I like those together. May depend on on the gray that is chosen.
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Dove grey and mint green with a darker grey background. A very small touch of a coral or pale orange would wake it up a bit.
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Old 05-17-2017, 07:50 AM
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How about finding out what colors they want in their bedroom? I don't have my wedding colors in my house and never did.
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Old 05-17-2017, 07:52 AM
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How about finding out what colors they want in their bedroom? I don't have my wedding colors in my house and never did.
This might be a place to start?
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Old 05-17-2017, 09:07 AM
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I could live with a rich true purple and other shades of purple that blended- mint green in various shades -and other greens that "went" with the mint and a pale gray background. You could use a very dark purple as your black.
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Old 05-17-2017, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by soccertxi View Post
How about finding out what colors they want in their bedroom? I don't have my wedding colors in my house and never did.
I was thinking the same thing....
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