Imagine bringing a rustic old suitcase full of well-worn books to the park on a crisp Fall day, spreading out your well-worn blanket, and just settling in to read all day long.  What a treat!

Use this palette to evoke autumn and nostalgia.  The turquoise blues and the grass-lime green kick up the browns a notch, and keep the overall feeling from seeming too muddy.  For branding and web design, try the browns as backgrounds, the lighter blue and the green as outlines and buttons, with the darker blue for fonts and other accents.  In interior design, the browns would make dramatic wall colors, with accents in the other shades.  In your coloring books, use the green and the lighter blue to add a surprise to a palette made up mostly of the other colors.

Whatever you create, have fun, and share photos if ya got ’em!

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Here are the colors, with Hex and RGB codes for the designers (click the image to enlarge).

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Use my color inspiration grids for your web design palette, coloring pages, as graphic or interior design inspiration, on your branding board — in all manner of artsy endeavors.  Let your creative sparks fly!

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(…and here’s a Pinterest-formatted version for my fellow Pin-obsessed peeps!)