As I mentioned last week in my Lullaby Paper Patterns post, I made some examples for you.
In this first one, the bracket chevron stripes include Crisp Cantaloupe, Hello Honey and Baked Brown Sugar on a Whisper White background. Hello Honey is playing the part of a Neutral even though it’s a member of the Yellow-Orange Color Group. Since Crisp Cantaloupe is a member of the Orange-Red Color Group, Hello Honey is in the Analogous neighborhood and can pretend to be Neutral. So, we have, in effect, a Monochromatic Color Scheme.
The second example shows the straight chevron stripes which include Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding, Hello Honey and Baked Brown Sugar on a Whisper White background. Hello Honey is a member of the Yellow-Orange Color Group and is alongside the Split Complementary Color of the Green-Blue Color Group member, Coastal Cabana. Split Complements offer more of a contrast than Analogous colors. The soft combination of Coastal Cabana and Hello Honey has energy without being dramatic. However, it can also be a Monochromatic Color Scheme, in effect, with Hello Honey playing the part of a Neutral.Read More