This design started out soft, pale, tone on tone. I really liked it. Calm. What I had in mind. Then I thought about how it would look surrounded by colorful patterns. And I went bold. Or at least, bolder.
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Dahlia Dreams, my entry for the Spoonflower Sweet Dreams Bedding Challenge. Voting open until May 23rd. Thanks for taking a look, and for your consideration in the voting. 🙂
Polka Plaid placed in the top 25%, with 54 votes. Woo Whoo!!
The majority seem to prefer busy and over the top. Those designs always do well, and did again this round. Take a look at the top 65, here.
Thanks so much for voting for this design! I’m stoked at placing so high! Woo Whoo! 🙂
Wishing you JOY!
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. William Shakespeare
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams Eleanor Roosevelt
Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. Maya Angelou
Well, not too otherworldly. The desert was my inspiration. There is a bloom that looks like a striped starfish. It grows in Africa, and has a horrible odor. Which of course attracts bugs. The Starfish Flower Cactus. Haha. Appropriate. Combines my love of the sea, and of the desert. It is more of a succulent than a cactus. The smaller “bloom” in this design was inspired by String of Pearls. With a twist. I love those plants. And yes, I love peas. And I do think they look like they are from a distant planet.
I created a few more blooms, but felt like I needed to keep it sparse. Like the desert. I reworked the background I had used for the roadrunner design. I copied more of the sandy, jagged markings and placed them throughout. I started with more of a caramel background. A very warm sand. But here it looks more orange. Works for fall though! And Mars is reddish orange.😂 Voting is open now thru the 20th.
So grateful for your votes! I know it is a chore. Time for me to vote, and check out the fabulous designers! 😂
Dark Plaid received 36 votes last week. Thanks so much to all who voted! 🙂 This week, the Spoonflower theme is Space Exploration. I kept the design simple, and added textures for more interest. The background has a faux linen effect. For the main elements, there is a gauze overlay. Very minimal and a slightly larger scale that most of the other design entries.
There are lots of bold, colorful, fun entries. Take a peek if you’d like. Voting is open now.
Have a super day!
The sun loved the moon so much that he died every night to let her breathe. Unknown