Welcome back to Color Play Friday!
Today we have an image that I took on a family boat trip at the very end of last summer. We had spent the afternoon in the Puget Sound and stopped at Jetty Island for a little bit before the sun went down. Jetty Island is a fun little place that can only be reached by boat. In the summer months, the parks department provides a 60-person, pay-by-donation ferry to shuttle people back and forth to the island. Sometimes you can wait an hour or more to get on, but the ride takes all of two minutes and is a total hit with the kids.
I loved the look of these tree roots in the ‘almost-sunset’ light and the way the orange moss just lit up. The main thing in this image that I knew I had to feature was the complimentary orange and blue. I also chose to add in the green from the grass to give it more color, since the palette was looking really brown.
I’m not usually a huge fan of brown or orange, but am in love with all of these fabrics! I especially love the Tiger Lily print, as I think it ties everything else in the palette together nicely.
Don’t forget to go check out Trina’s palette at In an Otter Life!
Here are the links to the fabrics in my bundle:
Heather Ross, Tiger Lily, Floral Medallion in Brown
Amy Ellis, Modern Neutrals, Patchways in Cocoa
Zen Chic, Reel Time, Lenses in Ochre
Cotton and Steel Basics, Dottie in Gnome Hut
Art Gallery Fabrics, Prisma Elements in Albite Latte
Heather Rosas, Sea Life, Ripples in Cream
Fig Tree & Co., Aloha Girl, Lania Shirt in Lagoon
- While I think scale is a very important part of fabric selection, the fabrics shown in my Color Play images are not always to scale. With the editing I do to get them all in the image, it just takes too much time to make sure they’re all perfectly sized. Do your research before making any purchases!
I love it! I love this challenge every week. You really excel, but I still love participating!
This has been a really fun challenge! I think your palettes are awesome, and next week will be a fun one!
Love the tie in with the orange. It really balances out all the deep earthy tones.