10 Perfect Palettes for Thanksgiving Design

November 12, 2012

Seeking a super color scheme for your Thanksgiving brochures, posters, flyers, catalogs and other marketing materials?  The following palettes, culled from ColourLovers, are perfect for crafting unique Thanksgiving designs that are both powerful and visually appealing.  Incorporate them into your designs and share them with us in the comments!

1.  Cranberry Twist by Highlights

Cranberries are a Thanksgiving dinner staple, and this cranberry-themed color palette uses warm reds to contrast with soft wintry-fall colors.

Palette Cranberry Twist COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-31-07


2.  Turkey Dinner by dappledlight

Cranberry is once again used to add contrast in this color palette, this time themed for a Thanksgiving turkey dinner with earthy tones.

Palette Turkey Dinner COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-33-00


3.  Violet Apple Pie by forzaroma24

An unforgettable name does justice to this bright color palette, themed around one of Thanksgiving’s favorite desserts.

Palette Violent Apple Pie COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-34-09


4.  Cranberries on Ice by lurbani

Bold cranberry adds stark contrast to the icy hues in this cool and colorful palette.

Palette Cranberries on Ice COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-36-49


5.  A Full Belly by wist

A pale green on dark and brown hues makes me think of someone who is sick from eating too much at Thanksgiving dinner!

Palette a full belly COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-37-56


6.  Cornucopia by electrikmonk

One of Thanksgiving’s most famous symbols lends its colors to an outstanding color palette, perfect for Thanksgiving posters, catalogs and greeting cards.

Palette cornucopia COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-39-00


7.  Indian Feather by duv

Rich oranges and greens make this color palette stand out, named for the Indian feather headdresses worn by Squanto and Co.

Palette indian feather COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-41-16


8.  Pilgrim’s Progress by miaka

From ocean hues to dark winter nights to bright August days, this color palette captures the Pilgrim’s journey in visual metaphor.

Palette Pilgrim's Progress COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-42-55


9.  Turkey Dinner by realitybites

Does Thanksgiving dinner constitute the most beautiful table spread?  Perhaps, given how well these colors go together, each named for a favorite Thanksgiving dish.

Palette turkey dinner COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-44-28


10.  Football Season by brennemeister

Modern Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the same without a football game on television, and this scheme captures the color of the season for use in graphic design.

Palette football season COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-01_11-45-54

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