30 Color Palettes for New Beginnings and Fresh Starts

December 30, 2012

New Year’s is all about new beginnings and fresh starts, and as such your New Year’s designs should reflect those ideals in color and tone.  Your choice of color palette plays a major role in how your graphic designs are perceived by your target audience.  Color sets the mood, affects emotion and motivates.  If you want to lend a sense of new beginnings and fresh starts for your New Year’s designs, consider using the following 30 color palettes, culled from the ColourLovers community.

1.  A New Beginning by praxicalidocious

Palette A New Beginning COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-00-41


2.  A Fresh New Start by angelafaye

Palette a fresh new start COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-02-14


3.  New Beginnings by kaycee

Palette new beginnings COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-02-54


4.  Fun New Beginning by Chibi Halo

Palette Fun New Beginning COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-03-58


5.  Renewal by raichu

Palette renewal COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-04-42


6.  Happy New Beginning by mandolinly

Palette Happy New Beginning COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-05-21


7.  Make It Yours by Prismatic101

Palette Make It Yours COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-06-11


8.  Ugly Duckling by nauthentic

Palette ugly duckling COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-06-52


9.  Starting Fresh by Strawberry House

Palette Starting Fresh COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-07-33


10.  Bloom and Snow by e-t-i-e-n-n-e

Palette Bloom and Snow COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-08-12


11.  Fresh New Start by nightbutterfly

Palette fresh new start COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-09-07


12.  Stop Smoking by c00ki3

Palette stop smoking COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-09-46


13.  Fast Weight Loss by katri

Palette fast weight loss COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-10-35


14.  Starting Over by Ramouz

Palette Starting over COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-11-16


15.  A New Beginning by leslie

Palette a new beginning. COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-11-55


16.  A New Beginning by Zavo

Palette A new beginning COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-12-35


17.  Retry by AnythingButOrdinary

Palette Retry COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-13-15


18.  Let’s Try Again by tvr

Palette let's try again COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-13-57


19.  Beginning Anew by Epicality

Palette Beginning Anew COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-14-42


20.  Anew by IshakPasha

Palette anew COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-15-33


21.  New Beginnings by kaycee

Palette new beginnings COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-16-08


22.  Calm After The Storm by electrikmonk

Palette calm after the storm COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-16-45


23.  Make Me Better by volsak

Palette Make Me Better COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-17-25


24.  Building A Better Me by hueific

Palette building a better me COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-18-02


25.  Your Happy Choice by avilluk

Palette your happy choice COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-18-42


26.  Happy New Year by ljoobitza

Palette Happy New Year!!! COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-19-25


27.  New Year’s Moon by angelafaye

Palette New Year's moon COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-20-00


28.  Let’s Get It Started by angelafaye

Palette let's get it started COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-20-37


29.  Colours Fresh by colorballa

Palette Colours fresh COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-21-13


30.  Chinese New Years by angelafaye

Palette Chinese New Years COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-12-10_11-21-58

If you use any of these color palettes in your own designs, be sure to share a link with us in the comments below!

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January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

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