You are never too old to have fun, especially with embroidery!
Enjoyment. Artistic outlet. Creativity. Love. These are all of the reasons that we embroider projects for ourselves and as gifts for loved ones. So make it FUN!
Bright colors are a great choice to spice up designs for kids and adults, alike. Native Gekos by Dianas Dezigns would not be quite as vibrant it if was stitched in pastel colors. Brights are happy. Get an overview of how colors work together here.
Faux and Glow
You can also stitch a lightweight clear vinyl over the jar area and trim close to the stitch line to make the jar almost appear real. Make sure to stitch the jar sequence last to cover the flower stem and leaves and fireflies.
Oriental Dragons from Anandas Divine Designs seems like he can really fly. Using sky fabric for the background adds interest. Applique projects, such as this one, benefit greatly by using novelty fabrics.
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