After my post yesterday I thought you might like to see the colour schemes I talk about in actual beads so they make more sense!
Yellow and black
This I rejected right away as it was too bold and too much like a warning sign.
Yellow, black and gold
Still too alarming for my liking.
Yellow, black, gold and lavender
This is more to my liking but want to soften it further as just using the contrasts of yellows and violets is still a bit too strong for me. I want something that will calm down the black.
Yellow, black, gold, lavender, khaki and grey
And here is the actual beadwork started