I chose to do in a monochromic color scheme, hoping the two light purples would provide sufficient accent for the design. In retrospect I feel I should have added more contrast in the shades of the colors.
Splendor #824, #823
Anchor #12 Perle Cotton #225
DMC #12 Perle cotton #778
DMC floss #3042
Eva Rosenstand floss @233
Rainbow Gallery Pebbly Perle #P111
Rainbow Gallery Fiesta #F705
Rainbow Gallery Designer's Dream #D08
Kreinik Metallic #8 Fine Braid #713
As I was looking for something for the center of the piece I received the chart for Jean Hilton's new stitch, the Chilly Hollow Special and I adapted this into an octagonal shape for the center and stitched it in the metallic braid.