I spent an hour perusing the three little fabric stores by my house for the perfect purpleish-pinky color. Granted, the stores are small, but this color is hard to find! Finally I found the right color at Ben Franklin's which fabric selection is on the smaller side. Here's a little sample I brought home to check the color because I forgot to bring a sham with me:
Even though I wanted a solid color, the pattern in this is subtle. Annnnd, I finally figured out what to call this purple-ish-pinky color after all that perusin'...
Yep, magenta. Der. Here's the official Wikipedia definition:
Magenta is a color in between pink and purple. Sometimes it is confused with pink or purple. In terms of the HSV color wheel, it is the color halfway between red and blue and is composed equally of red and blue (50% red and 50% blue). Another name for magenta is fuchsia, named after the fuchsia flower.Leave it up to me to not really do purple after all.
I also found some lovely