Something about autumn shivers inspires a little spookiness. In designs, I like to balance bright with dark and pops of color with murky tones. Halloween is the perfect time to bring out this visual tension.

Autumn Color Ideas

Spooky color ideas don’t always have a place in the advertising world. But, October lets us indulge a little the the campier hues.

When I create these color roundups, I use hex codes because I tend to work most in web design. If you’re designing in Canva or Illustrator, you can download my images. Then, just use the color picker tool to grab your favorite tones and add them to your palette.

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Jump over to my articles to find more inspiration. I regularly post about website design, color palettes, typography, and other marketing prompts. As inspiration strikes, I generate lifestyle or educational content for publications. Most of it focuses on small businesses, supporting local initiatives, creative inspiration, and communication or marketing theory. On my profiles, you’ll find creative inspiration for your small business.

Whether you work a side hustle or run a full-time LLC, your online presence will benefit from my experience. My articles highlight advice and ideas to attract your niche audience.

About Danielle Verderame

I am a writer first. I specialize in content-heavy websites, bringing together my 15 years of marketing background with my imaginative aesthetic. Most of the time, I optimize small business websites for search and social media. Through Verderame, LLC. I offer my services to small businesses who need assistance with their websites, content, and search engine optimization.

In 2023, I launched a boutique Lynchburg Advertising Marketing agency under Verderame, LLC. And it’s all focused on retail. Our small team specializes in marketing services for makers, eStores, and retailers. We’re ready to maintain, manage, and promote your store on any platform including WordPress, Squarespace, Shopify, Square Online (Weebly), Comment Sold, Pinterest Shops, and Meta (Facebook/Instagram) Shops.

If you’re looking for marketing help, email me at