Here is a snowman I've just finished stitching. I really like the look of this, especially with the snowflakes:
Do you like the color combination on his striped scarf? I do! This is not a color combination I would have thought to put together just looking through my embroidery floss collection. I had started with black floss for his top hat and I love the color combination of black and acid green so I put those together. Then I wanted some colors that went with the green. The acid green floss nicely matches the "yellow-green" color group on my color wheel. The complementary color group for the yellow greens is the "red-violet" group:
I had several beautiful floss colors that matched the colors in the red-violet group so I made this combination. I especially like the way it looks on the scarf fringe.
Here are the colors I used, with their floss numbers: