Per your suggestions, here are two new color schemes. Loving the feedback - keep it coming!
I have tried repeatedly to get an accurate "poppy" in photoshop and have it be fairly represented in Blogger. It's not happening, folks. I do recognize that the color I posted was, indeed, NOT poppy. I think that either Ryan will have to come to the rescue, or we will all have to know in our hearts what true poppy looks like and visualize it from there.
Thoughts on the green and light charcoal?
I will say that the dark orange has been a surprising hit!