Saturday, May 4, 2013

Wardrobe Color Mixes

Some suggestions for mixing colors to enliven your wardrobe. These would also be good mixes for decor/paintings which I have borrowed from Missus Smarty Pants' website.

·    Soft pink: browns, tan, mint green, olive green, gray, turquoise
·    Fuchsia: gray, tan, yellows, lime green, mint green, browns
·    Tomato red: baby blue, mint green, winter white, gray
·    Cherry red: blues, gray, pale orange, pale yellow
·    Light brown: pale yellow, creamy white, blues, greens, purples, reds
·    Dark brown: lemon yellow, robin’s egg blue, mint, soft purple, lime green
·    Tan: soft pink, dark brown, blues, greens, purples
·    Pale orange: gray, browns, forest green
·    Dark orange: pale yellow, forest green, browns, cherry red
·    Lemon yellow: cherry red, browns, blues, gray
·    Pale yellow: fuchsia, gray, browns, tan, reds, blues, purples
·    Golden/mustard yellow: gray, browns, blues, reds, black
·    Lime green: tan, browns, pinks, dark orange, navy blue, gray
·    Forrest green: oranges, light brown, tan
·    Olive green: tan, browns, grays, creamy white, black
·    Mint green: brown, gray, navy blue, reds, gray, tan
·    Turquoise: fuchsia, cherry red, tan, browns, creamy white, dark purple
·    Electric blue: golden yellow, tan, light brown, gray or silver
·    Baby blue: reds, gray, browns, dark orange
·    Navy blue: soft purple, tan, brown, gray, yellows, oranges, greens, reds,pale colors
·    Purple: dark orange, dark purple, olive green
·    Dark purple: tan, pale yellow, gray, turquoise, mint green, pale orange

This little saying will help you remember what colors go together to create a pleasing look!

And, if you don't already have a color wheel, perhaps it would be a valuable tool to help you choose outfits and furnishings.

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