Friday, May 18, 2012

What do the colors that flow through your home say about you?

We are all very different from one another and all have our own unique style and expression through color. The colors we use to decorate our homes, the clothing we wear and even the color of the car we drive is an expression of our personality. It is usually our favorite, the color that excites us and makes us feel alive.

Slipcover Styles And Accessories To Demonstrate Your Personality Color...


Symbolizing simplicity and a desire for perfection, purity and cleanness. In search of freshness yet youthful and classy! A person that appreciates the color white are neat and immaculate in their appearance with a positive and optimistic nature and hides their flaws from others to give an impression of perfection.



Vibrant and bold, use with caution for this color can be over powering when overly applied. Red is often chosen by someone who is outgoing, aggressive and impulsive. (or would like to be) The color of strength, health, and vitality.


A color of luxury and pleasure that usually interests a fun-loving person who lives a very social lifestyle. Orange is the color of fearlessness, curiosity and someone looking for a challenge.

photo via Midwest Living
If orange is your personality color but too bold to fill a room with, consider painting some chairs or stool in this vibrant color and add some floral arrangements.


A color of happiness, wisdom and imagination... Yellow is chosen by those who are adventurous, intellectual and in search of self-fulfillment. A sunny personality with strong sense of humor. 


A color of harmony and balance which symbolizes hope, peace and renewal for its connections to nature. This color is usually liked by the gentle, sincere and active reputable person in their community. A down to earth person usually wearing their heart on their sleeve.


 Different shades of blue reflect different meanings...A Soft Blue reflects a soothing, compassionate and caring individual that enjoys tranquil spaces. A Deep Dark Blue reflects power is the color of a serious, reliable and confident person. A Whimsical Blue is a cheerful color used by that fun loving, mild tempered friendly person.

Purples is a warm and cool color and a sign of royalty. Individuals that enjoy this color are fastidious, witty and sensitive, with a strong desire to be unique and different. Known to be temperamental, expansive and artistic, and likely to achieve positions of authority.

Some with say browns are boring... They don't have to be. Combine your browns with cheerful bright colors to create an amazing contrast. Those that are attracted to brown have stamina and patience, tending to be very solid and substantial yet dependable and conservative. Not usually the impulsive kind.  

The new neutral in decorating with so many shades to choose from. A person of compromise, search for composure and peace and often work hard without reward. Like life to run on an even keel with few ups and downs and often have good business ability and tend to work too much.


 Dignified and impressive without being too showy, sometimes desribed as a hueless color. People that love the color black give the appearance of mystery, suggesting hidden depths and inner longings.

What is your color personality? Take this fun quiz from Better Homes and Gardens to find the perfect color for your next decorating project or room makeover.

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