What Is Your Color?

I love when I get crafting supplies in the mail. I feel like I’ve won the jackpot. The lottery. The contest. I got a new load of flatback acrylic rhinestones today. Clear, Aurora Clear, Light Blue. Purple. Ruby Red. One inch half domes that make you want to look deeper and deeper into their colored depths.

Visual sensations are amazing. Shiny, dull, opaque, translucent, sparkly, reflective — all send thoughts and reactions through all of us. That’s why we react one way to bright neons, another way to soft pastels. Too much orange or yellow or pink can affect us in ways we’d never think.

Do you work with colors? 

According to Bright Side’s Psychologists Point Out 11 Clothing Colors That Reveal Your Personality, the colors you wear mean something to the world.

The color black is perceived by others as an indicator of prestige, power, seriousness, and intelligence. People who prefer to wear black clothing are ambitious, purposeful but also sensitive. As a rule, they are emotional and easily excitable, although they often try to hide it.
Brown is the color of the earth, the color of something reliable, strong and stable. People who like to wear the color brown are slightly conservative, respect their elders and always look for peace, stability, and strength in everything.
People tend to associate the color blue with intelligence, trust, efficiency, and tranquility. Blue shades of clothing are often chosen by kind, sympathetic, courteous and even shy people.
Those who prefer green lead an active, public life, they always live in a good area and they are financially stable. They are also caring, kind and have a soft heart.
Purple means sophistication, wealth and luxury. People who wear purple are emotional and sensitive, and in clothing indicates creativity, insight, and love of art. They are dreamy, passionate and love mysticism. These people are also known to be unpredictable and dealing with them can be both easy and difficult at the same time.
Red is the color of passion and power. People tend to associate the vibrant color with energy, movement, and excitement. Those who often wear red are bright, easily excitable, slightly self-centered and also addiction-prone.
Yellow is the color of happiness, sun, and laughter. shades of yellow in clothing are often used by active, creative and addicted people. They are bright dreamers and adventurers, ready to explore and conquer.
White is the symbol of freedom, purity, innocence, and simplicity. This  color attracts reliable people who love freedom and who look at life optimistically. These people are very neat and organized in everything they do, they like new beginnings and strive for perfection.
Soft pink is considered calm, warm and feminine and is one of the most powerful sedatives. People who love pink are romantic, optimistic and self-righteous (in a good sense). As a rule, they are people who appreciate kindness and comfort above everything else.
Orange always gives an atmosphere a fun party vibe, in addition to being a warm and opportunistic color. It is also cheerful, creative and attractive. Those who like to wear orange are optimistic, energetic and cheerful, and are eager for change. Although they can be slightly flaky people, still they can be ambitious and prudent.
Gray is the color of balance, Gray and its shades are a symbol of tranquility, dimensionality, and maturity. a person who favors gray is someone who does not like to attract attention and tries to maintain neutral.

SOOOOooooo … 

Do the colors you wear have anything to do with the colors you work with? 

If you knit with a lot of yellows, are you sharing happiness, sun, and laughter? If your sketches have a lot of white space, are you trying to portray freedom, purity, and innocence? If your main character has red hair, are they passionate and powerful?

There’s a lot to think about there. I started making Angel Tears with mostly clear, Aurora clear, light pink and light blue stones. As time has moved on, I’ve started using dark sapphire blues and purples and deep ruby reds. I have a feeling people will love sparkles of all colors hanging around the house.

You are creative to please yourself, but, with so many personalities out there, you try to please others, too.

Let me know your thoughts on color.

 

24 thoughts on “What Is Your Color?

  1. That sounds quite interesting. When I went wandering online I saw topics of dominoes and trays too. But making shells is so much more interesting. And the colors/designs you could come up with! Please let me know when you’re done and take pictures!

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  2. I’m not sure about what to do with the resin yet. I saw you can make dominoes or small trays…Originally I got interested because I have so many shells I wanted to make a coffee table with the top resin with shells but the shells to be multilayered so it isn’t just a layer of shells.

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  3. I just looked up resin molds and castings — that looks fascinating. Would you make them like colored plastic? Or what would your pieces look like? And painting — yes! I would like to get back to painting one day. On the list, as they say ….

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  4. Two separate things…sorry it did sound like one. First, I want to do resin molds. I don’t know what but I have seen some really cool bowls and vases. Then painting…I want to try acrylics or watercolors…or both.

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  5. I used to belong to a monthly jewelry club that would send a new project once a month. It was fun to try new things, things I probably would never have made on my own.

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  6. No. But I surround myself with pink accessories…tea pot, scarf, wallet, phone case, etc…it makes me happy

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  7. I wonder if that’s ingrained since childhood? I used to wear blues and blacks to the office all the time. Now I want so much to be BoHo chic and wear bright colors and mismatched clothes and just can’t break through that barrier!

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  8. Yes yes. I don’t much adhere to the descriptions of colors and what they mean; I guess I don’t think in those terms. If I want something pink I want it pink just because of the feeling it gives off or the statement I want to make — now how I want people to perceive me. Yet I still submerge myself in colors every day.

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  9. I love working with bright colors that are highly contrasting. For my clothing I often choose gray. I find it annoying that I choose gray, and yet, can’t seem to overcome the habit!

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