Pumpkin Pie Goes Wild With Color

Posted by on February 28, 2016 in Cardmaking, Real Life Color Coach

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I decided to use Pumpkin Pie, from the Orange Color Group, with one of my most favorite patterns from the Botanical Gardens Designer Series Paper package. When I charted out the predominant colors in the pattern, I saw that they almost covered half the Color Wheel! This is obviously a Wild-Angle Analogous Color Scheme – going beyond what we decided in my article, “Let’s Call It A Wide-Angle Analogous Scheme.”

The Main Color is Pumpkin Pie. The Yellow-Green/Green-Yellow Color Group gives us Mossy Meadow and Old Olive. I substituted Pool Party for Mint Macaron from the Blue-Green/Green-Blue Color Group and made use of Hello Honey from the Yellow-Orange Color Group. There are touches of Calypso Coral from the Red-Orange/Orange-Red Color Group as well. So, if we skip over the Yellow and the Green Color Groups, and combine the Split Tertiary Groups, we’ve got a Wild-Angle Analogous Color Scheme with four colors side-by-side.

This combination gives you so many colors to play with, you can go wild! Do anything from Birthday to Sympathy and all the occasions in between! The combination (and the DSP pattern) is terrific for scrapbook pages, too!

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