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Thursday, May 1, 2014

I Dressed As The Weather-Yellow Dress


It's finally been lovely here, not near as warm as I prefer it, but it's sunny and it does wonders for one's spirit...


My legs need a tan and less bruises.  (I tend to cut my corners close.)

Anywho, here's yellow according to Color Wheel Pro:

Yellow Color  Yellow

Yellow is the color of sunshine. It's associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy.
Yellow produces a warming effect, arouses cheerfulness, stimulates mental activity, and generates muscle energy. Yellow is often associated with food. Bright, pure yellow is an attention getter, which is the reason taxicabs are painted this color. When overused, yellow may have a disturbing effect; it is known that babies cry more in yellow rooms. Yellow is seen before other colors when placed against black; this combination is often used to issue a warning. In heraldry, yellow indicates honor and loyalty. Later the meaning of yellow was connected with cowardice.
Use yellow to evoke pleasant, cheerful feelings. You can choose yellow to promote children's products and items related to leisure. Yellow is very effective for attracting attention, so use it to highlight the most important elements of your design. Men usually perceive yellow as a very lighthearted, 'childish' color, so it is not recommended to use yellow when selling prestigious, expensive products to men – nobody will buy a yellow business suit or a yellow Mercedes. Yellow is an unstable and spontaneous color, so avoid using yellow if you want to suggest stability and safety. Light yellow tends to disappear into white, so it usually needs a dark color to highlight it. Shades of yellow are visually unappealing because they loose cheerfulness and become dingy.
Dull (dingy) yellow represents caution, decay, sickness, and jealousy.
Light yellow is associated with intellect, freshness, and joy.


Interesting....

What color is your day?

J.

5 comments:

cat eyes & skinny jeans said...

I love this color on you! Yellow is so hard to pull off but it's beautiful here - and so spring-perfect!

I would say that my color today is peach; but since that isn't an option on the color wheel, I'll go with orange.

xx

jamie @ [kreyv] said...

Love this dress! Hmm…not sure what my color is today. What color is there for super tired?!

Jade Wright said...

That's a stunning and unique yellow dress - I really like the coloring on your and the style of it is very nice!!

I think most of us need a good tan right now and I feel ya on the bruises front.... I'm full of them! ;)

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Indy said...

Yay for yellow! You're looking so pretty in that dress!

Janice Lunes said...


OOE YOU LOOK SO PRETTY :D

Happy Monday Girl!

Cant’ wait to see you back on my blog !

xxx
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