Daily Archives: July 30, 2011

Saturdays Are Fun: Fall in Love with the Yellow and Grey Trend

I love color. It’s most likely quite evident in my scrapbook pages. I am not afraid to mix and match colors at all. The yellow and gray color combo trend that started months ago fascinates me because yellow is one of my all-time favorite colors.

Source: etsy.com via Kate on Pinterest

 

Are you in love with yellow and gray? Let’s look at the psychology of color as posted by Annie B. Bond at care2.com:

Yellow: The color of happiness, wisdom and imagination, Yellow is chosen by the mentally adventurous, searching for novelty and self-fulfillment. Yellow usually goes with a sunny and shrewd personality, with a good business head and a strong sense of humor. It is the color of intellectuality and all things to do with the mind. Yellow folks are usually clear and precise thinkers who have a good opinion of their own mental capacities and who have lofty ideals. They may at times tend to shun responsibility, preferring freedom of thought and action.

 

Gray: The color of caution and compromise, diligent Grays search for composure and peace and often work hard without reward. Older Grays like life to run on an even keel with few ups and downs. Young Grays may be withdrawing from life and suppressing their personalities. Grays often have good business ability and tend to work too much.

Adapted from The Healing Power of Color by Betty Wood (Inner Traditions, 1998).

Have fun browsing through this collection of yellow and gray images!
Interior Inspiration

Source: None via Vicki on Pinterest

 

Love the pantone color chips on the wall and of course, the fireplace~!

 

Source: google.com via Dawna on Pinterest

Source: laurabielecki.com via Julie on Pinterest

 

 

EVENT INSPIRATION

Source: etsy.com via Alisha on Pinterest

 

Source: stylemepretty.com via Kate on Pinterest

 

 

Source: ruffledblog.com via Kate on Pinterest

 

Source: hostessblog.com via Diana on Pinterest

 

 

FASHION INSPIRATION

 

Source: google.com via Rachel on Pinterest

 

 

 

DESIGN INSPIRATION

Source: etsy.com via Melissa on Pinterest

 

 

 

Source: blurb.com via Pamela on Pinterest

 

 

 

 

 

Source: hellolucky.com via Linda on Pinterest

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: etsy.com via Jennifer on Pinterest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is my favorite page that I made using the color combo of yellow and gray, using Tangie’s products…

AJC Itinerary #17: Verb - Cycle

AJC Itinerary #17: Verb – Cycle

I love yellow and gray together!

Supplies:
Kit: AJC 2011 Parcel 17 with Decrow Designs
Borders: AJC 2011 Parcel 7, AJC 2011 Parcel 1, Stacy Jane, Enchanted Art Box with SherrieJD, Vintage Lullaby, Collage Fodder Edges, Being Me with LMurphy

 

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Julie Ann Shahin is a New York-based art journaler, scrapbooker, mixed media craftster who specializes in hybrid and altered art techniques. She will be blogging regularly for tangiebaxter.com on Tuesdays and Saturdays. You may contact Julie Ann directly at julieann dot shahin at gmail dot com

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