When it comes to scrapbooking and color choices, the final decision will always be yours and yours alone. However, there are some valuable tips and trends that may influence your choices. Then again, if you have a favorite color that you consider your signature, use your scrapbooker's prerogative and create what feels right and makes you smile. If you feel like you could use some assistance, understanding a bit about the way colors complement each other and create harmony in certain combinations can certainly help you weave your own magic into your scrap book projects.
Since choosing your base color is always the first step in creating a scrapbook with a sense of balance and connectedness, let's consider some of the possible methods that might help you get started:
You may also choose to play with the artist's best friend, the color wheel. Learning a few simple rules will help you choose harmonious colors like a professional. The following combinations always work well together:
Once you decide on your base color, use one of the above techniques to add in attractive second and third choices. Remember, there is no one perfect color scheme and more than one will work for your project. Experiment and have fun. That's really what scrapbooking is all about.
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