When it comes to colour, most of us are on safe ground with the primaries – but when asked to differentiate between the different shades of blue, for example, we might start to struggle.
 
 That doesn't mean we're colour blind, more “hue illiterate”, perhaps – a situation not helped by the increasingly creative means paint companies employ to describe their wares – anyone for Farrow and Ball's Borrowed Light? Or maybe their Dead Salmon?

The world’s first thesaurus of colour shades

When it comes to colour, most of us are on safe ground with the primaries – but when asked to differentiate between the different shades of blue, for example, we might start to struggle. That doesn't mean we're colour blind, more “hue illiterate”, perhaps – a situation not helped by the increasingly creative means paint companies employ to describe their wares – anyone for Farrow and Ball's Borrowed Light? Or maybe their Dead Salmon?

shades of red | Here’s a primer on the different shades of red commonly used in ...

shades of red | Here’s a primer on the different shades of red commonly used in ...

Different shades of blue green Wedding { Midnight Green + gray + teal + blue green | Fab Mood - UK wedding blog #weddingcolor

Different shades of blue green Wedding { Midnight Green + gray + teal + blue green }

Different shades of blue green Wedding { Midnight Green + gray + teal + blue green | Fab Mood - UK wedding blog #weddingcolor

this is my favorite compilation of colors: rich dark plum/dark colors with some blush to soften. I like the idea of blush to soften as opposite to white/ivories for my bridal bouquet.

Autumn Wedding With Shades of Gold

this is my favorite compilation of colors: rich dark plum/dark colors with some blush to soften. I like the idea of blush to soften as opposite to white/ivories for my bridal bouquet.

10 Different Shades of Red Heads

10 Different Shades of Red Heads

Many ladies prefer auburn hair color, as they find it very attractive and trendy. Learn some auburn hair dying tips to look good while wearing this hair color!

Here are our top 10 favorite dresser makeovers in different shades of red paint. From Milk Paint to Chalk Paint For your next red paint project, try MudPaint's 'Pomegranate' It's the perfect shade ...

Top Red Dresser Makeovers

Here are our top 10 favorite dresser makeovers in different shades of red paint. From Milk Paint to Chalk Paint For your next red paint project, try MudPaint's 'Pomegranate' It's the perfect shade ...

There’s no such thing as a boring shade of gray. Check out this collection of gray interior paint colors from BEHR to see all the different shades that one color can offer. Yellow- and red-toned grays offer a warm greige hue that will make any room in you https://www.emfurn.com

There’s no such thing as a boring shade of gray. Check out this collection of gray interior paint colors from BEHR to see all the different shades that one color can offer. Yellow- and red-toned grays offer a warm greige hue that will make any room in you https://www.emfurn.com

I love red hair color, too bad it's such and up keep with my blonde hair

I love red hair color, too bad it's such and up keep with my blonde hair

Fuchsia and Plum Purple Jewel Toned Wedding Ideas

Fabulous Fall Wedding Inspiration: Moody Jewel-toned Wedding Ideas

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