I found that I have recently been mixing up my colors based purely on the moment’s convenience. I’m a bit of a perfectionist, and there is no greater satisfaction than avoiding confusion by finding the most accurate and poetic word to describe one’s subject. Am I the only one who thinks diction can be glorious, even when discussing a cardigan? Probably.
The Caribbean Blues:
Peach to Coral to Salmon:
There’s such potential for specificity here, but I doubt many people would envision exactly the right color if you described a cardigan with some of the more obscure names. It is interesting to see the difference between coral, salmon and peach.
Pale Shades of Cyan:
This was actually hard to pin down, so if anyone else can find an accurate chart I would very much appreciate it.
This deeper shade of reddish brown is hard to define, but here is is:
And here are all of its deep red cousins:
Fun Fact: Corals and teals, as well as peaches and mints, are complementary colors! Which is why this is so lovely that it makes my heart pitter-patter:
Which colors confuse you? Did this clarify anything, or does it even matter? Weigh in on the supremely important issue of color!