When creating a color scheme for a blog (or any artistic endeavor), a great place to see your colors side by side is COLOURLovers. Even better, if you are at a complete loss, you can view other people’s color suggestions. In a moment of serendipity, the colors I had in mind for the SheekGeek.org redesign of *blue* and *green* were in a palette on Color Lovers. Not only that, the palette had been created just 7 minutes before I visited the site. (Not surprisingly, these are also common colors used in our home. I am definitely influenced by my surroundings.)
The colors also come with HEX codes, which make it easier for web coding (or should I say tweaking, since I do not code!) and photoshop.
These colors really got me going, because I completed almost the entire overhaul of SheekGeek.org in one night. In that night, we went from this (keep scrolling!):
I am in love with dreamy goodness of this new site design! It has my creative juices on overdrive – oh the post ideas that are brewing…
By the way, if you are wondering how I got those super long screen-shots, it was a snap with a firefox plugin called Screengrab!.