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How Does Color Makes You Feel Part II

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Creative Printing of Bay County - how color makes you feelDo you ever wonder why you feel calmer in a brown room? On a cloudy, rainy day, do you want to wear comfortable pants and a sweatshirt? Gloomy days tend to make us want to lie around and not be motivated. Could this be due to the color?
As we previously discussed there is psychology behind color and how it makes you feel. Let’s take a look at a variety of different colors and find out how they make you feel.


  • (Think cleanliness) purity, innocence, goodness.
  • Often associated with wedding dresses.
  • It is considered to be the color of perfection.
  • Gives a room a spacious and clean look.
  • Associated with hospitals and doctors.
  • When worn, it may help decrease any nagging feelings or disappointment.
  • Adds highlights to rooms.
  • Can offer a fresh bright view.
  • Often associated with low weight, low-fat diet food and dairy products.


  • (Think mystery) power, elegance, formality.
  • Black is also often associated with death/grief, due to being worn often at funerals.
  • Is also known to increase fear and the unknown (black holes).
  • Indicates strength and authority.
  • In photography, black is used as a background to make the colors stand out.
  • Contrasts well with bright colors.
  • Black absorbs all light in the color spectrum.
  • Often said to generate anger and fear.
  • Black can make a spacious room appear small and more intimate.
  • Worn often because it makes people appear thinner.


  • (Think sophisticated) self-assured and cool.
  • Shows you want to blend in and not make a statement.
  • Can be depressive.
  • Gray gives a formal and neutral mood to a room.
  • Shows intelligence and knowledge.
  • (Think about the earth) strength, comfort, warmth, security.
  • Often associated with feelings of sadness.
  • Those that love brown are most likely practical, dependent and choose it because it means they can stay in power.
  • Brown is a natural color that suggests a sense of reliability and strength.
  • When wearing brown clothing and decorating with brown furniture, it is thought to give feelings of being connected to nature.
  • In the living room and foyer, it is thought to stimulate conversation.
  • Brings sophistication to a room and sets a calm mood.
  • Is often the paint of choice when preparing to sell a home.
  • (Think compassion) love, calmness.
  • Often associated with baby and little girls.
  • Conveys compassion.
  • When wearing pink, people often appear approachable.
  • Soft tones are relaxing.
  • Bright tones are stimulating.
  • The most popular color for little girls’ rooms.


The effects of color on our psychology are incredible! When choosing colors keep in mind the effects on your mood. Our wonderful staff here at Creative Printing will gladly help you with your designs and ensure your colors are what you envision. 
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Creative Printing of Bay County, Inc. is a locally owned and operated "One Stop Print Shop" that has been located in Panama City, Florida for over thirty years. We offer printing services to the Florida Panhandle and beyond. We understand budgets and deadlines.


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