Amber might be the perfect color for Dylan right now.
Here’s the thing: I love to dress Dylan in crispy bright naturals such as white, beige and pale blue. But lately, I’ve had a change of heart. Not for esthetic reasons—no, I still love to see Dylan in a sheer white linen shirt—but for practical reasons. Since he turned 9 months, his clothes are facing a tougher reality where these orange stains are starting to appear everywhere. And since I rather not spend the little free time I’ve got in the laundry room, I’ve come to the conclusion that I’ll just have to start buying all his clothes in the same colors as the stains: orange.
So, in order to see the matter in a different light, and since I’m not too fond of this color, I did some research on what the color “means”. Here are some upsides to orange:
“The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow.
Orange relates to ‘gut reaction’ or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow.
The color psychology of orange is optimistic and uplifting, rejuvenating our spirit. In fact orange is so optimistic and uplifting that we should all find ways to use it in our everyday life, even if it is just an orange colored pen that we use.
Orange brings spontaneity and a positive outlook on life and is a great color to use during tough economic times, keeping us motivated and helping us to look on the bright side of life.”
In other words, a life where orange is your accent color will give you energy and happiness, and also helps you see life from the bright side. Not too shabby, ey?
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