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Olive Palette

This Olive Color Palette combines muted greens and red tones for contrast and interest, without overwhelming the senses.Olive palette with greens and reds

When I first saw this picture, I thought these were tiny apples, but upon closer inspection I realized they are olives. I hate the taste of olives (I can spot one a mile away and half buried in cheese on my pizza) but I do think they’re beautiful, especially in their natural state. They conjure images of Tuscan vineyards and sunny Italian hillsides. Color, like aroma, is such a good transporter!

Photo credit: macro girl / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA

Shannon @ Of The Hearth

Tuesday 14th of April 2015

I love these colors! (Though I hate olives, too!) When my husband and I got married, we used plum and a green that was somewhere between lime and chartreuse as our wedding colors. Ever since then I've been fond of plum and green together! :-)


Wednesday 15th of April 2015

That sounds beautiful! Glad to bring back some happy memories. :)

Jeri Walker (@JeriWB)

Monday 30th of March 2015

I don't know much about the psychology of color, but I instantly know I like and respond to this palette very much ;)


Wednesday 1st of April 2015

Thank you Jeri! That's all you really need to know. :)

Anna Khan

Friday 27th of March 2015

Between I am thinking about capsicum Palette now, as there are mostly three colors that I see... What do you think... will it look nice? Red, green and orange ????

Anna Khan

Friday 27th of March 2015

Wow I never see red colored olives... I only know about green and black... But the palette is beautiful


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