Color and Mood

October 02, 2015

PaperEskimo - Color and Mood

Choosing a color palette for your party is one of the most important decisions you are going to make while planning a soirée. You should take some time and carefully consider the colors you going to use. Did you know that certain colors actually evoke specific psychological responses in people? Here are some of the messages these colors may be sending to your guests, and a few of the feelings they may be feeling as a result.


Red is a classic power color. The most aggressive and confrontational tone on the color wheel, which surprisingly might not be a bad thing when it comes to throwing a party. The color red has actually been proven to stimulate the mind and body by increasing blood circulation! If you want be people to be excited and energetic at your party, red might be the color for you.


Psychologically and physiologically the exact opposite of red. The color blue has be shown to lower blood pressure. Blue has also been associated with dependability and trustworthiness. If you want your party to have a cool, relaxing, and comfortable feel it might be best to decorate in blue.


Green is the color of earth and nature. Like blue it has been showing to promote relaxation and comfort. While blue is a more mental feeling of relaxation, green is more physical. The color green has also been used in social experiments and it is thought that it may ease social interactions between who do not know each other. Sounds like it may be the perfect color for a mixer or a party where people are just getting to know each other.


People immediately associate orange with warmth and energy. It has been called the color of vitality and endurance. It is a popular shade in the world of athletic wear for its tendency to boost enthusiasm and vigor. Studies have also show its ability to stimulate the part of the brain associated with creativity.  Orange is a great color to pick for themed or event parties when you may want people to be active.

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