Colorscope: What Do Your Favorite Colors Say About You?

I recently came across this fun little color chart. And if you know me, you know I LOVE charts. Throw in beautiful colors and I’m instantly captivated! Actually, this Colorscope chart was developed by Paper Source, an incredible resource for all things paper related. I don't know about you, but I've always felt that a person’s favorite colors revealed something interesting about them, and so that's why I can so appreciate this lovely color chart.

Try it out! The idea is that the colors you are most attracted to will describe your personality. Simply pick out your two favorites (mine, at the moment, are Strawberry and Fig) and read what they tell you about yourself.

I have to admit I'm seriously blown away by how my favorites really speak to who I am. Start by just focusing on the colors (don’t read the descriptions yet!). What color(s) jump out at you?

Are you loving this peacock shade? Or maybe you're more drawn to bluebell?

What about shades of pink?

Or even shades of orange? I personally love this fig color.

Are you a red girl at heart? Or maybe strawberry catches your eye?

Or maybe you're the kind of person who likes to surround yourself with lovely neutrals such as these.

One thing is for sure, it's hard to narrow down a favorite isn't it? So just go with your gut. What colors instantly grab you?

Picked out your favorite colors yet? Okay, now see if the description matches your personality? So tell me, what colors were you instantly drawn to? And were the descriptions even remotely close to your personality? I'd love to hear about whether or not there was any truth here! I seriously love color charts like this!

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Chrissy Arpie Ott

Chrissy Arpie Ott is the founder of The Perfect Palette. Since its launch in 2008, The Perfect Palette has been the go-to color resource for couples who dream of a unique, creative and colorful wedding day.

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64 Comments " Colorscope: What Do Your Favorite Colors Say About You? "

Nikki August 17, 2011

That's awesome. I'm going to have to give it some thought...I love them all!

Becca {A Blonde's Logic} August 17, 2011

Love this!! My fav colors were totally me! Thanks for sharing! :)


Amy-Jo Tatum/Bride Chic August 17, 2011

My gravitation to red has never described who I really am. I don't care, I embrace it anyway. A very interesting post you did up today. Have always loved these color me/and or my house beautiful type projects.


Shera "The Expatriate" August 17, 2011

So cute I love it!

Orly {the boutique photographer} August 17, 2011

Oh my I love this I am so my colours Lake and Peacock.

Orly xox

Natasha August 17, 2011

strawberry... let's see
1. You are very lucky with opportunities appearing like magic. Well, that's true.
2. You are an enchanter attracting people to you. Well, yes I am, thank you very much :)
3. You are open and enthusiastic. Of course I am :) have you ever doubted me?! :)


fun chart! My colors were dead on!

~ Lena

Taylor Greggory

this is SO fun :) My favorite color is fig and yes, it totally matches my personality :)


Unknown August 17, 2011

SO fun!!

Kinda matches me! :D

Precious Occasions August 17, 2011

So cool. Thanks for sharing.

Unknown August 17, 2011

I had a tough time choosing my two colors! One described me well, the other not so much. Maybe I didn't make the right color choice. Very cool though.

Krissy167 Make Believe'N August 17, 2011

Fun. Thanks for sharing!

Anna @ IHOD August 17, 2011

How was your son's birthday?! I hope it was special for both of you!

This has to be spot on! Peacock, Fushia, and Cement is what I was drawn to and they are pretty spot on for me! LOL!

Meagan August 17, 2011

Moss was my "instinct color" and was practically a perfect description! Haha. Fig and paper bag were next, solidifying it. This is fun. :) Thanks for sharing! I love your blog!


Love this chart! It definitely matches my personality - too cool :)

~ Anna

Heather August 17, 2011

Love this! I chose peacock and beet, which are both actually right on about my personality!

The National Benefit Authority August 17, 2011

No doubt that this is a Awesome article,definitely liked the info provided.Just subscribed to your blog.Great stuff!

sherri lynn August 17, 2011

I love this! Mine were peacock & gravel - they were spot on with my personality!

little luxury list August 17, 2011

How fun! I guess I'm enchanting, courageous and gorgeous! ;)

Chic 'n Cheap Living

Tamra {ever swoon} August 17, 2011

Awesome, I was immediately drawn to black. It is pretty on point!

The Art of Kim Kincaid August 17, 2011

The problem with this exercise is limiting oneself to just TWO of these yummy colors. Thank you for sharing this.
FYI: At an illustration workshop we were told that scientists have discovered that we respond to color in the same brain regions as the place we feel affection and love. There's an actually physical response to colors we like.

chandra ~ oh lovely day August 17, 2011

I'm so excited that paper source has another yellow besides curry now- the sunshine is my new favorite, but it doesn't describe me at all...totally responsible and not at all spontaneous :)

Hannah {Culture Connoisseur} August 17, 2011

Sounds about right! I picked persimmon and chocolate. Pretty colors! This was a fun post. :)

hailey giles

I'm instantly drawn to moss - and yes, that is SO me

Lovely Little Bride

i'm totally smitten with strawberry and YES that is definitely my personality - this was fun.

~ Lovely Little Bride

birdie to be August 17, 2011

I love paper source! What an interesting way to look at color! Great post!

Aleah + Nick August 17, 2011

Wow, what fun! The two I gravitated to were Pool and Fig...I like what they say! :)

Kashaya August 17, 2011

Haha no the color I was drawn to didn't match my real personality but what a fun post.=)

Sweet, Sweet Love, Inc.

lovely post. Yes, the descriptions matched my personality - how fun xoxo

~ Ella

Gina August 17, 2011

I had five colors that I just couldn't let go of! I thought they would conflict but no - they were all freakishly accurate! So fun!

jacin {lovely little details} August 17, 2011

i LOVE this. pool is my fave :)

Couture Carrie August 17, 2011

This is so cool... and true!
I am drawn to "beet" :)



THis is a real neat chart! I had a tough time choosing my colours but i liked peacock and gravel-pretty accurate :)

Courtney August 17, 2011

This is so neat!

xoxo ~ Courtney

Closet Fashionista August 17, 2011

FUN! I had too many favorites, but they are:
peacock, fig, chocolate, lake, moss... XD


I love this! I'm going to give it to all my friends. Problem is, I love too many colors so what does that say about me? LOL

claire August 17, 2011

I LOVE THIS CHRISSY!!!! Such a great post!

henning love August 17, 2011

what a creative thing i love this! night and blossom describe me but i can't pick just a few there are too many gorgeous colors to choose from

Sandra Downie {The White Library} August 17, 2011

OMG LOVE this...I am pool, sunshine and blossom, at least those are some of my favorite colors :-)

Tiff For Tat August 17, 2011

I am such a girl at heart, I always go for the pinks and light greens!

A Crimson Kiss August 17, 2011

HA-I'm a red girl and that was pretty on point! Being a Leo doesn't hurt either!

Diana August 17, 2011

I love this! Peacock and Lake are similar to the colors I love and Im right in the middle of the descriptions! :)

Elizabeth {Bridal Musings} August 18, 2011

How fun! I'm always drawn to pastel shades in charts like these but love wearing black, white and red! Thanks for sharing.


gee...i love almost all of the colours. except moss. Am i everything there? hahhahah!


Oh excellent! I love all the colour names :)

Something Old, Something New August 19, 2011

Love this! So fun

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} August 19, 2011

Holy freaky, batman...the fuchsia is me to a T...should I be worried? (c: That is kind of awesome, though, like confirmation that there is a cosmic reason I love that color (c;

Solar Panels August 20, 2011

Great job! addition to reporting, thanks

IncomeatHome August 20, 2011

Well my favorate color is beet and fig which says that I am conservative,inspirational and good friend..I am satisfied with the post..

Val August 21, 2011

I read every one and this is such a great post! Fun

wedding accessories August 24, 2011

This nice paper source!I love everything,about this collection! The backing papers are beautiful...For sure a must have! :-)

Fashion Earring August 25, 2011

This site are fantastic!your work and everything here This colour names looks really awesome.All are beautiful and Good Luck

Colleen {Soundtrack To I Do} August 25, 2011

My favorite color is periwinkle, which is not on here. Although, bluebell is the closest, and I would say that the description of that one fits me quite well!

Tabitha Brown August 29, 2011

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Priscilla Joy August 30, 2011

Wonderful Post!!
Thanks for this.
Priscilla Joy
House of Tulips


I can never decide on just one color! I was immediately attracted to the Lake, Night and Beet colors! Particularly the Lake and Beet sound alot like me (aside from the fact that I dont consider myself really attractive, although I do think I have beautiful expressive eyes) I do consider my empathy and love for fellow humans one of my greatest assets :)

Sumthing Wong

I love Bluebell, but Lake describes me the best, so maybe that is my favorite color?


I really love the sunshine, peacock, plum fuchsia, blossom, poppy, papaya, fig, straberry, persimmon and red...just spontaneously they draw me in...i literally feel a bit happier when i see them.


I am a black wearer and I cannot stand color or patterns.This is a real problem for me and no matter how hard I try I gravitate to black. I am uncomfortable in cl othing with color and I can remember my first home ed class. We made blouses and I chose black and it has been that way for 70 years. I might sound boring and yes I do accessories but it would be so interesting why I am so drawn to black.

Alina Monroe

*Poppy Papaya & Strawberry are my 3 colors* Love Bluebell as well : )* ~Alina

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I love this post, and I was absolutely thrilled to see the other links that you published that go along with this topic. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I am happy to be a new follower. :)



Well, i looked at the ones my favorites colors had, they were accurate, then i read them all, and they are all 100% accurate, so i call bs on this system lol.

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