Let’s first start with why do you need a candle? Is this for your Wedding? Is this for a corporate event, for your church, school, or your very own home? Figuring out what your candles are for can always help you decide what colors to start looking at.Did you know there is a science to color choice? Some folks might be just like me and like what you like! But others might have a harder time choosing a color that works! The Color Wheel is a great place to start. This simple wheel dates back to 1666 when Sir Isaac Newton created a circular diagram of color. This wheel guides you in a visual fashion to see which colors work together.
When you are at the beginning of planning and you have a few ideas, the color wheel is a great starting point. Pull this handy tool out and get to work choosing your candle color that will complement the decor and make for a great experience for your guests. Of course, you can always just experiment with colors and see what fits your aesthetic.
Color Harmony simply means color that is appealing to the eye. This is a big one when it comes to events. From the moment guests arrive, you want to make sure that the first colors they see are ones that engage and welcome. As you move about the space within the event, colors can change and themes can go from one room to another but keeping in mind color and how they work together to create a harmonious setting is time well spent!
Color in Context is relationship between colors and shapes. This is a tricky one, as some colors against other colors can produce an uneasy feeling while others seem to melt together. As you think about placing a candle color atop a certain color of table cloth, you might want to place the two together to ensure the look is what you had in your mind. Warmth or coolness of respective hues can affect our perception of color too!So let’s go through a couple of occasions where you are choosing your candle color.