8 Gorgeous Color Combinations I’m Loving Right Now

I don’t have any favorite colors. I like all colors equally. I believe that all colors are beautiful in their own little ways.

So once in a while, I’m gonna share with you guys the awesome color combinations I discovered and make a neat little list of them with pretty collages of pictures using these colors. This isn’t gonna be a regular feature, by the way. Just whenever I find a handful of gorgeous color combos. Okay? Okay! Let’s go!

But first, a disclaimer: None of the images I used in the collages below are mine and I will never claim them as mine. I found all of these via Pinterest and have made a board exclusively for this post. Please check out my Pinterest board if you want to know where I got them.
If any of the images below are yours and would like for me to take them down, please contact me through this page and I will do it as soon as possible. 🙂

Lagoon + Baby Pink

This is the more pastel-y version of my blog’s color scheme. (Also, notice how I used it in my headings and subheadings like with this post? 😉 ) I’ve been in love with this color pair ever since my blog revamp last year. Together, they create this light and fluffy feminine atmosphere and that’s exactly how I want my blog to feel. Also they kinda look like candies, right???

Cerulean + Mandarin

I wasn’t usually into dark and bold color combinations. And this color combination is super bold. I mean, look at those shades of blue and orange. They’re vivid and they contrast each other. But that somehow works because the orange pops against the blue. And I really really (really) like it when one of the color pair pops out and the other simply helps. It’s like a dance, don’t you think? 😀

Maroon + Gold

This is also a bold color combo but where the cerulean and mandarin has this heavy atmosphere, maroon and gold is more elegant. I mean, doesn’t that color combo remind you of royalty? It reminds me of that. Also GRYFFINDOR COLORS! (I mean, I’m a Ravenclaw. #AndProud. But still.)

Navy Blue + Rose


This is a color combo I would wear in a heartbeat. Because I really like how the feminine feel of the rose color balances out with the masculine-ish feel of navy blue. Also light and dark shades. They contrast.

Purple + Dandelion

If you’ve noticed, all of my collages above have some kind of food included in them. And, I’ve checked, the rest below have too. Only this collage doesn’t and I regret not looking for a purple ice cream or cake *sheds a tear*

Anyway. Purple and yellow are the secondary colors of my blog color scheme (as you probably notice their “secondary presence” in my design). I added them several months after choosing my main colors. I love this color pair because they’re bright. And their brightness keeps the airy feel of my teal + pink main color pair grounded.

Baby Blue + Lemon Yellow

I don’t know why but when I see this color combo, it reminds me of a super cute doll house. DOESN’T IT OR IS THAT JUST ME? Like lagoon and baby pink, it’s a light color combo but it looks a teeeeny tiny bit less feminine and more youthful. For me at least. This is definitely the kind of color combination I like to use for a youthful and happy illustration.

Tumbleweed + Mustard

Don’t you just love earthy tones for fall??? I do. I do a HECK lot.

Honestly, mustard was one of those colors that I find hard to like. It reminded me of… well, mustard. And I don’t like mustard. (I’m a ketchup kind of girl ok??) But I remember seeing someone mix mustard with a earthy colors like meadow green and tumbleweed and that’s when I realized it’s actually a pretty color!

Not to mention, one of my favorite artists, Taryn (aka @taryndraws) absolutely makes mustard and other earthy tones loveable every chance she gets.

Dusky Cedar + Olive

AHHHHH ever since I discovered dusky cedar last year, I have been in love with it! It’s one of those colors perfect for autumn and with olive green, it’s much much better! I really like pairing different shades of red with different shades of green. They’re just pretty to look at <3

I had so much fun making the collages for this and I loved looking at the variety of color combinations I have here.

Your turn: Do you have a favorite color? What color combinations are YOU loving right now? I’m on a personal hunt for pretty color combinations so share your faves below!

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Marioness says:

Love them all! So beautiful! But the lagoon and pink is one of my faves! Always love how original your posts are!

The Lagoon + Baby Pink palette iS OMGSDFGHJKL I AM NOT OKAY SO BEAUTIFUL!! Same goes for the Baby Blue and Lemon Yellow one. LOVE ALL THE AESTHETICS.

Kate says:

(lol I’m such a shallow human being that way but #AESTHETICS)

I adore the navy blue and rose one! Sooo pretty xx

Kate says:

Ohmigosh I dunno how the heck I haven’t seen this comment ahhhh I’m so sorry!
But yeah! I love the navy blue and rose one too! 😀

aha that’s okay! I missed comments from over a year ago and replied to them very, very late 😛

Marioness says:

Yeah! I love how origianl and creative your blog posts are! Keep it up girl!

ignitedmoth says:

Ooh, love these color combos you picked, especially the maroon and gold. 😀

Kate says:

Thanks! It is an elegant pair, isn’t it? 😀 Reminds me so much of Gryffindor XD

ignitedmoth says:

Haha definitely! 😛

Great idea for the post, I really can’t pick a favourite- they’re all amazing! Such a well- written post! .X.x.

Kate says:

Awww thank you so much! They are all amazing and I love seeing them all around me too 😀

I love how you’re sharing colour combinations instead of just colours!! Really creative, beautiful post. So glad I stumbled across your blog x
Abby – http://www.seafoaming.com

Bayance says:

OMG THESE ARE SO CUTE! I love mint green and baby pink together and then navy blue and grey. The collages you made are stunning!

kkamilah says:

I feel like reading this post and looking at those colour combos really just calmed down my life for a sec

Exactly 😛 Thought it might make you feel better

✌Rachel✌ says:

Ahjddjvabdjhdvdbzjjxabzxkirbzjc I loooooooooove alllllll offf theeeem. I’m fangirlng over colors!!!!!!! I especially love the first one!!!! Ahhh beautiful!

No problem! Now we just need a winter combo! haha any ideas?
~Raff x

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