Even the simplest of décor themes can become works of art if you put a little more thought into the colors used. Whether you focus on your Christmas ornaments, tree, or wreath, the success of your Christmas decoration relies largely on your ability to mix and match colors. As subtle an element color can be, it can make or break a design composition if you don’t have even a basic understanding of color combination. Intimidating? Maybe. Impossible? Of course not. Start by studying the color wheel and some basic color relationships and you’ll be able to play it by ear—and by eye—in no time.
Find out more about the concepts of color harmony and color context, and see how you can apply them to your holiday decorations.