In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles, gemstones, cords and other objects of differing colors in your magick rituals. Colors also often have personal meanings for us. Anytime a person employs the symbolism inherent in colors, they are in effect using magick. Common examples of this can be found in such phrases as "green with envy", "black with rage", "feeling blue", "in the pink" and many more. The particular symbolism of any given color may vary widely from source to source, and depending upon whether you are burning a candle, knotting a cord, draping an altar or creating a talisman. You will find that many books, such as Buckland's Practical Candle Burning, offer different suggestions for colors when used in magick. In addition, there are also colors for astrological signs and planetary or elemental magick.. Some magickal systems use "flashing colors" - those that are complimentary, such as red and green - to create an optical illusion that appears to flash when placed together. Such "flashing colors" are said to have great power in attracting the corresponding magickal forces. "Flashing colors" can be used in almost any type of ritual or spell work where you will be using colors, particularly when the visual aspect of the color is important. The following is only a guide. Experiment with magick and ritual and let your feelings about it determine your color choices. White: A balance of all colors; Spiritual enlightenment, cleansing, purity, consecration, healing, truth seeking. Used in Rituals involving lunar energy (represents the Maiden). May be substituted for any color candle. Magickal Purpose: Purity, protection, the moon Personality: Spiritual, devoted,psychic, protective, open spaces, neatness. Magickal Uses: Moon magick, divination, spirituality, protection, psychic powers, healing, truth, peace ELEMENT: Air DIRECTION: East CHAKRA: Chakra PLANET: Moon/Mutable DAY: Monday/Mutable NUMBER: 0 MAGICKAL TOOL: Crystal ball,wand,cauldron,mirror,glass(scrying) SCENT / OIL: Sandalwood, Wormwood, Myrrh, Lemon Frankincense, Honeysuckle, Anise, Cedar Heliotrope, Betony, Lavender, Parsley, Thyme. PLANT/HERB: Rosemary, Woodruff, Mugwort, Marigold, Moonflower, Mustard, Rue, Sage, Tansy, St. Johns, Betony, Burdock, Mint, Fern, Elder Flower, Heather, Lilac, Lily, Mint, Dahlia, Gladiola WOOD: Birch, Elder, Almond, Hawthorn, Ash, White Heather, Cedar, Coconut Elm, Hazel, and Juniper. ANIMAL: Dove, Snowy Owl, Chameleon, Cat, Lizard, Magpie, Whale, Swan, Bear, Hawk(perception), Lizard, Cat, Dog, Whale, Wolf, Praying Mantis STONES: Opals, Clear Crystals, Mother-of-Pearl, Quartz, Moonstone, Pearl, Aquamarine, Agate Geode Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Abalone. TAROT: The Fool (New Beginnings) GOD: Fati, Gou, Iah, Llmagah, Mah, Mani GODDESS: Al-fat, Anumati, Artemis, Ashima, Belili, Castillisto, Diana, Jerah, Levana, Luna, Re, Selene Silver: Removes negativity and encourages stability; dispels evil or negative influences; helps develop psychic abilities; attracts the influence of the Mother Goddess. Magickal Purpose: Purity, Protection, Ice, Heavenly, Stars, Potential, The Cosmos. Personality: A person who wants attention, clean, trendy, sharp with soft edges, glitter. Magickal uses: Moon magick, clairvoyance, divination(scrying), Astral travel, repelling spells. ELEMENT: Air DIRECTION: East PLANET: Moon/Mutable DAY: Monday/Mutable MAGICKAL TOOL: Crystal ball, Glass,Wand, Cauldron, Mirror (good scrying tools) SCENT / OIL: Sandalwood, Wormwood, Myrrh, Lemon Frankincense, Honeysuckle, Anise, Cedar Heliotrope, Betony, Lavender, Parsley, Thyme. PLANT / HERB: Rosemary, Woodruff, Mugwort, Marigold, Moon Flower, Mustard, Rue, Sage, Tansy, St.Johns, Betony, Burdock, Mint, Fern, Elder Flower, Heather, Lilac, Lily, Mint, Dahlia, Gladiola. WOOD: Birch, Elder, Almond, Hawthorn, Ash, White Heather, Cedar, Coconut Elm, Hazel, and Juniper. ANIMAL: Dove, Snowy Owl, Chameleon, Cat, Lizard, Magpie, Whale, Swan, Bear, Hawk(perception), Lizard, Cat, Dog, Whale, Wolf, Praying Mantis, Dolphin. STONES: Silver, Opals, Clear Crystals, Mother-of-Pearl, Quartz, Moonstone, Pearl, Aquamarine, Agate, Geode, Amethyst, Rose Quartz, and Abalone Tarot: The Moon (clarity) GOD: Bannik, Evander,Odin, Shamash, Thoth GODDESS: Adrste, Ashtoreth, Carmenta, Dione, Egeria, Filia Vocis, Gaia, Gwendydd, Inanna, Kwan Yin, Mari, Namagiri Grey: Neutral color useful when pondering complex issues during meditation; in magic, this color often sparks confusion; it also negates or neutralizes a negative influence. Magickal Purpose: Neutral, calm, peace, darkness with light. Personality: A balanced type that stays out of conflict, introverted, a loner, likes solitude, peace and quiet. Magickal Uses: Water Magick, Moon Magick, balance, peace, patience, vision quests. ELEMENT: Water DIRECTION: West CHAKRA: Not attributed PLANET: Moon DAY: Monday NUMBER: 6 and 1 MAGICKAL TOOL: Seashells, Scales, Chalice SCENT / OIL: Ginseng, Jasmine, Comfrey, Mullein, Sandalwood, Vervain, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood, Heliotrope, Betony, Thyme, Basil, Chamomile, Myrrh, Lotus PLANT / HERB: Clove, Hyssop, Oak Moss, St.Johns Wort, Rosemary, Yew, Cumin, Birch, Blackthorn, Feverfew. WOOD: Oak, Alder ANIMAL: Armadillo, Ass, Cat, Dolphin, Opossum, Snow Leopard, Weasel, Wolf, Chameleon, Lizards, Spider, Lion STONES: Moonstone, Black Pearl, Abalone, Opals, Quartz, Onyx, Malachite and Rock Crystal. TAROT: Hanged Man, threes GOD: Terminus GODDESS: Artemis, Carna, Diana, Liberta, Liberty Pink: Promotes romance and true love, friendship; standard color for rituals to draw affections; a color of femininity, honor, service, brings friendly, lively conversation to the dinner table. Magickal Purpose: The hearts emotions, creativity, marriage, friendship, beauty, compassion, relationships, kinder, gentler then red Personality: This person is a romantic at heart. Likes candlelight dinners and movies, always tries to find the good in everything and everybody, very friendly. Magickal Uses: Love, beauty, friendships, partnerships, romance, attraction. ELEMENT: Fire DIRECTION: South CHAKRA: Heart Chakra PLANET: Venus DAY: Friday NUMBER: 1, 0 MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand, Cauldron SCENT / OIL: Sandalwood, Rose, Apple Blossom, Gardenia, Jasmine, Lavender, Ginger Sweetpea, Tuberose, Strawberry, Apricot. PLANT / HERB: Aztec Lily, Beans, Bishops Weed, Violets, Winter Cherry, Dropwort, Feverfew, Cotton Rose, Basil, Coriander, Crocus, Avocado, Ginseng, Kava-Kava, Ladies Mantle, Yarrow, Yerba Santa, Maidenhair, Allspice, Pennyroyal. WOOD: Orange, Olive, Peach, Sycamore, Pink Dogwood ANIMAL: Cat, Dove, Sparrow, Deer, Conch, Clam and Oysters. STONES: Pink Sapphire, Kunzite, Pink Tourmaline, Pink or Rose Quartz, Pink Diamonds, Pink Spinel, Pink Garnet, Ruby, Red Jasper, Emerald, Peridot, Aventurine. TAROT: Sevens. GOD: Amun Ra, Angus, Cupid, Kama GODDESS: Anat, Aphrodite, Astarte, Belili, Belit-llanit, Benten, Cybele, Erzulie, Hathor, Ishtar, Isis, Venus Red: Spells for physical desire and passion, courage, victory, and physical strength. Stimulates energy and vitality. Magickal Purpose: Fire, passion, life, birth, stimulating, intense, highly-charged, will, ego, potential, anger, aggression, lust, war, courage, strength, fear. Its use in magick must be cautiously guarded as it can be very wild and unpredictable, as a candle color, it should be used with caution. The Personality: Bold, assertive, impulsive, extroverted, passionate, aggressive. There is no in-between for this person, they go from one extreme to the other. But it can be a fantasy ride for anyone who joins them! Magick Uses: Energy, passion in love, courage, lust, power, transformation, loyalty, force, sexuality, blood. May be used with black candles. ELEMENT: Fire DIRECTION: South CHAKRA: Root Chakra PLANET: Mars DAY: Tuesday NUMBER: 5 MAGICKAL TOOL: Sword,Cauldron, Incense Burner, Candle SCENT / OIL: Dragons Blood, Basil, Pine, Cinnamon, Mullein, Musk PLANT / HERB: Sunflower, Nettles, Holy Thistle, Crowfoot, Hops, Wormwood, Cranesbill, Chili Pepper, Chives, Spikenard, Onion, Cornflower, Rose, Mustard, Garlic, Rosemary, Dill, Hibiscus, Woodruff, Tobacco, Pepperwort, Heather and Yew. WOOD: redwood, cherry ANIMAL: Bear, Horse, Wolf, Ram, marsupials and night creatures, Tigers, Lions, Badger, Alligator, Ants, Beetle, Cardinal, Porcupine, Chicken, and Peacock. STONES: Ruby, Garnet, Bloodstone, Spinel, Red Tourmaline, Red Topaz, Agate, Rubelite Rhodochrosite, Quartz Crystals, Tigers Eye, Pyrite, Tektite, Diamond, Red Jasper. TAROT: The Magician, Cups, Fives. GOD: Achilles, Ares, Atlas, Hercules, Mars, Thor, Zeus GODDESS: Athena, Athenam, Eris, Kali, Minerva Purple: Power, success, idealism, psychic manifestations; ideal for rituals to secure ambitions, independence, financial rewards, or to make contact with the spiritual other world; increases Neptune energy. Magickal Purpose: Justice, royalty, the psychic, meditation, idealism, mysticism, guidance, divination. Personality: Proud, independent, mystical arts, religious nature. This Person will not turn a blind eye, if they feel a cause of action is wrong, no matter the side they take. Magickal Uses: Protection, justice power, spirit contact, breaking of bad luck, drive away evil, divination, spiritual and psychic powers, Astral Projection. This color is good to use when you don`t have a white candle. ELEMENT: Air DIRECTION: East CHAKRA: Brow Chakra PLANET: Jupiter DAY: Thursday NUMBER: 7 MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand, Cauldron SCENT/OIL: Cedar, Carnation, Nutmeg Lotus, Angelica, Bay, Cinnamon, Ginger, Sandalwood, Jasmine. PLANT/HERB: Mimosa, Wisteria, Mugwort Hazel, Eyebright, Rowan, Elder, Rue, Shamrock, Clover, Oak, Dandelion, Betony, Meadowsweet, Begonia, Cactus, Dahlia, Iris, Violet. WOOD: Willow, Lilac, and Mulberry. ANIMAL: Elephant, Unicorn, Rabbit, Jaguar, Chickadee, Cuckoo, Eagle, Elk, Penguin, Vulture, Grasshopper, Chameleon, Lizard. FEATHER: Spirituality, religion STONES: Amethyst, Sapphire, Lapis Lazuli and Beryl, Clear Quartz, All Opals. TAROT: Justice, Fours. GOD: Anase, Apollo, Forseti, Ida-ten, Mishara, Mithras, Musku, Tyr, Varuna GODDESS: Aleitheia, Astraea, Athene, Hecate, Justita, Kali, Maiat, Mens, Morrigan, Syn Brown: Rituals of material increase, justice and retribution; eliminates indecisiveness; improves powers of concentration, study, telepathy; increases financial success; locates objects that have been lost, Animal Healing Magickal Purpose: properties and associations for magick, dreams, witch craft and divination Mental, business, legal problems, ambition Personality: Agreeable, extroverted, excitable, sociable Magickal Uses: Personal creativity, career, legal issues, business ELEMENT: Air/Fire DIRECTION: East/South CHAKRA: Spleen Chakra PLANET: Mercury/Mars DAY: Tuesday-Physical Action Wednesday - Mental Action Sunday - Both Actions NUMBER: 2 MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand and Censer SCENT/OIL: Dill, Lily of the Valley, Savory, Honeysuckle, Sweetpea, Jasmine PLANT/HERB: Fern, Lily of the Valley, Marjoram Savory, Valerian, Vervain, Alstonia, Buckwheat, Calamint, Snapdragon, Flax, Senna, Wandering Jew, Mugwort, Rue, the same as the Red and Yellow for enhancements, Fenugreek, Gardenia. WOOD: Hazel, Beech, Lemon Tree Maple, Lime and of course the Orange Tree. ANIMAL: All of the RED animals, Swallow, Prairie Dog, Butterfly, Scallop, Bison, Butterfly, Catbird, Crane, Fox (clarity), Hawk, Martin, Prairie Dog and Squirrel. STONES: Moss Agate, Carnelian, Alexandrite, Orange Sapphire, Quartz, Orange Calcite, Petrified Wood TAROT: Eights. GODS: Atlas, Janus, Terminus, Pan, Zeus GODDESS: Athena, Bast, Carna, Diana, Lilith, Kali, Melusine, Minerva, Rhiannon, Syn Blue: Healing, Primary spiritual color; for rituals to obtain wisdom, harmony, inner light, or peace; confers truth and guidance. Royal Blue: Healing, Promotes laughter and joviality; loyalty; use to attract Jupiter energy, or whenever an influence needs to be increased. Light Blue: Healing, Spiritual color; helpful in devotional or inspirational meditations; brings peace and tranquility to the home; radiates Aquarius energy; employ where a situation must be synthesized. Dark blue: Healing, Spells for creativity, peace and communication. Also for deep meditation and karma work. Magickal Purpose: Emotion, healing, mental, calming, tranquility, sleep peace, loyalty, good will, purifying and protection, hope, sincerity, truth and patience, Poet or Bard, communication mental, written and oral skills Sleep, twilight The Personality: Sensitivity, introspection, communication .This person has the sensitivity of a poet or an artist. Loves family and home. Is loyal, conscientious and observant . Also, may be a little more psychic than he/she believes themselves to be. Magickal Uses: Water magick. Balance, healing, peace and patience, communications, health friendships, dreams, sleep, inspiration, harmony in the home, meditations ELEMENT: Water DIRECTION: West CHAKRA: Fifth, Throat Chakra PLANET: Neptune/Mercury DAY: Monday/Moon, Light Blues - peace, patience; Wednesday/Merury, Blues - friendships, creativity, dreams Thursday/Jupiter, Royal Blue -honor, happiness; Saturday/Satun, Dark Blues - communication NUMBER: 3 MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand, Cauldron, Chalice SCENT / OIL: Lily of the Valley,Honeysuckle,Cedar, Basil, Jasmine, Sweetpea, Lotus PLANT / HERB: Carnation, Honeysuckle, OrangeHeather, Cypress, Hazel, Oak Moss, Mallow, Aloe Vera Buttercup(communication), Daffodil and Baby's Breath WOOD: Cedar ANIMAL: Dolphin, Whale, Mermaid, BlueJay, Gull, Giraffe, Robin, Deer, Ass, Clam, Lizard and the Frog BLUE/BLACK/WHITE: change and easy transition STONES: Azurite, Turquoise, Coral, Blue, Opal, Tanzanite, Sapphire, Chrysacola, Hematite, Sodalite, Blue Laced Agate, Lapis Lazuli (children) Aguamarine, Sapphire. TAROT: The Heirophant, Cups GODS: Apollo, Asclepius, Bannick, Ceadda, Dabog, Dianceht, Esculapius, Forseti, Gucumatz, Hastehogan Lares, Kuan Ti, Penates, Tien Kuan GODDESS: Alcyone, Aphrodite, Artemis, Bannick, Brigid, Cardea, Concordia, Dugnia, Eir, Gula, Harmonia, Hestia, Hygenia, Karusepas, Kedesh, Kikimora, Kwan Yin, Liban, Meditrina, Neith, Pax, Rhiannon, Salus, Vesta Green: Promotes prosperity, fertility, success; stimulates rituals for good luck, money, harmony, and rejuvenation. Dark Green: Color of ambition, greed, and jealousy; counteracts these influences in a ritual. Magical Purpose: Nature, growth, prosperity, luck, fertility, changes, rejuvenation, jealousy, envy. Personality: Extroverted, happy, optimistic, status, possessive, direct Magickal Uses: Earth magick, Faerie magick, money, luck, fertility, faerie contact, guide contact ELEMENT: Earth DIRECTION: North CHAKRA: Fourth, Heart Chakra PLANET: Venus, Jupiter, Mars DAY: Friday/Venus - love, friendship; Wednesday/Mercury - business transactions; Thursday/Jupiter- Luck, prosperity NUMBER: 4 MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand, Cauldron SCENT/OIL: Elder, Mint, Musk, Sage, Vanilla, Pine, Sweetpea, Mugwort, Patchouli, Vervain, Cinnamon, Marjoram. PLANT/HERB: Birch, Catnip, Blackberry, Coltsfoot, Foxglove, Thyme, Yarrow, Feverfew, Burdock, Pennyroyal, Plantain, Briar, Verbena, Elder, Basil, Cedarwood, Sage, Dill, Clove and Mugwort. WOOD: Birch, Elder, Almond, Hawthorn, Fig, Oak, Palm, Pine ANIMAL: Gnomes, Dwarfs, Fishes, Bee,Bull, Rabbit, Rat, Alligator, Turtle, Grasshopper, Bison, Frog. STONES : Emerald, Peridot, Jade, Malachite Coral, Green Tourmaline, Aventurine,Green Quartz, Gold, Silver, Rock Crystal, Onyx, Azurite. TAROT: Emperor, Sevens GODS: Agathadaimon, Bonus, Daikoku, Eventus, Buddha, Diakoku, Gansea, Inari, Jambhala, Jupiter, Pluto, Tamon GODDESS: Anna Koun, Anna Perenna, Benten, Brighid, Buddhi, Carna, Chala, Felicitas, Fortuna, janus, Kichijo-Ten, Lakshmi, Ops,The Muses, Vasudhara, Syn Yellow: Spells to enhance knowledge, communication skills and to give confidence and aid in visualization. Aids in repelling negative energy. Magickal Purpose: Intellect, thought, mental, analysis sun, sunlight, memory and creativity Personality: Intellectual, learn, introvert, creative, light-hearted and outgoing. Magickal Uses: Concentration, creativity, learning, intellectual, knowledge, understanding, astral projection, telepathy, mental abilities, thoughts. Good for students. ELEMENT: Air DIRECTION: East CHAKRA: Solar Plexus PLANET: Sun DAY: Sunday- Mental Action, Wednesday - Physical Action NUMBER: 3 MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand, Sword SCENT / OIL: Lemon, Frankincense, Bay, Patchouli, Marigold, Lavender, Laurel, Cinnamon Orange Blossoms, Musk, Vanilla, Cloves. PLANT / HERB: Laurel, Vine, Ash, Rue Marigold, St. Johns Wort, Centaury, Chamomile, Mistletoe, Saffron, Begonia, Geranium, Morning Glory, Snapdragon, Daffodil, Rosemary, Sunflower and Daisy. WOOD: Birch, Oak, Rubber ANIMAL: Phoenix, Snake, Beetle, Dragonfly, Meadowlark, Chameleon, Antelope, Snake, Crow, Bobcat, Goat, Lion, Mouse, Gull, Sea Lion, Parrot and Oriole. STONES: Topaz, Yellow Diamond, Pyrite Yellow Jacinth, Rutilated Quartz, Clear Quartz, Chrysolite, Goldstone, Citrine, some Tiger Eye, Carnelian, Amber. TAROT: The Sun, Knights, Sixes. Gods: Apollo, Janus, Goddess: Anu, Brighid, Carna, Diana. Fortuna, Syn, Gold: Promotes understanding; Rituals to enhance energy and power, & vitality, and to bring success and luck or in rituals needing solar energy. Magickal Purpose: Intellect, thought, mental, analysis sun, sunlight, memory and creativity Personality: Intellectual, learned, introvert, creative, imaginative Magickal Uses: Concentration, creativity, learning, intellectual, knowledge, understanding, astral projection, telepathy, mental abilities, thoughts. Good for students. ELEMENT: Air DIRECTION: East CHAKRA: Solar Plexus PLANET: Sun DAY: Sunday- Mental Action , Wednesday - Physical Action NUMBER: 2 MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand, Sword SCENT / OIL: Lemon, Frankincense, Bay, Patchouli, Marigold, Lavender, Laurel, Cinnamon Orange Blossoms, Musk, Vanilla, Cloves. PLANT / HERB: Laurel, Vine, Ash, Rue Marigold, St. Johns Wort, Centaury, Chamomile, Mistletoe, Saffron, Begonia, Geranium, Morning Glory, Snapdragon, Daffodil, Rosemary, Sunflower and Daisy. WOOD: Ash, Willow ANIMAL: Phoenix, Snake, Beetle, Dragonfly, Meadowlark, Chameleon, Antelope, Snake, Crow, Bobcat, Goat, Lion, Mouse, Gull, Sea Lion, Parrot and Oriole. STONES: Topaz, Yellow Diamond, Pyrite Yellow Jacinth,Rutilated Quartz, Clear Quartz, Chrysolite, Goldstone, Citrine, some Tiger Eye, Carnelian, Amber. TAROT: Knights, Sixes. Gods: Amun Ra, Apollo, Baldur, Bochica, Bragi, Da-bog, Dyaus, Helios, Hyperion, Maui, Mithras, Odin, Ogmios, Ptah,Surya, Tvashtri, Veveteotl, Wayland Goddess: Anaterasu, Artemis Calliste, Athena, Aya, Asva, Bast, Brighid, Eos, Hsi-Ho, Igaehindvo, llmater, Maya, Minerva, Muses, Namagiri, Phoebe, Sul, Sunna, Sunniva, Surya, Black: Use in rituals to induce a deep meditative state, or to banish evil or negativity as in uncrossing rituals; attracts Saturn energy. Magickal Purpose: Absorption, why it is used for funerals. The void of all colors, it has the ability to absorb Quiet power, self-control, restriction, depression sickness, but new changes, rebirth. Wisdom, Control, Resilience, Discipline. Personality: Someone who often dwells in his own dark recesses. A loner, but through choice. A strong silent type but someone you don't want to deal with if crossed. A night person as the darkness seems to be their safe place, their solace and quiet space. The things that make the "black" person unique, has also the tendency to dwell on things and has more bouts of depression than most others. This person tends to keep a lot of secrets. Magickal Uses: Banishing negative thoughts and situations, reversing, uncrossing, binding negative forces, releasing, removing confusion, contact with spirits, dark magick, defensive spells (can be used with RED to increase intent). ELEMENT: Air, water, fire, earth DIRECTION: East PLANET: Saturn DAY: Saturday NUMBER: 6 MAGICKAL TOOL: Sword, Wand SCENT / OIL: Holly, Juniper, Yew,Myrrh, Cypress, Pine, Apple, Yarrow, Rowan, Vervain, Peppermint, Basil. PLANT/HERB: Oak, Yew, Beech, Elm, Comfrey, Holly, Ivy, Horsetail, Reeds, Solomon's Seal, Mullein, Cedar, Clove, Cypress, Rue, Betony, Elder, Fern, Yarrow,Cayenne, Dragons Blood, Mandrake, Flax. WOOD: Oak, Ash, Aspen, Birch, Hazel, Rowan ANIMAL: Bobcat, Dragon, Panther, Raccoon, Rhinoceros, Groundhog, Blackbird, Lynx, Bat, Owl, Jaguar, Praying Mantis. FEATHER: Hidden secrets, changes. STONES: Onyx, Jet, Obsidian, BlackQuartz, Black Star Sapphire, Agate, Tektite, Pyrite, Diamond, Moonstone, Galena, Pumice. TAROT: Death, Threes and the Queens God: Achilles, Amathaon, Atlas, Cernunnos, Ea, Eterna, Janus, Terminus, Odin, Thoth Untunktahe Goddess: Aradia, Ayizan, Carna, Cerridwen, Circa, Dakinis, Demeter, Diana, Gulleig, Habondia, Hecate, Herodias, Hlle, Kwan Yin, Lilith, Mari, Rangda, Syn These are only Guides to use for reference, As we each are individuals, so are our choices, experiment with colors and find what and how it works best for you!