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22 Things That Will Speak To People Who Love Color

We paint the town red (and purple, and turquoise, and chartreuse).

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1. Just how satisfying it is to organize things by color.

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Finally, all is right with the world.

2. The way that looking at anything ombré helps you chill the F out.

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3. The thrill you get when you open a new box of colored pencils.

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Pencils: CW Pencil Enterprise.

4. (Especially if they’re ~metallic~).

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Pencils: CW Pencil Enterprise.

5. The feeling of frustration when your friends don’t understand that these are obviously all dramatically different colors.

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6. The constant mix of pleasure and pain you experience when walking through an art supply store.

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Paint: Blick.

7. The joy you get from seeing how colors look when they are untouched and pristine…

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Glitter: Martha Stewart Crafts.

8. But ALSO how beautiful they are when messy and blended together.

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9. The fact that choosing just a single color for any project is damn near impossible.

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10. The point when you start reading way too much into what each color is called.

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“Hm, am I more of a ‘retro blue’ person, or more of a ‘waterside’ person? Also, who gets to choose these names? But seriously, which color is more ~me~?”

11. Just how impossible it is to pick a favorite color.

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When people ask, you respond with “Well, for home decor it’s this, but for clothing it’s that, and in general, I love these six colors…”

12. And how when you do finally settle on a favorite color, you can’t help but want to buy everything that comes in that color.

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Notebook, stapler, pen, and ruler: Poppin; custom keyboard: ColorWare; marker: Sharpie; pencil: Etsy.

13. Like, everything.

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Edible glitter: N.Y. Cake.

14. The feeling of excitement you get when you walk into a store and realize that ~your color~ is a major part of their palette this season.

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RIP, your life savings.

Scissors: Target; custom keyboard: ColorWare; markers: Sharpie and Tombow; clips and notebook: Poppin.

15. The way warm colors can instantly perk up your mood.

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Brush pens: Tombow.

16. And the way cool colors help you calm way down.

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Pens: Tombow.

17. And how anything gold makes you feel like you run the world.

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18. How fun it is to make old-school color combinations feel new again.

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Blanket: Faribault for Target; lights: Amazon.

19. How seeing gorgeous colors coupled with different textures gives you ~feelings~.

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Yarn: Jo-Ann’s; basket: Home Goods.

20. How easy it is to get sucked into color-coded Instagram accounts…

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21. To find beauty in unexpected places…

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Tea: David’s Tea.

22. And to make your day just a little bit brighter.

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Floss: Jo-Ann’s.

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