These are just a few of the many lovely layouts to be found in our gallery. As you look at these pages, as well as pages you create, you may feel a certain emotion is conveyed by the use of the color. Black is often used to represent authority and power while white is used to symbolize innocence and purity. Red is the most emotionally intense color often representing love or energy. Orange is a power color which stimulates enthusiasm & creativity. Blue is peaceful, tranquil & calming. Green symbolizes nature. It is a calming, refreshing color. Cheerful sunny yellow is an attention getter. Purple represents royalty, luxury, wealth, and sophistication. Brown is the color of earth and is solid and reliable. To learn more about Color Psychology you may wish to read “Color Psychology – Do Different Colors Affect Your Mood?” by David Johnson at Infoplease.com. I know that when I go to create my next scrapbooking page I will be thinking more about my color choice. It may be fun to challenge yourself to create a layout using one of the 5 color schemes demonstrated. I look forward to seeing your colorful pages in the gallery.