Colour – Brown – What Does it Symbolise?

Colour – Brown – What Does it Symbolise?

If you are thinking of including brown as a major colour within your wedding theme then this will be a handy article to read.  We hope you enjoy it.

Brown is a neutral colour and instantly brings a feeling of nature and the seasons.

Brown is also said to stimulate the appetite which may be a help in keeping the budget down (yes we are joking).

Brown affects the mind by making us feel warm and cozy and peaceful.

Whilst some feel the colour is seen as dull it is also simple and when teamed with other colours is not as harsh a black so may be a good alternative.

The colour brown is associated with and represents:

  • Earth
  • Wood
  • Wholesomeness
  • Elegance
  • Healing
  • Grounding
  • Stone
  • Reliability
  • Security
  • Nature
  • Home
  • Warmth
  • Stabliity
  • Autumn
  • Simplicity
  • Friendliness
  • Depandability
  • Health
  • Growth
  • Fertility

There are different shades and tints of brown and just some of them are referred to as:

  • Sienna
  • Sand
  • Dapple
  • Snuff – coloured
  • Cocoa
  • Umber
  • Mahogany
  • Oak
  • Bronze
  • Chestnut
  • Cinnamon
  • Tawny
  • Tan
  • Wood
  • Nut-brown
  • Khaki
  • Puce
  • Ochre
  • Terracotta
  • Toast
  • Coffee
  • Cinnamon
  • Hazel
  • Russet
  • Ginger
  • Chocolate
  • Ecru
  • Brunette
  • Copper
  • Fawn
  • Liver-coloured
  • Auburn

Below are links to more colours:

CLICK HERE for Beige & Ivory.
CLICK HERE for Black.
CLICK HERE for Blue.
CLICK HERE for Gold.
CLICK HERE for Grey.
CLICK HERE for Green.
CLICK HERE for Orange.
CLICK HERE for Pink.
CLICK HERE for Purple.
CLICK HERE for Silver.
CLICK HERE for White.
CLICK HERE for Yellow.

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