What is your Colour Personality

Colour has an influence on how we make decisions because certain colours best describe our character and personality.  From energetic, to romantic, to a nature lover, colours that describe us influence us every day.

From the colour of our favourite mug to drink our morning coffee, to the colour of the outfit we will wear, to the colour of the car we drive our favourite colours always come up on top.  Our favourite colours almost always describe us.  Whether you have a love for purple which makes you reserved, mellow and gentle or a love for the colour yellow that describes someone as being energetic, responsible and sensible.  Our choice of colours say a lot about our personality and outlook on life.

Let’s explore the meaning behind some of our favourite colours to see which best describes you.

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Colours that Best Describes Your Personality

Orange –  playful, energetic, generous, and open minded, kindhearted, high energy are the words that best describe those that love the colour orange.  It is believed that they enjoy an active lifestyle.  Their love of the colour orange also is a reflection their caring, warm and giving spirit.  Someone with this type of personality makes a great friend and a good listener. It is also believed they enjoy being the centre of attention and therefore make great public speakers.

Blue – Sincere, kind and sympathetic, idealistic, loyal, romantic and empathetic are a few of the characteristics of the blue personality.  Sensitive, calm and the love of being around tranquil blue waters gives them that connection to the great outdoors.  Being surrounded by the beauty of nature brings balance to their lives amidst the chaos of the outside world of which they tend to stay far away from.  They are hopeless romantics and believe in hope, faith and the good in their hearts to spread the love and joy to others by doing good on a continual basis.

Red – Passionate, dominant, confident, ambitious and determined are the personality traits of those that love the colour red.  They are filled with ambition and direction and are 100% confident of themselves and their goals in life.  Firecracker is a commonly used word to describe the red colour personality.  They are a no-nonsense type of individual who is not afraid to voice their opinion. As strong willed and determined a red might be they have many friends but are only close with a small few.  They are committed and loyal to friends and family.

Yellow – Yellow best describes the optimist.  This personality is an idealist and very practical.  They are caring and responsible individuals who would do anything for a friend or even a stranger if possible.  They are faithful, sensible and helpful and love being generous, kind, responsible and trusting. They are not pessimistic or negative and believe in the Karma of being kind, thoughtful and generous to all will bring them the same.

Purple – Artistic, creative, charismatic, sensitive, gentle, dreamers describe the purple personality characteristic.  Those who fit this profile are very emotional and sensitive. Their minds are always curious and imaginative. They enjoy their solitude where they can be creative with their passions, whether that may be drawing, painting or writing their creativity is bountiful. Gentle and peaceful traits of the purple personality makes them trusting, supportive and compassionate friends.

Green –  personalities that love the colour green are best described as powerful, intellectual, curious and introverted.  They have an grand love of nature and endless curiosity of the world and people around them.  They are extremely grounded in who they are, highly intellectual, yet very sarcastic and have relationships with only those who truly understand and appreciate them for who they are.

Did you see yourself described in any of those colours.  Which fit your personality and character best.  When decorating the home, choosing a paint colour will be influenced by your favourite colour.  The paint colours we choose will play a large role in adding your personal style and signature in every room, or accentuate a space with a punch of your favourite colour blending perfectly with neutrals.

Hire a painter in Ottawa to help you harmonize your home environment with colour.


This post was originally published on Nov 25, 2016 and edited Apr 10, 2020