{enchanted} colour

Hello Lovely Adventurer,

I just had to share with you this very cool resource I came across while reading one of my favourite blogs, A Subtle Revelry.  If you aren’t familiar with this blog, but are like me and love any excuse to celebrate you should check it out – Victoria, the blogger behind the site describes it as “a blog devoted to the artistic art of merry making.”  Don’t you just love that??!

Anyway, last week, Victoria wrote this post all about a little time-waster she had found… a website named ‘The Color Of

Although, they have explained it much more technically here:

This is a system created to find out the colour of anything, by querying and aggregating image data from Flickr, a popular online photo sharing community. It is an attempt at answering a potentially complex and abstract question in an objective manner, by using simple algorithms on data originating from subjective human perceptions.

Watching it work is a bit like magic, and it is definitely as addictive as my other favourite online visual tool, Pinterest!

Here are a few examples that I played with…

The colour of…

And because I’m a little self-absorbed…

So, I’m sorry if you find yourself spending way too much time discovering new colours… but it was way too cool not to share!

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3 Responses to “{enchanted} colour”

  1. September 06, 2011 at 8:52 am, Victoria said:

    Glad you liked the site, I think it’s so fun! I love the Hana color!


    • September 07, 2011 at 5:01 pm, Hana said:

      Oh, it is TOO much fun… I could waste many hours finding out the colours of everything! Thanks so much for sharing the find. H xo


  2. July 19, 2012 at 2:39 pm, Kate said:

    My user is sesela

    You would have so much fun at this site.


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