Orange is a combination of red and yellow and exhibits some of the qualities of both of these colors, but to a lesser degree. Similar to red, orange tends to excite and exude warmth. But without the aggressive edge that red has, as orange is calmed by the cheerfulness of its yellow makeup. Orange is flamboyant and attention grabbing and inspires people to be social.  In the US, Orange is a color used in autumn decorations as it denotes fall foliage and harvest pumpkins. In other parts of the world, orange can have a religious significance as seen in Ireland and denotes the pursuit if freedom as seen in the Ukraine. Orange is a great color for spaces in your home where you want to encourage socializing, like a living room or dining room. When used with yellow, orange accents can ad a burst of sunshine and optimism to your space.  


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