Purple Colors And Grass Green

Decorating By lstalder Updated 8 Jun 2011 , 2:02am by dguerrant

lstalder Posted 7 Jun 2011 , 2:09am
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I need to make flowers in various shades of purple. Any idea how to get an orchid color? Or a wine purple? Also, what is the best green food color or combination to make lush green grass color?

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cakesnglass Posted 7 Jun 2011 , 2:26am
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Purple and green must the new thing. I have a baby shower coming up purple and electric green - peacock theme ??? Hope to see what is suggested. good luck.

lstalder Posted 8 Jun 2011 , 1:52am
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hoping for some answers please. Really need the help.

dguerrant Posted 8 Jun 2011 , 2:02am
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To make a more wine colored purple, you can add a little red to the purple to make a red violet. I start off with a light color to make some flowers and little by little add more color to what I have already mixed. This way the colors are all tonal and blend better. As far as the green, to make a limey electric green, add a true green to yellow. the more you add, the more limey it will be. To make it more earthy green, not a primary green, add a touch of brown to tone it down. Hope this helpsicon_smile.gif

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