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 , May 28, 2022
Colors have strong connotations tied to them due to their association with things such as elements of nature, products, fashion, symbols and cultural items. For example, colors are perceived as hot or cold due to their association with physical manifestations of color such as fire and ice. Cultural items such as holiday decorations also strongly influence how colors are perceived. The following are examples of things that are strongly associated with a color.

Red

Red is a rare color in nature that is associated with heat sources such as fire, magma and the sun. It is often used to attract attention or to act as a warning.
Apples
Autumn Leaves
Blood
Fire
Firetrucks
Hearts
Lava
Lips
Maple Leaves
Red Lights
Roses
Rubies
Sports Cars
Stop Signs
Sunsets / Sunrises
Warning Signs

Blue

Blue is the color of water and sky but is quite rare as a color for small scale things.
Berries
Blue Velvet
Diamonds
Ice
Lakes
Neptune
Oceans
Pools
Sapphires
Sky
Water
Waterfalls

Green

Green is the predominant color in nature that is also associated with poison, toxic things and several mythical creatures.
Aliens (in fiction)
Christmas Trees
Dragons (in fiction)
Emeralds
Forests
Frogs
Grass
Green Tea
Insects
Ivy
Jade
Leprechauns
Money
Nature
Shamrocks
Turtles

Black

Black is the absence of light or the absorption of light. This is extremely prevalent as the color of space and night. Beyond that, black things are somewhat rare except that it is common for people to make things black, particularly fashions and consumer products.
Beetles
Black Chocolate
Black Diamond
Black Soil
Blackberries
Carbon
Coffee
Cola
Crows
Ebony Wood
Formal Wear
Night
Shadow
Space
Tea

White

White is the color that is perceived when the mind encounters unbelievably colorful light from a broad range of wavelengths of light. White is pervasive in nature and is an ideal background color as white materials absorb no light.
Bones
Ceramics
Cotton
Frost
Ghosts (fiction)
Hair
Ice
Milk
Paper
Salt
Sand
Snow
Sugar
Sunlight (in space)
Teeth
White Water

Brown

Brown is an earthly color associated with soil, rocks, wood and vegetation. It is perhaps the most common color for land animals, birds and food.
Bread
Brown Bears
Caramel
Chocolate
Coffee
Cookies
Eggs
Eyes
Hair
Hay
Nuts
Paper
Potatoes
Raw Sugar
Rocks
Seeds
Stones
Tea
Trees
Wood

Orange

Orange is a rare color in nature that is associated with the few things that are orange such as the freshness of orange citrus fruits. It is also perceived as an Autumn color that is associated with fall leaves and Halloween.
Autumn Leaves
Carrots
Goldfish
Koi
Oranges
Pumpkins
Squash
Sunsets

Yellow

Yellow is another rare color with the exception of the sun that is perceived as yellow during the day. Yellow is commonly used by flowers, birds and fruits to attract attention. It is also the color of well known materials including many woods, gold and brass.
Bananas
Bees
Brass
Brass Instruments
Butter
Corn
Dandelions
Gold
Lemon
Pollen
The Sun
Vanilla Ice Cream
Wood
Yellow Curry

Purple

Purple is an extraordinarily rare color that is nonetheless a common color for flowers, berries and fruit.
Acai
Artichokes
Beets
Cherries
Dragonfruit
Eggplant
Grapes
Lavender
Orchids
Plums
Purple Aster
Violets

Color Things

This is the complete list of articles we have written about color things.
Baby Blue Things
Beige Things
Black Things
Blue Things
Brown Things
Color Perception
Color Symbolism
Color Things
Colors
Green Things
Orange Things
Purple Things
Red Things
Sun Color
Teal Things
White Things
Yellow Things
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