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colour scheme

a planned combination or juxtaposition of colours, as in interior decorating
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  • See how Nature harmoniously groups her colour scheme, with a master hand ensuring that nothing shall clash or be inappropriate.

    Spirit and Music H. Ernest Hunt
  • If we get our colour scheme right everything else will follow.

    The Indifference of Juliet Grace S. Richmond
  • I told him what I wanted and drew a rough sketch of the garden and the colour scheme.

    Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The flowers standing about everywhere blended into the colour scheme.

    The Socialist Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • The pink-brown woodwork of the spinet and chair prevent the colour scheme from being cold.

    Line and Form (1900) Walter Crane
  • Well, candidly I think Pauline's too fair for that colour scheme, don't you?

    Guy and Pauline Compton Mackenzie
  • Refuse to accept a colour scheme, unless it appeals to your individual taste—no matter who suggests it.

  • There's a colour scheme for you, Beatrice; you can think of it in your next study.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • Much of the beauty of old china is lost because it is simply laid out without a colour scheme.

    Chats on Household Curios Fred W. Burgess
  • Blackberry juice now stained her chin, enriching a colour scheme already made notable by dye from the candy.

    The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson

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