Friday, September 4, 2009


The following are color-matched values for Stampin’ Up!®’s exclusive colors. This list includes the nine colors retired in 2005. You can use these values to color-match scrapbook journaling, to create a custom sentiment inside of a card, or to create a color-coordinated element for a hand-stamped party favor. Remember when printing on vellum that it is best to print in a DARK color, layering your vellum over a lighter color. When printing on cardstock, you may wish to try different color combinations to achieve either dramatic or subtle effects, just as you would with your stamping.For those who don't know how to do this: Open Microsoft Word. Type desired text in your selected Stampin’ Up!® font & highlight. To change the font color, choose FORMAT from the top menu bar. Select FONT, then FONT COLOR. Select MORE COLORS, then choose CUSTOM. You will find a place to enter R, G, and B "values" for the color mixing. Print your text on your printer and compare to your cardstock ring to ensure they match.
SOFT SUBTLESAlmost Amethyst: R-189 G-189 B-255 OR H-170 S-255 L-222**Apricot Appeal: R-255 G-184 B-73 OR H-26 S-255 L-164Barely Banana: R-248 G-250 B-156 OR H-44 S-230 L-203 **Bashful Blue: R-215 G-235 B-255 OR H-149 S-255 L-235Blush Blossom: R-255 G-226 B-204 OR H-18 S-255 L-230**Certainly Celery: R-125 G-153 B-63 OR H-56 S-106 L-108Lavender Lace: R-215 G-215 B-255 OR H-170 S-255 L-235Mellow Moss: R-111 G-136 B-60 OR H-57 S-100 L-98Pale Plum: R-215 G-173 B-211 OR H-217 S-88 L-194 Perfect Plum: R-125 G-61 B-119 OR H-217 S-88 L-93Pretty In Pink: R-250 G-181 B-201 OR H-243 S-223 L-216 Sage Shadow: R-147 G-187 B-115 OR H-66 S-88 L-151
BOLD BRIGHTSBrilliant Blue: R-46 G-46 B-182 OR H-170 S-152 L-114 Gable Green: R-197 G-254 B-154 OR H-67 S-250 L-204 Glorious Green: R-57 G-155 B-66 OR H-89 S-118 L-106 Green Galore: R-159 G-253 B-89 OR H-67 S-249 L-171 Lovely Lilac: R-170 G-54 B-255 OR H-194 S-255 L-155Only Orange: R-254 G-103 B-0 OR H-17 S-255 L-127Orchid Opulence: R-182 G-109 B-255 OR H-191 S-255 L-182Pink Passion: R-255 G-83 B-169 OR H-234 S-255 L-169 **Pixie Pink: R- 255 G-118 B-194 OR H-232 S-255 L-187Real Red: R-212 G-0 B-0 OR H-0 S-255 L-106Tempting Turquoise: R-113 G-252 B-255 OR H-129 S-255 L-184 YoYo Yellow: R-251 G-229 B-19 OR H-38 S-247 L-135
EARTH ELEMENTSCameo Coral: R-255 G-113 B-143 OR H-246 S-232 L-155Chocolate Chip: R-66 G-28 B-28 OR H-0 S-101 L-47Close To Cocoa: R-147 G-97 B-69 OR H-15 S-92 L-108Creamy Caramel: R-214 G-160 B-88 OR H-24 S-154 L-151Garden Green: R-57 G-125 B-55 OR H-84 S-99 L-90More Mustard: R-216 G-175 B-0 OR H-34 S-255 L-108Not Quite Navy: R-0 G-79 B-118 OR H-142 S-255 L-59Old Olive: R-149 G-146 B-0 OR H-41 S-255 L-75Really Rust: R-199 G-77 B-9 OR H-15 S-233 L-104Ruby Red: R-212 G-29 B-30 OR H-0 S-194 L-121Summer Sun: R-242 G-204 B-16 OR H-35 S-229 L-129**Pumpkin Pie: R-232 G-138 B-0 OR H-25 S-255 L-116
RICH REGALS**Always Artichoke: R-68 G-79 B-55 OR H-62 S-46 L-67Ballet Blue: R-97 G-134 B-205 OR H-156 S-132 L-151 Bordering Blue: R-155 G-155 B-168 OR H-170 S-7 L-158 **Bravo Burgundy: R-100 G-15 B-35 OR H-245 S-188 L-58Brocade Blue: R-135 G-176 B-219 OR H-150 S-137 L-177 **Elegant Eggplant: R-108 G-0 B-77 OR H-255 S-255 L-54**Handsome Hunter: R-15 G-51 B-23 OR H-94 S-139 L-33Night of Navy: R-0 G-0 B-75 OR H-170 S-255 L-38**Regal Rose: R-251 G-129 B-175 OR H-239 S-239 L-190Rose Red: R-255 G-27 B-130 OR H-236 S-255 L-141**So Saffron: R-246 G-210 B-127 OR H-29 S-221 L-187Taken With Teal: R-0 G-156 B-152 OR H-126 S-255 L-78
NEUTRALSGoing Gray: R-150 G-150 B-150 OR H-170 S-0 L-150**Sahara Sand: R-149 G-151 B-121 OR H-46 S-32 L-136Whisper White: R-255 G-255 B-255 OR H-170 S-0 L-255Very Vanilla: R-249 G-248 B-224 OR H-40 S-172 L-237Basic Brown: (using Chocolate Chip) R-66 G-28 B-28 OR H-0 S-101 L-47
RETIRED COLORS*Mint Melody: R-189 G-255 B-189 OR H-85 S-255 L-222*Mauve Mist: R-255 G-194 B-216 OR H-240 S-255 L-255*Bliss Blue: R-177 G-216 B-255 OR H-149 S-255 L-216*Eggplant Envy: R-153 G-0 B-153 OR H-213 S-255 L-77 *Forest Foliage: R-22 G-74 B-56 OR H-112 S-138 L-48 *Baroque Burgundy: R-134 G-0 B-67 OR H-234 S-255 L-67 *Rose Romance: R-250 G-90 B-150 OR H-239 S-240 L-170 *Positively Pink: R-255 G-145 B-177 OR H-243 S-255 L-200 *Marvelous Magenta: R-198 G-0 B-170 OR H-219 S-255 L-99*Retired 06/30/05 -- **New Color Available 07/01/05RGB = Red, Green Blue -- HSL = Hue, Saturation, LuminosityThese colors have been customized for an Epson Stylus CX6600. You may want to tweak some of the values if they're close--remember that each printer, even those of the same make and model, will mix colors slightly differently. This information was compiled by Kaylyn Butler Conover thanks to the generous sharing of many women on Use by individuals and sharing with other stampers is enthusiastically encouraged. This information is offered up as public domain: If you have been charged a fee for this document, have been offered this document as a “bonus” for an eBay purchase, or found this among a “packet” for which you paid a fee, you have been scammed. Please contact Stampin’ Up!® at 1-800-STAMPUP to be referred to a legitimate, honest demonstrator in your area.

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