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Tip Tuesday #61

Tip Tuesday is a recurring feature where readers send in tips for fellow writers. If you'd like to share a tip, please do so. Today's tip was sent in by Lois D. Brown who blogs at I Devour Kid Books. Please give her blog a visit on your way out!

This is not my original idea, but I'm passing it along. When you're looking for a unique way to describe a color, go to a make-up company's website and read all the colors of eyeshadow, blush, and lipstick. Chances are, you'll find a description that fits what you're trying to say.

Love this tip, Lois! I've used nail polish colors once or twice for inspiration. : )

16 comments:

  1. Check crayon boxes and house paint websites too.

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  2. Awesome tip! They do have the best descriptions!

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  3. Great tips. I'm always struggling with how to describe colors uniquely.

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  4. Great tip! I also like the paint sample section!

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  5. That is really neat! I never thought to use them before. Now 'm going to rummage around in my Caboodles (yes I have one...so old) for all my nail polish!

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  6. Nice! These are great resources!!

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  7. Oh - good tip! Never would have thought of this.

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