Complimentary Colors for Home Decorating ~ "Life is a great big canvas...Throw all the color on it you can"... The complementary color scheme is made of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel.
How to Mix Colors-Use a color wheel to find complimentary colors.When you're talking about colors, "complimentary" actually means "opposite." Black and white, for instance, are complimentary colors. That's why they look so great together. You know, "opposites attract." Every color has a complimentary color. It's just whatever is on the opposite side of the color wheel.