Design your own site is a series of simple blog posts on how to do your own website design, then hand it off to a programmer friend / relative (we always have one) to complete.
One of the first thing you should consider when designing your own website is color. Knowing what color complement or contract one another may be a subjective matter, but there are always rules and common sense we can apply to make it more appealing.
Since this is a simple blog post, I won’t go into the theory or principle of it, I’d rather give you a URL and start playing with it yourself.
Color Scheme Designer 3 – nifty, interactive website that use a simply color wheel to show you options: complement (2 colors), triad (3 colors), tetrads (4 colors), etc. it will also shows you light and dark variants of these colors and their associated RGB hex code for HTML coding. See for yourself with the screenshot here: