Celebrate all things bright and beautiful with these gloriously colourful hashtags.


We've hand-picked a range of hashtags to bring a riot of colour to your February. From sharing your colourful makes to getting inspo from your fave hues, we've got the colour-themed hashtag for you.

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From stunning sunsets to colour-popping yarns, #ihavethisthingwithcolour is a fab tag to share your bright makes and colours that liven up your day. The US version of the tag #ihavethisthingwithcolor is where it all started, so it’s worth checking out both – the US version for more variety and the UK version to connect with local makers.

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The #colourmyeveryday challenge by Adventures and Tea Parties has grown massively since it began in 2017. With week-long challenges and daily prompts to get you going, it’s a great way to inject some colour into your social media. There's a challenge running at the mo, but don’t worry if you miss it as there'll be another one along soon.

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Photo courtesy of @studiomucci


For all makers who would say their favourite colour is rainbow, #crafttherainbow is the tag to find fellow makers who cram all the colours into their projects, from painting to knitting and everything in between.

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Photo courtesy of @nikkimcwilliams

#candycolours / #candyminimal

Want your colours to remind you of your fave confectionery? Then step this way. You'll find pastels from dusky pink to marvellous mint on everything from hair to buildings. Both tags — #candycolours (UK) and #candycolors (US) — are good enough to eat. If you haven't had your fill of pretty pastels you can follow #candyminimal too.

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There are several spellings of this tag, but by far the most popular is #colorcolourlovers, with hundred of thousands of posts. The colour-popping hashtag was created by British photographer and Instagram expert Xanthe Berkeley in 2016 and soon spread worldwide. You can even add you favourite colour to the end of the hashtag — e.g.

#colorcolourloverspink — to hunt down a more curated array of pics. The #colourcolourlovers version is a good hashtag to use to connect with makers in the UK.

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A Beautiful Mess creates some of the most creative hashtags around, and #ABMlifeiscolorful is no exception. Share your best snaps using the tag and you might even get a share on their official Insta page.

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Photo courtesy of @naturally.jo


From multi-coloured outfits to food that looks like an explosion of natural colours, #myunicornlife celebrates your extra special day-to-day activities, with a bit of the rainbow injected into them.

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Photo courtesy of @kayleymills


Introducing more colour into your life is guaranteed to boost your mood, so share your spirit lifting-snaps using the hashtag #colourmehappy. Whether it’s the latest addiction to your pin collection or a completed colourful craft project, your fellow makers want to hear from you.

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Photo courtesy of @oxfordone


See how others add more colour to their everyday, from bright hair to graffiti, architecture and even their food, with the tag #livecolourfully. It's the ideal inspiration to start scanning the streets for colour.

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Photo courtesy of @collingwoodnorris


You can find a little bit of everything using #howihue, from muted autumn colours to eye-popping pinks. Share your most-loved shades and come up with some new colour combinations.

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For makers who like to use all the colours, #technicolourcrafters is a fab tag to discover how everyone is adding every hue under the sun into their creative projects.

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When you’re crushing hard on a new shade of purple yarn or you found the green that just has to be added to your living room, share your new favourite tone with others by using the hashtag #colourcrush.

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We’ve mentioned these guys before, but you can’t do a colour round-up without giving a shout out to the In Colourful Company gang. From their inspiring colour walks uncovering the brightest cities in the UK and beyond, to their love of all things rainbow, you can’t help but smile when taking a look at the tag #incolourfulcompany.

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Photo courtesy of @wanderforawhile


Interiors and Lifestyle blog Design Sponge is behind the popular #dscolor. From pretty florals to daring shades in your dining room, if you’re feeling a little grey this is the ideal way to give yourself a colour pick-me-up.

Other colourful tags worth sharing

Because we couldn't resist bringing you a few more hashtags...


#coloursplash,#colourpop, #dailydoseofcolor, #explorecolour, #colourmyworld / #colormyworld, #colourfulfamilies, #colors_ofourlives, #showusthecolour, #colorfullycrafted, #huntgramcolor, #rainbowhunter, #colourpalette, #inspirationiscolour, #popyacolour, #happycolours, #colourexplosion, #colourcrush, #colourinmysquare, #agameoftones, #colourventures


Karen has been writing for magazines for over 21 years and currently splits her time between journalism and running Creative Biscuit Ceramics Café in east London with her partner Tim. Karen has written for a wide range of publications, from showbiz titles to real life features with plenty of craft and design in the mix too. She now focuses on writing about small creative businesses, craft, design, homes and living well for publications such as Mollie Makes and The Simple Things as well as running creative workshops from her café and making her own ceramics.

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