OK, I admit it. I am color challenged. I know great color when I see it, but am not confident in my own abilities to pick colors. Recently I have been using online color tools to find new and better color schemes.
Kuler by Adobe is a handy tool that lets you choose different colors to base your palettes on:
to create color palettes like these:
Another similar program that I like even better is Color Scheme Designer. It has a slick color selector and shows off the colors intuitively:
You can take your palette and see what it would look like on a website too:
Find our other favorite tools in our Toolbox.