Those are my long-sleeved T-shirts (well, 7/8-sleeved in case of the blue and the purplish).
And this is what I saw in our bathroom:
See? It works.
I played with colours in another way, too. Outi Pyy suggested on her blog creating colour palettes from photos we like. I did it with paintings. Here are some of my results:
As you can see, with some of them I couldn't bring myself to stop. :-)