It’s amazing just how much better you feel about a website once the graphic design gets put in.
I can’t agree more. While good content is what keeps your users coming back for more, usability and design are responsible for holding their attention during their first visit.
A site’s color scheme is key to its look and feel. Here is a site that shows how you can get inspiration from nature.
There are also several online color scheme tools (like this one) that can help you start designing your next site.