Shakespeare wrote: “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.” This may be true of the bride and groom, but it is not…more
Shakespeare wrote: “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.” This may be true of the bride and groom, but it is not true of the guests at a wedding. Your wedding colors are often the first thing your guests notice – after you, of course – and they will continue to see your colors throughout the evening. From the first invitation to the clothing, food, decorations, and guest book, your wedding color combination sets the tone for your wedding and gives it a distinct mood.
Pastel Green, Purple, and Gold
This color scheme works especially well for a daytime wedding held outdoors on a spreading green lawn. The soft pastel green featured in this wedding color scheme will complement the color of the grass, and the pastel purple and soft gold colors add interest and imbue the wedding with a gentle springtime feel. The bride wears white while her bridesmaids wear pastel green dresses. The groom wears a dark tuxedo with a pastel green tie and gold pocket square, as do his groomsmen. Tablecloths are alternating colors of green, gold and purple. Serve wine or punch the color of rich gold, and serve yellow cake with purple and gold frosting. The key to this combination is to use pastel colors rather than bright colors, which may look dated. Done correctly, this wedding color combination makes for a bright and happy mood.
Navy, Dark Green, and White
A navy and dark green wedding color combination conveys class, depth, and brisk confidence. The bride’s white dress looks especially lovely against the navy worn by her bridesmaids. The groom and his groomsmen wear a dark navy suit, elegant green neckties, and pocket squares. Tables are draped with navy tablecloths and contain vases filled with brilliant white roses. The cake and its icing are a brilliant white and are trimmed with navy and dark green frosting. As with the preceding wedding color combination, this wedding pallet looks fantastic at a wedding held on a green lawn. It also makes for a memorable seaside wedding.
White, Off-White, and Yellow
Your guests won’t soon forget this subtly beautiful color combination. White, off white, and yellow make for a dazzling beautiful wedding that will leave guests rubbing their eyes. Make no mistake: this color combination heavily emphasizes pure white and only relies on other colors sparingly. Tablecloths are pure white and contain vases filled with roses of the very same shade. The cake is white and is covered in white icing accented with off-white and yellow trim. The groom and his groomsmen wear white tuxedos with yellow neckties and may wear white top hats if desired. Surrounded by her white clad attendants, the bride looks angelic and seems to radiate purity. Those with a flair for the dramatic might consider renting a white carriage drawn by white horses.
March 7, 2013
Capture the Colors One of the most romantic times of the year to get married is the fall. It’s such a colourful season with a…more
One of the most romantic times of the year to get married is the fall. It’s such a colourful season with a vibrant and beautiful back drop for your dream wedding. Here are some great ideas to help you create the perfect fall themes for your special day with the Hottest 2012 Fall Wedding Colors.
Colors are at the top of the list of important choices when it comes to wedding themes. Fall weddings offer an array of rich colors to work with. Think of the beautiful, picturesque bouquets of leaves autumn trees offer each year. From deep greens, earthy browns and gorgeous plum and burgundy tones. These colors can be blended and mixed in any way you can imagine. And even though they are more warm toned colors, if you love the idea of using silver, don’t worry. They will all work together perfectly. With any of these colors mixed or matched, you will be sure to create a unique and beautiful atmosphere for your special day.
There are also many incredible creative and fun fall themed wedding favors you can go with. The tree and leaf are probably the most iconic symbols of fall and something you can incorporate into almost anything. From charmingly whimsical to unique and classic, the options are endless. Here are some fun ideas to get you started.
By Alex Drake
Fall wedding colors almost always complement “green”. Consider a tree theme for an outdoor wedding and give your guests a little bit of nature to bring home and remember your Wedding day.