(Closed) Anyone thinking about black and white?

posted 7 years ago in Themes
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

A lot of people incorporate another color for pop or flair. You know they’ll have bright red roses for flowers, or green, hot pink…. Are you thinking of doing Black/White only?  If so you are, you can always highlight and have a pearlized white with a patent black….

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Oh! We are doing black and white! We are doing what Jackie-O suggested though and bringing in bright colors with our flowers–with bright pink and green. I looooove the combination! Also, if you are worried about it being too dark, focus on the white and have lots of black accents.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

My brother’s wedding was black and white, and it was the hottest day of the year, and it still worked fine. The guys had soft grey vests & ties, so it relieved the blackness of it. We had pale flowers, mostly creams and pale purples. 

Jackie-o is right, it’d give you great scope to have really stand out flowers.

It looks really smart in the photos, too.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1992

I’m doing black, white, and gold.

With white linens and black runners, I’ve not had a problem with it being too dark at all.

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I’m doing Black and white with damask and red roses!!! I love the idea of a black and white wedding! I always knew I would do those colors, so picking my theme was easy!

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper

I’m doing black and white with red and aqua. We’re going for a retro/vampy/pinup/rockabilly/50s feel with lots of polka dots!

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

We’re doing black/white with blue accents.  It’ll be in the flowers, my shoes, etc.  Also, black is more of an accent to the white, not a base color.  For example, the linnens will be white, white candles, etc.  Black will show up in the girls’ dresses, guys’ tuxes, some accent ribbons, paper products and such.  There are some awesome black/white inspiration boards around.  I saved one, I’ll try to attach it.  I can’t remember where I found it though!

Post # 10
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1940 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

We started with black and white but it transitioned to black and ivory with sage green accents.

Post # 11
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Bumble bee

we are doing black and white with Red roses for some color and the guys will be wearing black suits with red ties

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

We did black and white with a pop of yellow.

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