colors for this theme

posted 3 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
753 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Maybe add a maroon or burgundy

Post # 5
205 posts
Helper bee

@laken.oliver:  My theme is vintage-y and I’m doing a deep red, black and gold or silver. Haven’t decided on the silver or gold, but I’m leaning more towards gold.

Post # 6
402 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@laken.oliver:  Seeing as FI and I are doing a vintage/1920s-inspired wedding, this is something I’ve given a bit of thought to.  I’m also not crazy about the black/silver thing–reminds me of my college boyfriend’s fraternity, lol.

We’ve decided to go with the more neutral/muted scheme of cream/gold/champagne/green.  The green will be either a jade or a mint tone.  We’re pretty set on the cream/gold/champagne part, but the “color pop” color is, and probably will continue to be, a discussion until we settle on the girls’ dresses.  We’ve thought about tossing in a dusty purple/wisteria or a blush tone intead of the green.

We’re trying to bring in the vintage inspiration through decor other than color — like peacock centerpieces for half of our tables and vintage books for the other half.  We’re doing an art deco wedding poster, lots of candles, and maybe buying a gramophone for effect 🙂  That way we’re not depending on color to get our point across. 

Post # 8
42101 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@laken.oliver:  I like the soft, faded pastel look for the twenties. It would look great with champagne table linens.

Post # 10
3249 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@laken.oliver:  We’re having the same theme and doing emerald and navy.  Do classic, rich colours, I think.

Post # 11
9652 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

@laken.oliver: I like the soft colors pp has listed but if you are wanting darker colors to use your purple go with jewel tones








I also found these pallets below and maybe they will help you






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