(Closed) Did the seasons influence your color choices and how?

posted 5 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Kind of.. I wanted a dark color but we’re getting married in May. I’d always wanted navy but my brother’s wedding was half Air Force mess dress. FI and I decided on a dark purple (AA eggplant). We decided on a formal wedding to make it feel appropriate and will be bringing it back into ‘spring’ with a palette of peach, coral, ivory, and lavender.

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

Season had no influence on my colors. We are having a fall wedding (around here fall screams oranges, golds, browns, reds, yellows) and we are doing red, black, and white. I really don’t like fall colors other than reds so there was no way I was going to do that. Even if my wedding was in the spring I would still do my colors because the only other color scheme I really like is pastel pink and white and I didn’t want my FI to have to be surrounded by pink lol

Go with the colors you like and don’t worry about it “not matching the season” 🙂

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I used a lot of dark colors… browns, dark greens, with a little white and tan. I kept it very earthy but that was not what everyone thought a first weekend of summer wedding should look like. I had a lot of people tell me to add something lighter or another color to brighten it up but I’m not a bright person I like dark colors and I didn’t let the season influence me. My theme was Midsummer Nights Dream though so in a way I did stay with colors to match the season using forest tones… but I saw so many Midsummer Nights Dream weddings where they did lighten it up with purple or pink but I kept it dark and I was so happy I did. =)

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@MaddylovesJay:  My color choices influenced the date of our wedding. I found a picture of a bouquet that I absolutely fell in love with and knew that I would have to get married in the fall.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

Nope. Not at all. I got married in the fall, but I pretty much dislike fall colors. I was more concerned with my tastes in general and what would flow with the venue. I got married at an aquarium and chose teal and silver as my colors. They worked perfectly.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

It sort of did with mine.  I was probably going with these whether it was spring or fall.  I will be getting married in May and my colors are gold and pink.  The flowers had a lot to do with it though. 

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Nope. I picked colors based on what looked good in the venue.

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012 - Oak Tree Manor

We got married in November, a  couple weeks before Thanksgiving here – when most people would probably expect a fall-themed wedding with browns, yellows, greens, etc. – but I’m really not a big fan of fall colors. We chose a soft, romantic color palette – blush, ivory, gold, champagne, sage green – and it turned out beautifully. No one commented about the season.

Post # 12
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

I always wanted a fun and colorful scheme, but it didn’t hurt that our wedding will be in the summer.

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

The season had no effect on my colors/theme of any kind. Long Loooooong before we had even gotten engaged, I let FI pick the wedding colors. He chose red, black, Ivory and white.  He said those were his favorite colors. So I stuck with them and the theme that I always wanted fit in perfectly with those colors. I love it. I am getting married in the spring (April) and most people are saying that our colors are too dark for the season. I don’t care about that, as long as it’s pretty and properly executed, popular season colors mean nothing.

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