Post # 1
Bees & Bee-readers, I need your help picking my wedding colors!
In an ideal world, I’d like a light blue/bright pink-purple wedding color theme. I’m having it in early August and want a pretty colorful wedding.
However, my reception venue is very dark. Browns and deep reds. Here is a picture of the reception.
Can anyone suggest good colors that would go with this room? I’m beginning to think maybe I should have booked another room..
Post # 3
Hey there ~
I hope you are not too frustrated with this, because that is a beautiful room. It is a very ornamental and elegant choice that I would choose golds, bronzes or browns. But if you want more cool color selection I would use silvers.
The room looks as if there are red tones in the chairs, don’t be alarmed about the chairs because you can always use chair covers. This is ultimately your decision and your personality … if green and hot orange tickles your fancy there is a way to make it work, whether subduing one color or adding other tinges of colors to fit them together.
Don’t be overwhelmed with colors, there will be other decisions that may be more overwhelming in your wedding planning process.
Congrats to you,
Post # 4
My reception hall is very similar, I think they even have the same chairs! LOL. And in the slideshow on their site they have it all set up with white tabel covers and chair covers and light pink sash’s and napkins – even with the deep red carpet and dark wood ceilings it looked great.
I too worried about this though – and my colors ended up being black and pink and we’re doing black table and chairs with pink sash’s and napkins. I think it’s going to be great and no one will notice the color of the carpet or ceiling I’m sure.
You have the colors you want, remeber you can drape fabrics on the walls and use lighting to make it more the shades you want – almost all rental places will offer this!
Post # 5
Thanks you two.. Now I’m thinking maybe a dusty rose, soft gold, copper, and if I can pull it off – silver!
Post # 6
I think someone here on WeddingBee shared this site in another post, but maybe it will help you come up with some color ideas:
You can upload the photo, and then it will generate a color palette for you that uses the colors in the photo — it’s pretty cool b/c it often picks up colors that you didn’t notice in the photo.
Post # 7
If you wanted to stick with your original color plans, I think if you could draw the eyes upward with taller centerpieces, maybe some of those giant globe balloons??? or other elegant kinds of decorations and other color cues on tables/tableskirts etc… that the deeper fallish tones in the carpet would recede.
I think a bright pink/purple could come off perfectly as just a lighter, more poppy, hue of the burgundy in the photo – and a monochromatic based color scheme is very modern and elegant.
You can play around with color palettes here –
http://kuler.adobe.com/ (flash required)