Post # 1
Has anyone changed their color scheme before the wedding? I’m just planning out things, and with the color of the bridesmaids dresses I chose (sunbeam yellow), it is really tough to tie in my second color. Current color scheme is yellow and aqua.
Here’s how everything is looking:
- Bridesmaids in yellow
- My bouquet is sunflowers and yellow solid aster with white snapdragons
- Cake inside is yellow (lemon)
- My sash is sunbeam yellow dupioni silk
- Cake frosting is aqua ombre
- I think I’m going to put the guys in navy and white gingham shirts and navy ties, with khaki pants
I just noticed I have a lot of yellow going on. If I keep aqua as the second color, I would probably make the tablecloths aqua with spray painted (aqua) wine bottles as centerpieces.
I wanted the BMs in yellow because they all have skin tones that look better in yellow, and they’ve ordered the dresses already. There are not a lot of blue flowers that could be added to their bouquets, and those that are blue are just too “true blue”. If I open the second color up to maybe peach or coral instead of aqua, I might be able to coordinate colors better (more flowers to choose from, and the baker can ombre the cake with coral instead of aqua).
Would adding turquoise jewelry for the BMs be enough? Would it clash? Should I just tie in the accent color in the reception, ie the centerpieces and tablecloths?
Any suggestions would help…
Post # 2
I don’t think it’s too late to figure this stuff out. I had 7 months to plan a wedding, and had to change some ideas I originally had because I knew it wouldn’t work with what I wanted. And, it all turned out great.
Just some color combos that I found on Pinterest.
Post # 3
That’s plenty of time to change. No worries!!
Post # 4
missanonybee53: I planned my wedding in 9 months, so you have plenty of time to change.
Post # 5
I was the same as Kacie – 7 month enagement. I changed some things here and there leading up to the wedding, but it all worked out well.
Post # 6
Well it’s too late to change the yellow. But all your other venodrs should have waaaaaaaay more than enough time to adjust to your new vision! You just have to figure out what it is.
I’ll say that my colors were purple and blue but you’d have no idea of that until you arrived at my reception. The maids were in blue, I had a blue hydrangea bouquet, the flowers at the church were white. There was pretty much no purple except for a hint here and there that only I would notice. But at my reception: the cake had both colors, the napkins and chair bows were purple, the favors were wrapped with both color ribbon. The uplighting was both colors.
So just to give you an example that ALL of the wedding colors don’t have to be part of every single element of your wedding. Well, unless that’s what you want. Then go for it! With 9 months anything is still possible. 🙂
Post # 7
If your girls have already bought their dresses, then it’s definitely too late to change the yellow, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add new colors into the rest! My wedding is in 8 months, and I just changed our color scheme two weeks ago. I was originally going for all blue, and one of the bridesmaids jumped to buy her dress 2 or 3 months ago (she didn’t show it to me, she didn’t tell me she was buying it, she didn’t tell me when she received it…frustrations hahaha), so I couldn’t change the blue dresses cause her mom had alreay dropped the $150. I did, however, realize that a bunch of other colors I liked tie in really nicely with the blue, and it’s going to be great to have those other pops of color in the flowers, cake, decorations, etc.
Post # 8
i love color scheme posted by a PP that adds navy to your colors!
Post # 9
Heck, add another color. I’m up to five for mine, you’d be surprised on how well colors work, especially when there are move then two
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Post # 11
I’ve been engaged for about 10 months and had decided on a coral Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses with gold and ivory accents. Now 10 months later, and 9 months before the wedding, i’ve changed the colour scheme to purple Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses and champagne, pink an purple accents. In sum, I think you can definetly change your mind, even if you’ve had your mind set on one thing for a while.
Anyways, if you don’t switch, I still think yellow and aqua is very nice. I think this is really pretty, Might serve as inspiration! http://theeverylastdetail.com/baseball-themed-aqua-yellow-wedding/
You also don’t have to do 50% yellow and 50% aqua, it would probably be more flattering (in my opinion) to only do pops up the aqua, and introduce neutrals, like maybe more white, or a metallic like gold or silver.
Post # 12
Mmm I personally think sunflowers with yellow dresses is too much. There are natural blue flowers you could use, but not specifically aqua. I think peach/coral flowers would look really nice!