(Closed) Colour Scheme Nightmare! Please Help!

posted 5 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
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1217 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Have you asked your FI which of those options is his favorite? I would take that into account. Also, you might feel better if you don’t have a SUPER strict color scheme! I’m having a vintage-themed wedding, so my “colors” are blushes, beiges, lavender, mint green, gold, etc. I’m getting married outdoors so I think the fall leaves and all of the foliage and landscaping will pull the colors together. When I think of weddings I’ve been to, the super monochromatic or two-chromatic weddings did not seem as elegant most of the time as the weddings with 3 or more colors. 

Also, I would say pick a theme (if you’d like to have a theme!) and that could help you choose a color scheme once and for all. For example, for a nautical wedding a lot of brides choose navy blue and white, or for a retro 50’s wedding choose several pastels.

Third, if you have booked a venue, you can let that inspire you! Since we are getting married outside, as I mentioned, I thought a neutral color scheme (greens and browns) could look too washed out, so that’s why I went with the lighter, more colorful hues.

Anyways, sorry to ramble, I might sound crazy, but I hope that helps 🙂

Post # 4
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529 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I am also from the Darkside so I understand the City Of Lakes reference 🙂 I think any of those color options would work, I am doing purple, blue and green (jewel tones) , if your getting married at Banook canoe club they have red banners on the wall so the coral might go better if they dont let you take those down , if your venue is the mic mac its all white so you can pick any color your want!

Post # 5
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389 posts
Helper bee

go to googleimages.com and do a search for weddings by color.  also search “wedding inspiration color boards.”  you will see a lot.  I like your purple idea, but would mix with lavender and gray for your hubby.  Black is always great.  It’s all summery enough.

 

Post # 6
Hostess
11177 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

Why not keep the purple and do purple with yellow?

My cousin did this for her wedding and the colors looked fantastic and very summery, I really loved it.

Post # 8
Member
351 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I’m personally having bright blue and lemon yellow…beautiful colors and so many different shades. But I have been seeing A LOT of deep people with a teal as a new trending wedding colors. I think that would be so cute 🙂

Post # 9
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45652 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

http://www.theperfectpalette.com  has great palettes to inspire.

Click on a color on the right hand  side (scroll down till you come to them)

you will see all sorts of palettes featuring your chosen color.

Post # 10
Member
529 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Ours will be at the Best Western Plus in Burnside 🙂

 

ps that purple and yellow does look amazing!

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