(Closed) FI doesn't like the teal blue and orange….

posted 5 years ago in Themes
  • poll: Which colors for wedding theme
    Steele gray and fall colors : (88 votes)
    79 %
    Teal blue and fall colors : (23 votes)
    21 %
  • Post # 4
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    3697 posts
    Sugar bee

    Well, it is his wedding too … regardless of what the Bees say, I think you need to defer to his preference on this and find colors that both of you like.

    Post # 5
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    1079 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    The teal/fall combination looks better than what I orginally saw in my head, but I think I’m going to side with your Fiance on this one.  The gray/fall looks way better in my opinion. 

    Post # 6
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    3668 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    Only one of you likes teal and orange, but both of you are happy with gray and orange. Sounds like you’ve already reached a good compromise. Go for gray and orange!

    Post # 7
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    11273 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    i think you have a winner with the grey. 

    it’s your favourite colour and he likes it.  what more could you ask for?  besides, grey will be so much easier to match up than teal.

    i love the grey with those colours.

    Post # 9
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    786 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Ugh isn’t it so annoying when we have the colors already picked out and than Fiance has to destroy our world by telling us he doesn’t like them?

    But I guess it’s their wedding too haha, damn you compromise.

    I like the gray the best with the orange, but I still think you could include elements of the teal here and there like bridesmaid jewelry or ribbon on bouqets, etc.

    Post # 10
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    864 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I like both, but if your Fiance doesn’t like the teal it it’s a no go. So I voted for grey.

    Post # 11
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    790 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I think the teal and orange examples you show are pretty but the color scheme looks more summery, and you’d have to be really careful to get the right soft, grayed-down shades of teal and orange so that you didn’t end up with harshly contrasting complementary colors. The deep gray and pumpkin scheme shown in the first set of pics is richer and more fall like, and equally pretty (or more so).

    Post # 12
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    909 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I like the teal more but if you both like the gray then go with that. the wedding is for both of you so it’s important that you agree on it.

    pink and pearls was our original theme but once Fiance got interested in the planning process he decided that was too girly. He suggested adding blue. I thought that was too “baby shower”esque and in return suggested green. He liked it. We compromised 🙂

     

     

    Post # 13
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    261 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I love the pop of teal but the grey looks good too.  Plus Fiance likes it so I say Grey! 🙂

    Post # 15
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    288 posts
    Helper bee

    I know what it’s like to have your Fiance shoot down your color options. I was so totally set on a hot pink and gray wedding and when I finally told my fiance he shot it down. After looking through tons of inspiration pictures we finally found colors that both of us loved. If he likes the gray with fall colors, go with gray. 

    Post # 16
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2018

    I think the teal might be a little clash-y with the orange anyway.

    You might be better off with a deep plum or wine accent, but if not, I vote steele.

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