(Closed) Help with Linen Colors!!!! Please!

posted 7 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@chaney_nic:I think the damask runners with green and plum centerpieces will work well and pop out better against the black. Damask is also every where you turn so you won’t have a problem adding it to your decor. Finding the right shade of green may get tricky so I think it would be best to leave the green in small punches.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I think either way it’ll be fine, but my first thought was to use the apple green as the runner.

Damask = subdued, swanky.
Apple green = fun, bright.

Post # 5
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Worker bee

i think either would work, but i think the apple green would help break up all the black more. 

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I think the damask would be a nice neutral to set off the colors of the flowers. Even though I like the apple green it might be too much contrast with the black. Sometimes that looks jarring.

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee

I think that using damask runners would look nice & really empahize your center peices, and maybe you could use apple green sashes? Maybe do a trial run to see what would visually be best. 🙂

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I think damask on black would be a good backgroud for any centerpieces! Recently I have been playing around with this site to try different linen combos. Its easy to get ideas of how things look together this way… Good luck!

http://www.clothconnection.com/designcenter/

Post # 9
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Helper bee

What color are the bridesmaids?  Is it a morning, afternoon, or evening wedding?

Without much other information, if your flowers are purple with greens against a black table cloth, I would go with white napkins and a white damask runner.  I think less is more.  

If you want chair covers, go with the black with a white sash.

 

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I think the apple green would be gorgeous on the black

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

My vote is damask and then focus on bringing the apple green in w/ your centerpiece 🙂

Post # 12
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

1) white chair covers and damask runners. You can bring in the plum and apple green with the Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses and deco flowers/favors.

 

 

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