(Closed) How did you pick your wedding colors?

posted 4 years ago in Themes
Post # 3
1123 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I just went with my favorites. Greens and purples and blues. Told my florist to make something nice out of it.

Post # 4
9674 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

I think those colours go well together, very summer-y!

We chose our colours based on his favourite colour (blue) and my favourite colour (purple), very easy and they will go well together I think ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Post # 5
459 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

We considered the season (summer), considered the themes we like (vintage, outdoors, a little bit rustic), and went with what looked nice together. We’re going with a lavender and sage green palette, and also incorporating lavender and sage smells in our flowers and across the venue so that those scents always remind us of our wedding day. 

Post # 6
160 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

tiredgrey:  Welcome ๐Ÿ™‚ I agree, I think those are very summery colors! 

We chose our colors based on a photo of a floral arrangement which we loved and which happened to contain our favorite colors – we used Photoshop (my Fiance is a graphic designer) to match the colors! We’re doing pale yellow, lavender, and blush pink.

Post # 7
1725 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - 13th ~ TN

tiredgrey:  Mainly because they are my favorite colors. I have tried to stay a little lighter because of the venue, but other than that, no other reason.

Post # 8
3415 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

I chose fall colors to go with my fall/rustic theme. I decided to narrow the colors down to 3 instead of all the fall colors… Gold, brown, eggplant, burgundy, rust etc. 

We chose orange and gray my two favorite colors in fall. I wanted more of a rust orange or pumpkin orange, but the colors at David’s Bridal to choose from we’re more red than orange or a tangerine orange. I chose tangerine and its actually been coming together nicely.

So pewter gray, tangerine orange and strawberry red.

Post # 11
11093 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

tiredgrey: Go with what you like and what makes you smile when looking and working with it. I liked a few colour combos but went with what I fell in love with first and was a colour I had loved and wanted in my wedding since being at uni. I liked the idea of an aqua and red kitchen, so googled it one day and up came an I,age for wedding invitations in these colours and it hit me and I wasn’t even engaged yet. As we had a Summer wedding aqua was the doMinangkabau colour. 

Post # 12
964 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

well, I always imagined my wedding as mint/blush/gold tones but that’s not how it ended up, I fell in love with a pale blue gown and my Maid/Matron of Honor was not so keen on wearing blush/pink as she is very pale skinned so I went off of blush/mint/gold idea and started thinking what colours would go my dress so the bridemaids dresses are going to be royal blue so my colour scheme ended up being royal blue, sky blue and white as an accent colour. 

Post # 13
2089 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I couldn’t pin colours down for ages. Then we picked the venue – a converted barn with a high valted ceiling. It was such a blank canvas that I knew I had free reign with colours. Then I picked my dress. We held lots of different Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses next to it and a dusty pink one really brought out the oyster underlay of my dress. It was lovely. I then spent lots of time on Pinterest searching for dusty pink, rustic, vintage weddings. I got some great ideas and spoke to an amazing florist who seemed to be able to translate what I was saying into beautiful flowers and centrepieces. I don’t think you HAVE to pick colours, but once I had my colours picked out (dusty pink, ivory, browns) it was a lot easier deciding on the cake, venue decor, flowers etc

Post # 14
643 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

tiredgrey:  we sat down one night together and discussed it. We considered the season (spring) and both of our favorite colors are blue so we opted for light blue, beige & silver which works perfect for our beach themed wedding ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 15
1318 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

the season and its around easter so i chose my favorite pastel colors and accent color that went well with them.

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