(Closed) is your FH involved in picking your colors?

posted 5 years ago in Themes
  • poll: is your FH involved in picking your colors?
    yes : (70 votes)
    65 %
    no : (37 votes)
    35 %
  • Post # 3
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    3170 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    My fiance is the opposite, he couldn’t care less about stuff like that. I think blue is pretty though, you could do a dark navy and have a soft color with it. Remember, its just as much his wedding as it is yours.

    Post # 4
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    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    No, not really. Neither of us really cared, though, so they’re going to end up being black and ivory somewhat by default.

    Post # 5
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    3371 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    You could incorporate a shade of blue into the other colors you like.  I’m not very good at it, but there are some ladies on here that are genius with color schemes.  Search the threads for inspiration boards!

    Post # 6
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Yup. Well, I didn’t really care – I’ve always loved all colors, I just knew I wanted our wedding to have a fun, festive feel, not a formal, girly feel. I listed off some colors I thought would be nice, and FI picked. We’re going to have kelly green, yellow, black and white (the yellow will mostly be accents like flowers) – FI is a big Green Bay Packers fan (I am a fan by default), so he’s really happy with that. Plus, our first choice venue offers linens in green and white for free- works out well!

    Post # 7
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    23790 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Well, kind of.  We mutually decided we’d use our 2 favorite colors: mine was blue, and his was green.  Though eventually I got to pick the shades that we used, pretty sure apple green isn’t what he was thinking, but he went with it anyway! 😀

    Post # 8
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    5065 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Yep, we picked the colours together  He is involved in every single (except dress) decision.

    Post # 10
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    745 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Mine chose the colors himself. I didn’t care one way or the other. He’s involved in everything but the dress. He was the one doing the research when we first got engaged. I love it. I don’t think the wedding should be about just the women, though.

    Post # 11
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    937 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Oh yeah, big time! I thought he really wouldn’t care but nope! I suggested a coral / gold / pink colour combo, but it turns out that he is violently against the colour coral. Pink is totally fine, but coral is disgusting. Who knew!?

    We settled on purple (my choice) and silver (his choice).

     

    Post # 12
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    369 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Not really.  I ended up deciding on black and green, he just mentioned he was relieved there wasn’t any pink or purple involved!

    Post # 13
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    3569 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I orginally wanted to go with soft creams and lots of light blush pinks. Fi thought it was too girly. I think working on picking a color that both of you agree with is best, even if it sucks a tiny bitUndecided

    Post # 14
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    1715 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    DH is colour blind so we took months (long before we were engaged) to pick colours he could see and that I would also like. Turns out my favorite colour is purple even tho I liked other schemes they just didnt work for him.

    Post # 15
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    2872 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I am using my two favorite colors, maroon and gold, which my bff/MOH and I could have told you years ago, but it also works out since those are the colors of his favorite (like, obsession) football team, the 49ers. 

    So, he didn’t help pick but I did choose ones that he likes.

    As far as your situation, if blue is a color you like and he feels very strongly about it, I would say go with it as one of the colors, but then you can pick whatever shade will best match the other colors you choose to go with.

    Post # 16
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    483 posts
    Helper bee

    Yea that was something we had to agree on … He hates pink I dunno why and his brothers wedding was recent and his brothers wife picked a coral color I mentioned how he had no problem wearing pink for that and he replied with “it’s not my wedding” … Granted I never wanted pink but I was interested in a purple And he didn’t like that either be both love aqua and teal I love how it is vibrant without being to girl or to masculan and so far that’s the only thing he has expressed a strong opinion on… But I’m sure there will be other things ! Haha

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