(Closed) Need Help from Artistic/Creative Folk

posted 7 years ago in Decor
  • poll: Which color scheme goes best with our venue/theme?
    Chocolate Brown, Plum, Blue, Latte and Ivory : (17 votes)
    36 %
    Teal, Plum, Blue, Gold, Apple Green : (9 votes)
    19 %
    Slate Blue, Light Blue, Gold, Latte, Chocolate Brown and Ivory : (9 votes)
    19 %
    Chartreuse, Light Green, Yellow and Gold : (3 votes)
    6 %
    Fern, Latte and Ivory : (6 votes)
    13 %
    None of the above! They're all TACKY! : (3 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    These all look good- I like the first or second best.

    Post # 5
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    Bumble Beekeeper

    I think the first combo looks the most Steampunk-y to me.

    Post # 6
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    501 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I am loving the first combination as well as the fern/latte/ivory. lovely!

    Post # 7
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    We are going for a romantic, Victorian theme, so base on that and the additional Steampunk-meets-Anthropologie and your ivory gown, I picked the 3rd one; Slate Blue, Light Blue, Gold, Latte, Chocolate Brown and Ivory. I really think those colors would go best and you could do a lot with them.

    Post # 9
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I like the first one- but with apple green added to it.  I think it just needs a ‘pop’ and apple green would give it that.

    I also think you can stick with the charcoal grey chairs 🙂

    Post # 11
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @hellorebecca:

    ditto.

     

    Though you don’t want to overwhelm yourself with too many colours, so I would lean toward the last option fern/latte/ivory (as your base) and then add complimentaries here and there to tie it together.

    The deep rich colours are what make me say this.

    I think that the colours will be a bit dark with the venue, but in a more old world elegance kind of way YKWIM?

    @EffieTrinket:

    as a guest I want my ass not to get sore during any long periods of sitting. 

    The chairs in the photos are not bad, and as a guest I prob wouldn’t notice them. (as someone planning of course I notice, but they are really not that bad at all –I have definitely seen worse).

    Love the QC avatar–makes me grin  every time I see it!

    Post # 13
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    @EffieTrinket: is your venue at UCO? I can’t place it at all lol.

    Post # 14
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    @noritake22: I second this.  I think the gold is key for a Victorian-influenced theme.  I don’t really know much about Steampunk other than the basics, but I am totally obsessed with the Victorian aesthetic (I mean, you can see it in my attire, my decor, and how I spend my time in general), and gold really makes a Victorian palette.  I initially had planned for my Victorian-influenced wedding colors to be navy, pale blue, lavender, gold, and ivory, so that palette is really close and would, I think, work really well.  The slate blue and chocolate give it a tough, steampunk-y edge.

    I also don’t think that any of your options feature “too many” colors.  I think limiting yourself to just two colors gets too matchy-matchy.  We’re probably not having wedding colors at all now.  Just using a buttload of colors that work well together and fit the general feel of the wedding.

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I voted for the first one, but I don’t really think that any of your color schemes really said anthropologie to me. That said, I don’t really know what steampunk is so they could be going with that? I think there are too many blues. I don’t really see them as being too anthro but thats just me.

     

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