(Closed) “Prettier” Name for Brick Red?

posted 10 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
3974 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

… I think “brick red” is fine? Also, you don’t want to get people confused about what color you’re talking about! It’s best to be specific. Who cares how “pretty” the name of the color is?

Post # 4
220 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Umm….crimson-ish? ha ha. I think of barn red or burgundy. Barn red is one of my colors and it’s pretty close.

Post # 5
30393 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Fire Brick

Cornell Red


The problem with the latter two is that no one will know what you are talking about.

Post # 6
5166 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I think you should just call the color what it is, theres nothing wrong with saying “brick red”, plus it saves you time having to explain the color over and over

Post # 7
1194 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

garnet or crimson


Post # 8
619 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

If you like numbers and want to drive your vendors insane you can tell people the Pantone number. 🙂 Try 19-1543

Post # 9
480 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012


Post # 10
284 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Passion Red

Foxy Red

Post # 11
2128 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Rose? Crimson?

Post # 12
2294 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

 Rustic Red. Bam.

I think you’re probably going to have to say “brick red” anyhow when you try to explain it to people.

People who don’t have an art degree (like me) or understand the wedding world down to a science aren’t going to know colors the way a bride does!

Post # 13
1244 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012


Post # 14
16 posts

We painted our door brick red and the paint color is called ‘flower pot’.  Not sure if that is any better!

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