(Closed) Wedding Color Help! Orange Chairs :O

posted 6 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
13010 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I guess you could incorporate rust as one of your colors, but personally, I’d go with the cost of renting chair covers.  I personally am not a huge fan of the chairs to begin with, so my opinion may be biased though. 

Post # 4
2442 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Hmmm.  If you cover the chairs you’ll still have the rust colored carpet.  I say incorporate rust into you wedding colors.  I think dark blue, rust and ivory will look good.  IMO teal is too summery for a December wedding.  Maybe do a lot a dark blue and ivory with the dresses and decor because you will have soooo much orange/rust at the reception.

Post # 5
24 posts
  • Wedding: October 2012

I got all my chair cover and sahses for 1$ per chair. try checking local calssified adds for home companys that do diy rentals.


I woould totally do chair covers my chairs ar al most the same and it just seemed to look incomplete withut then covered.

Post # 6
2031 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I would also look into lighting options.  Some venues or DJ’s may be able to (for a fee) rig up lighting in different colors (such as blue) that will mask the color of the chairs and the rug enough so you won’t notice it.  Or leave them.  Honestly, if your reception is in the evening, the lights will be dim for most of it (candles, all that) and you probably won’t notice them in the photos. 

Post # 7
1 posts
  • Wedding: July 2013

I think that those vibrantly coloured chairs would take away the “wedding” feel. I know how hard it can be on a tight budget, but I think that if you shop around for chair covers you won’t regret it. I would worry more about the chairs than the floor. If you keep the light dimmed it shouldn’t be too much of a distraction. =)

Post # 8
1093 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I actually kinda like this color combo:


Post # 9
46402 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Because your chairs have the opening at the top, you could also use chair sashes or table runners tied vertically to just cover the back of the chair. This would be less expensive than full chair covers.

There’s  a pic posted somewhere here on the Bee but I can’t find it just now.

Post # 10
750 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I’m in your boat with the rust-colored chairs and carpet. I’m not changing my theme colors, I’m just going to suck it up and get the chair jackets ($1 each cheaper than the full chair covers) and sashes in my peacock blue and apple green. In my space I don’t think anyone will notice the floor with the lights dimmed.

Post # 11
1735 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I would incorporate rust as one of you colors I also like the orange and teal orange and pink looks nice too!

Post # 12
11272 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

blue and orange are complimentary colours.  therefore, certain tones and hues of blue will look okay with rust, which is shade of orange.  the pics from pp look great.  it’s beautiful, what an inspiration!


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