Many people think that picking the colours for your wedding is one of the first décor decisions you will have to make.
In reality, if you choose your colours first you will probably end up changing them several times before the end.
Our advice to you is to make some of your other arrangements first, like picking a date, finding a venue, and hiring a florist. Often times the tones of your location or ideas proposed by your florist will guide your colour selection.
Your date especially can dictate decisions, so if you have your heart set on a certain time of year, look over these seasonally bold colours and subtle combinations:
Spring is beautifully versatile. While traditionally people tend to think of soft pinks and cremes, it's also the time of an explosion of colour from blooming flowers. So feel free to have some fun with it!
A variety of blush tones, creme & ivory, soft yellow and orange, soft greens and lavender
Hot pink, rich coral and fushia, freesia, off-whites, bright yellow and green
Summer months are playful and can . Typically as the season progresses, the colours transition into warmer and brighter tones.
Rustic blues and greens, mint green and soft teal, rich greens, beige and ivory accents
Lime and emerald green, coral and magenta, bright yellow, orange, pink, or gold accents
Sometimes thought of as the easiest season for decorating, because nature provides so much colour inspiration that can be brought indoors. Will you choose somber pastels or traditional autumn hughs?
Deep burgendy, pastel purples and pinks, soft green, dark brown, gold and white accents
Ox blood red, burnt orange & yellow, rich brown and grey, ivory and creme, royal purple and dark green
Winter presents the perfect opportunity to use some stunning accents and colours that wouldn't lend themselves as well to other seasons.
Soft purples, metallic blue and grey, charcoal, silver and white accents
Deep red and teal, navy blue, forrest green, rich olive and plum
The next question couples usually ask, after which colours to choose, is do we have to have a wedding theme?
Our answer is no, you don't need a theme. But, if you like the idea of building your wedding around one, here are 11 ideas to inspire you.
(Photo Credit to re:action photography)