Quite often the first thing that couples think about when considering the design of their wedding day is the colors they will use, but choosing your wedding colors doesn't have to be difficult. You just need to ask yourself a few questions about the sort of mood you'd like to create or the theme you are trying to accomplish. Colors have an amazing ability to evoke strong psychological responses and can affect both moods and emotions so you may want to think about what you are communicating through your color palette. Soft, blush shades will help to bring to life a dreamy, romantic look while strong jewel shades might be more appropriate for a bolder day full of vibrancy.
Themes sometimes determine your color scheme as they need the correct colors to support the overall look and feel of the event – icy blues for a Winter Wonderland, gold and black for Great Gatsby, etc. Determine the type of day you’re trying to create and consider whether the colors you are looking at fit naturally into your vision.
And when it comes to the season? Some brides are choosing colors to best compliment the setting of the wedding or the season. For the most part, lighter colors are being chosen for spring and summer and darker colors for fall and winter. Use your surroundings as inspiration and your wedding will be cohesive and stunning.
When it comes to choosing your wedding colors, you really can’t go wrong. Today’s newest color trends even encourage combining those colors that wouldn’t necessarily be chosen together. As soon as you know what limitations your location or theme imposes, feel free to experiment with your favorite colors. You can tastefully incorporate any color into your wedding decorations by selecting the right hue, and combining it with the right accents. Use fabric swatches or paint sample cards to compare the effects of your combinations. After all, this is your wedding. Surround yourself with the colors you love.
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2016 Rose Quartz and Serenity
For the first time Pantone introduces two shades, Rose Quartz and Serenity as the Pantone Color of the Year 2016. Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times.
A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings.
Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.