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Bride-to-Be: How to Choose Wedding Colors

Posted December 28, 2019 by in Lifestyle
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What’s your favorite color? Planning a wedding can be stressful and tedious. That said, it can also be a golden opportunity for you to flex your creativity and have a little fun. And, it all starts when you pick out your colors.

Unfortunately, picking out colors is easier said than done. Ready to start putting your dream wedding together, but need a little help picking your colors? Don’t panic! We’re here to help.

Here are a few must-have tips on how to choose wedding colors every spouse-to-be should know:

How to Choose Wedding Colors

Consider Time and Place

Your venue and date have a lot of power when it comes to theming and designing your wedding. Before you start picking out colors, take a moment to think about *when you’re getting married, then pick colors that play to that season.

For example, if you’re getting married in the Fall, you may want to consider warm, earthy tones. If your wedding is in the Spring, you might want to consider cheery pastels instead.

You may also want to take some time to consider your venue. If you’re getting married in a pretty neutral space, you can probably go with whatever colors you want. But, if you’re getting married in a historic or scenic area, you may want to choose colors that play to that venue’s strengths.

Pick a Theme

Is your wedding going to have a theme? Whether you’re planning a glitzy affair or a stunning gothic event, having a theme in place will make choosing your colors a breeze.

Once you have your theme in place, identify a few symbolic elements of it, and use those hues to build your wedding’s color palette.

For example, if you’re planning a wedding inspired by the sea, you’ll want to incorporate a few different shades of blue into your palette.

Classics Can’t-Miss

There are a few colors that are as synonymous with weddings as a brilliantly cut diamond shapeThe timeless black and white wedding is a tradition that goes back generations, and for a good reason. After all, nothing can compare with the stark elegance of a black tux beside a white dress.

Outfits aside, there are a few other colors that are pretty standard wedding design. Red roses, pink petals, and glistening gold rings are a few other elements whose colors are sure to look beautiful in any venue all year long.

Go With What You Love

At the top of this article, we asked what your favorite color isIt can be easy to get wrapped up in color trends and elaborate themes. But, your wedding is ultimately about you and your spouse and the happiness you will share for the rest of your lives. So, when choosing what colors you want to use for your wedding, why not pick your favorites?

By picking your favorite colors for your wedding decor, you’re sure to create a one of a kind theme that you’ll be able to look back at fondly for years to come.


By following these simple tips on how to choose wedding colors, you’ll be able to find the right hues for your big event in no time.

Are you looking for a little more advice on how to put together the wedding of your dreams? We’ve got you covered! Check out the rest of our blog for more helpful articles on all the latest tips and tricks for your wedding today!