How to Choose a Color Pattern for Your Wedding

Let’s talk about color palettes! With the 2020 color of the year, classic blue announced, you may be considering which colors best fit your wedding aesthetic. Choosing a specific selection of colors for your wedding will act as a guide as you plan the design for your special day. If you set your color palette early in the wedding planning process, you can easily make more design decisions later on. Wedding colors set the style tone for the day and create a cohesive look. There is a wide variety of options to choose from; however, selecting the right colors for your wedding does not have to be overwhelming!

Here are our top three tips for choosing a color palette for your wedding:

1. Stay Inspired

Creating a design board or following current trends, such as the color of the year, are great options for bringing together your wedding color palette. You may also find inspiration from the time of year or even your wedding venue. If your wedding venue is mainly outdoors and your wedding is in the fall, for example, you may choose colors that highlight the fall leaves. Working off of inspiration sources is a great way to start thinking about which colors you prefer or mean the most to you. You also never know where inspiration comes from! Spend time researching different decor examples to help identify what you like and more importantly what you don't.


2. Personal Style

Since your wedding day is a reflection of who you and your future spouse are, why not incorporate our favorite colors? This creates a wedding day color palette unique to you as a couple. Consider which colors you gravitate towards in everyday life along with the style you want to achieve for your wedding. You may also want to take sample photos of possible colors you are choosing to ensure they photograph well in the style you've chosen to display them.


3. Simplicity is Key

Keep it simple! If you are unsure which colors to include in your wedding color palette, we recommend choosing 2-3 options that work together to simplify the process. If you're inspired by one color, especially, you may even select multiple different shades of that color to feature. Neutrals are also classic and straightforward options that can quickly transform for any wedding design. While considering your decor options, keep mind that minimalist wedding ideas are a breeze to set up and less likely to cause issues the day of. Selecting simple options for your wedding palette helps ensure your vision can come to life on time and on budget.


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