Wedding Tones and Hues

Oct 02, 2019

Choosing the colours for your wedding day is one of the first decisions you’ll make as a newly engaged couple and the choices you make are often predicated on a number of things such as the colour of your venue’s interior, the season in which you are getting married and quite often your personality/character also have a huge influence over this.

It’s not just about picking two colours that you like. You also need to be aware of which colours compliment each other and how they will set the mood for your day.

This year we saw more brides opt to let nature be the focal point of their wedding by choosing a simple colour palette of white and green and incorporating lots of foliage to add texture to their styling.

This colour combination could easily look quite flat — if done incorrectly.

But a venue with lots of natural and wooden features will enhance the white and green, combine an inviting glow of varying height candlelight and you’ve got yourself an elegant, timeless look.

We’re predicting that 2020/21 will see the introduction of multi tonal styling. Derived from the ombre trend, this look is created by the technique of layering tones and hues from one shade on the colour wheel to add further depth and richness to your decor. Once you’ve confirmed the right colour palette for you, you’re probably wondering where you can incorporate this into your day. Here’s a few of our favourites to get your inspiration flowing:

Table Linen
Consider a contrasting coloured linen napkin to introduce your accent colour subtly into the table decor. Want a more impactful look? We’ve seen a huge increase in couples choosing floor length coloured cloths and we love it!

Place names
These are a great way to inject colour into your table settings, whether it’s a gold foiled card, watermarked design or perhaps even a coloured ribbon tie attached to the place name.

Who doesn’t love candlelight right? Style up your tables, fireplaces, and registrar table with complimenting coloured candles.

Chair decor
Dependent upon the style of chair your venue uses, there’s lots of options to bring in colour here!

The obvious choice to make the best use of your colour palette is in your floristry. If your tables are quite stripped back from colour then consider a centrepiece that artistically pulls that colour out of your styling and lifts the whole look.


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