Planning the Big Day: Wedding Colors

Planning the Big Day: Wedding Colors

So our planning train is chugging along and now it’s time to definitively decide on a color scheme…which is not easy for me, as I tend to love a new color each day depending on my mood. Green however, is a constant fave and I always thought I’d have a spring wedding, envisioning celery colored hydrangea, light lime gowns and everything accented with perfect touches of sunny yellow.

There would be water, a warm breeze, ducks (yeah, I don’t know, I have a weird thing about ducks)….etc. BUT enter reality….when your perfect venue only has November 5th open…your Spring Spell becomes Fall Fabulousness : ) So what do I do? I have decided that I am not giving up on my Green Inspiration but the yellow will have to go…so instead I’m reverting to my childhood preference for Purple (which I do still love and is the core color for Creations by Crista Marie ; )  )

I think it will be just lovely…tweaking the shade to a rich emerald and pairing it with a lush dark lavender! My gals can wear jade dresses, with purple shoes of course; I want plum accents in all of the flowers and…the unique touch…throwin’ in some peacock feathers for a little extra pizzazz…do you love it? I do! And if you don’t, well, don’t tell me because I’m very excited about this and you should really be nice to the bride because it’s her special day you know… ; )

Crista

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  1. 1

    um, YES, I LOVE it! gorgeous, Crista!

  2. 2

    The colors you have selected are divine! Today is my anniversary and I am brought back center stage to my special day! Black Silver and white will always be special to me. Congratulations!

  3. 3

    Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!!!!! xx

  4. 4
    Heather Hughes says:

    I have to admit I love it, because that is almost the exact color palette changed to about 3 months ago, with an exception of a little more focus on a deep teal-y blue. I couldn’t help it we were going to do a bright green and pink for spring but after I saw this boutonniere ( http://wedzu.com/products/peacock-feathers-unique-boutonnire-handmade ), we both had to change our colors! I hope you enjoy it!

  5. 5

    boo-ti-ful

  6. 6
    GAIL KURTZ says:

    The colors are soooo BEAUTIFUL Crista!!!

    Wow, it took my breath away.

    I am so excited for you (The Bride to Be) :))))))
    Gail

  7. 7

    Love it !!!

  8. 8
    Aunt Mailee says:

    It’s beautiful My favorite color!

  9. 9

    Thank you everyone!! :)

  10. 10

    perfect colors!

  11. 11

    Love these colors together! I’ve always liked peacock, and all these other rich jewel tones look fabulous with it!

  12. 12

    How exciting for you! My daughter was married last year and it was a magical day for everyone http://visualmasterpiece.blogspot.com/2010/02/lauren-jimmys-wedding.html

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