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7 Ways to Add Color to Your Wedding

Where to use color to create a cohesive wedding color scheme.

First we shared our tips on picking your wedding colors, next we’re showing you how to incorporate your favorite colors to create your dream wedding color scheme. Read on for all the colorful details.

Wedding Dress

A colored wedding dress will inspire your wedding color scheme.

It all starts with the dress. If you’re considering a colored wedding dress, that should be the starting point for your wedding color scheme. Not sure if a colored wedding dress is for you? Check out our guide to colored wedding dresses to see how you can add a breath of modern color via your gown.


Mismatched bridesmaid dresses mean more opportunities to show your wedding colors.

Once you’ve decided on your wedding dress, it’s time to choose a color palette for your bridesmaids. Whether you choose one vibrant shade or mismatched bridesmaids in an ombre blend, your maids’ attire is an important component of your wedding color scheme.


Wedding stationary in your wedding colors from Invitations by David’s Bridal.

Now that you’ve decided on the main color or colors for your day, it’s time to choose wedding invitations. Many brides choose wedding stationery that perfectly coordinates with their wedding colors.


Wedding flowers provide tons of wedding color scheme inspiration. Flowers by Diana Gould Ltd.

Wedding flowers are another great way to add color to your wedding. Your florist can help you find beautiful flowers in your wedding colors, as well as others that complement your wedding color scheme. Planning for a fall wedding? We’ve got fall wedding flower recommendations in a rainbow of colors.


Colorful decor, like this cake display, can be as easy as D-I-Y!

There are tons of opportunities to enhance your wedding color scheme through decor. From your table settings and centerpieces to the cake table and all throughout your venue. Be creative and put your DIY skills to the test.


Colorful bridal accessories pop against shades of whites.

For color-loving brides wearing white or ivory on the big day, bridal accessories are a great way to add a subtle touch of color. You could accessorize your bridal attire with colored gemstone earrings or colored wedding shoes that coordinate with your wedding color scheme.


Colorful wedding makeup by MG Hair & Makeup.

Finally, consider adding color with your bridal makeup. Depending on your personal style, this could mean a bold lip, “something blue” nails, or even a colored smoky eye for you (or your bridesmaids).

Craving more color? See more wedding color ideas here.

Photos: Cassi Claire Photography Concept Design: Aisle Society Event Production: Storyboard Wedding Floral & Fabrication: Diana Gould Ltd  Hair & Makeup: MG Hair & Makeup Venue: Hudson Loft NY   Cake: Lulu Cake Boutique Cake Stand: Sarah’s Stands Napkins: @makecraftyork Models: richaa0190 @madison_paige15, @mariad2sa




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