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How to Choose Your Wedding Floral Color Palette

Wedding planning is full of so many decisions. From location, picking your dream gown, your guest list and more, you've got so much to think about. Today we have the team at Jennifer Cole Florals with some amazing insight into the world of wedding flowers to guide you in your planning process!

When selecting your wedding floral colors, coordinate the colors with your wedding theme, venue styling, and the wedding party's attire. Additionally, determine which colors would suit the season and your personal preferences. With the help of a wedding florist, couples can find the perfect color palette for their wedding flowers.

Follow Your Wedding Theme

Your theme sets the tone for your wedding, and your floral arrangements should complement it. Here are some examples of color palettes that work well with different wedding themes:

● Beach: Shades of blue and green, white, and sand-colored neutrals

● Rustic: Shades of brown, orange, and yellow, greenery, and natural textures

● Vintage: Shades of pink, cream, and gold, with antique accents

● Modern: Bold, contrasting colors, metallic accents, and geometric shapes

● Romantic: Shades of pink, red, and purple, soft textures, and delicate accents

Consider the Season

The season plays a significant role in determining which flowers are in bloom and what colors are available.

● Spring: Think about soft pinks, lavender, and light blue.

● Summer: Consider using vibrant shades of pink, orange, and yellow.

● Fall: The fall season is perfect for warm and rich colors like deep reds, oranges, and


● Winter: Pick white and silver tones for a winter wedding.

Incorporate Your Personal Taste

During meetings, you are encouraged to incorporate your preferences so the wedding floral color palette reflects you and your partner. Studies show that couples making thoughtful decisions together can have a lasting effect on the quality of their relationship. Decide for yourselves and show your personality and uniqueness

through your floral colors. Think about your favorite colors and how they make you feel.

Coordinate the Colors of the Venue Styling

Choose a color palette that complements the venue's color scheme. For example, a palette that includes shades of pink, orange, and yellow would be perfectly suited for a venue with lots of warm colors. Meanwhile, if the venue has a lot of cool colors, you can choose a palette that includes shades of blue, green, and purple.

Determine the Wedding Party Attire

The colors of the wedding dress, groom's suit, bridesmaid dresses, groomsmen suits, and accessories can help you determine the right colors for your wedding flowers.

Suppose you want blush pink bridesmaid dresses and navy blue groomsmen suits. For a classic and elegant look, opt for white and green flowers, such as peonies, roses, and eucalyptus.

Related Questions

What Is the Importance of Having a Wedding Floral Color Palette?

Having a cohesive wedding flower color palette is essential for creating a unified aesthetic that reflects the style and tone of your wedding. It combines the floral elements into a visually pleasing display that enhances the overall design.

What Color of Flower Is Best for a Wedding?

The best flower colors for weddings are shades that fit your chosen color scheme, coordinate with your venue and attire, and reflect the season or wedding theme. Popular options include soft pastels like blush pink, ivory white, pale blue or vibrant shades like crimson red and sunshine yellow.

What Are Some Popular Wedding Color Palettes?

Popular wedding color palettes include complementary schemes like navy blue and blush pink, and monochromes featuring shades of a single color. There are also seasonal palettes like fall oranges and burgundies or summery lavender and sunshine yellow.

By taking stock of your wedding colors, theme, and season, analyzing color meanings, and experimenting with different floral color combinations, you can create the perfect floral palette for your wedding day. Thoughtful floral choices will pull your entire event together into a visually pleasing celebration.

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