With all the large palette of colors out there, finding the perfect wedding colors can look like mission impossible, but not if you check out the following ideas for selecting your wedding décor colors. You have to realize that the theme and the color palette will inspire the entire wedding, from type of cocktails and food to flower arrangements and venue décor.
- Think Color
First of all, think about one favorite color. You may like deep green, champagne beige, purple or a particular shade of yellow. In case you don`t know which you favorite color is, it`s time to find it. Use the color wheel for inspiration, as this is a great way to decide upon a color palette. Once you have chosen a color, the color wheel indicates you which colors compliment it and which are opposite to it.
- Play with Colors
If you want a neutral color palette (monochromatic), choose a color then add more white or more black it until you get the perfect shades. For example, if you opt for blue, your color palette can have any shade from dark blue to light blue. You can create a magnificent décor by using a color palette that includes monochromatic colors.
- Be Inspired by the Professionals
Interior decorating and fashion magazines are some interesting resources of inspiration regarding wedding décor colors. You can use the ideas that catch your attention, especially the color palettes, and integrate them as wedding décor colors. Catalogues or paint companies also offer great suggestions for mixing and matching colors.
- Find Inspiration in the Fabrics
Believe it or not, fabrics are a surprising source of inspiration when it comes to wedding décor colors. The perfect inspiration can be given by the fabric of a dress or a visit to your local fabric store. Let yourself inspired by different patterns, motifs and colors!
- Go Online
You can define the perfect wedding décor colors by searching different online decorating websites, as they generally offer you examples of harmonious color combinations.
- You want a dominant color?
It is important to decide whether you want to combine different colors or go for a dominant color. If you choose more than one color, make sure you also opt for the best complimentary and contrasting colors. On the other hand, if you prefer to use a dominant color, choose that specific color and the best complimentary colors for it. Generally, complimentary colors are neutral and monochromatic.
To highlight the dominant color, use a higher percentage of less expressive colors. For example, if you like green, you can create a monochromatic wedding décor by using different shades of green complimented by a shade of pearl neutral base.
- More Inspiration
For your wedding décor colors, you can find inspiration in the color palette of the season the wedding will take place or in the wedding theme.