While it’s a common thought that all women plan their weddings from the time they’re old enough to know weddings exist, it’s just not always true. It’s much more common than one would think for a bride-to-be to realize that she has a wedding to plan but absolutely no clue what colors she loves for a wedding! For those brides, you’re in the right place. Check out these tips for choosing your wedding colors.
1. Think about colors you subconsciously use
The last time you found a great deal on a throw blanket or towels or even a blouse, what colors did you choose? Do you tend to purchase on color more than the other when buying home decor items? If so, you’ve just found a perfect way to choose your wedding colors. Even if you don’t think about it, you’re being drawn to a certain color and seem to prefer it over others. This is a great way to pick a palette.
2. Scroll through Pinterest and pin palette pictures
Try saying that sub-heading 5 times fast! Take some time to look through Pinterest, using the search term “Wedding Color Palette.” Pin the ones that you instantly love. When you’ve looked and pinned for a while, take a look at your board and see which color or colors are prevalent. Maybe you have 100 pins and 50 of them are purple and blue. This is a great way to see which colors appeal to you on a subconscious level.
3. Colors that evoke a great feeling
Another great way to choose a wedding palette is to spend some time considering each color and what feelings it evokes in you. For instance, for me, the gold color and pink color (especially together) evoke happy and nostalgic feelings. I love the way they pair and am always attracted to this pairing in wedding photos and nostalgic feelings. I love the way they pair and am always attracted to this pairing in wedding photos and DIY pictures. Find the color or the pairing that speaks the most to you.
4. Look for “odd” pairings
If you’re having a difficult time settling on any color palette, take some time looking at odd pairings. Great examples would be orange and pink, and red and purple. Although these sure sound as if they look awful, they actually look fantastic together. It could be that you’d be drawn more to a unique or odd pairing, so take some time to seek out photos with odd color choices.
By using these tips and tricks, you can narrow down your choices and fin the perfect wedding color palette for you! If you’ve already chosen your colors, let us know what led you to your decision in the comments below.