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Thursday, March 31, 2011
The Color Scheme
Weddings are defined more by color now, than the while dress the bride wears. I was not necessarily a bride that knew right away what color scheme I wanted. I wavered back and forth for a while between wanting traditional fall colors - bright yellow, dark orange, hunter greens, splashes of red and purple for the pop of color. Like this wedding below:
My Favorite colors are purple and blue (odd combo I know). But I am also a girl who loves her pink. So I realized I was cheating my self by basing the wedding colors off of just traditional fall aspects. I also wanted to incorporate the beach into the colors to help everything flow. I began looking for inspiration:
It seems the best I can do for my color inspiration is show you just how ahead of the fashion and trends I can really be. I picked our color scheme (back in September of 2010) because it was what I liked best, it related to the beach, and it made me truly happy inside thinking of all the wonderful things that come in the colors. I love the world of fashion and Pantone (a leading color company) puts out a report of the top color trends from the runways at fashion week. The colors they are reporting are "hot and new" for 2011: