Wedding Wednesday: Choosing Your Wedding Colors

Wedding colors set the tone for your entire wedding. From save the dates to reception details, choosing your wedding colors early on is really important. Nick and I are pretty much on the same page when it comes to the colors we gravitate towards, so choosing wedding colors was a relatively easy process for us. For today’s Wedding Wednesday post, I wanted to share our wedding colors and how we went about choosing them!

You can read my first Wedding Wedneday post here. If you have any Wedding Wednesday post suggestions or things you would like to see, feel free to leave them in the comments or shoot me an email emily@lifewithemilyblog.com XO!

our wedding colors

When we started discussing wedding colors, it was important to us to choose colors that really represented us as a couple. We took into consideration our venue, the time of year, and the aesthetic and “feel” we wanted our wedding to have. After deciding on the colors, we’re both very pleased with how they are beginning to fit into our wedding day vision. Below are our colors:

  • Stormy Weather: I was immediately sold on the Pantone color “Stormy Weather.” It’s a gorgeous blue-grey tone that is a timeless classic. We have this color throughout our house (and blue is each of our favorite colors) so it seemed fitting. Since our wedding is in the fall, we thought this hue would be a great main color.
  • Romantic Green: As I was scouring wedding websites looking for inspiration, I found that I was drawn to weddings that had a lot of greenery, whether it was in the bride’s bouquet or used as centerpieces throughout the reception. This dark green hue will be mainly used with our flowers and as accents on tables, etc.
  • Shadow Grey: As a neutral lover, our wedding day wouldn’t be complete without a touch of grey. I plan on incorporating this with ribbon on bouquets.
  • Hints of Silver/Gold: Mercury glass is a great way to incorporate silver and gold tones without it *screaming* silver and gold! Mercury glass can be used for candle holders, votive glasses, photo frames, and vases for flowers. It will add a romantic touch to the evening.

Below are swatches of our colors & a wedding inspiration board that I put together. Seeing both of these allows me to stay focused and make decor decisions that align with the aesthetic that we’re going for on our wedding day!

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13 Comments

  1. jessica wrote:

    You know I love me some blues! So exciting.

    xo Jessica
    My Style Vita

    Posted 1.25.17 Reply
  2. Love the inspiration photo, your colors are gorgeous!
    Good luck with all of your wedding planning!

    xx, Jamie
    theblonderlife.com

    Posted 1.25.17 Reply
  3. I love the grays! Such beautiful colors! I’m so excited to see your wedding!

    Posted 1.25.17 Reply
  4. Shelby Back wrote:

    Ah! I loved reading this! These colors are beautiful! I love mercury glass for weddings, so pretty!

    xo!
    Shelby
    http://www.glitterandgingham.com

    Posted 1.25.17 Reply
  5. Jennifer wrote:

    Love seeing this again!!! It all looks so gorgeous paired together 🙂 can’t wait to see it all come to life!

    Posted 1.25.17 Reply
  6. Elle wrote:

    Obsessed! I love the colors. Ahhh this is all so exciting!
    xo elle // https://splashofpreppy.com

    Posted 1.25.17 Reply
  7. Stephanie wrote:

    Okay, I am absolutely *loving* the colors you chose for your wedding! They’re such brilliant neutral tones, and they’re classic too – something you’ll look back on someday and be happy about choosing, rather than feeling embarrassed that it’s all too bright or intense (not that bright is bad haha, just that neutral never gets old)!

    Stephanie // SheSawStyle.com

    Posted 1.25.17 Reply
  8. this is such a great and informative post!!!

    Posted 1.26.17 Reply
  9. Bailey wrote:

    Obsessed with the wedding colors you picked, it is going to be so beautiful!

    xoxo,
    Bailey
    Here’s The Skinny

    Posted 1.26.17 Reply
  10. Dede Raad wrote:

    Ahhh love this post! I was a wedding planner for a couple years back and I do miss this part of the process! Love those green and blue hues!

    Dede Raad // http://www.dressupbuttercup.com

    Posted 1.26.17 Reply
  11. Such an informative post!!! I wish I had these tips 10 years ago!

    Posted 1.26.17 Reply
  12. Brooke wrote:

    OMG such beautiful colors, love them! xx

    Posted 1.26.17 Reply

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