If you are looking for a color that can add flair to your wedding, take a look at orange. Either on its own, or in conjunction with an other color, orange can be a really terrific wedding color. This is a look at some ways to use orange wedding decorations for every season.
When you think of spring, your mind probably goes to
pastels. But there is nothing to say that a spring wedding cannot be
designed with brighter colors. A pop of bright orange would look
fantastic when paired with a pale blue. The look is fresh, current, and
distinctive. A great way to combine the two colors is with a signature
pattern that is used throughout the wedding. An orange, pale blue, and
white stripe would look wonderful for table linens. Or you could go more
formal with a large brocade motif designed in your wedding colors. This
would be stunning for the invitations and the wedding cake.
is a great color for summer, as it is cheery and fun. In this season,
it needs no softer color to tone it down. Bright orange gerbera daisies
would make for centerpieces as carefree as a summer afternoon. Real
oranges can be used as decorative accents. Fill the vase for the
centerpieces with bright oranges for a fun and interesting design. If
you are working with oranges, think about including their white flowers
into your bouquet. Orange blossoms represent fertility, and are one of
the most traditional wedding flowers.
Orange can be a fun and
fresh color for summer bridesmaid dresses as well. Crisp cotton
strapless dresses in a cream and orange print will look as summery as a
creamsicle. Finish off the look with bridesmaid jewelry gifts created
from orange Swarovski crystals and cream pearls. The biggest trend in
bridesmaid jewelry right now is clustered gems, which make fabulous
gifts that your friends will surely adore.
There are so many ways
to design an autumn wedding using orange that it might be hard to
choose. Think of the crisp fall leaves, the fall pumpkins, pots of
orange mums and more. Orange in combination with shades of autumnal gold
and russet will create a homey and inviting atmosphere for your guests.
It can be used in a rustic style, or a burnt orange can be paired with
deep espresso and metallic bronze accents for a rich and sophisticated
Even winter brides can use orange decorations for their
weddings. Orange and terra cotta roses with hypericum berries is a
beautiful way to use this color family. Other ideas for orange winter
weddings include mini mango calla lilies, orange orchids, and orange
tulips. These flowers will brighten a drab winter's day and add style
and sophistication to your wedding. It makes a nice departure from the
typical red winter wedding floral palette.
So you see, orange is
actually a very versatile color. It is bold and unexpected, which adds
to its appeal when you are creating a unique and personal wedding
design. Once you start looking at all of the ways in which orange can be
used to make a wedding feel fun and festive, you might just decide that
it is the perfect color for your own wedding.
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