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Wedding Color Swatch: Fruitful Visions

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Welcome to Wedding Wisdom! Every week, wedding planner Tami Smallwood-Brown, CEO of blush|WEDDING & EVENT PLANNING FIRM gives tips to help you plan your dream nuptials from engagement to “I do.” This week, Tami gives ideas for this sweet color combination.

Photo courtesy of Cellar Door Photography.

Photo courtesy of Cellar Door Photography.

Selecting a unique color combination can be both exciting and scary at the same time.  Many brides want to be unique in the details that they select – the color palette is not different.  As we come into the last weeks of summer, indulge in a few tips on how to execute this summer fruit-inspired color palette.

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Flowers Whether tropical or romantic, this combination of hues provides endless options when it comes to selections for your décor and personal flowers.

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Great flowers that come in shades of honeydew, including cymbidium orchids, roses, and hydrangea work best for this cool combo. Don’t forget the men of the wedding party–they have many options as well when it comes to flowers. To help narrow down your options, select a matching flower from the bridesmaid bouquet that you have designed.

Décor This group of colors can work for various decor, including romantic, tropical, and country-chic. For a romantic focus, concentrate on simplicity and small pops of color. For tropical – be bold and use your colors wisely!

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Don’t be afraid to use food and beverage items to accentuate your décor, especially during cocktail hour.

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Attire Clothing options are endless with this color palette.  Keep in mind complexions and sizes when selecting bridesmaids’ dresses.

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Don’t stop there – feel free to add another fruity shade such as lemon to add a pop of intensity!

Pictures courtesy of Bloom Weddings and Pinterest.

YOUR TURN: What other “fruit” can you add to make this color scheme your own?