Color Palette

Marigold Wedding Inspiration

Current Crush: Mad for Marigold

Posted 10/09/2013 by in Color Palette, Current Crush \ 2 comments

Marigold melts our hearts. That perfect shade between yellow and orange, marigold is cheerful and sweet—a beautiful wedding color choice from spring to fall!

1 – marigold centerpiece by The Green Dandelion, image by Amy W. Photo | 2 – dress by Martha Webb, image by Jenny Markham via 100 Layer Cake | 3 – bouquet by Bash, Please, image by Tec Petaja …

Berry Pink Wedding Ideas

Current Crush: Berry Beautiful

Posted 04/10/2013 by in Color Palette, Current Crush \ 3 comments

Today’s current crush is berry beautiful! I have long loved the tone of a vivid raspberry pink, and although it’s bright and fun, berry is also flirty and romantic, and perfect for your wedding color palette. Pair with crisp white, a touch of yellow, and softer pink tones and the result is fabulous!

1 – DIY tassel garland from Studio DIY …

Orange Wedding Ideas

Current Crush: Zesty Orange

Posted 03/20/2013 by in Color Palette, Current Crush \ 2 comments

Call me crazy, but orange has long been a favorite wedding color of mine! Think fresh and citrus-y, bright and cheery, light and airy. Pair orange with crisp white or shades of peach for a sunny and warm palette that absolutely pops!

1 – BHLDN “Vivacity” dress, image by Jennifer Kathryn Photography via Style Me Pretty \ 2 – citrus sorbet by Mowielicious via …

Black Wedding Fashion Inspiration

Current Crush: Bold Black

Elegant, and striking, we are completely and utterly in love with a healthy dose of bold black! From chiffon to lace and sequins to feathers—black is always a sophisticated choice for accessories, bridesmaids dresses, your rehearsal dinner or getaway gown, and of course, that classic tux!

1 – Classic tuxedo. Image by Tec Petaja from this black-tie New Orleans wedding \ …

Glitter Gold Wedding Inspiration

Current Crush: Glittering Gold

Posted 01/23/2013 by in Color Palette, Current Crush, Inspiration \ 3 comments

It’s no secret that a splash of glamour, a dash of sequins, and a healthy dose of gold makes us shiver with excitement! From the smallest detail—gold edges on your invitations, perhaps?—to full-on-fabulous gold sequin bridesmaids’ dresses or table linens, adding gold to your color palette brings instant sparkle and glam to your wedding, so it’s no wonder that glittering …

Emerald Green Wedding Inspiration Pantone Color of the Year 2013

Current Crush: Emerald Green

Posted 01/02/2013 by in Color Palette, Current Crush, Inspiration \ 2 comments

Pantone has revealed its 2013 color of the year—and we were beyond thrilled to see that it’s the lovely and timeless emerald green! Beautiful whether dressed to the nines or sleek and modern, emerald green is a perfect choice for the classic couple with a dramatic flair. Adding a dash—or a whopping spoonful!—of emerald to your wedding mix results in pure perfection, guaranteed.

1 …


Coral & Mint

Posted 05/02/2012 by in Color Palette \ Leave a comment

Hello, friends! Cyd from The Sweetest Occasion here popping by with a pretty little color palette to inspire your morning! Coral and mint are all the rage right now and I admit to harboring a full-fledged obsession. That said, I’m loving this palette as a super sophisticated and modern take on these red hot colors of the moment. Looking to …


Indigo Blues

Posted 03/26/2012 by in Color Palette \ 3 comments

Hey, everyone! Cyd from The Sweetest Occasion here, chiming in with a little indigo love in celebration of Color Week. I’m a bit of a color-loving junkie myself and I basically obsessed with today’s color palette. Pairing deep indigo blues with shades of aqua and touches of warm gray, it’s dramatic, rich and moody. These colors are bold and elegant, …


Refreshingly Sweet Lemonade and Mint

Posted 07/26/2011 by in Color Palette \ 5 comments

Hello everyone! Cyd from The Sweetest Occasion here with a pretty lemon-inspired color palette for Color Week! I’ve always loved yellow. It’s such a refreshing color and it can take on so many distinct personalities depending on how you weave it throughout your day. Here it’s ladylike and elegant, with a certain timeless appeal. Paired with green and just the …


Things I Love: Watercolors

Posted 06/07/2011 by in Color Palette, Inspiration \ 17 comments

I love watercolors! I’ve been bookmarking invitations and other watercolor wedding details for months now and thought that since summer is officially here (my peonies are blooming!) that it was time to share with everyone. Speaking of peonies, I want need one of these custom wedding bouquet watercolors. What a beautiful way to capture your flowers forever.

{custom watercolor wedding bouquet from …


Sherbet Florals

Posted 05/25/2011 by in Color Palette, Floral and Decor \ 18 comments

Big fat peonies, garden roses, dahlias, ranunculus, snapdragons…There is so much beautiful inspiration when it comes to sherbet flowers!

{apples, pears, and sherbet photos by Lisa Lefkowitz via Luna and Chloe}

{sherbet flowers by JL Designs, photo by Jessica Claire, via Green Wedding Shoes}

{Juliet roses bouquet by Florette Flower Designs photo by Michael + Anna Costa via; dahlia bouquet photo by …


An Earthy Aqua Color Palette

Posted 03/29/2011 by in Color Palette, Inspiration \ 3 comments

Hi, everyone! Cyd from The Sweetest Occasion here. As a color junkie I’m loving Color Week and am really excited to be contributing this pretty color palette. Inspired by an earthy yet feminine feel, I chose a palette of aqua, peach and berry accented with soft neutrals. I love the pairing of simple materials with warm wood grain. A tiny …