July, 17, 2018

35 Hot Summer Wedding Color Palettes We Love

Looking for some summer wedding color palette inspiration?  To celebrate BBJ’s 35th anniversary we’ve got 35 of our brightest and ultra-trending color combos for your summer wedding. We are spotlighting a few of the hottest colors this summer and our favorite pairs and ways to use these hues for your big day. 

Perfectly Peach

The second cousin of Rose Gold, peach is quickly making a statement in the wedding scene.  Made for summer, this fruity shade is the prefect base for an exceptional color palette for a summer wedding because of it’s warm tone and neutral quality.  

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1. Rose Gold, Peach and Gray  When paired with gray and warm metallics like gold, rose gold and copper, you’ll get a modern look that is anything but cold. 

2. Peach Tints with White Highlights  An ombre of peach creates a soft and romantic feel, especially when it’s highlighted with delicate white details. 

BistroCampagneStyledShoot-102_webNicole Jansma Photography | Haviland Events | Jackson Floral Design | Bistro Champagne

3. Peach, Copper & Black Copper and black makes for a dramatic look, but is softened by an abundance of peach seasonal blooms. 

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4. Pearl, Light Peach and Gold If light an airy is what you’re looking for, pair peach with gold, cameo and pearl.  This makes for an opulent and female style that is both timeless and romantic. 

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5. Gray with Pale Peach Accents A flowing gray table linen is the perfect base for pale peach taper candles and flowers to sing off of. 

Kurt_Boomer_Photography-www.kurtboomer.com-Salubria-467_webKurt Boomer Photography | East Made Event Company | Flowers by Kelly Lenard | Salubra

6. Egret, Gold and an Ombre of Peach: Pairing peach with a rich and creamy egret is a classic way to handle this energetic hue.  The warm tones paired with gold accents feel rich and welcoming. 

Danielle-Harris37_webDanielle Harris Photography | Samantha Joy Events | Roots Floral Design | Laural Hall | Jenny Haas

7. Orange, Peach and Gray: Sherbet oranges paired with peach and gray creates a modern and colorful look that will be sure to delight. 

DIY-DECADENCE-EVENT-DEBI-LILLY-DIY-DECADENCE-0073_webTamara Gruner  Photography | A Perfect Event

Something Blue

No wedding is complete without a something blue, and what better way to include blue than in your color palette.  Classic and fresh, blue is has been a long favorite to couples for their big day.  

8. Cerise, Smoky Purple and Inky Blue: Moving away from tradition, this palette feels electrically charged and perfect for a summer nuptial. 

Linens-0217_blogStephanie Bradshaw | Michael + Carina Photography | Amaryllis Floral + Event Design | Baltimore Museum of Art | Select Event Rentals

9. Sky Blue and Gray  Blue can often be associated with a more masculine look, but this gray and sky blue combo is soft, feminine and romantic.  

Olive Grove | Southern Affairs | Nicole Colwell Photography | Emily Riggs | White Sparrow

10. Milano Blue, Olive and White  This palette is as like a summer’s day.  This breezy ensemble feels right at home in an outdoor venue. 

Brennan_012_GetReady_webMichelle Boyd Photography | Sapphire Events | Kim Starrwise

11. Taupe and Gold with Touches of Blue and Black Small pops of navy blue agains smoky taupes creates a dramatic look.  Black flatware and tapered candles add elegance. 

Linens-0375_blogStephanie Bradshaw | Michael + Carina Photography | Amaryllis Floral + Event Design | Baltimore Museum of Art | Select Event Rentals

12. Serenity Blue and Rose Quartz: These two colors were meant to be together.  They create a soft and romantic look that doesn’t look washout out or overdone.  

DSC_8794_webJenny B Photography | SRS Events | Eight Tree Street Floral | Airlie

13. Smoky Blue, Copper and Tangerine Although Orange and blue are complimentary colors, so this combo should be used with a light touch.  Small pops of orange against blue creates an especially vibrant look.   Choosing tangerine instead of orange creates a summery vibe. 

Linens-0400_blogStephanie Bradshaw | Michael + Carina Photography | Amaryllis Floral + Event Design | Baltimore Museum of Art | Select Event Rentals

14. Ocean and White: Cool and refreshing, this color combo is perfect for a summer’s day. 

BistroCampagneStyledShoot-064_webNicole Jansma Photography | Haviland Events | Jackson Floral Design | Bistro Champagne

15. Blush, Gold and China Blue: Glammy and playful, this look a rich twist on a traditional palette. 

0054_AREworkshop_20180421_web-1Tunji Sarumi Photography | Andrew Roby Events | InterContinental Washington DC | Violet Gardens Floral Designs | House of JonLei Atelier

16. Royal and Poppy A classic color pairing with a lot of contrast, this color story is great or an outdoor affair. 

IMG_1377_webAimee Rynold Photography | Wed with Style | Fusion Floral Design | Gulf Coast Event and Rentals

Pretty in Pink

The blush trend is getting a new take in varying shades of pink and nude.  From hot pink to rosy burgundy, this color trend is always a favorite for the summer wedding season. 

17. Rusty Pink, Burgundy and Ivory Rusty pink with touches of burgundy and white create a new take on a traditntal color choice.  

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18. Pale Pink, Cerise and Scarlet Bright cerise against a soft pale pink adds a playful nature to this monochromatic palette. 

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19. Dusty Pink and White with Touches of Teal Teal becomes statement making when it’s used in small touches against rose quartz and white.  This look feel feminine and rich. 

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20. Matte Gold, Silver Leaf and Cameo Playing with metallic finishes is perfect for a color like cameo pink.  The matte gold takes on a rosy tone when it’s paired with pinks. 

Linens-0285_blogStephanie Bradshaw | Michael + Carina Photography | Amaryllis Floral + Event Design | Baltimore Museum of Art | Select Event Rentals

21. From Creamy Pink to Marsala Who doesn’t love a good ombre?  This marsala and pink ombre is on trend and luxuriously lush. 

KristenMarieParker_AmberRenee_April2018(222)_webKristen Marie Photography | Botanique Flowers | A. Renee Weddings & Events | Corson Building | Pink + Peach Calligraphy

22. Rose Quartz, Lavender and Marsala The blue in the lavender accentuates the reds in the rose quartz and marsala, making this palette delightfully complex and charming. 

Carlos-Hernandez-Photography-076_webCarlos-Hernandez-Photography-081_webCarlos Hernandez | Kamea Events | Molly Harman Floral | The Light Room | Crimson Letters 

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23. Lavender, Fig and Robin’s Egg Blue  When combined with lavender and robin’s egg blue, fig is a relaxing and soothing color.  This color combo feels casual and contemporary. 

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24. Lavender and White This simple, yet sophisticated, this palette a modern take on a classic color combination. The white stands out in an exquisite way against lavender. 

20180221-Pura-Soul-Photo-Engaged-San-Diego-Garibay-9_webMichelle Garibay Events | Pura Soul Photography | The Creative Clique |  Isari Floral Studio | The Cellar and Loft at Mission Brewery

25. Aubergine, Gold and Violet  Choosing two warm colors like aubergine and gold and then countering them with subtle accents of a cool hue, like violet, is unexpected and delightful. 0466_webpurple_2Curate Plan Style | HMR Designs | Cattura Weddings | Chez Chicago 

26. Silver, Plum and Blush When working with a darker color like plum, light colors like silver and blush will lighten up the entire look making it perfect for summer. 

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27. Champagne, Silver and Eggplant Champagne and silver accented by eggplant creates a dramatic and whimsical wedding palette. 

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Tropical Vibes

Beach looks are very on trend right now.  This look is seasonally perfect for the summer season and incorporates a lot of very fun colors and textures.  

28. Pinks and Aloe Green Light and refreshing this tropical palette is perfect for a summer wedding. 

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29. Greens Pairing different shades of green together is a simple and classic.  

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30. Green, Gold and White A more classic look is easily achieved with the addition of gold elements.  Keeping the colors simple will help keep feeling high end and traditional. 

FRPhoto_180426AE_C1_078_web Dynamic Events by David Caruso | Front Room Photography | Belle Fiori, Ltd. | Milwaukee Art Museum

31. Aqua and Yellow Pops of yellows on cool shades of aqua creates a modern and playful look. 

FRPhoto_180426AE_C1_163_webDynamic Events by David Caruso | Front Room Photography | Dahlia Blooms | Milwaukee Art Museum

32. Fuchsia and Aloe More contract can be achieved by pairing a fresh green with bright pops of pink.  

DAL_ATT_Summer-Showcase_ETD-LRZ-20180515-42_webCarter Rose with f8studio  | Wolfgang Puck Catering | Annette Strauss Square | Bella Acento | Bella Flora of Dallas

33. Silver, Pink and Green This neutral setting acts as the perfect backdrop to make even the most subtle silver accents pop, like mercury glass vases for the beach wedding centerpieces.

Kate-Mike-509_webDana Cubbage Wedding Photography | Elm Events | Branch Design Studio

34. Pinks with pops of Green For a youthful and fresh look, pair pinks with small accents of gold and citrus green. 

00027-AIC-Lunch-2018Shannon Gail Weddings | Kehoe Design | Art Institute Events

35. Ocean Blues Nothing says beach wedding more than an ombre of cool ocean blues. 

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Do you agree with our picks?  Are there any other summer colors you see making a huge hit this season?  Let us know what palette you love for this summer’s wedding season.