Your stationery is an extra-special part of your wedding journey. From save the dates and invitations, to menus, place names, your table plan and thank you cards, these pieces play an important part in setting the tone and rounding off your big day. Weaving a cohesive colour theme throughout is one of the most effective ways to tell a beautiful tale from start to finish, according to the stationery experts at Papier.
Here, the design-led personalisation brand shortlists 4 wedding colour trends to know…
We find that so many couples are inspired by ‘something blue’ and look to cool, fresh tones for their big day. This colour scheme works well when mixing inky blues, and deep ocean tones with softer sky tones and can lift a design with a simple motif.
For timeless appeal choose black and white – it’s a shortcut to a chic, classic tone. Try calligraphy designs, tonal marbles or designs with art deco detailing for a super sophisticated look and feel. Perfect for formal weddings in grand venues or putting a polished touch on contemporary, laid back ceremony.
For an extra dash of romance, choose pretty in pink pastel tones for your saves the dates, invitation sets and on the day details. We find soft blush shades are very popular for spring and summer weddings. True romantics will love our delicate borders, soft florals or painterly designs.
Lush, natural tones deliver a relaxed, effortlessly beautiful vibe – think deep olives mixed with sage or a hint of mint. This look works particularly well with outdoor weddings, or weddings in a hot climate but can also be a clever way to bring a sense of the great outdoors to weddings at indoor venues.
Papier’s top tips when it comes to choosing your colour scheme:
1. Choose a cohesive colour palette using tones from the same palette across all your wedding stationery
2. Consider the season when choosing your stationery colour scheme, but don’t be afraid to shake up the rules
3. Let the location of your wedding and venue guide you
4. Take inspiration from your personal style as a couple
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