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Wedding colors & uses

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#1 MikkiStreak

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    Posted 08 March 2007 - 01:53 AM

    Ok, there's probably a thread on this somewhere, but I'm losing steam (bedtime), so I'm going to throw this up here anyway...

    What are you guys using for your colors (as the primary and secondary colors) and where/how are you using them in the wedding (dresses, flowers, table linens, invites, menus, programs, placecards, etc...)?

    #2 amyh


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      Posted 08 March 2007 - 02:19 AM

      I'm using Chocolate Brown (primary), Lime Green and White.
      BM-Dresses Brown
      Table runners- Brown (on white linens)
      Cake (if I have one) Chocolate Brown)
      Flowers lime green- cymbridium orchids, green buttons (for FG's); white- giant calla lillies (my Bouquet).
      Stationary- Brown with accents of green (similar to my monogram)

      #3 Ali and Jeff

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        Posted 08 March 2007 - 02:43 AM

        I ended up using chocolate brown as well, and deep red and ivory!

        Chocolate Brown was used for cake and the writing on my favours

        Deep Red was used for my bridesmaid dresses, as ribbon on my favours, as candle holders, as my flowers and as accent ribbon on my dress

        Ivory was used as my table runners, my wedding dress, bridesmaids flowers, and my hubbie and groomsmans shirts!

        #4 NABUMBAH

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          Posted 08 March 2007 - 02:53 AM

          blues, greens and white.

          used in flowers, arch, bm dresses, table linens, programs, invites... basically everywhere

          #5 starchild



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            Posted 08 March 2007 - 07:23 AM

            chocolate brown (popular!) , orange, and cream/ivory

            bm dresses - burnt orange gm outfits - cream shirt w/brown accents (khaki linen pants)
            invites - cream cardstock with brown text and orange floral designs
            cake - white w/orange fresh flowers
            flowers - white for me, bm's probably orange/white, orange petals on tables,
            orange petals for flower girl
            tables - still deciding, will have favors on plates sealed with brown ribbon &
            stickers of our monogram, monogram on oot bags as well
            program fans - cream cardstock, brown text, orange ribbon

            And I add stuff everyday thanks to this forum!!

            #6 TammyB

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              Posted 08 March 2007 - 10:17 AM

              Our wedding colors are ivory, olive green and a touch of blue.. Cain's wedding shirt is ivory, the pash's that Glenda found are olive green, I have green C. Orchids and ivory roses in my bouquet. Pretty much everything is either ivory or green. The blue will be our cake (Cain's idea, don't get me started in it :-)

              #7 Christine

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              Posted 08 March 2007 - 11:09 AM

              funny how everyone used brown, my parents did back in the 70's too. Things come full circle

              my colors are burgandy (David's Bridal calls it Chambord), Sage Green and Ivory.
              My BM's dresses are burgandy
              FI is wearing all black tux with ivory tie
              GM's wearing all black tux's with burgandy ties
              colors printed on invites are burgandy and green
              centerpieces are candles in all three colors
              etc. etc.
              Christine + Will (married 7/20/07) + Ainsleigh (born 6/25/08) + Nolan (born 11/9/10) + Delaney (born 12/31/13) = One Very Happy Family!

              #8 LCBride2007


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                Posted 08 March 2007 - 11:18 AM

                I am not using my colors too much since I am not having a bridal party or much for decor, but I will use them in invites and STDs, on the website, etc. My colors are blues and greens, w/a hint of fucshia (I can never spell that).

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                #9 *JillD*

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                  Posted 08 March 2007 - 11:53 AM

                  I'm not using my colors as much either, but my main color is fuschia, I'm still making decisions, but I think my secondary color is going to be white.

                  bm dress (our daughter) is light pink (because thats the only color we could get) but she will carry bright pink flowers

                  I will also carry bright pink flowers

                  Fuschia & white parasols

                  Fans with Fuschia ribbon

                  centerpieces - haven't made a decision yet, but probably some bright pink & white flowers, maybe with a touch of orange, not sure

                  Invitations, have some pink on them, but my invitations are very simple

                  #10 Sarah


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                    Posted 08 March 2007 - 12:00 PM

                    We are going for a "white wedding" look overall, so our primary wedding colors are champagne/khaki and white. Our accent color is red.

                    BM Dress: Champagne
                    Groomsmen Attire: Khaki pants, white shirt
                    Flower girl dress: white
                    Flowers at ceremony: white roses and lilies
                    My bouquet: Red roses
                    BM bouquet and all bouts/corsages: Red roses
                    Reception Table decor: Drowned red roses, ivory candleplaceholders with each guest's name in red, ivory votive candles
                    Reception Area decor: Over 80 white luminarias with our red logo on them & white chinese lanterns
                    Invitations: Black on the outside, with champagne inserts, velum overlay and red accents
                    Menus: Red cardstock with champagne paper and velum overlay
                    Programs: Red and champagne cardstock
                    Fans: White, with red and champagne thank you tag

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