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taradanielle

Hello :)

Like many others, I am trying to plan my wedding. I really like jewel tones (especially emerald, sapphire, crimson, and amethyst) while my fiance likes fall colors (olive green, brown, cornflower blue, and sometimes he'll throw in maroon or black or something else). We are getting married at the end of March in Columbus, Ohio, but we don't have a venue yet.

Basically, we decided on blue as our main color, and I was trying to play around with a way to do maybe green (or another shade of blue?) and cream as accent colors. My most recent thought as been teal with royal blue and cream, but I have no idea if that goes together or not. Also, I think it might be difficult to find accessories, bridesmaid dresses, and other things in teal.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Both my fiance and I are completely unartistic. I'm a history PhD student, and he's an actuary.

wist

I hope this helps. Just some ideas:
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Also look at Blue and Green Togetherness.
Good luck

ramcatluvr

taradanielle wrote:
Hello :)

Like many others, I am trying to plan my wedding. I really like jewel tones (especially emerald, sapphire, crimson, and amethyst) while my fiance likes fall colors (olive green, brown, cornflower blue, and sometimes he'll throw in maroon or black or something else). We are getting married at the end of March in Columbus, Ohio, but we don't have a venue yet.

Basically, we decided on blue as our main color, and I was trying to play around with a way to do maybe green (or another shade of blue?) and cream as accent colors. My most recent thought as been teal with royal blue and cream, but I have no idea if that goes together or not. Also, I think it might be difficult to find accessories, bridesmaid dresses, and other things in teal.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Both my fiance and I are completely unartistic. I'm a history PhD student, and he's an actuary.

ramcatluvr

Dear Taradanielle:
I think that cornflower blue would be beautiful for a spring wedding. I can see that with a gorgeous creamy off-white and a seafoam green. Also, cornflower blue looks good on just about every complexion type there is. If you look under the group name "gifted for colors" there will be a pallette there called "spring wedding" . It's for you. Hope you like it.

mangowasabi

Congratulations! Here's my take ~ cream, soft green, dark duck-egg, teal and a navy/royal blue :)
Ohio

taradanielle

These are lovely! Thank you all for your help.

ramcatluvr

taradanielle wrote:
These are lovely! Thank you all for your help.


Glad to have the opportunity to help.

Alicialoveslife

You're getting married at the end of march? AS IN THIS MARCH?? Woah, not a lot of time to plan, and I expect you have things settled by now, but I thought this might be a fun challenge, so I'll post anyway!

Teal is a pretty popular color, so you should have no trouble finding bridesmaids dresses, for example, if you are going through the usual venues. If you were having trouble, royal blue is sure to be around, so you could use that as the main pop color.

A teal bridesmaid dress

Another, available in teal or royal blue


pictures from davidsbridal.com

Alicialoveslife

Wedding dress with teal in it

Invitation in cream and teal

Nice bridesmaid bouquet

Alicialoveslife

Black and cream for him, sapphire for you!
Teal._._.Blue

Alicialoveslife

Here is another great palette
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Alicialoveslife

This one is nice as well.
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lisaweddingplanner

You have all provided some very lovely suggestions. I was just wondering, is there a color wheel on this site? If so where? I suppose that's why this site is called what it is. I'm just learning how to navigate my way about this portal.

magentasecret

Royal blue and cream might be a bit much depending on the season. I'd go for light blue and cream.

coryslater

These are really lovely.
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