Summer Wedding Palettes

When it comes to summer weddings the colour schemes are endless! Choosing your wedding colour scheme and colour palette is a huge part of the planning process, choosing your colour scheme will probably be one of the first items on the agenda… When it comes to your wedding colour scheme you will base many of your decisions around your chosen wedding colour scheme, i.e

  • bridesmaid dresses
  • accessories
  • decor
  • favours
  • flowers
  • grooms suits

so it’s important that you get it right!

When it comes to wedding colour schemes, it really is up to you what you choose, however there are various colours that are more popular in particular months, for example summer months sees the brighter shades appearing, alongside pastels purple, pink, coral, yellow, green are all regularly seen within summer weddings… have a look at a few colour palettes below and find some inspiration, mix it up and make your wedding colour scheme personal to you and exactly how you want it!

As colours are becoming more and more popular you will find it easy to match your items to your colour schemes, simple Google searches will enable you to find local suppliers etc.

Apricots: Perfect for summer, they bring a fresh feel to your wedding colour scheme, all the colours within this palette perfectly compliment each other and can be used together.  Apricot is a fun colour and still quite unique in terns of weddings, so be bold, be fun and go for something down the fruity look!




Ocean Inspired: These ocean inspired colours make for a lovely set of colours for your wedding colour scheme.  It is easy to see why brides choose these bright colours, they perfectly compliment a summers day.  They make for beautiful bridesmaid dresses and you can find some lovely bridesmaid dresses in these shades.  So think ocean and the fresh feel to your big day!




Deep and Bright: Deep and bright gets its inspiration from rich red wines, bright, rich colours look great against a crisp white or ivory dress, so perfect for your bridesmaid dresses stood next to you, also make gorgeous colours for your wedding decor.



Something blue? Blue is a popular choice for a wedding colour scheme.  Blue comes in such an array of shades and can perfectly compliment other colours. Choose blue to keep in with tradition, but add your own element of personality with the various shades of blue.


Summer Fun: Be inspired by these bright, fresh colours, coming through from smoothies, appropriately inspired by summer! This colour palette has a mix of fun (green) and classic (pink) with reds thrown in for you to consider.  Be brave and go bold with your wedding colour scheme, choose bright and see the colours working perfectly against backdrops and your wedding dress!


Soft lavender: Want to have that summer feel to your colour scheme, but don’t want to go totally bright, consider this lavendar colour palette- it allows a burst of colour, with the subtle pastel tones that perfectly compliment a vintage or rustic wedding theme, even more perfect for an outdoor wedding, or that of a wedding within a barn.



Use this as a piece of inspiration for your big day, and don’t forget Paper Themes offer you a full range of beautiful summer inspired wedding invitations and wedding stationery, that is fully personalised and perfect just for you on your big day!

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