Thursday, September 24, 2009

Color Coordinating for the Season?

It seems like fall just started and I'm already getting questions about Winter Weddings!! Time just seems to fly!

Dear Brenda,
I was thinking of having peach and lime green as my colors but don't know if they look good together, should i use both colors for my bridesmaid and am worried about the suits for both the groom and his groomsmen. Is peach and lime green a good color for winter?
Color Confused Bride-to-Be

Sounds lovely. Peach and lime Green are traditionally spring or summer colors -- you could stretch it into early fall here in Texas, but you may be hard-pressed to find any fabrics that would translate well for the winter. And when guests arrive at the reception, will they be greeted with an explosion of summer color, with the tablecloths, favors, and flowers? And speaking of flowers, where would you find those colors in the winter without paying outrageous rates? Would you consider dulling down the peach into perhaps a copper, or a persimmon. This would look wonderful with kiwi or lime colored accents. A copper dress with the lime sash is beautiful. The men could have copper colored ties if you choose to coordinate them. Keep in mind that many weddings don't use the colors in the guys suits or ties, just in the bouttoniere. You can have beautiful flowers and table decorations with the copper & lime. Have tall glass cylinders filled with limes and an arrangement on top. Lots of curly willow. Plus copper will bring in metallic, for a little sparkle in a dreary month. Hope this helps!


  1. Hello Brenday, I have chosen orange (persimmon), yellow and cream someone suggested I ad brown 9which happens to be my favorit color)to make it pop but I'm afraid of it looking like a fall wedding in June. Please help

    Yours truly, torn

  2. When you think of orange for a wedding color, you may think of fall themed weddings and wedding favors . However, orange is a sunny color which is great for all seasons, it just depends on the actual shade of orange you will be using for your wedding.