Wedding colors are an expression of your style, your personalities and the mood you want to achieve at your wedding but choosing a color palette isn’t always easy, especially if you don’t feel like coordinating colors is one of your strong suits. No worries! Here are some great ideas for gathering color inspiration for everyone from color enthusiasts to the color challenged.
True Color Enthusiasts
If you’re a true color enthusiast, you know exactly what Pantone is and you’ve probably sneaked a peek at their Color of the Year and Fashion Color Reports. If you haven’t visited this bedrock of the design industry, we suggest you do.
Sherwin-Williams does a fabulous job presenting the vast and intimidating world of paint colors to the everyday consumer. The ColorSnap® Visualizer app could be especially helpful for choosing your wedding colors.
We LOVE the color wheel provided by Adobe Systems Incorporated, a provider of today’s top design tools and so much more. They’ve made playing with the color wheel fun, easy and visually very interesting
Casual Color Lovers
Truly a wonderful resource for color inspiration, the Pottery Barn has been a staple in interior and exterior design for years. You can browse a store near you or go online to get the latest trends in color.
Young House Love
There are so many home improvement blogs out there, it’s tough to choose a favorite but we are big fans of Young House Love. They are always coming up with fresh new ideas and color palettes that complement each other beautifully.
In Style Magazine
If you’re a fan of flipping through the pages of a magazine or book to gather inspiration, we suggest picking up the latest issue of In Style magazine. This is one of our designer’s favorite publications for being inspired and staying on top of today’s trends.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
All museums provide inspiration on so many levels but we think art museums are such a wonderful resource for color inspiration. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a gorgeous website you can browse. If you’re lucky enough to be in the area, a day at the museum could do wonders for your wedding planning mood.
The Color Challenged
The Virtual Instructors
The color wheel provided by this online education website is fantastic! It’s simple yet extremely helpful for learning about which colors complement each other as well as psychological effects of different colors.
If you’re at a complete loss for what wedding colors to choose, the Color Palette Generator at Wedding Wire is exactly what you need. This tool makes it easy to explore some beautiful options for your wedding by starting with the season your wedding will be held. Genius!
The Perfect Palette
Wedding blogs have become today’s most popular resources for wedding ideas but blogs tend to be a time-consuming method of inspiration. The Perfect Palette was kind enough to organize its posts by color with its Color Finder tool so you can find relevant posts quickly and easily.
Not interested in a long, drawn out search for wedding colors but still want to find a color combo that’s on trend and gorgeous? Head over to O.P.I and check out their Nail Gallery for some hot color combinations sure to inspire you.