17 Stunning Wedding Color Schemes

Wedding color schemes are an important aspect when planning your nuptials. Not only does the right color palette set the tone for your special day, but it also creates a cohesive and visually stunning look that reflects your own personal style. And although it can be overwhelming to pick the perfect shade, we’ve got you covered with a list of our favorites to inspire your special day. From bold and bright to soft and romantic, we’ll help you find the perfect color scheme that fits your vision.

Create a beautifully cohesive look that matches your dream vision with these stunning wedding color schemes

1. Soft Pastels

It’s no surprise that pastels remain a firm favorite amongst brides-to-be. Although this color scheme is usually associated with spring, the stunning combination creates a soft, romantic feel all year round. Use pinks, blues, green, purple, and yellow across your ceremony and reception for a gorgeous whimsical vibe.

pastel table decoration
Photography: Shanell Photography | Flowers: Ines & Marie
wedding color schemes
Photography: Melia Lucida | Coordination & Design: Haiku Mill | Calligraphy: Alannah Rae Calligraphy
pastel bridal bouquet
Photography: Brittany Jean | Flowers: Color Theory Collective
pastel bridesmaid dresses
Photography: Olivia Rae James

2. Earthy Neutrals

Neutral-themed weddings are all about creating a timeless and elegant atmosphere, blending the perfect balance of sophistication and warmth. Think plush linens, gorgeous installations, and delicate place settings in shades of cream, beige, white, tan, and camel. Use earth-toned elements such as dried flowers and wood to compliment the beautiful and natural feel. With this color scheme, you can also play around with textures for a rustic aesthetic.

earthy neutral wedding table decor
Photography: Shea Brianne | Planning & Design: Allie Rose Events | Florist: Rosewood Floral Event
wedding color schemes
Photo: Laura Williams Weddings | Planning, Styling & Floristry: Hall & Co. Event Design
neutral wedding invitations
Photo: Nataly | Stationery: Wonderland Invites

3. Raspberry Pink, Blush Pink & Orange

This color scheme is perfect for a fun and vibrant summer wedding. The brightness of raspberry pink and orange creates a gorgeous modern romantic combination, while the blush works to blend these contrasting shades seamlessly. Imagine a reception filled with whimsical arrangements of raspberries, peonies, and ranunculus in shades of pink and orange. These bold hues are a perfect addition to a playful and energetic atmosphere and are sure to get your guests in the mood to celebrate!

pink and orange ceremony arch
Photography: Rachel Havel | Flowers: The Perfect Petal
pink and orange wedding invitations
Photo: 515 Photo Company | Stationery: Paper & Poste
raspberry, blush pink and orange wedding
Photo: Rebecca Carpenter | Styling: Pink Palms Events | Cake: Sugar Plum Bakes | Flowers: Bud Flora

4. Classic Black & White

A black and white wedding color scheme is the epitome of timeless elegance. This chic theme creates a sleek and sophisticated atmosphere that never goes out of style. Picture a grand ballroom lit by white candles, black linens, and classic floral arrangements in monochrome hues. Whether you’re looking to make a bold statement or keep things simple, this stunning color scheme is sure to captivate your guests.

wedding color schemes
Photography: Sydney Bliss | Planning & Design: Fetelle Designs | Flowers: Los Angeles Floral | Signs: Jameboree Signs
black and white wedding ceremony
Photography: Through The Glass | Venue: Ebell Long Beach | Planner & Stylish: Sugar Plum & Co
black and white bridal bouquet
Photography: Lauren Schotti | Flowers: The Little Branch
black bridesmaid dresses
Photography: Jana Williams

5. Green & Ivory

Incorporate nature with this fresh color scheme. You can create an atmosphere that’s both calming and inviting, bringing a touch of the outdoors into your celebration. Think lush garlands of greenery, crisp white blooms, and linens. Add wooden elements for a rustic-style wedding, and gold for a touch of glamour. Or you can contrast this scheme with metallic accents for an industrial style vibe.

green, white and gold reception table
Photography: Anna Roussos
green and ivory wedding ceremony
Photography: Ashley Izquierdo
green and white wedding cake
Photography: KariMe Photography | Cake: The Cake Lady

6. Peach & Coral

A peach and coral wedding color scheme is a playful and energetic combination perfect for a summer or spring celebration. These warm hues bring a touch of the tropics to your special day. They create a fun and inviting atmosphere that your guests are sure to love. For an extra touch, consider adding an array of greenery and white details to complement the peach colors.

wedding color schemes
Photography: David Manning | Flowers: The Dainty Lion
peach and coral bridesmaid dresses
Photography: Kayla Fisher | Bridesmaid Dresses: Show Me Your Mumu | Wedding Dress: Demetrios
peach and coral wedding
Photography: Eden Ingle

7. Blue & Fuchsia

A blue and fuchsia wedding color palette is a stunning choice for a modern bride. This combination of cool and warm colors creates a vibrant celebration that’s bursting with happiness and joy. The blue adds a touch of serenity to the day, while the fuchsia adds a pop of energy and excitement, resulting in a truly unforgettable celebration.

blue and fuchsia wedding colors
Photography: Joel Serrato
blue and pink wedding color palette
Photography: Wendy Alana | Planning & Design: Express Yourself Weddings & Events | Flowers: Lena’s Floral Designs
blue and fuchsia wedding
Photography: Kristen Weaver | Flowers: Country Club Flower Shop

8. Forest Green & Gold

The rich and earthy tone of the dark green provides a grounding and elegant feel, while the gold adds a touch of glamour and luxury to the day. This regal and dramatic combination is ideal for a chic, autumn, or winter wedding. So whether you choose to incorporate these colors through your decor, flowers, or bridesmaid dresses, a dark green and gold scheme is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on your guests.

green and gold tablescape
Photography: Saul Cervantes
green and gold welcome sign
Photography: Jeannine Marie
wedding color schemes
Photography: Apryl Ann | Planning & Design: Birds of a Feather Events

9. Burgundy & Dusty Rose

A mauve, berry, and dusty rose color scheme is a romantic and feminine choice for a wedding. The soft and elegant shades create a warm and cozy atmosphere, making it a perfect choice for an intimate wedding. It’s also ideal for mismatched bridesmaid dresses, stunning bridal bouquets, and eye-catching place settings.

mauve and wine bridal bouquet
Photography: Stefanie Keeler | Floral Design: The Wilding Collective
wedding color schemes
Photography: Candace Rock | Planning: Confetti Skies
burgundy and mauve floral installation
Photography: Jessica Claire | Floral Design: The Flower Boutique

10. Teal & Orange

Give your special day a bright and boho vibe with this gorgeous combination. This versatile duo also works for a beachy summer wedding or fall celebration, making it ideal for both outdoor or destination weddings too. Teal and organge complement each other beautifully, with teal providing a cool, soothing balance to the warmth of orange.

teal and orange wedding invitations
Photography: J. Nicole | Paper Goods & Calligraphy: Yellow Rose Calligraphy
teal and orange wedding
Photography: Sarah Everything | Decoration & Design: The Featherette
wedding color schemes
Photography: Jordan Voth
teal and orange ceremony arch
Photography: Elizabeth Nihiser | Flowers & Decor: Shaffer Creative Co.

11. Olive Green & Blush Pink

An olive green and blush pink wedding color scheme is a beautifully romantic choice for your big day. These soft, natural hues are perfect for styling a garden wedding. Olive green brings a touch of earthiness and grounding to the event, while blush pink adds a feminine and delicate touch.

olive green and blush pink wedding
Photography: Oliver Fly | Planning, Design & Florals: Bali Event Styling
wedding color schemes
Photography: Charissa Magno
reception seats decoration
Photography: Shelly Anderson

12. Dusty Blue & Sage Green

Dusty blue provides a versatile and timeless base, while sage green brings a touch of freshness and renewal. These tones are perfect for brides that want to stray away from the more traditional romantic hues of pink. The adaptability of this combination also means that it works for any time of year too.

sage green and dusty blue wedding
Photography: Brett Hickman | Event Design: A Good Affair Wedding & Events | Floral Design: Square Root
wedding ceremony decor
Photography: Sposto | Flowers: Growing Grace

13. Crimson & White

If you’re looking for striking wedding color schemes, then consider crimson and white. The bold and classic choice is ideal for winter or Christmas as the rich tones are reminiscent of vibrant seasonal cheer. The stunning hue of crimson adds energy and warmth to the event, while crisp and timeless white balances the palette with its clean and elegant presence.

wedding centerpiece
Photography: Amber McWhorter | Florist: Brides N Blooms

14. Silver & Lavender

Lavender is a soft and feminine hue while silver adds a touch of elegance. Think about gorgeous silver accents across your tablescape, paired with delicate lavender flowers in bouquets and centerpieces. This color scheme is both timeless and chic and is sure to create a memorable atmosphere on your special day.

lavender and grey place settings
Photography: Ross Holkman | Stylist: The Wedding Stylist | Stationery: Bureau Design
wedding table centerpiece
Photography: Paired Images

15. Jewel Tones

Make a statement with stunning jewel tones. Blend together emerald, ruby, turquoise, and sapphire details that your guests won’t be able to take their eyes off of. These rich, saturated colors add depth and dimension to your décor and can be easily mixed and matched to create a beautiful palette. This color scheme is especially perfect for creating a moody luxe vibe at a winter wedding.

jewel tone bridesmaids' dresses
Photography: James Simmons | Bridal Dress: Made with Love Bridal | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Shona Joy | Flowers: Signature Floral Design
Photography: Katy Murray | Stationery: Simply Rosie Designs
wedding color schemes
Photography: From The Hip Photo & Jennie Crate | Planning & Design: Urban Events Colorado | Florals: The Olive & Poppy

16. Gold & Champagne

One of the most luxurious wedding color schemes has to be gold and champagne. Your guests are bound to be impressed by the warm and luxurious tones of gold combined with a shimmering champagne hue. These tones exude glamour and opulence and the color scheme also pairs well with other classic wedding colors, such as white, ivory, black, and blush pink.

gold and champagne wedding decor
Photo: Wild Native
golden wedding cake
Photo: Jake & Necia | Cake: Jen’s Cake

17. Ombre

If you have just one color that you’d love to use, then add gorgeous depth with an ombre style. You can choose whichever color you like, and create a gradient effect from deep to light. Incorporate this style across your ceremony and reception with smaller details such as table numbers, and seating cards, as well as larger elements such as signage, installations, and even food. It’s also perfect if you’re looking for modern and trendy wedding color schemes to surprise your guests.

wedding color schemes
Photo: Jacy Hermes
ombre blue wedding colors
Photo: Emily Millay

Explore a variety of stunning wedding color schemes and tie the knot in style! Head to WedBoard to explore and price out stunning venues across Europe and find more inspiration for your special day. You’ll also find useful tips for every aspect of the wedding planning process including, 20 Wedding Theme Ideas For Every Style, Top 15 Wedding Colors For All Seasons, and 16 Unique Floral Installations For Your Wedding Day.

Featured image: Camilla Andrea Photography | Florals: Ivy Floral Event

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