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Picks on Paper - Green Wedding Color Palettes Wednesday, April 18, 2012 ~ 7:45 a.m.

I'm not going to lie...I went a bit crazy with this week's Picks on Paper! I do that sometimes, sorry ;) Despite the fact that this blog post took me WAY longer than I expected, until the wee hours of the morning, I just love it when I get especially inspired and sucked into what I'm working on like I did with this one. I wanted to center this week's Picks on Paper around green wedding color palettes because I seem to be obsessed with the color lately; instantly drawn to anything spearmint green, in particular. Although I just love the darker shades of hunter and emerald green, as well, the lighter greens like seafoam and mint are amazing shades for spring and summer.


Green is such a great color, and just when I thought I was be done with my post, I'd think of yet another shade of green, or a color combination that I had forgotten and just had to include...this is how my standard Picks on Paper list of five turned into a supersized list of nine Picks! I thought about cutting a few and narrowing it back down to five, but then I thought that when it comes to ideas...the more, the merrier, right?!


Beyond the basic greenery that you typically see at weddings with the use of flowers and outdoor venues, I still think green is a somewhat unexpected color for many. It isn't used nearly as often as other wedding colors like pink, blue, gray and yellow. I'm not entirely sure why, because I think it's a really versatile color. As you'll soon see, green can be paired with a bold tangelo for a more modern look, a soft blush pink for something more romantic, or it can be simply mixed with ivory for a really classic look.



Picks on Paper - Sophisticated Green Wedding Color Palettes


Green wedding colors
Jessica Lorren Organic Photography via Every Last Detail and Glamour & Grace | Elizabeth Messina via SMP | Colors: #6e8573, #f5c7b7, #7da26c, #d09077



Green wedding color palette
Susan Dean Photography via Inspired By This | Melissa Tuck Photography via SMP
Colors: #088f68, #e33004, #efc25c, #fdf4c9



Green wedding colors
Clary Photo via SMP | Colors: #1f6d5e, #f2f4f6



Green wedding color palette
Corbin Gurkin Photography via Brides.com | Jana Vackova via SMP
Colors: #cad492, #a4b3af, #39713c, #1c2914



Green and lavender wedding colors
Orchard Cove Photography via SMP | Colors: #5846d2, #39713c, #6e88fd, #b1e5a7



Green wedding color palette
Jose Villa Photography via SMP | Smitten Photography via SMP | Colors: #2d4e47, #bfbfbf, #367339, #eae7ee



Green wedding colors
Katie Cassidy Photography via SMP | Katie Cassidy Photography via SMP | Colors: #008742, #f36da1, #e3cfd3, #e5b7d6



Olive green wedding colors
Elyse Hall Photography via SMP | Ulysses Photography via SMP | Colors: #b3c396, #eeeff1, #c9cf16



Mint green and blush pink wedding colors
Lora Grady Photography via Bridal Musings | Miranda Laine Photography via SMP | Colors: #dfeadd, #f5e4d3, #eda88b, #c3d8b3




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Erika {Borrowed&Bleu} (Orlando, FL)

Apr 18, 2012 11:02 AM

I love green, and I completely agree about its versatility!

Charissa (IN)

Apr 18, 2012 6:59 PM

Love the boards. Mint green seems to be a hit this year. I love he color green.