Spring Wedding Colors

Updated 4/26/2024

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Choosing your spring wedding colors is one of the fun to-dos on your checklist.

A spring wedding is the celebration of a new beginning. When it comes to choosing the perfect spring wedding color palette, there are endless possibilities. Whether you’re looking for something classic and timeless or bold and contemporary, incorporating the right colors can set the tone and create a cohesive event space.

Classic Spring Wedding Color Palette

When you think of a spring wedding, you can easily list several classic colors often seen. Soft shades of blush pink, baby blue, mint green, and lavender are beautiful. classic choices. These tones can be mixed and matched to create a dreamy and romantic ambiance. Pairing these pastels with neutral shades like ivory or champagne can add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your table settings.

 Choosing the right colors for your wedding can be a daunting task, as they will set the tone and ambiance for your special day. Whether you prefer pastel shades or vibrant hues, selecting the right color combination will help create a cohesive and beautiful wedding design.

But how do you choose? Where to start? Below, you will find some helpful tips on narrowing down your options.

Tips for Selecting the Right Color Palette for Your Spring or Summer Wedding

Spring and summer are popular seasons for weddings and selecting the right color palette is crucial for setting the tone and atmosphere of the event. As a linen rental provider, we understand the importance of choosing the perfect colors for your wedding table settings and decor. We offer a full collection of colors so let’s talk today.

Spring Wedding Color Tips in text. Graphics show a spring bouquet, a placesetting and mood board.

To choose spring wedding color schemes, consider the following:

1. Embrace the spring season:

Spring is a time of renewal and fresh beginnings, so draw inspiration from nature’s vibrant palette. Think pastel shades like soft pinks, light blues, and pale yellows. Incorporating these colors into your table settings and decor will bring a sense of freshness and beauty to your spring wedding.

2. Consider your venue:

Take into account the overall ambiance and style of your wedding venue. If you’ve chosen a rustic barn, earthy hues like sage green and dusty rose can complement the natural surroundings. Your event space may also have a color scheme of its own. Find colors that will complement their wall paint, wall coverings, flooring, and carpets. When possible, work with blank slate venues to allow your vision to fully develop without outside constrictions.

3. Consider your wedding style:

By now, you hopefully have an idea of the overall style and theme of your big day. Whether you opt for a black tie affair, a rustic outdoor celebration, or a whimsical nautical themed wedding, your wedding style will set the tone for the entire event.

4. Setting the mood: 

Are you aiming for a romantic evening or a more casual vibe? Once you have determined your wedding style, start exploring  hues that align with it. Bright, bold colors speak high-energy and excitement. Classic neutrals pair well with a  more formal, black-tie event.

 5. Find inspiration from nature:

Spring and summer are pretty magical seasons. Blooming flowers, lush greenery and endless sun create divine inspiration. Incorporate colors found in nature that you are drawn too. Choose one that you love or mix up a few complimentary hues.

6. Create a mood board:

People have mixed feelings on mood boards, but they do work. And are worth the little effort needed. Visualization is key to effectively seeing all your chosen elements come together. Fortunately, you can now do this visually or the old fashioned way with a glue stick. Either way, have fun with it and get creative!

7. Check social media:

Social media platforms, such as Pinterest and Instagram, are also treasure troves of inspiration. Search for wedding color palettes and explore the countless photos and mood boards created by brides-to-be, wedding planners, and designers. These platforms allow you to save and organize your favorite ideas, making it easier to visualize how endless options can work together in your wedding decor.

Let’s Get Started

Best practice in determining your spring wedding color selection is finalizing a base and accent colors.

Determine Your Base Color

Start by choosing a base color. This is a crucial step in creating a cohesive and visually appealing setting. The base color sets the foundation for the entire color palette. When done right, it allows for a harmonious blend of colors. Common options are classic white, soft blush, ivory, pale silver/gray and black. 

The base color is the anchor for your place settings, which provides the perfect backdrop for overlays, runners, cloth napkins, and floral arrangements. Typically, the base color would also be used for chair covers (if needed) and found in any wedding flowers.

Choose Your Accent Colors

Accent colors are where it starts to get really fun! These are the shades that truly pull your theme together. Understanding your theme helps the selection of accent colors to truly compliment your chosen style. 

Remember that your accent colors should not only be limited to the table settings and decor but can also be incorporated in other aspects of your wedding. From bridesmaid dresses to floral arrangements and wedding stationery, coordinating the accent colors throughout different elements of your wedding will create cohesion and unity.

Finding the Perfect Combination of Springtime Hues

Let’s review some helpful tips on how to combine wedding colors, with a particular focus on table settings and decor such as flowers. 

Do’s in combining spring wedding colors:

Choose complimentary colors. Select colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel to create a visually pleasing contrast. 

Choose a workable base color: Your chosen base color needs to work well with your other selected choices.

Experiment with different shades. Blend various shades of the same color to add dimension to your table settings and decor.

Don’ts in combining spring wedding colors:

– Avoid overwhelming combinations: While it’s essential to have a visually striking color palette, try to avoid using too many bold and vibrant colors together.

– Say ‘no’ to clashing colors: Be mindful of how different colors may interact with one another. 

– Don’t forget the power of a neutral. Neutrals can serve as a grounding element in your color palette.

Combining wedding colors requires careful consideration to create a harmonious and visually pleasing aesthetic. By following the do’s and don’ts mentioned above, you can achieve a stunning table setting and decor that perfectly complements your chosen color palette. 

Favorite Spring Wedding Colors

From the bridesmaids’ dresses to the table settings, your chosen spring colors set the event’s tone. With a wide range of party rentals available, including tablecloths, napkins, overlays, runners, chair covers, chair sashes, and table skirts, we aim to guide you in creating some memorable looks.

Pretty Pastels

Pastel colors, such as baby pink, baby blue, mint green, soft peach, and soft lilac, are known for their softness and romantic appeal. These muted shades are so versatile that you can pair pastels quite nicely together to add dimension and visual interest.

Muted shades of pastel can be incorporated in a variety of ways. You can choose napkins in a single color that matches your overall pastel palette or mix and match different shades to create a playful and charming effect. Folding the napkins in intricate designs, such as a fan or rose fold, can further enhance the elegance of the table settings.

Flowers play a significant role in creating a visually stunning table. Mother Nature offers a palette of spring pastels to choose from. Roses, actual lilacs, peonies, and hydrangeas in shades of light pink, peachy pink, lavender, and ivory can perfectly complement the pastel theme. Consider arranging them in vintage-inspired vases or glass containers to add a touch of nostalgia to your table decor.

Touch of Gold

Gold has long been associated with luxury and opulence. Love gold but not ready for this complete modern twist? Pair gold elements with a white tablecloth backdrop. Finish your table setting with gold-dipped tableware and other subtle hints of gold accents throughout; this regal color can elevate your wedding decor to new heights.

From table linens to silverware, there are many ways to incorporate gold into your space. Add glamorous elements in gold  such as centerpiece vases or  gold candle holders. The subtle flicker of candlelight dancing off the gold accents will create a romantic and enchanting ambiance that is truly unforgettable.

Golden-hued blooms create stunning bouquets and centerpieces. Add gilded leaves or gold-dipped foliage for that extra touch. Design scene-stealing wedding table centerpieces for your springtime wedding.

Bright and Bold Shades

Bold and bright colors bring a sense of energy and drama. By opting for vibrant shades like deep reds, royal purples, or electric blues, you can create a visually striking atmosphere for your wedding party guests. Start by selecting a primary color. This color acts as a focal point and anchors the rest of your color scheme.

Example- Pair intense red bold shades with a rich gold to create a captivating and balanced color palette.

Let’s dress your table. Start by selecting tablecloths in your primary color to set the foundation of your table settings. These bold tablecloths will instantly make a statement.  Use another vibrant solid color as an overlay, chair sash, etc. This layering technique will create an eye-catching and sophisticated look.

Fortunately, nature is full of beautiful bold flowers. Bright colored blooms create visually stunning displays and certainly makes a person look twice. Consider adding greenery as a neutral element to balance out your vibrant color selection.

Black and Blush

Black and blush is a classic color combination that brings a sense of timeless elegance to any wedding. The richness of black combined with this pretty pale pink creates a perfect harmony, giving your venue a chic and sophisticated ambiance. This romantic color palette works exceptionally well in both indoor and outdoor settings, as it complements various styles and themes.

When it comes to table settings, black tablecloths provide a striking base for the blush accents. Pair them with blush napkins, or even select black napkins with blush detailing for a subtle twist. For a more opulent feel, consider adding a blush overlay or table runner, which will add depth and texture to your tablespace.

To further enhance the beauty of this color combination, fully develop blush table centerpieces. Use lush blush roses, peonies, or ranunculus as the focal point. Add black accents, such as dark calla lilies, dahlias, or even feathers, to provide depth and contrast. Choose flowers in bouquets that truly make a statement.  

In terms of decor, chair covers and sashes play a crucial role in tying the color scheme together. Black chair covers with blush sashes are an excellent choice, especially when combined with floral arrangements in matching hues. Alternatively, consider using blush chair covers with black sashes for a more subtle approach.

Bold Jewel Tones

Bold jewel tones are not just for autumn. Over the last few years, these tones are increasingly gaining in popularity. They add a touch of boldness and luxury to wedding receptions.

Inspired by gemstones, jewel shades truly transform your wedding table into a captivating scene. Some wonderful jewel hues are shades of emerald green, royal blue, and ruby red. These colors can be used on your tablecloths, napkins, overlays, and runners, adding depth and richness to your overall design. Looking for something a bit more understated? Select one main jewel tone and complement it with softer shades that fall within the same color family. 

Choose bouquets and centerpieces featuring blooms in deep, rich colors like burgundy dahlias, purple calla lilies, and dark blue delphiniums. Consider adding contrasting pops of color with vivid orange marigolds or bright yellow sunflowers. These bold and stunning floral arrangements will be the focal point of your tables, accentuating the jewel-toned  wedding elements for a cohesive and eye-catching display..

Earthy Colors with a Pop

Think earthy colors mixed with vibrant pops of color. Earthy and neutral tones are perfect for couples who want to infuse a sense of natural beauty and a touch of adventure into their wedding theme.  This option for spring weddings is perfect for chic vintage brides and grooms.

Earth tones such as forest green, rich burgundy and warm terracotta are wonderful base colors. They add depth and dimension in addition to their organic charm. Look for a complimentary accent color from pastels or the neutral color palette.

When choosing to work with Earth tones, natural elements in your accent decor are ideal. 

  • Wooden chargers
  • Stone place card holders
  • Glass vases with fresh blooms

Consider using flowers such as dahlias, zinnias, sunflowers, or roses to add a bold natural touch to your table decor. You can also choose to have greenery bouquets instead. This is your wedding day and should be as unique as you are.

Beachy and Nautical 

Beach and nautical themed weddings are perfect for couples looking to infuse a sense of seaside charm into their special day. When it comes to choosing colors for this theme, think of soft blues, sandy neutrals, and pops of coral or navy. This palette of shades inspired by the ocean will have everyone dreaming of their favorite beach day.

Blue suits and blue wedding invitations instantly compliment a more nautical vibe. However if you are leaning towards beachier, consider using tablecloths in shades of aqua or seafoam green, paired with napkins in a crisp white or sandy beige. Add in accents like coral-colored flowers or navy blue ribbons to tie everything together.

To enhance the beachy vibe even further, incorporate elements like seashells, driftwood, or lanterns into your table decor. Create  wedding table centerpieces using beach-inspired elements like sand dollars, starfish, or miniature sailboats. Consider using glass vases filled with seashells or candles to add a touch of elegance and whimsy to your tables.

Overall, beach and nautical themed weddings offer a fun and relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for couples who love the sea. By incorporating colors like soft blues, sandy neutrals, and pops of coral or navy into your decor

Ready for Your Spring Wedding?

Bergen Linen successfully works with many restaurants, event venues, caterers, DIY party planners, and professional event planners.

Along with day-to-day linen rentals, we also offer party linen rentals including:

  • Napkins
  • Tablecloths
  • Table skirts
  • Overlays & runners
  • Runners
  • Chair covers & sashes

View our full collection of colors today.

Choosing the perfect color palette for your spring wedding can truly transform your special day into a beautiful and memorable event. Whether you opt for the classic combination of black and blush, the luxurious jewel tones, the earthy tones with a pop of color, or a beachy and nautical theme, selecting the right colors can set the tone for your entire wedding party celebration. 

Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you in choosing the perfect linens for your special day. We look forward to speaking with you!

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