Wedding Design That’ll Leave You Dreaming of Something Blue
When it comes to wedding design, executing the perfect mix of “timeless and today” can be tough. Southerners are experts on traditional wedding touches, but making intentional selections that bring wedding décor into the present day takes a thoughtful eye. So, what’s the secret? The key to a classic look that still feels fresh is to strike a balance between the old and new through juxtaposition in design.
One way to achieve this look is through careful wedding color selection. Here, we investigate a few modern yet classic takes on the traditional “something blue” for wedding ideas you’ll sure to lust over.
Scroll on to be inspired by a timeless, clean palette that’s elevated by purposeful and striking pops of blue.
Ginger Jar Inspired Invitations
Consider incorporating colorful prints unique to your Big Day in a one-of-a-kind invitation, like this original piece crafted with layers and patterns to complement signature blue and white vases used throughout the wedding.
Showstopping Deep Blue Accessories
Instead of soft blue accessories, consider rich hues and textures for you bridal "something blue." Lux, deep blue shoes and jewels become statement pieces when paired with a bride's otherwise all-white ensemble.
Timeless Bridal Style With a Bold Blue Shoe
A simple silhouette paired with a whimsy white, garden-like bouquet create the perfect palette for a bold blue bridal shoe to stand out in all the right ways.
Consider a Prop for a Fun Pop of Color
Small additions can make all the difference when setting the scene and adding color. Here, a bicycle brings a relaxed, modern vibe to the setting while introducing a whole new hue of blue and providing another spot for stunning garden florals.
Dazzle with Subtle Blue Designs
Using large ginger jars as the focal point, this tablescape radiates a timeless yet contemporary air while letting guests delight in the elegant simplicity of blue accessories and natural surroundings.
Timeless Neutrals Let Blue Shades Shine
Florals featuring white garden blooms and greenery create balance with beautiful blue designs, allowing small details to shine without being overshadowed.
Center Your Place Setting Around Color
Antique porcelain napkin rings and mint julep cups filled with white flowers serve as simple, Southern touches to frame an eye-catching blue napkin in the center of the plate.
Complement with Colorless Details
Here, the place setting gets creative without causing color conflict by featuring place cards made of white acrylic in the shape of ginger jars.
Make a Statement with Seating
Who says seats have to be boring? Infuse your space with unexpected, upholstered blue by incorporating a bright lounge area, like these gorgeous navy blue, velvet benches.
Don’t Overlook Vibrant Photo Opts
If you splurged on a stunning blue focal point, don’t forget about it come photo time. Point your photographer in the direction of your favorite scene-setting details to ensure you capture all the color.
Cheers to the vendor team who brought this royal blue vision to life:
Venue: Tiny Boxwoods
Planning and Design: Sava Sipe, Two Be Wed
Floral Design: Lanson B. Jones
Photography: The Cotton Collective
Stationery: Nib and Pixel
Dress: Mia Bridal Couture
Hair and Makeup: Hey Lovely
Table Rentals: Aztec Events & Tents
Bridesmaid Dress: Bella Bridesmaid
Flower girl Dress: Bella Bridesmaid
Lounge Furniture: AFR Furniture