Summer Wedding Colors for Every Kind of Bride
You may have locked in a summer wedding date and venue to match but planning your Big Day really takes form when you’ve picked a signature color scheme. A set color palette brings a bit of structure to the endless internet scrolling and decision-making to come. What shade of ink should you use for your invitation calligraphy? Should the tablecloths be patterned? The napkins light pink? What about the flowers? A color scheme can help you navigate the particulars as questions come flying at you left and right.
Summer brides are the lucky ones. With boundless florals and bright, sunny days in season, the color options are wide open. Whether you’re looking to keep things fresh with vibrant and tropical color combinations or want something classic but wholly you, these summer wedding color ideas can help bring your ideas to life.
Fuchsia, Gold, and Green
Evoke the feeling of the tropics with an island-inspired combination. Ideal for coastal celebrations, this palette will also work in other settings to bring a vacation vibe anywhere.
Dusty Blue with Lavender Hues
Dusty blue mingles with pink and lavender to create a fanciful framework for a summer affair. This heavenly palette evokes a hint of vintage charm that plays nicely with the summer hydrangea blues and pinks.
Tangerine, Coral, Pink, and Green
Citrus-inspired and full of zest, this statement-making color combination is cheerful and imaginative. These bright hues are made for summer brides who love a bit of whimsy.
Garden Greens and Ivory
Pull design inspiration from nature to create a laid-back summertime aesthetic with garden greens and ivory. Prime for anything from string lights to antique brass candlesticks, this mix can lean farmhouse, garden party, or beautiful banquet hall.
Soft Shades of Gray
From lilac to slate gray, a spectrum of soft grays and purples create a subtle feminine flare. This peaceful look is a natural fit for mountainside nuptials but also works well against a classic white historic home.
Coral and Creams
A brighter take on the classic bridal bush, this blend of coral, pink, and cream packs summertime flare in timeless fashion. Plus, this palette comes with endless floral options to match. Peonies, roses, hydrangeas, chrysanthemums – you name it.
Pastel Pink, Peach, and Blue
These soft pastels pop against classic bridal white, bringing an enchanted garden air to the aisle.
Silver Sage, Champagne, and Ivory
Sage is a wonderfully subtle shade of green for garden weddings and indoor affairs alike. Combine with textured ivory and champagne and gold touches for effortless elegance.
Subtle Shades of Purple
Embrace all shades of purple in this monochromatic mix that exudes elegance. Pull it off with purple cascading orchids or a dusting of lavender.
Pastel Green and Ivory
This light green pairing is as versatile as it is classic. Take it in a traditional direction with tea-length bridesmaid dresses against a beautiful brick home or bring it beachside with breezy décor and ocean front I do’s.
Dusty Rose and Sage
While soft, romantic colors work wonders any time of year, we particularly love them at summertime celebrations. In this coupling, dusty rose and sage offer an old-world air while retaining a contemporary charm. Pair with ivory in a garden or ballroom, and you’ve got classic romance.
Bright Berry Pinks
Who says you can’t amp up the drama during summer? Moody hues of plum and berry purples can blend with pale pink to create some serious magic that fits the season.
Sweet Sky Blue and White
A lighter take on the timeless combination of blue and white, sky blue suits sunny days and appears crisp and bright against white. For a bit of depth, add a deeper Persian blue accent or two.
Preppy Pinks and Blues
Tea party-inspired and ready for a sunny day, this cheerful combination is prime for personal touches. From blue and white china patterns to pink peonies, this pairing can be as tailored or whimsical as you want.