For today’s wedding inspiration board I was inspired by the colour picks recently released by Pantone, and in particular the gorgeous golden yellow you may remember Oak Buff. A stunning shade inspired by nature and with a distinctly vintage feel I knew, as soon as I saw it, it would look so elegant mixed with grey and a dusky pink….. and I was right!
Wedding Dress nz & Bridal Hair Accessory ~ Twigs & Honey Photography by Elizabeth Messina via Chic Vintage Brides
Yellow is such a summery colour, but with its dash of gold and mustard this yellow is more suited to the very end of Summer. As the leaves start to turn and the sun sits lower in the sky, but evenings are still long and warm….this colour palette would be just perfect for a glorious outdoor wedding making the most of the last heady days of Summer!
Choose somewhere like a vineyard or country estate and allow the beauty in nature to be your decor. Keep centrepieces low and trailing but add coloured glassware to your tablescape for a relaxed hint of luxury. Farmhouse style wooden tables for the reception and vintage pews for your ceremony seating would add some elegant rustic charm. And to save a few pennies, simply add some lush green foliage to bouquets, boutonnieres and centrepieces; and capture Summer in a bottle with DIY Olive Oil (or honey) for favours your guests will enjoy long after the big day.
Bridal Bouquet ~ Wilder Floral Co. photograpby Danielle Poff Photography via Hey Wedding Lady, Wedding Stationery ~Laurie Arons, Ariella Chezar Design & PS Paper photograhy Lani Elias, DIY Wedding Favours ~ Style Me Pretty, Bridal Shoes ~Badgley Mischka photography Carmen Santorelli via SMP, Wedding Cake ~ Sweet On Cake photography byJosh Gruetzmachervia Snippet & Ink, Ring Bearer ~ Photography Cory Weber via SMP, Engagement Ring ~ Trumpet & Hornphotography Jen Huang, Bridal Necklace ~ Emici Bridal photography Anna Peters via Wedding Sparrow, Tablescape ~ Lani Elias
And this is a colour palette your groom & groomsmen will love as much as you do, with a light grey suit the perfect choice to keep them cool in the heat of the sun! It’s also relaxed enough for them to wear again after the wedding, but make it a 3 piece suit and it won’t lack formal elegance on the day.
For more wedding inspiration boards featuring yellow take a look at this elegant outdoor wedding inspiration, or if you’re looking for more ideas in shades of pink you might want to take a peek at this pink & peach Spring beauty, this opulent board for Autumn and this emerald & pink garden wedding inspiration. Or for other colour palettes perfect for a vintage wedding, whatever the season, simply click here.
And don’t forget, if you want a say in what colours make up the next inspiration board, click here and pop across to Chic Vintage Brides Facebook page and cast your vote! Simply Like the Summer palette you love the most, and the one with the most Likes on Friday will win. Oh and if you’ve missed them, you can take a peek here, here and here at the colours that have been chosen in the past for Spring, Autumn and Winter.
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