Who isn’t excited about spring 2016’s wedding colours? They are simply stunning, and with so much versatility, 2016 weddings are going to be full of colour! With bold bright tones mixed with nudes and subtle pastels, this seasons colours pair perfectly with each other, giving you an array of colours to play with. Whether you choose one colour or a mixture, you can ensure you will have a fun and colourful confetti moment. Shropshire Petals share their top spring confetti mixes to compliment this seasons top 10 colours.
A pretty pastel pink – is said to be the colour of the year! This gentle tone conveys compassion and a sense of composure. If you want to match this colour, Candyfloss delphinium petals are perfect. Rose Quartz pairs well with Serenity, Peach Echo and Lilac Grey. Why not include all of these colours to create a colourful, yet subtle mix using Candyfloss, Frosted Blue and Lady Grey delphinium petals with a touch of Promise rose petals for a delicate colour splash.
A dusky orangey pink – is a warm shade of orange. Its inviting tone is just crying out to be playful with other colours. The bold Coral Reef confetti mix, which includes hints of orange, pink and ivory, is perfect for this colour scheme. As Peach Echo is a distinctive colours, it can be difficult to find all of the details you want to match; include different shades to compliment your chosen colour, which make it easier to choose details as they don’t have to exactly match your colour scheme.
A calming blue – is weightless and airy, with its smooth tone, just like the sky. Serenity pairs well with Peach Echo, Snorkel Blue and Buttercup. For a colour splash on your wedding day, mix these colours using Candyfloss, Frosted Blue, Ivory and Golden Slumber. If you would like a subtler mix, Icing Sugar, Duck Egg and Golden Slumber would look stunning in your photos.
A lovely naval tone – is bursting with energy. Snorkel Blue is perfect combined with ivory for a simple, yet bold wedding theme. Add as much or as little colour as you wish. The Something Blue confetti mix is perfect for this colour scheme, and it can also pair as your ‘something blue’. Snorkel Blue works well with Buttercup, Iced Coffee and Peach Echo.
A sunny, happy shade of yellow – perfect for a spring wedding. This stunning colour can be dressed up by pairing it with other tones such as, Serenity, Snorkel Blue and Lilac Grey. If you want to keep your confetti simple, mix it with ivory or paler shades. Shropshire Petals recommends their bright Sunshine Kisses, which is a mix of Honey’b calendula petals and Icing Sugar delphiniums.
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A popular pastel green – is crisp, clear, clean and defined. This modern tone evokes tranquillity and freshness, perfect if you want a subtle wedding theme, with a hint of colour. This can be a difficult tone to match your details to, so why not combine it with Peach Echo, Rose Quartz or Iced Coffee. Contrast these colours by picking a few pastel shades to compliment such as Summer Nights, or even Icing Sugar on its own.
An edgy neutral shade of grey – great for vintage weddings. Mix this lovely grey tone with ivory choosing the delicate Winters Morn confetti. Add a touch of Serenity and Rose Quartz if you want to add a little more colour to your confetti moment with the Vintage Daydream mix. Lilac Grey also pairs well with Green Flash, Fiesta and Iced Coffee.
An exciting fiery tone of red – is strong colour, which provides a stark contrast to the more calming colours. Fiesta pairs well with Green Flash; Combining these two together with some ivory with give you a striking confetti mix. A pick and mix of Icing Sugar, Envy and Romeo and Juliet will really stand out on photos. Fiesta also pairs well with Snorkel Blue and Limpet Shell.
A delicate tone of brown – is said to be a transitional colour that will take us through the seasons, so expect to see this around all year. This soft and subtle colour works well mixed with Serenity, Rose Quartz and Lilac Grey. Combine other subtle colours, such as a pick and mix of Icing Sugar and Frosted Blue delphiniums, adding some Delilah rose petals for a soft confetti mix. These colours work really well for vintage weddings and allow you to combine other neutral shades, without the colours being overbearing.
A bold shade of green – is a vivid, fresh tone, perfect for spring. It pairs well with Snorkel Blue, Limpet Shell and Serenity. If you would like strong colours, a pick and mix of Midnight Blue and Envy would work really well. However, if you want to something subtler, a mix of Icing Sugar, Something Blue and Envy would look stunning in your photos.
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