Colours are expression, they have no voice, yet they speak out expression so loud. Ever visited a house, and you work into the room, and it is all pink, from the curtain to the wall paintings and decorations, to the bedspread and wall shelf all pink.., do you need someone to tell you that you just stepped into a lady’s room? Why, because pink is a feminine color right? Looking for the perfect wedding colours for your big day? In this article we’ll be looking at Popular wedding colours and their meaning.
Weddings are special event for both couples, families, and friends. There is always a bust of various colours everywhere. But I will tell you the meaning of some majorly used colors, and then you can decide on what combinations you want to use for your wedding, not because of the beauty of these color only, but base on the meaning each colour represent.
– RED (Ruby red, Claret red, Bordeaux):
Red colours are intense, which connote passion, romance, sexuality, love,fire and solemnity. It gives a personalized touch to the event, most event planner used the following combination: red and pink, red and orange, red, black and white and so on.
– BLUE (Royal blue, Sky/cloud blue, Magical blue):
You can’t talk of popular wedding colours without ‘blue’. Blue brings about harmony and tranquility, it further symbolizes faith, trust, wisdom, loyalty, intelligence. Blue can go with white, purple, green, yellow and red.
– GREEN (Apple Green, Mint Green, Leaf green):
Green represent nature, and it speaks of fertility, growth, hope, stability, money, goodluck and youthfulness. Green can be combined with gold, silver, red, yellow, white, or cream color.
The color of sunshine, bright energy connote happiness, creativity, freshness, hope and joy. Yellow during weddings can go with the following combination: orange and yellow, blue and yellow, white and yellow, yellow and purple, yellow and green etc.
– PURPLE (Orchid, Wild rose, Royal purple):
Royalty is always represented with the color purple, it is a color of celebration and enlightenment, it is associated with royalty, power luxury, and dignity. It can be combined with blue and red, gold, lilac, white among others.
– WHITE (Ivory, soft linen, antique white):
This is the most commonly used color at weddings, it symbolizes purity, innocence, truth, protection and goodness. It can be combined with any wonderful color.
– PINK (Retro pink, Tea rose, Baby pink):
A feminine color that connote happiness, admiration, harmony and compassion, and unconditional love. Pink can be combined with green, grey, orange, burgundy among others.
– ORANGES (Tangerine, Sierra Amber):
This is a vibrant color which symbolizes happiness, joy, excitement, desire, wisdom, and admiration. It is usually combined with purple, red, navy blue, green among others.
Some other wedding colours which are mostly used to complement the aforementioned and their meanings include:
Gold- symbolizes wealth, value.
Gray- symbolizes reliability
Turquoise – symbolizes protection
Black- Elegance, serenity, sensuality.
In conclusion, there is no best meaning to give to a color, you could have your special meaning for your desired color.
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