Getting married is something that takes a whole lot of planning and preparation. Brides get all gears going from the moment their husband-to-be pops the magic question. One of the first things that brides have to think about is the color motif. While brides wear the standard white wedding gown, the rest of the entourage as well as the décor and wedding accessories can come in any color of their choice. Choosing a color is more than just a matter of preference. Oftentimes, the color choice reflects the personality of the couple. A pink and orange motif is quite bright and perky for a wedding color theme that could suit a broad range of couple types. It’s great for those who are young and playful as well as those who just love the colors of spring and summer.
Aside from the entourage wardrobe, some of the things where the color motif can be applied include the following:
Stationery – This is perhaps the first thing that “announces” the color theme. From save-the-date cards to invitations, place cards, and thank you notes, the couple can use varied shades of pinks and oranges. It can be as playful as a watermark of pink and orange stripes or dots. It can also be as formal as having an embossed metallic pink and orange fleur de lis border. The couple can also have their monograms embossed in the same color scheme in all of their wedding stationery.
Flowers – The pink and orange motif in floral arrangements brings a great splash of color to the place where the wedding rites will be held as well as in the reception venue. Flowers that come in varying shades of these colors are abundant in the spring and summer. Mums and carnations are great options. There are also roses, Gerber daisies, and calla lilies. While the bridal bouquet is often made with white flowers, the bride can choose to have broad pink and orange ribbons to hold the flowers together and wrap around the stems.
Linen – Fabrics used in the wedding venues can also be in the same color motif. It is important, however, not to go overboard since these colors can be quite strong. Sheer fabrics in these colors are best used as chair ribbons and aisle drapes. They can also be used as the color for table napkins and centerpiece doilies. In a round table, for example, alternating pink napkins with orange napkins on top of the China settings would be a good idea.