January, 17, 2014

How to Incorporate Something Blue In Your Wedding

When you’re getting married, I know you’re feeling anything but blue—weddings are all about happiness, after all! Nevertheless, you can still incorporate the hue into your big day. Whatever shade you decide on—navy, sky, cobalt, midnight, or another—blue can make a great color for a wedding theme. Here are some of my favorite ways to go blue:

Eat and Drink Blue

When it comes to the food you’re serving at your wedding, you may be struggling to think of foods that fit into your theme. You probably won’t find too many naturally-blue foods, so take advantage of what you can make blue: your desserts and drinks.

One of the easiest ways to incorporate the color? Your wedding cake. Either you can choose a cake with blue on the inside, like this ombré blue cake, or you can pick an icing in the shade. As for the drinks, serve up the darker Wonderlust cocktail or the aqua Blue Hawaii to stay in theme. To make sure you don’t overdo it, choose a table cloth and overlay in white, or another neutral color for your food and dessert tables. If you really want to include the color blue in your linen, use it for your chair pads—it won’t look like overkill that way.

Dressing In Blue

Your dress may be white, but you can still throw in some blue accessories! Whether you choose a necklace, bracelet or pair of shoes, you can get a little taste of the hue. Your man can even show off his blue side with a blue bow tie. If you really want to get into the wedding spirit, ask friends or relatives if they have something special you could use on your special day. That’s right—you’ll have something borrowed and something blue.

Using Accents

No matter how much you love blue, you might still want to throw in another color as an accent for a little more balance. In this case, a darker cherry red or a light gold would complement your theme perfectly. You can use your accent color for your table overlays or chair pads, or you can incorporate it into your centerpiece. Either way, your accent color will completely flatter your blue theme and make it that much better.

Want to see more examples of ways to make your wedding blue in a good way? Visit our Pinterest board.