May, 20, 2019

Top Spring Wedding Color – Sweet Lilac Wedding Inspiration

Let’s bid adiós to Ultra Violet, and make way for one of the hottest Pantone colors of the 2019 nuptial season – Sweet Lilac!  We know, we know, it isn’t Living Coral, the actual Pantone Color of the year 2019 but this lavender toned pink is going to be the hottest wedding color of the year.

Unlike the traditional pink used for pastel-themed weddings or deep rose for a bohemian-vintage wedding, Sweet Lilac is a refreshing lavender take on the ballerina tone we are all so used to seeing in wedding palettes.  The subtle violet undertones in this rosy hue make it a transitional hue that adds warmth or coolness to a palette, creating a refreshing and cheerful combination with a number of other trending colors.  Sweet Lilac is a fresh addition to weddings of 2019. Keep reading to take inspirations from Sweet Lilac-tinted wedding elements, this color is sure to be what your clients are looking for in 2019!

Sweet Lilac Wedding TablescapeCandace Elaine Events | Caitlin Hamilton Photography | Colorado Southern Charm | Colorado Party Rentals

Lilac Decoration & Flowers

Sweet Lilic Wedding TablescapeSophie Epton Photography | 36th Street Events | Driskill | Boarding School Collective | Stems Floral + Event Styling | Whim Hospitality

Let’s start with the design elements where Sweet Lilac can make the most impactful statement in your wedding design, the décor!  Sweet Lilac is soft enough to create a beautiful base for your design.  Punchy additions like Pepper Stem Green or Living Coral are great hues to incorporate in smaller proportions.

SweetLilac_FlowerNapkinsAlexandra Lee Photography | Events – by JVB | Armour House | Whim | Fleur Couture 

Sweet Lilac Attire

Sweet Lilac AttireCourtney Hanson Photography | Shannon Rose Events |  Boone Hall Plantation | Lush Couture Floral

We love a white dress, so we don’t suggest a Sweet Lilac wedding dress, but the bouquet is a delightful place to incorporate this cheerful color.  There are so many pink and lavender flowers of different hues, it won’t be hard to find the right one as close to Sweet Lilac as possible. This also goes for the groom too. Use a single- or multiple-flower boutonniere for the suit lapel. Sweet lilac shoes for the bride is another way to keep this soft color a trending theme thoughout the entire design.

Invitation & Stationery in Sweet Lilac

Sweet Lilac Invitation 2019Maria Harte Photography | Chicago Botanic Garden | Emily Rose Ink

Another great way to introduce a hint of Sweet Lilac into the wedding design is in the invitations. Adding a touch of Sweet Lilac info the invitation and other stationery can introduce the guests to the color palette before the big day. Sweet Lilac InvitaitonSophie Epton Photography | 36th Street Events | Driskill | Boarding School Collective | Stems Floral + Event Styling | Whim Hospitality

Sweet Lilac as an Accent Color

If going all pink isn’t your style, then Sweet Lilac may be better used as an accent to your color palette. This summer pink doesn’t fade easily into the background, so it’s a great contrast to a rain blue or fresh green.

Blue and Sweet LilacRenee Lemaire Photography | Burntwood Tavern | A Charming Fete | Molly Taylor and Co. | Minted

Sweet Lilac Cake TableMaria Harte Photography | Chicago Botanic Garden | Emily Rose Ink

After seeing all the inspirations above, have you got an idea on how you can use Sweet Lilac for your wedding or your clients’ wedding? If you have a great color palette idea incorporating Sweet Lilac, do share it with us on Instagram!

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