Credits to Crystal D’sa
We’re addicted to weddings; all we want to do is bring out the best for this 2014! When the sun rays begin to kiss your skin it’s time to say hello to everything bright and bold; it’s time for the latest summer wedding trends.
If you are looking for a colour combination for your wedding that will add a lovely fresh look then you have stumbled onto the right place! This 2014 we suggest beautiful bright colour schemes:
Orange + Green Colour scheme- This classic and bold colour pair is perfect for any time of the year. In this colour combination, orange flowers will stand out. Our picks are roses and lilies.
Purple + blue colour scheme- These gorgeous colours add an ideal touch to a summer and spring wedding. Deep purple and light blue hues are a wonderful combo. Brides try this for your bouquet, you won’t regret it!
Cranberry + Bold pink colour scheme- Don’t be too surprised, use black and white as foundation colours so that these bright colours stand out.
Black + White + Green colour scheme- This is our favourite colour pairing for the modern day bride; a perfect balance for an elegant summer wedding.
Blue + White colour scheme- The all sophisticated wedding calls for soft blues and whites. White cream roses nestled in blue hydrangeas make a beautiful bouquet.
Red + Orange colour scheme- These deep rust tones are just right for a fall wedding.
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Orange + Bright Pink colour scheme- We suggest using this blend for the Mehendi. Gerbera daisies and roses in these two colours will create a bouquet that pops!
Green + Cream colour scheme- These two classic colours that come together to create an elegant wedding look any time of the year.
Now that we’ve suggested some colour combinations; you can use these practically in every aspect of your wedding- the invites, bridesmaid’s dresses, fabric and flowers! Keep the invites simple, light and bright. Focus on colours more than edgy, bulky accessories.
Venues- These accentuate the beauty of a wedding. This 2014 look out for open venues, halls with thatched roofs, pool side for cocktail parties and well trimmed lawn space for Mehendi.
Don’t waste your spend on decor, keep it simple and classy. Let the fabric be flowy and light; colours that complement your trousseau.
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Giving favours ought to be sensible spend; we suggest helping your guest. Use gifts like umbrella, peach tea to cool you down or sun glasses to protect them at your poolside cocktail party.
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Pre-dinner cocktails are replacing Champagne, especially gin; something we approve of.
The Ultimate Ketel One Lemonade- Lemonade and summer go together like sand and surf. Try this premium vodka-enhanced version of the classic warm-weather beverage.
Watermelon Margarita- Easy-to-make margarita features fresh watermelon muddled with agave syrup.
Mojito- They have gained incredible popularity in the last few years for their lively mint and fresh lime flavours — a sure-fire crowd-pleaser at cocktail parties.
Cîroc Chic- The fresh blend of pomegranate and pineapple juices with crisp Cîroc vodka is an excellent choice. Top it up with edible flowers!
Barbados Punch- This summery, rum-based blended drink is refreshing. Lime juice and a fresh fruit garnish complement the sweetness of the pineapple juice and spiced rum.
La Paloma Suprema- This drink combines silky-smooth, aged tequila with tangy grapefruit soda — proof that there’s more than one way to enjoy Mexico’s most famous export.
Cuervo Especial Oasis- Enhanced with triple sec and a blend of juices, this easy tequila cocktail is a welcome treat on a hot, sunny wedding day. A mix of cranberry and orange juices is the secret to its pretty sunset colour.
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Brides; let the mantra of 2014’s summer weddings be – ‘Bright, bold & beautiful’.