Summer Wedding Colors

Summer Wedding Colors

Summers are synonymous with beautiful, bright, and vibrant colors and hues. So, opt for summer wedding colors to lighten your 'tying the knot' ceremony. The following article aims at helping you choose the right color for your summertime wedding theme.
Wedessence Staff
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2018
Summers are considered to be the best time of the year to get married. The bright and warm colors along with the vibrant themes create a happy atmosphere. You can either opt for a beach wedding theme or host a wedding reception in which you can use wildflowers. So, the list of options to choose from is endless. Opt for colors like icy blue, shades of white, or warm tones of tropical colors to give a refreshing feel to your warm marriage ceremony.
Summer Wedding Color Schemes
There are a plethora of color schemes to choose from. You can use these schemes to finalize the theme of your marriage. Some of them have been mentioned below:
Monochromatic Color Scheme for Summer Wedding
In a monochromatic scheme, only one color shade and its hues are used in the wedding theme. For example, if you choose the color blue, then all the shades of blue that appear on the monochromatic color wheel can only be used.
Contrast Color Scheme for Summer Wedding
In this color scheme, as the name suggests, only contrasting colors are used. For example, the contrasting color of yellow is purple. You can even choose those contrasting colors that are placed on the opposite side of the color wheel.
Triad Color Scheme for Summer Wedding
These color shades form a triangle on the color wheel. Out here, of the three colors one will be the primary color, and the other two will be accent colors.
Tetrad Color Scheme for Summer Wedding
In this, a group of four colors which are equally spaced on the color wheel are used to adorn your wedding. It gives you wide range of ambience that you wish to create at your wedding.
Analogic Color Scheme for Summer Wedding
The color shades that are placed side by side on the color wheel are known as analogic color schemes. These color shades can be matched with one contrasting color shade as an accent color.
Colors and Themes
Nature Theme for Summer Wedding
This theme is inspired by nature, and you can opt for green plants as the central theme. You can choose from various hues of green, and team them up with bright colors, like purple, pink, or yellow. Else, you can choose from lavender, pink, and white, and team it with a pale green color for a subtle marriage theme. You can also create a tropical rainforest like atmosphere with shades of deep green.
It's Raining Colors for Summer Wedding
You can also go in for a rainbow color scheme. In this, you can add several colors to your nuptials, like bright pink, yellow, orange, and green. Other colors, like red, pink, and orange are also fantastic colors for a summer wedding. Else, you can try the tetrad color scheme that includes purple, yellow, green, and blue. The triad colors for a summertime wedding include aqua, lime, and yellow. These impart a really cool feeling to the central theme.
Cool Blue for Summer Wedding
A cool blue color and theme will help you get the feel of a poolside even if there is no pool in sight! You can try different color combinations, like yellow and blue, blue and white, or turquoise and white. You can even match various shades of blue and come up with your own unique wedding reception ideas.
Sun Colors for Summer Wedding
During summertime, how can the warm tones of summer be overlooked? You can try these colors for a beach theme wedding or a wedding held in the evening. You can go for dusky greens, sky blues, or the triad of yellow, orange, and red. If you are conducting a beach wedding, you can try sandy colors in combination with orange and pink.
Lovely Summer Wedding Colors
There are a plenty of colors that you can choose from for your bridesmaid dresses, wedding invitations, ribbons, tablecloth, flower arrangement, and even for your wedding cake decorations.
Purple and Plum
For your summer wedding, you can pair your purples with yellow or plum. Even lavender paired with gold will brighten up your wedding.
Gold
This is one bright shade that will definitely spread cheer in your nuptials. You can team it up with lavender or choose a combination that matches in the color wheel chart to adorn your summer wedding.
Red
Vibrant red used in various shade combinations will automatically sizzle your big day. You can combine your reds with champagne, pink, or green.
Yellow
The happy color yellow can impart a traditional feel to your nuptial knot. You can either opt for yellow accents or the bright sunflower yellow combined with bright shades of brown. Even yellow and silver make a stunning color pair. White, lavender, silver, and brown go really very well with yellow.
Pink
Pink is the most obvious choice for a summertime wedding. You can mix and match pink with different colors and infuse the feeling of romance and intimacy in your wedding theme. You can combine pink with brown, the delicate shades of purple, etc.
White
The cool shade of white makes every bride look like an angel, and is considered to be the best wedding color. You can add a tint of electric blue, green, or even red to your white color. Pinks help in adding a soft touch to your white color scheme.
Best Summer Wedding Flowers
Any wedding is incomplete without the inclusion of flowers. You can choose from the traditional summer flowers, like delphiniums, columbine (aquilegia), and irises. You can also opt for the orange, pink, yellow, and cream varieties of Alstroemeria. Rose, calla lilies, stargazer, and lilies are the popular summer wedding flowers, as they are found in abundance all throughout the year. Due to their sweet fragrance, they are an obvious choice for many brides. The cockscomb or celosia is a flower with bright colors, and it can be added to bouquets and other floral arrangements. The other summertime wedding flowers include: 
  • Asiatic Lily
  • Bells of Ireland
  • Chrysanthemum
  • English Lavender
  • Forget-me-not
  • Freesia
  • Gerbera Daisy
  • Hydrangea
  • Iris
  • Larkspur
  • Liatris
  • Oriental Lily
  • Lisianthus
  • Matsumoto Asters
  • Monte Cassino Asters
  • Queen Anne's Lace
  • Snapdragon
  • Solidaster
  • Statice
  • Stephanotis
  • Stock
  • Sunflower
  • Tuberose
  • Yarrow
  • Zinnia
In the end, always remember to choose colors that really inspire you. A wedding is the most special day of your life, and you should opt for those colors and themes that make you feel comfortable and happy. Hoping that this article proves to be beneficial in helping you make the best possible choice.