Wedding Colour Trends

I was privileged to photograph some wonderful weddings last year with an array of colours from neutral creams to vibrant orange.

The colour around us affects how we feel and how we look and I started to think about how brides decide upon their colour for one of the most important days of their life.

Does it start with your favourite colour, a colour that means something to you,  or a colour that you know your bridesmaids will look good in?

Is your favourite flower for your wedding bouquet the first consideration or the decor at the venue? It may be the time of year, autumnal shades or Christmas glitter.

Here are just a few of the colours my couples chose in recent months.

Wedding Day Colour


Clare & John and Karen & Andrew both chose cream and sapphire blue for their wedding day.

Wedding bouquet with cream and sapphire blue flowers
Wedding bouquet with cream and sapphire blue flowers

foam wedding bouquet

Ella and Tom decided on a darker blue for their special day at Tewin Bury Farm.

Tewin Bury Farm
Navy blue wedding colour
wedding breakfast menu
Wedding breakfast menu

Delphiniums were the starting point for these grand flower displays at Eynsham Hall.



Natalie looking radiant with her bridesmaids in blue.



Emma &  Tim wanted their colours to blend with the décor at their venue, Down Hall.  The red and gold looked amazing. The tables were named after different types of tea with a hint of Alice in Wonderland.

red and gold wedding theme
Wedding tea theme in red and gold.



Cream, silver and grey

Tom & Gary wanted the wedding breakfast room at Ponsbourne Park to look stylish and elegant.  The result was simply stunning in cream and grey.



Purples and Pinks

Purple is always a popular colour, especially of the chocolate variety!   This vibrant yet elegant colour made Saima and Paul’s wedding cake the perfect centrepiece at Fanhams Hall

Purple Peacock theme at Fanhams Hall


Kealey ‘s beautiful bouquet at Shendish Manor made by Amie Bone Flowers.

wedding bouquet in cream and purple


Pinks and creams are forever popular and looked very pretty in these bridesmaid’s bouquets at Natalie and Barry’s wedding at Three Lakes, West Mill Farm, Ware.

pink and cream bouquet

West Mill Farm, Ware
Wedding at West Mill Farm


This amazing shade of orange brought a richness and warmth to Rob and Lauren’s September wedding at the Priory Barn Little Wymondley.

Priory Barn, Hertfordshire
Grounds at Priory Barn


orange bridesmaids dresses
Gorgeous orange for Autumn wedding

Orange roses

bird cage wedding cake in orange and brown
Bird cage wedding cake in orange and brown.


Even the boys liked the flowers!

Anything goes!

Claire &  Sean wanted their day to be full of colour. It was perfect and reflected their joyful, fun loving personalities. The sweet trees by Sweet Trees by browns were great.IMG_8918

Wedding Glasses

Wedding Sweet Trees
Sweet Trees


The Greens

From Bottle to Sage, greens were a popular choice all year.

Green wedding colour  IMG_1704

green montage2

Sage green and pink. Always a good combination.

Handmade knitted wedding bouquet
Handmade knitted wedding bouquet


Katharine and Stephen’s October wedding at Offley Place was made even more beautiful by the stunning colour scheme.

Sage green bridesmaids drees

Offley Place Hetfordshire
Offley Place


 Red & Blue

And finally red and blue.  The perfect combination for Gemma and Richard’s Christmas Wedding at Latimer Place that also happened to be Richard’s regimental colours.

Do I have a favourite colour scheme to photograph?  Yes I do….. But I’m not going to tell you what it is!!!! Every couple is different and their colour is perfect for them.

If you would like more details on all the suppliers please contact me.

I am looking forward to seeing the 2014 colour trends.








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