A Bright and Bold Color Palette: Poppy & Sky

Wedding Style & Decor
Poppy and Sky Wedding Color Palette Inspiration

Photos: Charla Storey Photography; Nicholas Duers; Victo Virgile/Gamma-Rapho; Stuart Tyson

Spring and summer nuptials practically beg for an electric color palette. An unexpected combination we love this wedding season? Poppy and sky! Bold orange-red poppy hues pair perfectly with cool, airy sky blue to create a ceremony and reception space that feels current and chic but also a little whimsy and laid-back. So how do you make this fun color combo work for your big day? Here, we share our favorite poppy and sky wedding details to steal for your big day.

We found an elegant poppy-colored invitation from Papersoul that's the perfect way to invite guests to your big day. Since it features lots of swirling, white calligraphy, the unique hue isn't too overwhelming. Pair it white or sky blue inserts to keep your stationery style from leanings towards overly formal.

Dress your 'maids in either poppy or sky for a fun look they'll love and accessorize with the opposite shade. So, if you select a romantic pale blue bridesmaids dress, like this Donna Morgan dress, then pair it with a red shoe for a burst of color.

Your reception deserves a dose of color, too. Find centerpiece vessels in shades of poppy to fill up with your favorite blooms. Then, mix and match your dinnerware in the two shades for lots of eye-catching style. Another way to bring the colors into your reception space? These modern wire table numbers.

Not loving this palette as much as we are? Not a problem! Check out more beautiful inspirations boards to inspire you on your big day.

For more great wedding inspiration, be sure to check out our April/May issue, on newsstands now and available for download.

1. Wired Table Numbers, from $48 each, La Fabrique à Lettres; 2. China, "Venezia," $131 for a five-piece place setting, Vista Alegre; 3. Sugar Cookies, $6 each, Kalorama Cookie Company; 4. Bridesmaids' Dress, $290, Donna Morgan; 5. Invitation Calligraphy, $500 for a digital file, Papersoul; 6. Shoes, $395, Isa Tapia

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