Minty fresh wedding details
Using Tiffany blue as a jumping-off point, we did some internet scouring to find several shades of mint greens and blues used in gowns, décor and more! From flowers to tableware, napkins to shoes, bridesmaids’ dresses to rustic glass bottles on tables (scour Etsy or your local car boot sales for budget-friendly choices!), there is a serious array of options available if you want to incorporate these shades into your ceremony.
Of course, the easiest way to work it in will be if your day is in any way sea-themed; think a seaside location, maybe in a boat or yacht club, with maritime accents (turquoise and navy-blue stripes look oh-so good together).
But for those of you going down another route, we really like to think of Dreamwedding as the place where rules – wedding-related or otherwise – go right out that window!
For a traditional venue such as a hotel or a castle (we can dream!), think about pairing your minty shades with metallic accents – maybe pair a mint-green napkin with a gold napkin ring, or a cobalt blue table runner with silver candelabras.
Going more rustic? Relax your fabrics a little; while more formal settings call for silks, satins and brushed cottons, you can pare things way back for a country house or barn wedding. Look out for green straw or sack cloth – the kind of color copper goes when it rains – and fun touches like stripy straws and colored cocktails.
As for the gown? If you’re brave enough to go for one of these aqua shades, we are in awe of you! (Please, send photographs!) Blush pink is huge this season, but we love the icier shades of blue and green that were seen on catwalks at Elie Saab, Blumarine (it’s in the name!) and Oscar de la Renta.
Finishing touches will always be key to tying a theme together – try going for that “something blue” in your shoes, get your cake decorator to mix a little turquoise into the icing, and try some mint shades on your stationery. That way you’ll give people a hint of what to expect on the big day (and hopefully, no one will show up in a gown the exact same shade of jade!).
Want more? Check out a few minty-fresh extras on our Pinterest board!