by | Apr 20, 2017 | Inspiration Boards

Hello Everyone!

It’s been a few months since Pantone announced its colour of the year – Greenery.

For those that are undecided and still in the process of selecting colour schemes for their special celebration or event coming up, this is for you.

The colour Greenery is inspired by nature and the colour has yellow-green hues that speak to the importance of unity and community. It’s the perfect colour for when you want to take time out to refresh, renew, revive and restore yourself.

Symbolism: Green signifies renewal, peace, relaxation, nature, health, growth, new beginnings and is reminiscent of spring and summer days spent outdoors.

Green is a colour that is cheerful and gets your attention whilst still managing to remain a calm and inviting colour to use for your décor and event needs.

How to use Greenery: Seeing as the colour is viewed as a neutral shade, you can be creative with how you use this colour as part of your colour palette. You could use greenery as your base colour and add other colours around it such as light grey, taupe, white or soft pink. If used as an accent colour, opt for a different base shade such as burgundy, yellow, gold or black or simply use it alone to create a rich look.

To help you visualise how this colour can be used, we have put together two inspiration boards to assist you get creative.

Row 1: Bouquet: Taken by Jenny Jimenez via Brides | Vintage piece with florals: Green Wedding Shoes | Pantone Burgundy 19-1617 TCX : Pantone Row 2: Décor : Style Me Pretty | Bride: Bridal Musings | Candles: Hey Wedding Lady Row 3: Cake: Borrowed and Blue | Shoes: Southern Weddings | Dahlia boutonniere: Dandy Bread and Candy Row 4: Pantone Greenery 15-0343: Pantone | Draping: Wedding Chicks | Bouquets for bride and bridesmaids: Deer Pearl Flowers

Row 1: Bride & Bridesmaids : Taken by Aaron Delesie Photographer via Inside Weddings | Candy: Notey | Groom Tux: Brides Row 2: Décor: Strictly Weddings | Pantone Greenery 15-0343: Pantone |Bridal Headpiece : Brit + Co Row 3: Bride with Bouquet : Taken by Kim Nowell Photography via Brides | Cake: Ruffled | Chair Seating: Elegant Wedding Invites Row 4: Candles: Tulle & Chantilly | Macaroons: Soul-Inside | Shoes: I Do Y’all

From your floral designs, gowns, cake concepts and various event accessories, find some ways to incorporate this colour. We sure are excited to see how greenery will be incorporated throughout 2017.

Guest Blogger: Pezu Catherine Mukwakwa

Share your ideas for elegant ways to Go Green at events?

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