Inspiration Boards

Summer Garden & Sunshine – Chic Garden Wedding Inspiration in Yellow & Grey

I don’t think any colour says Summer quite like yellow! Warm and vibrant, it evokes the glow of the sun and long hazy days of Summer. Yet this zesty shade is often overlooked when it comes to weddings, especially vintage weddings. But with today’s inspiration board I wanted to show that it has a softer side, and can be timeless, as well as refined and oh so romantic. Especially when paired with a neutral like this lovely cool grey….

 Summer Garden & Sunshine - Chic Garden Wedding Inspiration in Yellow & Grey

 Summer Garden & Sunshine - Chic Garden Wedding Inspiration in Yellow & Grey

Bride – Morgan Gosch via Wedding Sparrow // Wedding Table – Rylee Hitchner via Grey Likes Weddings // Cocktail – Michele Beckwith Photography via SMP // Wedding Ceremony – Apryl Ann Photography via SMP // Bridal Shoes – Badgley Mischka (you can buy them here), Photography by Alex Warschauer via SMP // Groom – Michelle Lillywhite via Ruffled // Invitation Suite – Feast Calligraphy, Photography by Jose Villa

Whilst I had Summer in mind when creating this inspiration board, the soft shades of yellow and grey would of course look just as lovely for Spring I think. And being a garden setting, you have a choice of venues from an historic house with extensive grounds to your own backyard, this is a look and theme that would work equally well in either.

The decor and styling is as understated as the color palette. Keep it simple with seasonal flowers in soft shades of ivory and yellow, and lots of natural materials such as wood and linen. I love the idea of a pergola or summer house for the ceremony, but a floral arch would create just as beautiful a backdrop. With an outdoor Summer wedding, wherever you’re having it, just be sure to spend a little extra time thinking of your guests, and their comfort: so consider parasols and fans for the ceremony, and shawls or blankets for the cooler evening of the reception.

So perfect for Summer, don’t you think? If you’re not a yellow girl (I know I never used to be!), or if its early days in your wedding planning process and you want to see more wedding colours and inspiration boards perfect for Summer look no further because you will find lots in CVB’s archives! Like this elegant affair in the softest shades of blush, or this understated beauty in on trend neutrals, or this ethereal beach wedding color palette s one of my all time favourites! Oh and you won’t want to miss these 10 gorgeous Summer wedding colour ideas.

Amy

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