It seems the hot shade of the moment is ‘Greenery’, a fresh, zesty hue of yellow-green that inspires thoughts of spring and the lush abundance of nature. It’s a wonderful choice for a wedding, bringing the outside in and enveloping your celebration in a positive, refreshing, beautiful vibe. Let’s take a look at some exquisite green wedding ideas.
We can’t begin without highlighting the chosen colour. Here we have ‘Greenery’ in all its glory, and combined with some well-co-ordinated shades should you decide to expand your colour palette.
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Nature lends a helpful hand with this colour scheme, offering us an abundance of foliage and flowers in the perfect shade. Speak to your florist about carrying a bouquet of greenery. It’s a stunning accessory to a white wedding dress.
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Green can be a tricky colour when it comes to fashion. If you choose it as a bridesmaid colour, consider using different shades to suit each of your friends.
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Stick to natural colours in your stationery, using a neutral shade for your background, with green and white detail.
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Carry the botanical theme through to your décor with elaborate chair decorations. This looks striking on the back of a neutral chair. Save money by decorating alternate chairs, or just those on the top table.
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Bring nature inside with this spectacular moss-covered table design, adding elegance with candles and delicate flowers.
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This table setting is a little more formal, adding a hint of gold to the pretty green and white. Lovely wooden tables don’t always need to be covered with linen.
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For the purists, a pristine white tablecloth highlights all that is beautiful about green foliage and white flowers. A sprig of rosemary makes a perfect napkin decoration.
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As for place settings, what suits this theme more perfectly than a simple hand-written leaf!
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Simple greenery can also be used on a white stacked cake. Textured icing offers a more natural, less formal look.
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Add a hint of colour with delicate pinks, which combine well with shades of greenery.
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For favours, we love these quirky cacti!
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If your venue has relatively high ceilings, consider decorating from above to add interest and make it feel more cosy. This greenery would definitely suit a barn wedding venue.
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Of course, you can even incorporate this natural shade in to your food and drink. Avocado fits the bill in these delicate canapés.
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… as does a crisp lettuce leaf in these fun mini-burgers!
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Clever caterers will incorporate your chosen shades in to their presentation. These canapés look delicious.
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Of course, don’t forget the drinks! A refreshing mojito is a great choice, and you can also offer a non-alcoholic alternative.
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And finally… be inspired by this mood board. It’s fresh, romantic and a favourite for spring and summer. We just wish we could step inside!
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Well there you have some amazing ways to add the colour of the year to your special day. For more glorious green wedding ideas, take a look at these sharp Green Wedding Suits and help your groom make a real statement on your wedding day.