How to Pick a Perfect Wedding Color Combination

If you’re starting to plan your wedding, colors may be swirling around in your head. While there isn’t a rule you have to pick specific colors for your wedding, it can be useful to select a few as your main theme to help tie everything together, from invitations to decorations. Continue scrolling to find several different color palettes to help you find your perfect wedding color combination!


Here are a few color theories to ensure “color harmony”:

Perfect Wedding Color Combination

And here are some of our favorite color harmony combinations for inspiration!

Monochromatic Colors

These are all the colors (tints, tones, and shades) of a single hue. This theory is behind the popular ombre trend.

Perfect Wedding Color Combination


Analogous Colors

Analogous colors are groups of three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel, sharing a common color, with one being the dominant color, which tends to be a primary or secondary color, and a tertiary. Red, orange, and red-orange are examples.

Perfect Wedding Color Combination


Complementary Colors

Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are considered to be complementary colors (example: red and green). The high contrast of complementary colors creates a vibrant look especially when used at full saturation.

Perfect Wedding Color Combination


Triadic Colors

A triadic color scheme is comprised of three colors evenly spaced on the color wheel. The two most basic triadic palettes are the primary colors red, blue, and yellow and the secondary hues orange, purple, and green.

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If you have any questions about finding your perfect wedding color combination, contact Hello Productions. We know that planning a wedding can be difficult and stressful. Check out our blog to learn some tips for easing the stress of planning. We want to help you plan your dream wedding!