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Summer Wedding Theme & Color Palette

If you’ve always savored sunny days and breezy nights, a summer wedding day could be the perfect way to celebrate a new milestone with the one you love.

You can capture the warmth of summer throughout your special moments in several ways – such as your theme, attire, decorations, flower choices, and more. It can feel a little overwhelming if you’re just getting started. But don’t worry: We’ve got you covered.

Grab an iced drink and your favorite shades: It’s time to go over some coolest summer wedding THEME & COLOR PALETTE ideas.

Choose your Summer Wedding Theme & Color Palette

Having a concrete wedding theme in mind can make it easier to choose the individual elements of your day, like floral arrangements. Every detail should work together to elevate the whole – like scattering seashells for a beach wedding or decorating with boats for a nautical-inspired affair.

Your theme also intertwines closely with your color palette to set the overall mood and tone. In many ways, they’re flip sides of the same coin. Some of our favorite summer wedding color and theme ideas include the following ideas.

Nautical Navy Blue

To counteract the seasonal heat with your decor, consider incorporating cooler shades into your summer wedding color palette, like navy blue.

Assorted floral arrangements in burgundy & navy colors
Photo source: Lings Moment

Beyond conveying a refreshing feeling, navy also reminds us of summers spent by the water – like the ocean or lake. It’s ideal for nautical-themed weddings!

Pastoral French Blue

If you’d like another way to capture coolness at your wedding, try adding brighter shades to your special moments, like French Blue. This timeless color palette can bring hints of the French countryside to outdoor summer weddings of any location.

Assorted floral arrangements in blue & white colors
Photo source: Lings Moment

You can further capture the pastoral atmosphere by choosing to decorate with rustic elements, like wooden crates, vintage paper, or barrels.

Rich Wine Red

On the other hand, maybe you’d like to fully embrace the warmth and vibrance of a summer’s day. In that case, consider turning to bold or fiery color shades, like red, burgundy, or Bordeaux. When you add in plenty of lush greenery, this wedding theme can evoke the feelings of a boundless summer vineyard.

Assorted floral arrangements in red
Photo source: Lings Moment

Romantic Dusty Pink

Nothing says “romance” quite like pink. While softer pinks are more suited to spring wedding days, consider more muted shades of rose or dusty pink to evoke feelings of summer love.

We love the sophisticated blush pink shades in this color palette. They capture a sense of adventure perfect for a summer destination wedding. It’s ideal for weddings set on the border of spring and summer!

Assorted floral arrangements in pink & silver colors
Photo source: Lings Moment

Warm Terracotta

While orange shades can be reminiscent of a fall forest, they also evoke the feeling of a dazzling summer sunset. Terracotta is one of our favorite color palettes to capture the warmth and vibrance of late summer. Plus, as a neutral shade, it can add a splash of color to your summer wedding decor without overpowering your venue’s vibe.

Assorted floral arrangements in terracotta
Photo source: Lings Moment

Clean and Classic White

Of course, white is the classical color choice for any season. This timeless color palette will match your wedding dress and elevate any venue with neutral charm. Plus, the coolness of the white can offer visual relief from the summer heat.

Assorted floral arrangements in white & green colors
Photo source: Lings Moment

We hope these summer wedding ideas will give you the spark of inspiration you need to bring your wedding dreams to life.

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Molly Sue Photography – Courtney and Matt’s Wedding

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The Mansion on Main Street is a picturesque events venue wrapped in elegance and modern beauty. Situated amidst exquisitely manicured grounds, lush gardens and a large cascading waterfall in Voorhees, New Jersey, this breathtaking property is ideal for gatherings of any kind, including but not limited to weddings, corporate events and celebrations.

3000 Main Street, Voorhees
NJ 08043

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