Coastal Wedding Color Guide

What could be better than a sunny beach front wedding day? We all dream about our ideal ocean front bridal escape. But there is a lot more to think about besides nailing down the beach front view when planning a coastal wedding.

Having the perfect color palette to complement your airy waterfront surroundings can be just want you need to make your big day a stylish success. Whether you want to simple palette to blend with your beautiful surroundings, or bold pop of color to add a more trendy feel, we have everything you need to get started! (Main Image: Amanda Hedgepeth Photography)

01. Soft and Sweet Sea Tones

Soft and Sweet Sea Tones
Emmaline Bride

A bright, airy color palette, perfect for a daytime beach wedding. Let your surroundings be all the inspiration you need to create the perfect coastal color combo. The soft tones will accent your beautiful surroundings without adding in any unneeded flair. (Photo Colin Cowie Weddings)

02. Preppy meets Pretty

Preppy meets Pretty
The Bridal Detective

No one said a waterfront wedding had to be sandy and wet. Add a touch of ladylike prep to your nautical themed day. Rich sophisticated jewel tones, atop a clean white backdrop will do just the trick! (Photo Jose Villa)

03. Softened Sea Glass

Softened Sea Glass
A Coastal Bride

Get ready to dig your toes into the sand with this beach glass inspired color palette. The rich blues and emerald tones of sea glass, combined with the natural hues of the sandy beach create a soft comfortable feel. Use tinted crystal and wood accents to create a fashion forward natural setting. (Photo Debra Ebry)

04. Sun Soaked Ocean Tide

Sun Soaked Ocean Tide
Inspired By This

Add a warm, sunny touch to your beachy blues and greens. These colors will create a warmer ambiance for a sunny beach day soirée. A bright natural palette perfect for an all outdoor coastal wedding day. (Photo Ashley Keleman)

05. Cape Cod Coastal

Cape Cod Coastal
Style Me Pretty

Looking for a fancy feel to your ocean side wedding day? This color palette adds an elegant touch to the traditionally laid back colors of the sea. Create true sophistication in any outdoor waterfront setting. (Photo Zev Fisher Photography)

06. Peach Nautical

Peach Nautical
Oriental Trading

Classic nautical inspired colors become trendy and chic with this coastal color combination. Add some polished romance to your maritime wedding by combining classic navy and white with pops of peach accents. The bright feminine tones will add a touch of pretty to your classic day. (Photo Lovestruck by Nicole Marie)

07. Moody Blues

Moody  Blues
100 Layer Cake

For those who love the beachy blues, these are the perfect coastal wedding colors. Soft grays and white tones help to make each blue pop among ocean inspired décor. Keep things cool and classic for a more evening under the stars inspired waterfront wedding. (Photo Gucio Photography)

08. Sunny Lavender

Sunny Lavendar
Every Last Detail

Your beachy big day can involve a lot more than just blue and green. Lavender and yellow steal the show of this unique waterfront wedding color palette. These bright tones add a romantic garden feel to this secret island escape. (Photo Care Studios)

Are you planning a coastal wedding? Let us know what color palette is perfect for you in the comments below or join in the chat on the Still White forum!


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