Colorboard #11 – a little twist on aqua and orange

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Which is one of the bestest color combos out there, as many people know. Remember Viola’s amazing wedding from a few years ago? (see details here, here, here). Still love it.

And you could take this palette somewhere a teeny bit more sophisticated pretty easily:


Yelena Yemchuk, Papier Valise, Jose Villa

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Theresa on May 13, 2009

Wonderful! I really love your combination and settings of these colours together. I always find it interesting to mix and match new colours!

RhiannonM on May 13, 2009

I am always surprised by the fact that I see colors like this work together in pictures but that I can never picture them as "wedding colors" until I see a colorboard here. I should try shifting my perspective a little. Lovely.

Margarita on May 13, 2009

That is beautiful. Almost Parisian inspired as well.

blair on May 13, 2009

Oh, so beautiful! You always find the most perfect images and palettes.

edyta szyszlo photo on May 13, 2009

oooo this is my fav color combo!!

Jenny on May 13, 2009


Michelle May on May 13, 2009

Your image choice is always so perfectly selective and original. It's the triad of color--coral, turquoise and the punch in your backgrounds--your "accessory" vision that makes them so unique. The warm grey in the backgrounds that are subliminal really does it for me. You create mood and inspire vision beyond the ordinary and expected. thank you!!

Amber Eilert on May 13, 2009

This is such a gorgeous color palette! I can visualize the most amazing invitation package using these colors.

The Perfect Palette on May 13, 2009

Interesting :)

nina on May 13, 2009

Aqua + ANYTHING is fabulous! Nice :-)

Sarah Danielle on May 13, 2009

Simply gorgeous. I love these fresh colors.

Silvia on May 13, 2009

such an original combo of colors! i adore orange expecilly in those hues and aqua is such a stylish color :-D Silvia

maçã on May 14, 2009

The combo is excelent, and the last photo, with the white sofa is just amazing! It's so fresh and relaxing ♥

.megan. on May 15, 2009

OOhh! lovely! I wish you would have posted this sooner; I would have chosen these for my wedding colors!

IrisFieldsCoordinator6 on May 15, 2009

Very well put together! The combination looks wonderful. Its surprising how the accent colors make the aqua really pop! Great suggestion for the bride not looking for the typical run of the mill look.

Christina LeMarr on May 15, 2009

I'm L O V I N G the color combo!!!! So retro and very inspirational!!

kristy on May 21, 2009

ohh i love this! I was originally thinking about orange, marigold, creams and a slate grey (bridesmaids dresses) for my colors - do you think adding some pops of turquoise is too much? or will it work since slate is such a neutral? We're having a fall farm wedding and i was picturing mums, dahlias, queen ann's lace and babys breath...would working some blue be too much? I'd love any thoughts!

The Perfect Palette on May 22, 2009

Great color palette!

amanda on May 22, 2009

Kristy, We think turquoise would be the perfect addition to the other colors...but maybe you use it as an accent? We love little (but impactful) hits of color! Best of luck in your planning! Amanda

{this is glamorous} on May 23, 2009

Such a beautiful colour combination. Love the link to Viola's wedding -- stunning photos!

Eliana@BYSE on May 28, 2009

Love the board color selections.

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