Colour Vs. Neutrals

Colour or neutral palettes – both can look amazing. Check out the image collections we have included below.

More and more couples are choosing to use a burst of colour for their weddings. And not just one colour, but a rainbow collection. This can look very effective (especially in your photos) and really sets the mood for a celebration!

We found this post on brides.com about neutral palettes and think they have explained it perfectly. You an also check out some more of their ideas here“Although splashes of colour are eye-catching and vibrant, nothing says dreamy like a soft, muted wedding colour palette of neutrals. Peaceful and classic, shades of beige, ivory, white, and the like repeatedly stand the test of time. And the best part about this natural and unfussy look? It can fit the mould of any wedding style, especially when you take advantage of the different textures you can play with.”

A BURST OF COLOUR

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NEUTRALS
A timeless look of creams, beiges, and everything in between will never go out of style.

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Branell Homestead has sourced all of the images from a range of websites online.

Year of the Green

It turns out that 2017 just might be the year of the green!

Pantone have just revealed their colour of the year for 2017—Greenery—a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade symbolising new beginnings, spring when natures greens revive, restore and renew. It also gives the perception of being inherently good for you and organic. A life-affirming shade, Greenery is also emblematic of the pursuit of personal passions and vitality.

You can read more about Greenery here on the Pantone website.

 

GREEN – EARTHY AND NATURAL
Emerald, Olive

Green: The colour of harmony and balance. Green in your life can also represent a new state of balance and hope, renewal and peace. People who like green are also relaxed, compassionate and loyal and can tend to be quite frank, sociable and modest. Green can also represent a refined personality, and those who are inventive, unique and flexible.

  • Dark green: Associated with ambition, greed, and money.
  • Yellow-green can indicate sickness, cowardice, discord, and jealousy.
  • Olive green is the traditional color of peace.

(We have found the above points information on a great website called Bride Online.)

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Branell Homestead has sourced all of the images from a range of websites online.

The Power of Colour

Over the next couple of weeks we are going to focus on colour. Each post will introduce a new colour scheme and include a storyboard of examples for inspiration.

The colours you choose for your wedding are often a reflection of your personality. Some couples also choose colours based on the type of wedding they are planning (i.e.: a black tie event), or the time of year they are getting married. Using colour is something you do not need to be afraid of. There is no need to plaster everything with the one colour. An overall scheme is usually developed with a selection of colours that compliment each other.

Colour can be used to manipulate the way the eye perceives space. Warm colours (red, orange, yellow) come toward the eye and make a space appear smaller and cozy, while cool colours make a space appear larger and airier.

There are many superstitions out there about particular colours to avoid, but our best advice is to select colours you love and that mean something to you both. You can’t go wrong!

RED – PUNCHY AND ROMANTIC
Ruby, Maroon, Light Red

The symbol of power, passion and love – red is a bold colour choice for your wedding. It can be very effective when used subtly and create a burst of energy in your photos. We have found the below information on a great website called Bride Online.

  • Red: The colour of strength, health, and vitality. Red can also be symbolic of an increased enthusiasm or interest, confidence to pursue your dreams, and can symbolise power and passion. Red is often the colour chosen by someone outgoing, aggressive, vigorous and impulsive. People who love red are also often optimistic and open-natured.
  • Red-orange: Desire, sexual passion, pleasure, and a thirst for action.
  • Dark red: Longing, courage, willpower, vigour.
  • Light red: Love, sexuality, joy, passion, sensitivity
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Branell Homestead has sourced all of the images from a range of websites online.