purple weddings

A Lush Garden Color Palette of Lavender, Moss and Blue

For this week's wedding color palette I was inspired by the hydrangea, a lush flower that grows naturally in a variety of colors including white, pale green, soft blue and even a deep purple. Combine these colors together and you've got the perfect color palette for a garden affair or add black accents for a... read more

A Purple Art Deco Wedding at The Carlyle Club in Alexandria, VA

Photo: Sheaulee Ng Photography / Featured: The Knot Blog
While they were first dating, Kyle surprised Lauren with an invite to a dinner and dancing event at a restaurant called The Carlyle Club. It was a memorable night for them and the event space with its deco wallpaper, purple lighting and the large ballroom (complete with a roomy dance floor) made it a... read more

A Country Spring Wedding by Julie Wilhite Photography

Photo: Julie White // Featured: The Knot Blog
I'm totally a sucker when it comes to purple weddings, but this romantic tented affair held in the couple's parent's backyard takes the cake! The star printed tents provided by Houston based Jacqueline Chapelle French Inspired Tents and Decor gave this simple country wedding a sophisticated and unique twist. I also love that each of the... read more

An Elegant Purple Wedding by Studio EMP

One of the easiest ways to pull off a beautiful so-you wedding is to use your favorite color throughout all of the wedding details. Ashley and Anthony were literally surrounded by the pretty hue -- from the outdoor wedding ceremony surrounded by beautiful purple flowers and to the purple up-lit reception room with tall feathery... read more

A Bright Pink and Purple Wedding by Wedding Photojournalism by Ron Soliman

Photo: Ron Soliman // Featured: The Knot Blog
Pairing two equally bold colors like fuchsia and rich purple is daring but Sophie and Tony pulled off the unexpected color combo in a totally elegant way. Long bridesmaid dresses, lush hydrangea bouquets and pink uplighting were just a few of the ingredients that went into this bright wedding. Before you dive in to those... read more

Create Serious Wow With Ribbon!

Photo: John Labbe // Design: Preston BaileyPhoto: John Labbe
My mouth literally dropped when I saw this photo. With a color blocking design and a bold color combo of pink and purple in mind, celebrity event planner, Preston Bailey transformed an otherwise simple ingredients (like a long table and chairs) into a bright unforgettable tablescape. Delicately woven ribbon chairs and a ribbon table runner... read more

A Romantic Lavender Wedding by Mary Wyar Photography

Lita & Dustin's Wedding Photographed by Mary Wyar
Lita and Dustin's wedding is one of those perfect examples of classic elegance.  The soft, plush bouquets ooze romance and that black-and-white checkered dance floor for the reception sets the stage for a great dance party. Oh, and I'm not even going to get into how gorgeous that Lazaro ball gown is -- just take... read more

A Gorgeous Purple Pebble Beach Wedding by Davina + Daniel

Photographed by: Davina + Daniel -- Featured: on The Knot
I love how Jackie and Kenny juxtaposed beautiful classic wedding elements -- like roses and hydrangeas, a lace wedding dress and tuxedos for the men -- with a beach backdrop. Their ceremony took place on Pebble Beach Golf Resort in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony overlooking the romantic cliffs of Carmel Bay. Following the ceremony, family... read more

7 Lovely Lavender Wedding Ideas

Just as this winter seems to drag on forever (and ever), lavender hints of spring in the air! A versatile purple like this romantic hue fits every wedding style, too. 1. Pops of green buds complement purple blooms perfectly. Bouquet by Viviano Flower Shop in St. Clair Shores, MI >... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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