even though pantone has named honeysuckle the color of the year, editors of home and fashion magazines are strongly predicting that the color blue is trending up.
calming and associated to the natural world – the sky, ocean, twillight, blue is a universal favorite of both, men and women. this color conveys confidence and is associated with stability, unity, intelligence and conservatism. in the west the something blue bridal tradition represents love.
although blue is a year-round color combing pastel blues with pink and pale yellows can create a springtime look. deep blues can be used as a colder weather color and, bright bold blues for a summer look.
we put together an inspiration board using sapphire and turquoise. we used silver as an accent color that can be matched with sapphire to create a sophisticated look or with the turqouise to add a bit of “bling” to your summer event.
other shades of blue: cerulean, azule, sapphire, navy, cobalt, indigo, royal, sky blue, midnight blueprussian blue, cornflower blue, cyan, baby blue.
shown above: table top items from event rentals: bubble bottom votive in dark sapphire, cobalt blue goblet, lotus line dinnerware, silver square charger, aquamarine goblet, sonata overlay in aqua, allegro overlay in navy blue with silver, hanging glass votive stand; cake from, eat cake be merry.