10 Ways to Incorporate Pastel Colors into Your Wedding

Consider this soft palette for your spring nuptials.

If you're desiring a color palette that's not quite neutral but still features light tones, consider pastels.

Photo: Laurie Bailey Photography

Spring is officially in the air. The days are getting longer, the weather is becoming warmer, and the flowers are beginning to bloom. Just as autumn celebrations bring about more ceremonies and receptions with rich, dark palettes, spring soirées tend to feature lighter hues that provide a soft, romantic feel. If you're desiring a color palette that's not quite neutral but still features light tones, consider pastels. 

Pastels can work for nearly any wedding regardless of season, but they're especially ideal for spring nuptials. The lighter tones will instantly add a romantic look, as well as the fresh vibe that spring evokes. Many brides are familiar with the popular blush color scheme, and we encourage couples to seek out lighter shades of other hues, including blues, lavenders, greens, yellows, and oranges, that provide a similar soft look within your desired theme.

Take a look at 10 ways to incorporate pastel tones into your wedding day, below! Click on each photo to discover more inspiration from these real weddings.

1. Wedding Invitations
Pastel wedding ideas pastel wedding invitation suite invites
Photo by Abby Jiu Photography; Linens by Nüage Designs; Month-of Planning by Evoke Design & Creative

2. Bridal Gown
Pastel wedding ideas light blue pastel wedding dress bridal gown ideas
Photo by Alexander and Marina Santi

3. Shoes
Pastel wedding ideas light pink shoes
Photo by Milton Photography

4. Bridesmaid Dresses
Bridesmaid dresses in light pink and blue pastel colored dresses
Photo by Karlisch Photography; Floral Design by Jackson Durham Events; Planning & Design by DFW Events

5. Mother-of-Bride Gown
Pastel wedding ideas pastel blue mother of bride dress mother's gown
Photo by Kat Braman Photography; Planning & Design by Posh Parties

6. Bouquet
bride and bridesmaids with pastel pink bouquets spring wedding ideas
Photo by Kortnee Kate Photography; Planning & Design by Viva Bella Events

7. Ceremony Décor
Pastel wedding ideas light pink drapery wedding reception ideas
Photo by Sarah Kate, Photographer; Floral Design by Jackson Durham Events; Planning & Design by Diamond Affairs Weddings and Special Events

8. Reception Décor
Pastel wedding ideas light colored reception decor wedding ideas
Photo by Caroline Tran

9. Place Setting
Pastel wedding ideas light blue plate reception inspiration
Photo by Steve Torres Photography; Linens by Luxe Linen; Venue: Vibiana

10. Desserts
Pastel wedding ideas pastel colored frosting on cupcakes tower desserts
Photo by Milton Photography

For more wedding inspiration, find out what you need to bring to vendor appointments, view ideas for escort cards and seating charts, and see beautiful bouquets for bridesmaids.

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