10 Outdoor Wedding Color Palettes

May 8, 2018 | Junebug Weddings

photo by Nhiya Kaye Photography

From the mountains to the meadows to the sunny, sandy beaches, there’s an endless number of locations to get married outside—each more eye-catching than the last. Knowing which color palettes to choose against these gorgeous backdrops can be a difficult task to take on. What colors do you focus on when so many appear in nature? If you’re planning a wedding out in the open air these 10 eye-catching outdoor wedding color palettes are for you.

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 1: Carrot, Marigold, Cranberry, Rust, Forest Green

photos by Noelle Johnson Photography, floral design by Fire and Blooms, venue: Scenic Beach State Park; see more from this wedding

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 2: Mustard Yellow, Cherry Red, Fern, Wheat, Mulberry

photos by Century Tree Productions, event design by Epoch Co+ Events, floral design by Urban Rubbish, cake by Truly Scrumptious, stationery by Peach Paper Design, rentals by Vestige Event Rentals, venue: Ronin Farm; see more from this wedding inspiration shoot

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 3: Raspberry, Cerulean, Boysenberry, Antique Gold, Moss Green

photos by Nhiya Kaye Photography, event planning by Wildflower Weddings and Events, floral design by Fox & Fern Floral Co., cakes by AMP Cakes, stationery by HoneyB Paper Co., rentals by Diamond Rental; see more from this wedding inspiration

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 4: Seaglass, Peacock, Sand, Walnut, Shell Pink

photos by Tricia Victoria & Co. Photography and Nathan Walker Photography, event design by One Palm by laryssalee, floral design by Tickled Floral, cake by Sugar by Tracy, calligraphy by Karyen Creative, stationery by Coconut Press, table rentals by BARNWOOD Rustic Rentals, chair and cutlery rentals by Special Event Rentals, speciality decor and table design by One Palm by laryssalee; see more from this wedding inspiration shoot

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 5: Mint, Strawberry Cream, Succulent, Jute, Hazelnut

photos by Noble Photographers, event planning by Jennifer Cluff, photo booth by Cruisin’ Photo Booth Bus, floral design by Mint Green Design, cake by Sugar Lane Bakery, stationery by They Call Me Spindles, rentals by Native Events, wooden nameplates by Deco Ink Design; see more from this wedding inspiration shoot

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 6: Emerald, Bougainvillea, Pampas Grass, Bright Gold, Grass Green

photos by Eden Strader Photography, event planning by Spell Bundle and  Tealight Events, floral design by Pink Pineapple Florals, bridesmaids apparel by For Love and Lemons and The Reformation, rentals by Signature Party Rentals and Spell Bundle; see more from this wedding

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 7: Heather, Eggplant, Thistle, Sangria, Eucalyptus

photos by a sea of love, event design by Jacqueline Events & Design, floral design by Haute Floral, cakes by Frosted Art, wedding dress by Hayley Paige, bridesmaids apparel by Jenny Yoo, ring by Heidi Gibson, rentals by Bella AccentoM&M RentalsFox Rental, and ES Events; see more from this wedding

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 8: Ballet Slipper, Pinewood, Raspberry, Periwinkle, Moss

photos by June Photography, event design by banks & leaf, floral design by Park Floral Design, rentals + design by Design Works, signage by Sweet Zion Paperie

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 9: Raisin, Goldenrod, Scarlet, Heather, Raven

photos by Artemis Photography, floral design by Folklore Flowers, cocktails by Discourse; see more from this wedding

Outdoor Wedding Color Palette 10: Cherrywood, Crimson, Ballet Slipper, Buttercream, Olive

photos by Dawn Photo, floral design by Brier & Ivy, calligraphy by Ally Bartel, wedding dress by The English Dept., rentals by Something Borrowed, see more from this wedding

Once you’ve selected your outdoor wedding palette you can continue planning the outdoor wedding of your dreams using our backyard wedding guide. It will walk you through all of the logistics and information you’ll need whether you’re saying “I do” under the stars in your hometown or on a cliff near the sea. Check it out here.


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