The home of UK weddings

30 July 2015

Wedding Colour Theme: Plum

Image credit: Pinterest

Plum is such a beautiful, decadent colour and works wonderfully for winter weddings, creating an ambience of opulence and glamour - it’s possibly for this reason it has been the colour associated with royalty for centuries upon centuries.

Because it’s such a rich, powerful colour, it works equally well when it doesn’t completely dominate and is combined with golds, creams and nudes and dusty pinks. For autumn in particular, using berries, black grapes and actual plums within the wedding, as part of bouquets, cakes, centrepieces or décor looks beautiful. I also love the effect of candelabras, fairy lights and tea lights with this colour.

If you’re still not convinced and associate Cadbury purple with ‘plum’ weddings, be prepared to be swayed by our inspiration below. 

When it comes to table décor, I don’t think anything beats teaming gold with plum. You can go for gold candelabras, tea lights, gold cups bursting with flowers – and how gorgeous does gold writing on plum stationery look? Gold cutlery and crockery also looks absolutely magnificent.  

 

When it comes to bridesmaids I think going for slightly different shades of plums, varying for the more maroon-plums to the darker purple-plums, looks amazing and adds a slightly undone feel which works so well juxtaposed with the decadence of the colour scheme. I think plum is also one of those rare colours which look wonderful on pretty much everyone.

 

Again, golds, nudes and dusty pinks work so, so well with plum. Berries look wonderful incorporated into plum-led bouquets, and gold ribbon ties look stunning.

 

Naked cakes are most frequently seen at summer weddings, but don’t these look wintery and simply divine? Lots of dusting and plenty of berries adds a wonderful wintery touch.

And, there you go, enough plum-inspiration to inspire you to have a plum wedding of your own. 

Are you having a plum-themed winter wedding? Let us know in the comments below...

 

 

All images via Pinterest



Share on:


Let us know what you think


These may also be of interest

Colour Scheme: Blush, White and Gold

This pretty colour scheme is honestly one of my absolutely all-time favourites. It’s elegant, pretty, soft, classic, romantic and so beautiful. If you’re considering this scheme for your wedding I’ve put together a little inspiration....



Afternoon Tea Themed Centrepiece

If you are planning the ultimate afternoon tea in lieu of a traditional wedding breakfast then these stunning tea-cup centrepieces are for you. You don't need to worry about getting large, over-designed floral masterpieces as this theme is all abou...



Wedding Colour Theme: Summer Brights

Vibrant, saturated colours look beautiful for a summer wedding, with hues of greens, pinks and oranges going perfectly together. The one thing to bear in mind if you’re going for this as a wedding theme is the location. A classic, grand ballroom ...



How To Choose Your Wedding Colour Scheme

When it comes to planning your wedding, I think the first and most important decision to make is the colour/theme of your big day. It’s amazing how many other aspects will be affected by this, so choose wisely! Below are a few points I think are ...



Wedding Table Numbers

Having trouble deciding what table numbers to have for your wedding? This is probably a part that you’ve overlooked, so I’ve written up some points for you to follow to help you create your dream wedding numbers! Decide on your table na...



Get access to MyRok where you can store all your wedding searches
+ Receive our eNewsletter for the latest news & special offers