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If you want to add glamour to your wedding … some dazzle … something special … consider adding gold! I have to admit that gold may not work for all scenarios. For example, gold might not be the best choice for an outdoor wedding in the middle of the summer. The reason for this opinion is that gold is such a warm color and it will only make the hot day seem hotter!

I have found five wedding colors that pair really well with gold.  There are many others that also work, but for this post, I’ll start with these five.

  • White and Gold
  • Black and Gold
  • Purple and Gold
  • Pink and Gold
  • Mint and Gold

White and Gold Wedding Colors  – If you want a neutral palette and don’t want to use all white (or ivory) then consider adding gold. This is an easy palette to work with and it can create a refined and elegant look for your wedding and reception. This combination can work especially well if your wedding is in the winter. There is just something about the warm glow of gold on a cold evening that is especially appealing.
White_and_Gold_Wedding

Black and Gold Wedding Colors – A black and gold combination is dramatic and dressy. Even though I am calling it “black and gold” you will surely want to add white to break up the two colors, as shown in the collage below.
Black_and_Gold_Wedding

Purple and Gold Wedding Colors – Purple and gold can have a regal feel, especially when the shade of purple is a darker tone.
Purple_and_Gold_Wedding

Pink and Gold Wedding Colors – If you love pink but don’t want to color scheme to be too girly, add gold to take it up a notch in sophistication.
Pink_and_Gold_Wedding

Mint and Gold Wedding Colors – If there was ever a color just made for gold, it is mint! This combination works for day or night … indoors or out. Just a gorgeous combination!
Mint-and-Gold-Wedding

Mint_and Gold_Wedding 2014

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Photo Credits: White and Gold: Benfield Photography, Cakes by Krishanthi, Love My Dress, Sugar and Cloth, The Little Big Company, NA – Purple and Gold: Wedding Wire, Every Last Detal/Sarah Bray Photography, Country Club Flower Shop, Tim Chin Photography,Rebecca Hansen Weddings, Tim Chin Photography, (#7 & #8)Every Last Detail – Black and Gold: Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty, Cake Central, NA, Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty – Purple and Gold: Wedding Wire, Every Last Detail/Sarah Bray Photography, Country Club Flower Shop, Tim Chin Photography, Rebecca Hansen Weddings, Tim Chin Photography, (#7 & #8) Every Last Detail – Pink and Gold: KT Merry Photography, Sweet and Saucy Shop, Martha Stewart Weddings,Wedding Chicks, 100layercake.com  – Mint and Gold #1: The Sweetest Occasion, Ruffled Blog, United With Love/Eli Turner Studios, Simply by Tamara Nicole, The Sweetest Occasion, Brides – Mint and Gold #2: Magnolia Rouge, 100 Layer Cake, White Cakery Co.-A Division of Connie Cupcake, Ruffled Blog, The Merry Bride, Ruffled Blog/Peter Nix Photography, Every Last Detail

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