{Palette Love}: Navy Blue & Yellow: A Nautical Palette

Navy Blue & Yellow has long been a favorite of ours here on The Perfect Palette. There is just something about this palette! Navy blue comes across as a sophisticated and somewhat preppy color, but when paired with this bright and cheery shade of yellow, something really special happens. A perfect palette is born!
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Back in July of last year I shared this seaside palette with you and you all seemed to really enjoy it! I happen to think that it's a really fun palette for Spring or Summer and a perfect palette to use for a beach setting or nautical-inspired wedding!

{Color Tip: Pairing a deep color like Navy Blue with a bright color like Yellow really creates a striking balance. Want to create a palette with punch? Choose opposite colors on the color wheel.}Love Navy Blue Weddings and want to see more? Click here!

Or perhaps you want to see more Yellow Weddings? Click here!

So tell me, are you going to be using either of these colors in your upcoming wedding? We'd love to hear all about it! Leave us a comment!

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Chrissy Arpie Ott

Chrissy Arpie Ott is the founder of The Perfect Palette. Since its launch in 2008, The Perfect Palette has been the go-to color resource for couples who dream of a unique, creative and colorful wedding day.

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16 Comments " {Palette Love}: Navy Blue & Yellow: A Nautical Palette "


gorgeous. love this for a beach wedding.


such a fun palette.

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love it!! thanks for sharing.

Sweetest Love Ever

sweet color palette.

Grace Community Garden February 01, 2011

So sharp and crisp... I just love this combo!

Sandra February 01, 2011

My daughter's wedding last summer was navy and yellow. Love it :-) xoxo


I normally don't care for nautical but I love this...very pretty!

The Perfect Palette February 04, 2011

great post. love your ideas.

The Perfect Palette February 04, 2011

might have to consider this for my summer wedding.

Ember April 14, 2011

we're definitely using this palette in our july wedding. (maybe more of a white, navy, and /soft/ yellow). i haven't seen a ton of examples online- thanks for the links! we're not doing much in terms of a nautical theme, but definitely like the preppy idea!

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to consider this for my summer wedding.

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