{Something Blue}: A Palette of Shades of Blue, Gray + White

{Navy Blue, Slate Blue, Powder Blue, Sky Blue, Gray + White}

Since we're nearing the official start of Summer, you might have expected me to make a nice Summer color palette. And to be honest, that was my intent starting out. But then something happened. This board took on a life of it's own. And before I knew it, I was creating a snowy palette of blues + grays. I'm sure there is someone who will appreciate it, right? I mean, it's the Winter brides who are probably up to their elbows in DIY projects...not the Summer brides. By now, any bride-to-be with a Summer wedding date has probably decided on their color palette. Or I would hope so at least! So here it is! For all you Winter brides! A delicate blend of blues and grays accented by none other than snow white. {continued...}

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{top row}: chiffon blue dress, snow covered blue barn, bridal style, blue heels, {middle row}: blue china pattern, ring, floral, invitation design, invitation pattern, {bottom row}: doves, newlyweds in love, blueberries in a bowl, navy bridesmaid dress.

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Wedding Gown + Blue Barn

There are so many things that I can say about this palette. For one, I happen to think that blue and navy blue in particular were made for Winter weddings. There is something so very elegant about the way it effortless pairs with gray and white. Plus, who could resist a snow covered blue barn? Not I! I absolutely L-O-V-E the idea of a snowy barn wedding. Assuming you can get your hands on enough heaters that is. So how are you feeling about blue these days? Anyone planning on using blue for their wedding palette? Do tell! You know I want to hear all the details!

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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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11 Comments " {Something Blue}: A Palette of Shades of Blue, Gray + White "

Gina May 26, 2011

I love these shades of blue with the gray and white - makes for an elegant and beautiful vibe. Great idea for when we renew our vows or for an anniversary party!

The Perfect Palette May 26, 2011

I adore this palette! Such a elegant look! You've truly outdone yourself with this one! It's L-O-V-E-L-Y!


I'm in love with this palette. Definitely going on my short list for potentials! You're so inspiring.

Rachel B.

OOOOO now THIS is pretty! I love the blue barn covered in snow. It's so gorgeous in a rustic kind of way.

Bridal Affairs May 26, 2011

A blue barn wedding sounds lovely! This is a very inspiring palette- winter or summer! Great images.

Alicia@CharityWedding May 26, 2011

I love that blue barn! I am going to come back to this board in the middle of summer when I want to cool down!


in. love. with this.

Katie May 30, 2011

Ooh, pick me! I'm doing blue for my summer wedding (26 days away!)and found my inspiration right here--
(No yellow for me, though) I've been recommending your site to all of my newly-engaged friends! Thank you!

Grace Community Garden June 01, 2011

I don't think I could love a palette more than this one Chrissy! Love the smoky and romantic feel of it. Bravo!

Amanda M. September 11, 2011

This is basically our palette... navy blue, slate blue, gray, silver and white. Thank you for the amazing palette that I can now share with family and friends (though ours will be an Arizona spring wedding, not winter!).



This is a fantastic palette, simple and clear and cool. It would help if you would publish the HTML color codes though and make things a bit less cuntish to use.

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