{Baby It's Cold Outside}: Shade of Purple, Gold + White

{Shades of Purple, Gold + White}

The holidays are such a magical time. And so what better time to get married? Not engaged? Why not throw a really swanky holiday party? Whatever the reason for celebrating, one thing is for sure ~ there truly are so many ways to make a holiday inspired party come to life. And although I absolutely love the traditional red and green - there is something so fun about using non-traditional colors. Don't you think? That's why I really love how shades of purple marry with antique gold.

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Photography by Chudleigh Weddings, Styling by LMG Events
So what do you think? Are you liking the way that shades of purple mix with gold? I think it's quite pretty. Oh, and festive too. I've always been smitten with the idea of having a hot cocoa bar set up for Winter weddings. I'm imagining all kinds of cocoa toppings. Like whipped cream and marshmallows. Sounds delicious does it not? So I must ask...what colors do you love most during the holidays? Have a holiday palette requests? See my request page here.

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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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46 Comments " {Baby It's Cold Outside}: Shade of Purple, Gold + White "

Kate ~ Wedding Bells

beautiful, chrissy =)

Bride on a Mission

love, love, LOVE!!

Amanda B.

Love the lace on her gown. It's really gorgeous.

xoxoxo, Amanda

Katie @ Lovebird Productions December 06, 2011

Love the shades of purple! Perfect for holiday weddings or parties. Thank you for sharing Chrissy!

Alexa December 06, 2011

Beautiful. Like a winter/princess wedding. I love. And now I'm dreaming of hot cocoa and marshmallows. Haha.

Allie Love

Really love this one. You're totally rocking these winter palettes. I swoon...

bethany allen

Oooohh and AHHHH -- I'm definitely feeling this one. It's gorgeous.

Grace Community Garden December 06, 2011

Love the purple & gold-so regal. Right now, I'm esp loving the creams, corals & sage green for winter. But- that could change with whatever you have planned for tomorrow! :)

Courtney Erin December 06, 2011

Purple and gold are so wonderfully elegant and rich - great combo!

xoxo ~ Courtney

Sam, Editor of The Frosted Petticoat December 06, 2011

So royally delicious!!! I LOVE this color combination! You've done it once again, Ms. Chrissy!

leah loves

Enchanting and YES, magical ;)

louise {bijouxbride} December 06, 2011

Purple is such a rich & elegant colour, I love how you made it look soft & femine too

La Vie Le Gage Couture Events Wedding Planning December 06, 2011

Love the color palette. I would always keep the shades of lavender to the gray side for the winter approach!
Joyce Goeppinger


Insanely pretty

Unknown December 06, 2011

Purple is one of my favorite colors so I'm loving this palette! I like lavender & silver for the holidays too. I wish I was throwing a holiday bash to use this palette!!

My Dream Ring December 06, 2011

LOVE!!! So perfect!

eve briggs

pretty and just my kind of palette. I'm adoring these colors for the holidays. non - traditional is definitely the way to go.

Elle Sees December 06, 2011

I'm having a hot cocoa bar party next weekend! I would totally do this if I had a winter wedding, Enter to win 5 shirts from StyleMint!

Brenda's Wedding Blog December 06, 2011

I will never become tired of purple for weddings or parties. And, with gold added? Dreamy. And, I'm loving that hot cocoa with the touch of purple.

The Perfect Palette December 06, 2011

dream, dream -DREAMY!!!

Vi Love

I'm in total LOVE with this - sweet and elegant at the same time.


I absolutely adore purple and gold together - this is lovely and elegant!


I'm in LOVE with this

Jenna @ Heartcarry Press December 06, 2011

Oooh I love this one! The purple and gold are gorgeous together.

Tessa Moore December 06, 2011

whoa. now THIS is pretty

lis love

Gorgeous, stunning and absolutely PERFECT for Winter time.


In love with her dress. Wow, the lace is truly swooonnn worthy. I die.

Alicia {The Charity Wedding} December 06, 2011

Gorgeous! I love this spin on classic holiday colors!


I love this holiday palette. Definitely unique and definitely beautiful.

A Crimson Kiss December 06, 2011

Love those shades of purple-so regal!

tara norman

Majestic, Chrissy =)

Aleah + Nick December 06, 2011

Royal purple can be so dreamy!


beautiful and soo soo glamorous. love the tree!

Tiff For Tat December 06, 2011

Purple and gold, something I would have never paired but so rich and beautiful when you put them together!

Unknown December 06, 2011

such a pretty and regal palette!

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE December 06, 2011

I just love the purple with gold! It's gorgeous :) xoxo

Punctuation Mark December 06, 2011

love purple! it used to be the color of kings in the middle ages... can you believe it?


Chrissy, I love it when you work your color magic! This is BEAUTIFUL!

Unknown December 06, 2011

I love this combo! :-)

Closet Fashionista December 07, 2011

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! Oh purple, how I love thee :) (and I love that song...the Vanessa Williams version)

Sadie Bae

beautiful. I love this.

Lexi December 07, 2011

Love these colors, and the bride's dress is stunning!
xx Lexi
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Unknown December 07, 2011

These pictures are gorgeous! How perfect!

Hilary {Bayside Bride} // //

Adrienne O'Connor Ruffles and Tweed December 09, 2011

Love the purple and gold combo – gorgeous!

Gina December 22, 2011

This may be one of my faves. Golds, purple,lace + cocoa bar = love.

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