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  • Weddings & Invitations Inspired by Shades of Blue

    Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something new. Ever since the olden days when this tradition was integrated into our culture, there's been a fascination, where we've come to find new and creative ways to add a shade of blue into the day that two hearts unite in holy matrimony. From the wedding invitations, the bridesmaid's dresses, wedding flowers and unique surprise pops of blue on the day of the wedding, there's a whole range of unique design options and accents for a bride (and groom) to consider including into their wedding day when they want to honour it with something blue.

    Shades of Blue

    For your main source of inspiration, all you need to do is look at nature. Look to the skies (day or night), or take a look to the horizons over the seas to capture the beautiful glints of blues. This year Pantone has selected a few choice colours from the blue palette as wonderful choices for design. They include Classic Blue, Aquamarine,

    Grecian weddings inspired by Santorini, the sailing club and its perfect colour combinations of white, blue and a hint of red, to the soft hues of hydrangeas; you are well on your way to the perfect wedding look.

                                                                        Classic Blue  Wedding Colour 2015 DreamDay Invitations DreamDay Invitations Grecian

    Wedding Invitations

    Taking notes from the book of colours, you can also draw inspiration elsewhere from the likes of cultures, hobbies and more. Mixing the delightful and striking colours and mixing them with complementing hues, to adding illustrations to hone in your design and style theme, your wedding invitations will be your spokesperson of what the bid day will reveal.  Here are some choice designs of blue wedding invitations!

                                                   DreamDay Invitations  Hesperides encircle Square Vertical Invitation in Blue

    On the Day Styles of Blue

    You've got your colours; you've sorted out your wedding invitations, probably even the main showstopper - the wedding dress. Now it's time to get cracking on the blue wedding accents - what flowers will you be using, what decor items will reflect your shade of blue and more!  A great way to make an impression with your blue wedding colour scheme is to add linen into the game with table clothes for the dinner table and cocktail tables, to the napkin and seat covers/wraps setting the tone (literally).

                                                         Shades of Blue Accents Wedding Reception

    Unique Blue Wedding Accents

    If you do not want to make blue apparent in your wedding design accents, you're able to find clever, unique and interesting choices to add it in. Lace navy garter belts, fun socks, and the inside of an all white cake being a blue velvet cake!  These will be so much fun and will make for great photographs too.

                                                        It's a Brides Life

  • Trending Wedding Colour Inspirations: Purple Passion

    Purple has long been considered a "special" colour from the olden days, where it took a significant amount of effort to come about this colour dye and was set aside for royalty or landed gentry. It's a popular choice of wedding colour, especially in pastels and used for wedding invitations, decor, clothing and more.

                                                                        DreamDay Invitations Real Wedding - Zoe

    Look around you, what strikes you as perfect may just be staring at you right in the face. Look at flora - lavender, hydrangeas, orchids, water lilies and even carnations hold beautiful shades of purple and are ideal as you can use them in other wedding aspects such as the decor and the wedding bouquets making then blend beautiful with ease. These looks can be further elevated by the style you pick -whether traditional, elegant, modern or themed. You will find that ombre shading is still very popular and can look very appealing when styled with other wedding items such as the wedding cake and even the Bridesmaid's attire. If you're looking for a unique look, choose purple wedding themes that feature styles and designs taken from Asian, Bohemian and even Steampunk inspirations.

    We've put together some wedding style inspirations that combine purple with complementing tones and how you can go about designing the best wedding look for your dream day wedding.

    Pastel tones with one bold colour is a popular trend this year, with purple taking centerstage and accompanied by softer hues in the same colour palette and also by  complementing colours too, such as yellows and beige.

    Here are some choice purple wedding colour combinations that are just perfect ranging from elegant to modern and offbeat styles!

    Elegant Purple Wedding Inspiration

    Some ideas for elegant purple weddings includes the likes of the following

    • Lavender Inspired: These can feather lavender wherever seen fit but it's best to hone in on simplistic colours as the vibrancy of the purple/lilac hues will show through especially against white.

     

                                                                        Lavender inspired wedding theme and wedding invitations by DreamDay Invitations

    • Deep Plum Purples: You can use darker shades to create an elegant look that's muted yet throws a punch.

    Modern Style  Inspiration for Purple Weddings

    • Classy Bohemian: You can use a few selections from the purple colour palette to get the desired effect, whether with ombre or fusion that can be used with the flowers, the bridesmaid attire and of course the wedding invitations
    • Bold Pops of Purple: Much like the deep plum purples, you can use this sole bold colour to create a seamless look. As this is such a bold colour, it is often that a Modern wedding couple will opt for these.

       exotic Orchids for a beautiful wedding look! Orchid Obsession Square Vertical Dreamday invitations

     

     

    Purple Wedding Invitations Inspirations

    Ranging from traditional, elegant, contemporary and modern, there are many choices for your to choose from, especially if there is a theme you would like to personalise too. With inspirations such as these for your wedding, you are set.

                                                                           Abigale 5x7 Flat Wedding Invitation in Aubergine Lace Inspired Design by DreamDay Invitations

    Complete your wedding stationery suite with DreamDay Invitations by browsing the various customisable designs available at the online stationery shop. Contact the DreamDay Invitations Design Team to personalise your wedding stationery according to your wedding vision.

  • Typography Invitations for Weddings

    If you're looking for something unique, a design never seen before, then choose to buy typography wedding invitations because it's all about the words and how it's graphically represented. As the words play the biggest role in the unique edge, the choice of colour and complementing illustration or photography can accentuate the look even more.

    The great thing about typography invitations for weddings (or any other special event, for that matter) is that the way you present your information can even hint towards what you're planning, a preview of your love story. The accompanying invitation design as well as the typeface style can decide whether it is modern or vintage typography to allow your overall wedding theme shower through in an out-of-the-box and creative way.

    There are many types of invitations that use wedding typography styles that are well received. When you choose a specific typography wedding invitation template, if you're looking to personalising it you need to also consider the complementing items, such as the following.

                                         DreamDay Invitations Typography Invitation Designs for Weddings

    The Wedding Invite Wording - The choice of typeface, also known as the font has a huge influence on how the wedding invitation will look. If you are looking for a modern design, then san serif fonts would be ideal, whilst vintage styles would lean more towards serif and scripted fonts.

    The Wedding Colour Palette - The choice of colour and how each word (or even letter) is typographically laid out matters, because you're able to make a certain word or sentence "pop" in a seamless manner. These also extend to the accompanying illustration or flourish design to any iconography you may choose to include personalising your wedding invites. Chalkboard wedding invitations are quite popular in this regard.

    Use of Photography and Placement of Typography - If you have decided the style of design you want and if it involves modern typography that is often complemented with photography, then you might want to either select the invite template you want to use so you can work the photography style around it or you could choose the opposite where you choose the photography and move the placement and choice of typography design to include.

    The options are endless when you choose to buy typography wedding invitations online as you can communicate your custom requests for personalisation through email or chat and avoid the hassle of making appointments to consult the invitations designer for minute edits and changes.

    Don’t forget that we’re offering a 15% Discount on Typography Styles Site wide till the 6th of March 2015! Make sure to use the code “TYPE15” when purchasing Typography Invitations & Stationery online from the DreamDay Invitations website!

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