How The Colour of the Year is Influencing Wedding Design


Colour is an important part of all of our lives, and a good colour scheme make all the difference in beautiful wedding design.

One of the main indicators of trendy wedding colours is the Pantone Colour of the Year, decided annually right before the new year. In December, Pantone announced the 2020 colour of the year, classic blue.

According to the Pantone Colour Institute, classic blue is a muted blue tone, reminiscent of the sky at dusk.

So we looked at 10 amazing ways to incorporate classic blue in your wedding design.

Place Settings

Your reception place setting is the perfect place to implement pops of colour!

From candles to linens, table numbers, centrepieces or even the glasses. These all add a hint of elegance in this rich blue tone.

Here are some ideas that we particularly love:

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Cake design has only become more amazing with each passing year.  Forget traditional, the world is now your oyster and anything is possible!

When it comes to using this royal blue tone, you aren’t just limited to some accent flowers or a cake topper.  Think blue icing, metallics, feature tiers, crystals and more!

Here are our favourite Pantone 2020 accented wedding cake ideas:




Interesting and colourful lighting is a great way to influence the overall vibe of your reception! There’s something about blue lighting that really creates an ‘other world’ type of feeling – it’s mystical and yet romantic and we love it!

When it comes to blue lighting, there are quite a few ways you can pull these off & here are some of our favourites:

Bridesmaid Dresses

This muted blue is the perfect colour for your bridesmaids, and it looks good on every skin colour and body type. You can be sure that your wedding pictures will look beautiful with this colour scheme.

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Flower Girls

By far the cutest incorporation of the colour of the year that we have seen so far is in flower girl or ring bearer outfits! Pair this tiny classic blue formal wear with matching rose petals or a matching ring box for a ceremony that is guaranteed to be adorable.


It’s no secret that weddings require a lot of stationary! Save the dates, invites, RSVPs, and envelopes are a perfect opportunity to make the most of  your colour scheme from the very beginning. We love classic blue lined envelopes and calligraphy pulled through each invite.

Statement Pieces

Adding a bold statement décor piece is a gorgeous way to incorporate your wedding colour into your holistic design. This blue rose petal curtain is a beautiful incorporation of the colour and is a detail that your guests are sure to remember.

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Floral Arrangements

From the bouquets to the aisle to the reception centrepieces, flowers are a beautiful burst of colour for every aspect of your wedding. These varied blue arrangements are gorgeous, and can be used throughout the whole day.

So there you have it! 10 ways to incorporate Pantone’s 2020 colour of the year in your wedding! From the outfits to the décor, classic blue is a beautiful colour scheme.