Creative Colour – Midnight Blue

by | Bride, Creative Colour, Wedding Inspiration



The inky blue of the midnight sky, or the tropical sea before a storm.

– Combine with apple green and silver

– With pale pink and pearl grey

– With pale spring green, darker spring green and pearl grey

– With pale pink, and mid pink and ivory

– With watermelon, orange and hot pink, touches of spring green

– With cherry red, pale blue and sand

– With raspberry and cream

– With stone, ivory and pale blue

– With teal, sky blue and pearl grey

– With ivory, cream and gold, with touches of soft apricot

– Think a variety of textures such as shiny and sparkly, matte, satiny

– Silver, gold, pewter, crystals, opals, sapphires

– The lustre of pearls, pearlised containers, capiz shell

– Black and green olive branches, privet berries, peonies, roses, stephanotis, magnolia, dusty miller foliage, green or pink orchids

– Dull silvered metal chairs. Pale pink cloths with midnight blue piping and over cloths of midnight blue, pink peonies, soft grey leaves and black privet berries in old silver containers, silver candelabra with pink candles, midnight blue crockery set on beaten silvered place mats or large ‘plates’, silver edged wine glasses

– Stripes thick or thin, toile, Provencal style fabrics – try mixing the patterns to add interest

– A nautical theme

– Gold edged or midnight blue patterned crockery, blue water glasses, navy patterned toile tablecloths, navy striped napkins, cream, ivory and apricot flowers piled into glass vases, white candles in glass cylinders, or glass candelabra, modify the toile pattern for your invitations, place cards

– Stars, mirrored shapes hung in strands, mirrors placed on tables to reflect light, Venetian mirrors, silver ornate photo frames on each table detailing table number and guests names

– Hand blown or simple glass baubles hung from the ceiling, piled into glass cylinders or featured in your floral arrangements

– Groups of cone shaped candles of different heights in the colours of your scheme

– A table of berry desserts, or cheeses, fruit pastes, grapes and ports, or a lolly table with white and green lollies and the occasional navy jelly bean or purple jelly baby


Hydrangea bouquet from Zezé Flowers via Brides, glass beads from Beads Too, James Clifford Black Label Dress via Brides,

  • WestAussieWedding says:
    October 2, 2009 at 6:04 pm

    This is one of my long standing, all time, favourite colours!! It seems to have waned somewhat in popularity lately.. but hope to see it making a strong comeback!

  • Olive Productions Blog » Blog Archive » Color swatches are great ! says:
    October 3, 2009 at 2:55 am

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  • morgan says:
    October 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    this is our wedding colour and oct 2 is my birthday… how eerie is that!



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