Creative Colour – Sage Green

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A soft silvery green that is a colour close to nature – the Australian bush, a pebble on the beach, lichen on a tree branch, dried moss on a rock.

Combine with whites of all hues

– With chocolate brown as accents

– With old fashioned deep rose pink and magnolia

– With pale lilac and deeper plum and touches of eggplant purple

– With sky blue, pale grey and off white

– With black and white

– With vintage apricot and pale grey

– With pewter grey and touches of fairy floss pink

– With pale apricot and magnolia

– With white and lots of different greens

– With lots of off white, pale grey and touches of autumnal hues such as coral orange, deep rusty red and bronzey brown

– With magnolia and midnight blue

– With wheat and duck egg blue or slate blue

– With silver, glass, pewter and copper and brass tinged with verdigris

– For an autumn wedding think natural combinations of twigs, dried grapevines, berries, black and green grapes, pewter, bleached wooden tables and accessories, sage green table runners and napkins on burlap cloths, sage green bridesmaids’ dresses with chocolate sashes, twine, birds nests with brown speckled eggs inside glass domes

– Keep your colour scheme fresh by introducing white and lots of different greens to your décor. White flowers, green flowers, and different greens in leaves can be your starting point to a light spring like feel. White furniture, white cloths and crockery set off with sparkling glassware, glass candlesticks with white candles, sage green dresses embellished with dark green crystal hair clips, dark green shoes, the same dark green sash on the bridal dress, sage green ties with pale grey suits for the men

– Pale blue and green hydrangeas, in glass vases on a pale blue tablecloth. Over cloth in pale sage organza beaded in blue. Bleached wooden or white furniture, a garden wedding, big bunches or pots of hydrangeas everywhere, maids in soft blue dresses accessorized with sage green – think ethereal, think floaty and summery

– White broderie anglais, white daisies, muslin squares tying up green sweets, satin or patterned grosgrain ribbon, old fashioned velvet flocked flowers, old silver ware

– Lilac agapanthus, green chrysanthemums, orchids, peonies, roses, hydrangeas, berries – green, red, purple, pale grey leaves, daisies, succulents, conifer branches and cones

– A lolly bar with lollies of every green imaginable in glass jars or milk glass white containers

– Birds or butterflies in sage green patterned Japanese paper hung in cascades from the ceiling

– Try stripes, polka dots, paisley or checks in sage green on a background of off white, cream or white as overcloths and napkins. Mix and match patterns to add interest. Flowers in white, with pale grey leaves, white tablecloths, white chairs, white crockery – keep everything else simple


Rosette from Brydferth on Etsy , cake from Pink Cakebox, bridesmaid gown from Aria, tie from Ties- Necktie

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