Classic Blue: How to Use the Pantone 2020 Color of the Year for Your Wedding Day

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Happy Holidays from Wayfarers Chapel and a Happy New Year as we enter 2020! In case you haven’t heard, color authority Pantone recently announced its Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue. According to Pantone, the “enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era, instilling calm, confidence, and connection.” Reminiscent of the sky at dusk, the shade is timeless and elegant in its simplicity, making it the perfect color for a truly ‘Something Blue’ wedding day! Read on for our favorite ways to incorporate this special hue on the day you say, ‘I Do!’





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Colored Paper Invites

For your Save the Dates and formal wedding invitations, opt for colored paper, envelopes and/or ribbon to tie in the colored theme from the get-go.





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Classic Blue Florals

Whether you use a pop of blue in your wedding florals or go all out with a mix of blue hues, the bouquets and arrangements will set the tone for the rest of the decor and ambience you’re going for. Stray away from dyed flowers and opt for blooms more natural in tone, such as blue thistle, delphinium, anemone and hydrangea.





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Bridesmaids Dresses

Classic Blue makes for the most perfect bridesmaids dresses and is flattering on all body types, hair colors and skin tones. Give your bridal party the option to choose their own style of dress so they feel confident and comfortable while still keeping a cohesive look.





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Ring Box

For that perfect Instagram-worthy moment of your new bling, find a pretty blue box for your coveted ring. This can also be used for the ceremony in presenting your wedding bands.





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Statement Shoes

A pop of color in your wedding day shoes is a great way to incorporate the ‘Something Blue’ sentiment, especially with this year’s appropriate Pantone color! Go for a fun heel or flat in the deep blue shade, playing with texture such as velvet or satin.





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Set the Table

Decorate your reception tables in the Classic Blue hue with candles, linens, drinkware and florals. Go for a monochrome look or mix different variations of the blue shade for an ombre effect. Have fun with it!





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Champagne Toast

Rather than serving a blue-hued cocktail, elevate your champagne toast by placing edible flowers in the glass for a tasteful pop of color and sweet touch.





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Something Sweet

What is more ‘classic’ than a wedding cake? Update this typical wedding confection and add a hue of blue! This gorgeous watercolor treatment adds a modern edge to the three-tiered cake.





How much fun is this? Underwater-type feel, with blue everywhere, and subtle touches of lighting on the table, and then striking red centerpieces. Rad    Reception Decor Ideas Wedding Reception Photos on WeddingWire
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Late Night, Blue Light

Set a mood and kick off the dancing with a blue-hued light for the later portion of the reception. Shower your guests in color for a disco-ready evening!



Would you have a Classic Blue-themed wedding? Tag us in your wedding photos at @wayfarers_chapel on Instagram!