The Color Gods at Pantone have proclaimed 2013 the year of the Emerald!
BUT, their idea of emerald is not My idea of emerald.
(I had a bathtub in my childhood home, built in the 50’s that was their vision of green, Too hipster and retro with a hint of blue? LOL)
Then come the magazines and online versions of the trending colors, not really found in nature. But clients will be asking!
So what can you do to still stay fresh and current? Pick the tones that compliment you!
As you can see from this image. There are variations on the Trending color wheel that should fit almost every taste. and frankly when it comes to weddings and party designs a hint of the trendy with classic can bring your event into the current without it feeling dated in photos a year from now. The same goes for Themes. Less is more!
We have all heard ” You look amazing in that color!” Or ” Have you lost weight, that outfit looks beautiful!” Think how confident that made you feel.
Event decor is no different. “dressing” the venue to its best potential and feeling great in that space is all part of the planning process. The season, lighting and the element of beautiful flowers!!
Complimenting your desired theme does not mean that every nook and cranny must have a theme item.
For instance… A winery wedding doesn’t have to be dripping in bottles, barrels, corkscrews and purple linen.
It’s the essence thats important!
Being located in So. Cal. Wine Country ( Temecula) we have over 30 wineries, each with a unique personality. So when designing for my couples I will ask them if they have walked the venue. And What was the first impression they had of the location. One may say Tuscany, another the So. of France, or another a Villa In Spain. So that can be the point that you say “Oh!!” And the design inspirations start to flow. Colors spring to mind and unique flowers of the season pop forward from all the others.
So if Pantone says Emerald Green and you are more of a Poppy Flower Red , No worries. There is something to be said for being true to yourself and what makes you feel confident and beautiful!
surround yourself with these personal tones and gather the compliments!