While we were planning weddings, there’s no doubt creating mood boards was one of our favorite design related tasks. There was nothing better than seeing the way our clients’ faces lit up when we presented them with our carefully curated proposals. So, almost a year ago, we started a series to help guide you in the mood board designing process as you plan for your big day. We shared 5 reasons why creating a wedding mood board is important, a step by step guide on how to create one and where to find inspiration in order to create one. This week, we decided we wanted to start a Mood Board Monday series and share color palettes, textures and design elements that are currently inspiring us in hopes of inspiring you and your wedding design. Furthermore, we will share how you can achieve the look by using local resources right here in Central Florida!
This year, orange hues have made quite an appearance especially with the announcement of Pantone’s Color of the Year – Living Coral. We used that as our starting point with this week’s mood board Monday, although we ultimately decided coral wasn’t exactly the direction we wanted to go. Instead, we chose a darker hue reminiscent of terra cotta accented with olive green and pops of black.
This palette is a nice transition from the warmer hues of the winter months into the brighter and softer hues of the spring months. We love the modern and minimalist feel allowing the details to speak for themselves. Harder textures are complemented by soft luxurious textures like velvet and silk in order to elevate the design with little effort.
Mood Board Mondays Vol. 1
How to Achieve This Look
- Start with a solid, clean base as your foundation. A lightly textured white linen and subtle chairs, like clear ghost chairs, will do the trick!
- Add solid white plates and napkins to create a monochromatic look.
- Flank each place setting with modern black flatware and clear stemware for a clean contrast.
- Choose terra cotta accents such as place card holders, vases and silk ribbon details to highlight the primary color in the palette.
- Adorn the center of each table with organic terra cotta hued floral and muted greenery arrangements to complete the look.
- Opt for simple olive green dresses for your bridesmaids to tie it all together.