Color Block Wedding Ideas to Inspire your Big Day Palette

If the words whimsical, bright, original and playful speak to your soul, then consider yourself due for a color block frenzy. One of our favorite modern wedding trends has been poppy hues in organized chaos, and if we’ve come to any conclusions it’s that there’s no wrong way to do color block weddings. You can incorporate this theme anywhere from the chairs in your tablescape to the dress you wear to the desserts you eat. So we’re sharing 30 ideas with you below to put your personalized color block wedding designs in motion!
pink velvet color block wedding tablescape
Photo by Kayla Snell with styling by Mayhar Design

Palm Springs Wedding with Every Color of the Rainbow #summerweddingcolors #palmsprings #funweddingideas
Photo by Christina Karst from this colorful Palm Springs wedding
color block popsicles
Photo and styling by Ray Ray
Take these ever-so-slightly galactic pops for example. They’ve got abstract shapes and ombre shades, all thanks to the visual interest of colorblocks!
color block wedding tablescape backdrop
Photo by Sally Pinera via Style Me Pretty
color block stitch fabric wedding backdrop
Photo by Brandon Kidd
This stitched fabric backdrop offers up another wow factor. With berry pinks, soft teals and oatmeal shades threading it all together, we can’t get enough of these monochromatic color wheels.
color block wedding glassware
Photo by Jodee Debes Photography with calligraphy from Prim & Pixie
color block wedding cake toppings
Photo and cake by Ray Ray
color block wedding invitation suite
Photo by Chris Isham with invitation suite from Olive Juice Press
watercolor dessert display backdrop with color block squares
Photo and styling by Oh Happy Day
Oh my, watercolor! Individual painted squares come together to create a dessert backdrop that honestly, we might see walking through the front doors of Anthropologie.
color block wedding menu place setting
Photo and styling by Color Theory Collective
colorful rock formation with bride and groom
Photo by Tiffany Sangster
If your venue has a natural color block feature, then we say flaunt the heck out of it. There’s not much else that needs to be done to reign in the oohs and ahhs. And if you’re wondering where in the world this beaut is located, google search the Seven Magic Mountains in Nevada!
color block stained glass wedding backdrop
Photo by Steph Wahlig via The Perfect Palette
peach color block wedding invitations
Photo by Sally Pinera via Style Me Pretty
color block planter backdrop display
Photo via Design Milk
color block chair wedding tablescape
Photo by Studio EMP via Casa de Perrin
Now THIS is a family-style table, with color swatches transitioning two by two. Not to mention the dreamy velvet texture of the chairs.
ombre pink to purple wedding escort card display
Photo by Scott Clark Photo with display by Prim & Pixie
colorful balloon display
Photo by East Olivia Creative
Balloons are a simple and cost-effective way to create a backdrop that packs a heavy design punch. It doesn’t take too much to fill a space, so it’s fairly easy to see why they’ve become so pop(ular) in recent years.
color block thread wedding favor backdrop
Photo by Brandon Kidd
teal velvet tablescape al fresco dinner party
Photo by Anna Delores Photography from this color block dinner party
color block yellow wedding dress
Photo by Mary Costa
color block wedding welcome bag
Photo by Peter Ardito
Welcome bags are another area you can totally capitalize on the color block theme. Just look at that adorable striped towel!
earth toned color block wedding escort card display
Photo by Jenny Smith & Co with display by Prim & Pixie
color block marigold wedding place setting
Photo by Sally Pinera
Marigold + soft pink against a pale blue background – that’s all it takes in this colorful place setting to make our hearts flutter.
color block velvet chairs family style tablscape
Photo by The Wedding Artists Collective via The Venue Report
color block wedding fashion and chairs
Photo by Mary Costa via Green Wedding Shoes
Thoughtful favor displays are on the rise, and we love the idea of weaving ribbon to wrap the gifts. It adds depth, keeps the goodie a surprise, and just imagine the photo opp potential!
color block wedding favors
Photo by Jen Huang
geometric color block wedding invitations
Photo and invitation by And Here We Are via Oh So Beautiful Paper
We’re obsessed with this prize ribbon lollipop idea as a treat for any kids that attend your wedding too. What better way to get them involved!
color block table
Photo and styling by Sugar & Cloth
pastel balloons and llama with floral wreath
Photo by Mary Costa
Hey, this llama isn’t too far off from what we’re seeing in weddings today. Add color blocks to floral wreaths + balloon clusters with your bride and groom portraits beside these adorable fur babies.
That’s a wrap on the color block wedding ideas (for now)! We know these looks will only continue to find places in our hearts, and we’re trying to be patient as we eagerly await your personalized creations. So anchors away, folks! And if you have an affinity for any of other wedding trends making the rounds, check out our favorite ideas for celestial weddings and pampas grass designs too. We’ve got your back!

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