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    Apr 16, 2014

    35 Incredibly Fun Ways To Add Color To Your Wedding

    The wedding's so bright, I gotta wear shades.

    1. Swap confetti or rice for bright pom poms.

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    2. Set up a garnish bar for drinks...

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    ...or a toppings bar for ice cream and cake.

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    3. Build an ultra-bright bouquet.

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    4. Frame the ceremony site in a bold, vibrant hue.

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    5. Match ties to shoes...

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    ...or to socks.

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    6. Ditch the all-white cake.

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    7. Sport multi-colored manis.

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    8. Customize the groom's suit jacket with a hidden splash of color.

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    9. Mix tones with a mod-inspired DIY backdrop.

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    Easy how-to instructions on how to make one here.

    10. Or put together a balloon wall.

    Perfect for photos.

    11. Tint the traditional champagne toast with a hint of color.

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    This one used a small splash of grenadine.

    12. Trade traditional flowers for fabric ones.

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    Attach some curled ribbons for extra whimsy.

    13. Opt for an unexpected color scheme.

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    Turquoise, orange, purple, and pink. Why not?

    14. Remember that wedding dresses don't have to be all white.

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    Experiment with add-on fabrics or dip dyes. The effect can be as bold or as subtle as you'd like.

    15. Hang colorful ribbons from the ceiling at the reception...

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    Or behind the ceremony site.

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    16. Slip on a vibrant pair of heels.

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    17. Have your first look under a parachute.

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    Bonus points if your groomsmen match the parachute.

    18. Brighten up the boutonniere.

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    19. Stock the bar with colorful sodas.

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    Pottery Barn
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    20. Give each bridesmaid their own hue.

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    Your bridal bouquet can include a mix of all the flowers.

    21. Add a layer.

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    Don a colorful cardigan or wrap when the sun starts to set.

    22. Don't forget the cufflinks.

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    These are $12 on Etsy, and come in dozens of colors.

    23. Play around with unique decor and accents.

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    Because the world can only handle so many mason jars.

    24. Use paint chips as seat markers.

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    25. Amp up a neutral table setting with napkins that pop.

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    26. Sprinkles!

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    27. Incorporate a bold prop, like a bicycle...

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    Or a bus.

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    Bold indeed.

    28. Set up colorful lawn games...

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    29. Or a piñata!

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    Learn how to make a DIY piñata using Post-It notes here.

    30. Pass out whimsical ribbons to guests.

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    31. Turn your guestbook into a colorful keepsake.

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    32. Build an eye-catching (and easy!) centerpiece.

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    33. Have props handy.

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    You can find these on Etsy.

    34. Hand out rainbow-colored wedding favors.

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    35. Break out the crayons.

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    Cover the tables with white butcher paper and let guests channel their inner Picasso.

    Ready, set, COLOR!

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