A BLACK and WHITE WEDDING THEME
BLACK and WHITE IS PERFECT FOR A WEDDING THEME
Reasons why a black and white wedding theme is perfect for your big day
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A black and white wedding theme might be an unusual idea for many brides-to-be, but this classic, dynamic, graphic, sophisticated and.... romantic combination really is the best of all possible wedding color schemes.
A black and white wedding is a cinch to put together. These colors combine effortlessly.
No complicated matching of exact shades of a color across a variety of materials and wedding products! No need to carry around swatches and samples. Black and white is black and white. Even if there are slight variations of tone, it will still be interpreted as black and white. Or you could consciously choose crème, ecru or ivory in stead of pure white for paper, textiles and your dress, and charcoal or thunder grey in stead of deep black.
A black and white wedding theme is very versatile – and need I say – SO fashionable right now. You can dress these two colors up or down. They are perfect for any style and can be adapted to themes from Art Deco Gatsby to music themes and pretty country style.
The beauty of planning for a black and white wedding is that this color scheme enhances both the most sophisticated and the most humble of materials. Flowers, crockery, cutlery and table linen all benefit from this color partnership.
Fine bone china and silver reach a new level of sophistication. Paper picnic ware and plastic cutlery instantly develop a cheerful smartness. White stoneware takes on a classic bistro air. And pretty mismatched china becomes a unified cottage collection when teamed with black and white. Dots, gingham or small granny prints do the trick.
There is no need for specific black and white wedding supplies either. Those plain white items from the caterer are exactly what you need. Embrace all the regular white crockery, chairs, tents and flowers. And keep an eye out for “budget” items from discount stores. They’re just waiting for sassy black and white accessories.
The discount special on black ink and plain stock for cards and paper from the printer is tailor made for your black and white wedding invitations and other stationery. Just add a black and white ribbon to a card with stock wedding graphics and you suddenly have something special.
Or better still – why don't you print them yourself?
Because this is a perfect, foolproof, easy and – best of all – budget color scheme, it is ideal for do it yourself weddings and savvy crafters using printable crafts.
The Anni Arts Crafts ranges of printable crafts for 3D paper crafts and handmade card designs for a black and white wedding theme make professional graphic design and illustration by Anneke Lipsanen available to creative do-it-yourself brides.
Articles with easy-to-implement ideas that could work for other colours too.
• Black and white wedding invitations and stationery for DIY weddings
• Designing with ribbon for a black and white wedding
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