Gray Wedding Color – The New Neutral

When thinking of the usual neutral colors seen in wedding palettes, we typically think of white and ivory. Recently another color has gained popularity and gives couples one more option. That color is Gray.

The tone of gray can range from a soft blue-gray to a dark, warm charcoal. The color works particularly well for fall and winter weddings.

We created collages (shown below) that illustrate how to use gray as one of your wedding colors with Plum, Yellow, Green and Coral. It also works well with Pink, Purple, Blue and Red and more!

Please click the collages below for the enlarged versions.

When plum is added to gray, a particularly luscious palette unfolds.Plum and Gray Wedding Colors

Yellow is as sunny color that coordinates well with gray. The gray tones down the brightness of the yellow while the yellow brightens up the gray! A perfect match!Yellow and Gray Wedding Colors

Green paired with gray creates a unique and somewhat “earthy” palette. While we often see green with brown,the gray takes it up a notch and is a bit unexpected.Green and Gray Wedding Colors

Gray gives a fresh, modern look to a Coral, which has been a popular wedding color for many decades. Coral and Gray Wedding Colors

And if you can’t quite decide on a color to add to gray, you can’t go wrong with an all-gray palette!
Gray Wedding Color Theme

Some links from our Pinterest boards to help with color ideas:
Purple Wedding Ideas
Purple from Exclusively Weddings on Pinterest

Yellow Wedding Ideas
Yellow from Exclusively Weddings on Pinterest

Green and Gray Wedding Ideas
Green from Exclusively Weddings on Pinterest

Coral Wedding Ideas

Gray from Exclusively Weddings on Pinterest

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Photo Sources:
Plum & Gray: 
Kay Meyer Photography, Charlotte Geary Photography, Paul Barnett, Hazelnut Photography, Confetti Couture, Three Little Blackbirds Cakes, Absolutely Loved Photography – Yellow & Gray:  Stephanie Williams Photography, Oh Lovely Day, Jamie Clayton Photography, Catch My Party, Stephanie Williams Photography, Memory Makers Photography – Green & Gray:  Heather Parker Photography, Jillian Mitchell Photography, The Full Bouquet, Melissa Schollaert Photography, Just the Frosting – Coral & Gray: Cordele Photography, True Photography Weddings, Sugar City Sweets, Amelia Johnson Photography, Cupcake, Lane Dittoe, Yvonne Wong, Confectioner’s CounterGray:  Noaki Jewelry, The Cake Parlour, Christina Szczupak, Christian Oth Studio, The Nichols

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