• Pantone Color of the Year 2017

  • Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery

    pantone color 2017 greeneryThe PANTONE name is known worldwide as the standard language for color. Whether you are a designer trying to communicate a color to a manufacturer or a bride communicating her color scheme, Pantone allows for easy translation and assures the perfect shade every time.

    Every year, the Pantone Color Institute chooses a color that they feel will be the “Color of the Year”. This color is chosen as a color snapshot that they see happening in our global culture. This year they have chosen the color “Greenery”, also known as, Pantone 15-0343.

    This gorgeous shade of green is perfect for any wedding and can be used in so many ways. Here are some ideas on how to incorporate it in your wedding:

    Paired with neutrals:

    Just because you want to use this color in your color scheme, does not mean it needs to be everywhere! When paired with neutrals, Greenery really livens up your design. It can take the space from plain to lively and welcoming.

    pantone greenery bridesmaid bouquet pantone greenery chair garland pantone greenery neutral reception

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    Added to floral:

    Adding green elements to your bouquets and centerpieces can make them appear to be fuller and bigger. It is also a great way to save a bit of money! These gorgeous floral pieces show how the Pantone color greenery and be added in various ways with many different kinds of flowers and plants.

    pantone greenery bridal bouquet pantone greenery floral centerpiece pantone greenery floral centerpiece

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    Subtle Decorative Elements:

    Even when used in really minor and subtle ways, the color Greenery is a fresh addition to any wedding. By adding a pop of color to your cake, your table linens, or even your escort cards, you are creating a more lively and fresh atmosphere to your wedding.

    pantone greenery cake decor pantone greenery cocktail table pantone greenery escort cards

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    For more information on the Pantone Color of the Year and other great color pairings, check out Pantone’s website!