RED. The color of love. This rich and dramatic hue evokes emotion, passion and romance and is the color of choice for many couples planning their big day. Red is also the most popular color for fall and winter weddings. However, red can be tricky to pull off without getting a holiday vibe or Christmas party feel. Because of it's bold, striking tone, red contrasts sharply with white and can appear stern when paired with other strong colors. Definitely not the vibe you want for your wedding day. With a few tricks, you can create the rustic wedding of your dreams while incorporating the color red. So bring on the dramatic blood red roses and get ready for some serious rustic vibes!
Tips for doing red right for your rustic wedding.
- Choose a venue with lots of rustic charm like brick walls and exposed beams.
- Pair red with wood accents like a farm table to neutralize the color palette.
- Add touches of mixed metals like gold flatware and copper charger plates to tone things down.
- Vintage glassware and décor like antique compotes and candlesticks add a touch of eclectic style.
- Use various shades of red to create a softer look and feel, red roses come in dozens of shades and sizes.
- Break up the red with small pops of feminine color like peach, blush and pink.
- Opt for lots of greenery, wildflowers and unique blooms to add texture.
- Lots of candlelight on your table will cast a warm and enchanting glow on your beautiful red blooms.
Our favorite rustically red flowers.
- Burgundy Dahlias
- Chocolate Cosmos
- Red Poppies
- Cocks Comb
- Burgundy Peonies
- Red Cloony Ranunculus
- Red Amaranths
- Pepper Berries
- Red Astilbe