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19 cool ways brides can nail a blue colour palette

Blue wedding theme
The good news? There are more shades of blue than you could poke a hydrangea branch at. 
The even better news? This means you're pretty much guaranteed to be able to find one that works for your wedding. Spring and summer nuptials suit warmer shades of blue - think duck egg, periwinkle and pastels - while chilly-weather weddings work well with cooler blues, like navy or ocean blue. It can be used to create a contemporary, of-the-moment atmosphere, or well-placed pops of blue can complement a vintage theme. Put simply, it works pretty much anyway you like, from bridesmaid's dresses and a groom's shirt to painted mason jars and your reception linen. If you're getting the feeling that we're slightly obsessed with blue, you'd be spot-on (but let's be honest, it's not like we were trying to hide it). To spread the love for all things blue, we've rustled up 19 easy ways you can add a splash of it to your big day. And no, Eiffel 65's classic pop smash "Blue (Da Ba Dee)" isn't on this list, but we highly recommend adding it to your wedding playlist anyway. 

For you and your leading ladies...

Blue looks good on just about everyone, and that includes your bridesmaids. For a modern take, dress your 'maids in the same dress but in different shades of blue (this can be reversed too, so your ladies would be in different styles of dress in the same hue). If you want to get in on the action, head to the nail salon for a manicure or slip your feet into a pair of blue heels. 
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For the boys...

Don't forget to deck your groom out in his fave shade of blue. We love a man kitted out in a navy suit (or a bright blue if he's feeling brave) but for something less bold, a blue checked shirt looks especially dapper teamed with neutral-hued chinos and a waistcoat. If that's still too much colour, consider adding just a hint of blue with a tie or pocket square. 

For the lead-up to your nuptials...

Your invitations are the first hint your guests get about the overall look of the big day, so if you have your heart set on this cool colour palette, picking blue-printed stationery is a natural choice. 
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For the big day...

Oh, where do we start? Maybe with the bouquet you'll be carrying down the aisle? Or perhaps with blue table runners and napkins and table centrepieces and cake toppers... you get the picture. The options for adding one or multiple shades of blue to your venue are endless, and the hardest part is stopping at only a few. 
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