The 6 Best Colors for a Nature-Inspired Wedding

If you need inspiration for the most beautiful day of your life, there’s no better place to start than nature.

The natural world is home to beautiful springtime meadows, sparkling oceans, lush fall forests, and snowy fields. There’s a near-endless kaleidoscope of colors for you to choose from. It can be overwhelming if you’re not sure where to begin. That’s why we’ve collected some of our favorite nature-inspired color palettes to help you on your wedding journey.

How to choose your color palette

When choosing a color palette for your nature-inspired wedding, take heed of the season.

If your venue is outdoors, then using in-season flowers and greenery can create a cohesive look that elevates your ceremony. On the other hand, If your wedding venue is indoors, then your decorations can transform your ceremony into a nature-inspired wonderland.

The overall mood and theme you’d like to set for your wedding is also a defining factor. If you’d like to create something soft and delicate, then some Bridgerton-inspired pastels might be in order. For bolder weddings, more vivid or striking colors could help complete your look. 

It all depends on your unique vision for your special moment.

Beautiful nature-inspired wedding color palettes

1. Blush and Cream

Spring is known for new life and beginnings. With blossoming flowers abound outdoors, it’s the perfect season for a wedding. This natural wedding color palette captures the beauty of muted pastel blossoms and fresh greenery.   

This blush and cream color palette creates a soft, delicate look with flowers in pastel hues. The cream shades are classic and elegant, while the subtle pink provides a special burst of color. It’s sweet, innocent, and romantic, making it ideal for traditional weddings.

2. Dusty Rose and Mauve

Nature is home to a vast selection of pink flowers, from soft pastels to vivid palettes. Pink is also the color of love and romance. It lends itself beautifully to weddings.

This dusty rose and mauve color palette pays homage to the beauty of spring and summer. The mauve hues create layers of interest and depth, while the understated dusty rose provides elegance and sophisticated charm.

It’s romantic and natural, making it a classic choice for spring or summer weddings.

3. Lilac and Gold

Often associated with royalty, purple is one of nature’s rarest hues. It’s also one of the most versatile. Depending on the shade, it can evoke feelings of passion and vibrance, or elegance and sweetness.

This Lilac and Gold color palette combines multiple shades of purple to create an eye-catching look. Soft lilac helps create an endearing look, while the bolder shades of purple provide a touch of passion. It’s a wonderful choice for springtime weddings with a playful touch.

4. Sunset Terracotta

Nature offers plenty of warm and vivid colors for inspiration. Think smoldering sunsets or rustic autumn forests.

This sunset terracotta wedding palette creates a warm and earthy look that’s passionate and inviting. The warm yellows, reds, and oranges can compliment vivid fall foliage, or create an inviting display indoors. It’s an excellent choice for weddings in the late summer or early fall.

5. Dusty Blue and Navy

Blue doesn’t often appear naturally in many flower varieties. But if you want to evoke the beauty of crystal blue water or a vast sky, using a blue color palette is the perfect way to do it.

This dusty blue and navy color palette is bold and unique, using cool blue hues to create a striking effect. It’s a non-traditional choice that’s perfect for adventurous brides or those who want to create a special statement. It’s our color palette of choice for seaside weddings or weddings that take inspiration from the water.

6. White and Sage

White is the quintessential wedding color. White flowers symbolize purity, commitment, and devotion, making it a classic color choice.

This white and sage color palette combines delicate white flowers with warm and lush greenery. It’s an elegant and understated choice, perfect for brides who desire a classical aesthetic. The white flowers can complement your dress, helping you seamlessly style your wedding decor with your bridal look.

White is also synonymous with snow, making this color scheme an excellent choice for winter-inspired weddings. Though this inviting white and sage color palette is appropriate for any season, warm or cold.

Other ways to bring the beauty of nature into your wedding decor

While flowers and greenery are the most obvious way to take inspiration from nature, don’t forget other touches at your wedding.

Wooden signs or arches can evoke the rustic, sturdy quality of trees. Draping fabric or tablecloths can become flowing waterfalls. Lantern light can become dreamy, flickering fireflies. Little details add up to create a stunning whole.

It’s also worth noting that you don’t have to use real flowers to create a natural look for your wedding. Artificial flowers can create a beautiful, natural look without the expense of real flowers. Unlike real flowers, they won’t wilt or fade, and you can reuse them afterward.

Using artificial flowers can also allow you greater control over every little detail at your wedding. All it takes is a little time and effort–and some help from Ling’s moment.

Where to find beautiful wedding flowers for your wedding decor

If you’re looking for a beautiful and affordable way to elevate your wedding, Ling’s moment’s flowers and greenery are an excellent choice.

Our designer flower boxes offer a carefully curated selection of flowers and greenery in color palettes inspired by nature. Just choose your favorite palette, then follow our DIY tutorials to create your very own nature-inspired wedding decorations.

You can also invite your friends and family to join you in the DIY process in an outdoor crafting session. It’s a fun and engaging way to include your loved ones in your special day, and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine.

If you’re short on time or don’t want to make your own decorations, don’t worry. Ling’s moment also offers pre-made decor ideal for brides short on time. You can shop by color collection, or browse our library of pre-made wedding decor here.