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The bright eye of the feather is imbued with, starting at the center, deep plum purple surrounded by turquoise and cobalt blues. Then come golds and browns. Greens follow next with a hint of bright peridot, then emerald and often an olive green.
The primary color of the peacock’s body is the brilliant cobalt blue of the neck and chest, with small splashes of black.
Keeping this in mind pick one or two colors that you will boldly incorporate throughout the wedding planning process, from invitations to wedding centerpieces. Think borders, banners, table runners, pew and chair bows, candles and the dominant flower(s) in bouquets and centerpieces
Then use other colors as embellishments to your primary colors. For example, add hints of these colors to invitations, place cards, napkins (tie a ribbon around each), bouquets, centerpieces and dessert.
The bride, groom, attendants and groomsmen can provide color – from hints to bursts. Cummerbunds and vests, cufflinks, hair accessories, shoes and jewelry all provide opportunity to showcase the peacock’s jewel like colors. Even nail polish (don’t forget about pedicures) are a great way to incorporate color. Bridesmaid dresses, even the bridal gown itself, can feature your favorite peacock color.
Dessert, whether it is being served or there is a dessert buffet, provides ample opportunity to incorporate you colors. The wedding cake can be wrapped in brilliant ribbons and adorned with fondant feathers or just the eyes of the feather. Adding bits of edible gold is a wonderful touch. If you are having a dessert table cupcakes and petit fours can easily be decorated in the a variety of colors. If having many dessert choices, let each choice feature a particular color (or two).
Wedding favors should also incorporate the peacock palette for it is reminder and thank you to your guests for being a part of your very special day. Favors need not be expensive or elaborate but choose something that you would like to receive.
We love these peacock wedding invitations that are printed on plantable paper, special eco-friendly paper that grows wildflowers when it’s planted! The collection made its debut this Spring and now includes invitations, rsvp cards, place cards, thank you cards and favor tags.
What’s special about these peacock wedding invitations
The unique thing about these peacock wedding invitations is that they are printed on plantable paper, a very special paper that is embedded with wildflower seeds. When your guests plant the invitation, they will grow a colorful bouquet of flowers. These invitations are stylish AND eco-friendly because by planting them, you leave no waste behind.
Many couples decide to give their wedding an original look that will make it one of a kind and memorable to all of their guests. An in their task to achieve this many couples decide to host a theme wedding.
While there are as many themes as couples getting hitch each year, one of the most popular themes nowadays is the peacock wedding theme.
The main colors for this theme are truly gorgeous and couples just adore celebrating and giving this theme their own signature. Blues and greens in different shades are usually combined with silver, white and gold.
But also the peacock theme can take a very different look with non traditional peacock colors. Just using the peacock design, more couples decide to use a different palette. Pinks, purples, lavenders, yellow and red are the most popular unconventional colors used for a peacock theme wedding.
And this theme adapts to almost any type of celebration, whether you want to have a vintage or modern look.
Wedding decorations, attire and favors are just some of the areas where you can make the theme come to life.
Here are 10 quick ideas on how to incorporate the theme to your wedding celebration.
1* Use peacock feathers to enhance a simple wedding invitation design. Tie them to the invitation with a silk ribbon or glue them at a corner for a creative look.
2* Wear a peacock inspired shoe. From the painted ones to those that include peacock feathers around your ankle or over the toe area, they are a great item to enhance your bridal look.
3* Have a peacock feather centerpiece. From the simple single long peacock feather in a vase to more elaborated arrangements combining feathers and flowers, you are sure to have a unique centerpiece with this item.
4* Carry a flower bouquet with some peacock feathers included.
5* Change into a peacock inspired gown for your reception
6* Use a pair of decorative peacock birds as cake toppers
7* Carry a peacock feather fan instead of the traditional flower bouquet
8* Make a candle arrangement suitable for the theme by adding a peacock feather string at their base.
9* Have your groom wear a peacock feather as an original boutonniere
10* If your peacock theme wedding happens around Christmas tis the season by creating an original arrangement placing the classic ball ornament in peacock like colors inside a tall glass vase.
Just with attention to detail you can create an spectacular look for your wedding day.