What’s trending for 2018 weddings?

Here’s a peak at what I’ve found is popular for 2018 weddings so far

navy blue wedding motif invitation theme 1Trending colors for 2018 weddings include Rose Gold (metallic), blush pink, turquoise, navy (or midnight) blue, classic black and white, burgundy (wine or marsala) and all things greenery (botanical themes). These dominant colors can be teamed with white, gold and champagne for contrast. Purple (ultra violet) is also a very popular color trend, teamed this year with lime green.

rustic green leaves wedding invitation photo trending 2018Trending wedding themes for 2018 include tropical (this year it’s dark tropical). Rustic weddings remain popular – they’re leaning more towards an inky, grunge style this time around. Weddings with a botanical, nature theme (lots of green leaves) remain very popular. Metallic themes with strong geometric lines and marble accents are just some of the delights you’ll also see this year. It’s quite eclectic!

Don’t take my word for it See for yourself!

I’ve created this handy color picker tool to help you view at a glance the hottest most popular wedding invitations and matching stationery at this given time in your chosen color theme. The colors are a guide only as the shades will be varied when you click on the color tile. Surprises await you – take a peep!

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Featured below are a couple of my own designs to compliment this years trends followed by some moodboards for inspiration.

Moodboards 2018 2019 weddings

Turquoise and Lemon

Teal and Yellow Wedding mood board 2

Turquoise Lemon wedding color palette

Turquoise and Yellow is a stunning color combination and trending now for weddings and home decor.

Blush Pink and Gold

Pink and Gold Wedding Mood Board

Pink and gold or Blush and Gold wedding themes are trending for brides who like romantic glamor. The pink is pretty and soft and suited to Spring and Summer weddings and the gold adds that touch of elegance and class. This mood board features a color palette which include pale pinks and bold cerise pink for contrast.

Rose Quartz and Serenity (Pink and Blue to you and I)

Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue Wedding Theme trending mood board

pink blue wedding trend mood board

Pantone’s colors for 2016 were rose quartz (pale pink) and serenity (pale dusky blue) and they feature in this modern mood board. Choose a modern wedding dress with color to make the most of this trend.

Blush and Mintwedding blush mint moodboard

Blush is the buzz color at the moment and mint is the fresh new color trend for weddings, pair them together and you have a very pretty fresh modern wedding theme.

Turquoise and Coral

Wedding trends 2016 Coral

color palette coral turquoise

Coral is a very popular color this year and you will see it paired with mint, teal, turquoise and aqua – all members of the blue, green family. It is a warm color combination and perfect for a fall wedding.

Turquoise and Chocolate

Turquoise Fall Wedding mood board

turquoise and brown color palette for fall wedding
Modern Turquoise Custom wedding 4.25x5.5 Paper Invitation Card

Fall weddings are great for wedding couples who prefer warmer deeper colors. The color theme featured in this mood board is trending turquoise and chocolate brown. This is a lush combination and perfect for brides who want to be right on trend for 2018 and 2019.

Art Deco Vintage Theme

great gatsby wedding stationery art deco invitations

color palette black gold deco

Art Deco, Roaring Twenties, Great Gatsby are some of the names given to this vintage wedding theme, Art Deco has become popular thanks to the various period dramas, films we’ve seen lately. Let us not forget the lace mermaid wedding dresses worn by many celebrities for their weddings which has also helped boost this theme to the trending spot it now holds.

Yellow and Grey

Yellow and Grey

Trending Wedding Themes 2016 – Spring/Summer Wedding Yellow Grey mood board

yellow and grey wedding color palette

Pretty pastel yellow and grey has been trending a while and will continue to do so for Spring and Summer weddings in 2018 and 2019. These subtle shades are modern and chic and will be with us a while yet.

Purple, Black Rock Goth

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Rock Wedding Theme mood board black purple

Purple black rock goth color palette

Rock and goth weddings are of course popular for rocker and gothic chicks. Colors of purple and black are trending for this wedding theme as are skull elements and all things drama.

Scottish Tartan

scottish wedding theme ideas

Scottish red black green tartan wedding color palette

Scottish brides and grooms will love this tartan wedding collection and theme. You can be perfectly patriotic and stylish with the ideas in this mood board.


marsala wedding mood board

marsala wedding color palette

Marsala, wine, berry, maroon colors became popular in 2017 and continues to trend throughout 2018 for fall and winter weddings due its warm and rich color. This mood board showcases this wonderful wedding color theme in all its magnificent glory.

Purple and Lime

Purple and Lime wedding mood board

Purple lime wedding color palette

Purple and Lime green are a wonderful color combination for Fall weddings and for the bold bride and groom who enjoy these colors. Mix it up with different shades of purple for the bridesmaid dresses.

Metallic Winter

Christmas Wedding theme mood board supplies

winter weddings silver gold color palette

Winter weddings are so pretty with the bright white, snowflake elements, crystal decorations and metallic gold and silver embellishments.

Fairy / Woodland Wedding

fairy wedding mood board

fairy wedding color palette

Fairy wedding themes are becoming popular thanks to popular TV shows and films. It is an extension of the shabby chic, bohemian theme and is so pretty with the emphasis on woodland wedding ceremony’s, garden receptions, flower displays, natural wood elements and of course lots of imagination for the wedding dress and other decorative elements.

Indian / English Fusion Weddings

indian english fusion wedding moodboard gold white

Bringing two cultures together to create a seamless fusion of both is a challenge as you’re aiming to cater for your own tastes and expectations of family. Check out our tips on creating a Fusion Indian English wedding here.

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Let us know in comments what you think of these trends and if you’d like to see a different trend featured!


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