Calling all you brides-to-be getting married this year — I’ve got a trend alert! The official color has been announced by Pantone and I’m crushing on the idea of seeing lots of shades of ultra violet to come. From your bridesmaids dresses to your invitation suite there are countless ways to incorporate this year’s hottest color into your big day. So if you’re thinking of being on trend and using shades of pretty purple in your wedding day palette, I am breaking down how to flawlessly design your wedding with the color of the year.

Move over wine, pink and red, you’d be surprised at how many different flowers actually come in purple. Work with your florist on your to incorporate different shades of purple.

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Whether you are going to a a local shop, getting your paper goods on Minted or custom ones from Etsy. Using ultra violet on your invitation suite is a beautiful way to showcase the color.

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Let your girl’s shine in this gorgeous color in beautiful ultra violet bridesmaids dresses. The bridesmaids dresses are a huge part of establishing your wedding colors so this will tie your theme together in a big way.

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From the linens, to glassware, the menu cards, flowers and decor, there is lots of room to play here. Incorporate ultra violet on your welcome table, reception table and cake table, but not for everything. I find one color weddings tend to look a little flat.

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Whatever your dogs important role in your wedding, use a ultra violet leash or give your furry friend a floral halo of ultra violet flowers.

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Pick a beautiful ultra violet frosting shade or talk to your florist about adding florals to your cake or both!

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Add violet florals to your all white bouquet or let your bridesmaids rock the color with their bouquets.

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Turn your signature cocktail into a beautiful purple masterpiece for each guest to be holding the color.

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