You're probably well aware at how trendy mint green is right now, and it's no wonder why. It's vibrant, bold, beautiful and different! So if you're looking into having this color for your wedding color scheme, you are in the right place. Here are just a few ways to use the color mint throughout your wedding!
The color green symbolizes growth, harmony, renewal and freshness. The color green taken in by your eye gives a feeling of balance and calm. It is the predominant color of nature and is a symbol of life. The symbolism behind the color green makes mint green the perfect choice for a wedding color.
Your wedding is such a special time. It is time for growth and harmony. After all you will be harmoniously joined together. Mint green as your wedding color is a brilliant choice. Let us talk about some ideas of accent colors and decor ideas you can use with mint green on your special wedding day.
1. Mint and Champagne
Champagne is an elegant soft color. It symbolizes luxury and money. The two colors complement each other well both in symbolism and on the color wheel. Here some ideas of mint and champagne decorations:
- Flowing mint table clothes with gold silverware, fluted glasses, off white plates with a champagne-pink colored napkin fanned on the plate.
- Clear glass vases with fresh-cut champagne roses, greenery, and champagne pearls flowing out of the vases.
2. Mint and White
White is a clean and crisp color. White is considered the color of perfection. Choosing white to accent the mint green gives you a wide variety of flower choices. Here are some excellent white flower choices:
- Calla Lilies
- Trumpet Lily
There are so many more choices of white flowers to make for a beautiful mint and white wedding. Mint green bridesmaids dresses and flower girl dresses and stunning white bouquets with green cymbidium orchid accent flowers would make for a beautiful wedding.
3. Mint and Gold
Gold symbolizes love, compassion, courage, and wisdom. It will add a precious metal that brings glitz and glamour to accent the mint green color. It can be used to accent the decorations in the silverware, the plates and embellishments in the centerpieces on the tables.
Gold and mint green is a timeless color palette.The combination of mint and gold can either be a trendy style with a grandeur feel or can be transformed into an antique style of decor. Or try working in modern shapes of gold accents for a contemporary feel.
If you like the idea is mismatching bridesmaids dresses and want to add a touch of glamour, try putting some of your 'maids in a gold sequin dress! Or have your maid of honor stand out in a sparkly gown. The mother of the bride also always looks great in sparkle!
4. Mint Green and Peach
Peach symbolizes youth, the process of the renewal of life, charm, peace feminine charm. Peach is another very appropriate wedding color. Some ideas for using peach as an accent color are:
- Peach bridesmaid dresses
- Table decor such as napkins, candles and flowers.
- Peach flower topiaries for centerpieces.
Try mismatching your bridesmaids dresses with mint green and peach for the perfect spring wedding palette! You could also consider asking the Mother of the Bride or Mother of the Groom in peach as an accent color.
For a fun and easy decor idea, utilize shapes of mint and peach fans as a decor item. They can be used as decor behind the head table, a ceremony marker, or a backdrop for a photo booth!
5. Mint and Shades of Pastel Purple
Pastel purple contains the stability and calmness of blue with a splash of the dynamic energy of red. Pastel purple brings thoughts of royalty, peace, tranquility and grandeur. Choosing purple with mint green comes with a host of flower options. Some of the fabulous flowers to choose from that are purple are:
These are just a few of the many choices of purple flowers. Decorating with mint and purple combinations can be exquisite — arches with weeping lavender wisteria for photo ops. Centerpieces accented with dendrobium orchids and roses. Those are just a few decorating ideas. Try setting up a dessert bar with assorted sweets in varying mints and shades of purple!
6. Mint and Gray
Grey is a formal or sophisticated color. The mint green and gray color combination are very modern and formal. For a splash of pizzaz you could add gold accents. Or try incorporating silver into your color palette like silver picture frames for a memory wall.
You could add gold and silver ribbon on the cake with white fresh or gum paste anemones or calla lilies. There are endless possibilities for this sleek and trendy color combination. Put the men in grey suits to complement the crisp mint green.
7. Mint Green and Coral
The color coral gets its name from marine life that captivates and decorates the bottom of the sea. Coral is a fresh and invigorating color. When coral is combined with mint green it pops out and captures your attention. Here are a few decorating ideas:
- A pale mint-colored cake with vibrant coral poppies or roses is beautiful.
- Flowing coral material to accent the table with gold silverware, off white plates, floating candles surrounded by rose petals makes for an impressive table decoration.
Coral and mint green are a common color palette for rustic wedding celebrations. For an inexpensive decor idea, try painting mason jars and using coordinating ribbon to bring in mint and coral. Baby's breath is an inexpensive filler flower that looks right at home in mason jars for rustic affairs.
8. Mint Green and Yellow
Yellow symbolizes happiness, positivity, clarity and loyalty. Those are all very appropriate qualities for your special day. Yellow is a very simple color to use to decorate a wedding. There are so many choices in flowers from roses to calla lilies, daisies and many more.
Giving your guests something to take home with them is always fun. It lets them know that you are thankful for them sharing your special day with you. Present your guests with mint green wedding favors to match your color scheme and make it part of your tablescape. Or, offer wedding favors in your complementing color like gold, silver, white or black.
9. Mint and Pink
The color pink is a symbol of caring, compassion and unconditional love. It reduces the raging physical passion of red to gentle affection, loving energy, harmony and sweetness.
Mint green and either pink or even a blush color can be accented nicely with gold or silver. The color combination can easily be transformed into a vintage style or have a country charm flair.
One neat way to take your mint wedding color scheme, is to make it take on a vintage flair. Visit a thrift store for pieces that you can DIY spray paint with mint, gold, white, tan, or whatever you would like your complementary colors to be.
As you can see, there are tons of clever ways to make this work. For example, picture frames, vases, bunting, suitcases, and even cake stands; all look great when upcycled with a coat of paint.
There are so many ways to make your mint green wedding look amazing. Get a little creative and do some research and you're sure to host a beautiful day. What do you think about these ideas?
Michelle has been with Wedding Favors Unlimited for nearly 20 years. Starting out in Customer Service, she’s interacted with thousands of Brides helping them navigate every detail imaginable around a wedding. She became a full-time writer for us because she realized he kept getting the same questions over and over and wanted to share them with everyone. Feel free to ask Michelle a question below!