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Pantone color of the year 2018: Ultra violet
February 28, 2018
4 Ways to Incorporate the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year in Your Wedding

Ultra Violet has officially been named the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year!

For anyone with a creative eye, this is a big deal – Pantone is the world color authority and annually decides the color during secret meetings in Europe. Once the Color of the Year is chosen, it becomes an instant trend which designers then incorporate into their art.

As one of the best wedding and event spaces in Columbus, we at The Grand Event Center regard wedding planning and design to be a truly special form of art and believe that – much like snowflakes – no two weddings are ever the same. Working with our expert staff, couples get to customize every aspect of their big day to fit their unique personality and flair.

According to Pantone, Ultra Violet “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.” If you’re planning your 2018 wedding, then you may be thinking of ways to work this trendy color into the ceremony or reception in some way.

To help inspire you, here are four ways to incorporate the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year in your wedding.

 Ultra Violet Wedding Flowers

Throughout your wedding, you can incorporate the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year by adding ultra violet and purple-colored floral arrangements. If you can’t picture yourself having all-purple bouquets at your wedding, then consider arrangements that feature mostly neutral-colored flowers, with a few violet-colored varieties – such as orchids – sprinkled in between. This type of wedding flower design makes the color pop out more and accents the bouquet in a much bolder, trendier way.

Ultra Violet Wedding Invitations

Before the ceremony even begins, you can integrate the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year by adding Ultra Violet to the wedding invitations. This can include featuring the color on the envelope design, hand-writing the wedding invitations in violet ink, posting violet-colored stamps on each letter or sprinkling the invites with a bit of purple glitter.

Ultra Violet Wedding Cake

An entirely Ultra Violet wedding cake might not be appealing, but there are still ways to integrate the color more inconspicuously. This can include adorning your wedding cake with purple and violet flower decorations, employing Ultra Violet frosting on cake’s edges or designing the cake with Ultra Violet accents such as fondant shapes.

Ultra Violet Wedding Attire

Last but not least, you can incorporate the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year in your wedding attire. This requires a bit more commitment than the other options but can be pulled off if done right. Ultra Violet wedding attire for women can include the wedding dress, bridesmaids’ dresses, jewelry or even a floral headpiece. Ultra Violet wedding attire for men can include ties, bowties, socks, vests, cufflinks and cravats.

If you’re planning a wedding in Columbus, visit The Grand Event Center and consult with our expert planners for even more tips and suggestions for incorporating color into your celebration.