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Pantone Spring – Summer 2016 Colour Palette

So it’s that time of year when all you lovely engaged couples start thinking and planning your Spring – Summer weddings. While you’re gathering inspiration and filling your Bride book with photos or madly saving ideas to your Pinterest page, here’s some inspiration that just may help! The NEW gorgeous 2016 key colours to get you started.

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Pantone the colour prediction service have put together an adorable palette, a mix of fresh bright pastels, just perfect for weddings. We’re loving them! Each and everyone works so well for weddings and we can’t wait to start putting together some exciting new ideas using them. For the first time ever Pantone have released two colours of the year, Rose Quartz and Serenity blue.

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ROSE QUARTZ – HUMMINGBIRD COLOUR REFERNCE IS CALLED ‘PINK DEW’.

At number one our fav, the most adorable shade of pink, ‘Rose Quartz’. A sweet balletic pink which works beautifully with a little gold! Our colour for inlays and printing is called Pink Dew, you may also love the paler shade of Baby Pink and try mixing it with Gold Leaf.

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Here’s the beautiful laser cut Doily Lace table plan and table numbers we made for Alexandra & Oliver’s wedding, made in pink dew.

Doily Lace laser cut table plan in blush peach and ivory

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Garden Party design.
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Vintage Birdcage design.

 

 

PEACH ECHO – HUMMINGBIRD CARDS COLOUR REFERENCE IS CALLED SIMPLY ‘PEACH’.

At number 2 a stunning summery shade that works for just about every wedding you could imagine, be it garden party, hotel, castle, country house, barn, marquee or beach, this colour just works! Delicate, vibrant, romantic and cheerful.

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Sugar flowers for a wedding cake in delicate shades of peach, we thought you could mix your shades of peach from pale to coral.

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Here’s some of our own laser cut invitations made in Peach.SONY DSC

 

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Tammy & Warrens bespoke Garden Party design with a peach inlay.

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Faye’s Paris bespoke design.

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Doily Lace design made with a peach insert, printed in dark grey with a quartz ivory ribbon.

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Laser cut Hummingbird Save the Dates

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Make Your Own designs, Dove and Wedding Cake in peach.

 

 

SERENITY – THE HUMMINGBIRD COLOUR REFERENCE IS CALLED ‘DANISH BLUE’.

At number three this timeless blue. Calming, graceful, light and airy. You’ll find it works beautifully with pure white, ivory and clotted cream to sand, stone and eco craft. You may also like slightly lighter shade of Wedgewood too!

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Up and Away laser cut invitation.
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Boho Bride laser cut invite with matching ribbon.

 

 

SNORKEL BLUE – HUMMINGBIRD COLOUR REFERNCE IS ‘BLUEBELL’.

At number 4 a happy, bright and cheerful shade of blue from the navy shade family. An elegant classic with a twist, its fresh and upbeat and works with gold and silver.

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Bicycle Made For Two design with midnight ribbon.

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Bespoke design looks stunning in this classic blue.

 

 

BUTTERCUP – THE HUMMINGBIRD SHADE REFERENCE IS ALSO ‘BUTTERCUP’.

Finally at number 5 this fun, cheerful and uplifting, oh so happy yellow is perfect for any happy occasion. Why not use daisy’s as your choice of flower, we love the simplicity of them. To soften this shade mix it with fresh summery greens.

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Buttercup Yellow Butterfly Menu from www.hummingbirdcards.co.uk Prices from £3.25 DIY and £4.15 Ready made



Mood boards from Chic Vintage Brides and Fab Mood.
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Delicious delights…

So its our last day in the studio before the Christmas hols and chat turned to cake, well what else! We’ve been putting a creative spin on our Christmas cakes and  some of us shared our photos this morning so we thought a quick festive posting would be perfect for the last day.

 

Claire went all ‘Festive Luxe’ with stunning gold holly and berries. Too good to eat Claire!

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Ruth did a wonderful ‘Vintage Retro’ scene with cute Santa and Rudolph doing the splits. Too good to cut Ruthie!

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Sally-Ann did a ‘Winter Wonderland’ with a frosty tree and sparkly birdcage! Too tall to fit in a cake tin Sal!

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So we’re off to eat cake!

Have a warm and wonderful Christmas and a peaceful new year.

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