Before I got engaged I'd never thought about what colour scheme I might have for our wedding. I probably didn't think about it much as I don't like to fully conform to tradition. Probably two of my favourite colours were purple and teal, but I'm not sure I would have chosen them both together. I'd thought about having black dresses for my bridesmaids and letting them choose a style that suited them, rather than me choosing the design. I liked that idea, but we were getting married in August and it didn't quite feel like a summer colour.
When searching for ideas I came across a photo of a bouquet of sunflowers that I LOVED. There was also a purple flower in the mix and it broke up the yellow colour perfectly. I never in a million years thought I'd go for 2 bright colours like yellow and purple for my wedding. I did get comments like "wow, yellow and purple are very bright!". I then doubted myself as VERY bright really wasn't my style, but I wanted that bouquet and if it meant I'd have that colour scheme so be it.
I LOVED my bouquet, it turned out far better than I had ever imaged it. I'm so pleased I stuck with it.
And I really didn't mind the whole wedding having that colour scheme. Here's a few photos from our day.