Vintage yellow and grey

Yellow featured in Pantone’s colours for spring 2013. Today I’ve taken this colour as inspiration, toned it down from lemon zest to a more muted buttery yellow and mixed it with grey and creamy white for a fresh but subtle palette, full of the warmth of spring and summer with a decidedly vintage flavour.

Also hot on trend is the use of pattern and here I’ve suggested polka dots, stripes and chevrons with a bird motif threaded through just a few of the trends that are set to creep into design this year. These patterns can be used on anything from stationery to venue decor, accessories to table settings. I particularly like the bird reference which I’ve tried to keep understated in the bird seed favours and feather fascinator.

Get the look, image credits and suppliers top left to bottom right:-

You might also like to have a look at the feather DIY I featured last Thursday to complement this theme, I think it would work rather well as an accessory or for table decor you can find the link to the DIY here. Also watch out for Wedding Wednesday on Posy when I’ll be sharing my pick of headwear for brides who want to add that vintage touch.

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