6 Citrus-Inspired Design Ideas to Brighten Up Your Big Day

There’s plenty to miss about sunshine and summer weddings, but if we have to settle for one thing we’re dreaming of it might be those crisp, citrus color schemes.

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Citrus-inspired stationery and sweets are sure to impress guests

Photos by Astrid Photography. Styling Hayley Garrison Phillips.

Custom place-card settings and table numbers by Handmade Letters, Custom citrus sugar cookies, $60 for 12 at District Baking Co.,

Snag some groovy one-of-kind candles

Candles, $18 to $22 at No One Alike, Candlesticks, rental at Something Vintage Rentals,

Use a striped paper straw to gussy-up day-of snacks

Striped paper straws, $1.25 for 25 at Glassware from Falls Church Antique Annex.

Toss some eye-catching pillows into your lounge area

Orange pillow, rental at Something Vintage Rentals, Leaves pillow, $30 at

Incorporating richly colored pottery can add a pop of color

Coral vase, $24 at Anthropologie. Pomegranate bud vase, $38 at Kuzeh Pottery,


Polish off your wedding day look with a floral crown accessory

Photograph of floral crown by Lauren Bulbin

Flower crown by Rocking Bird Flower Co.,


This article appears in the Winter/Spring 2019 issue of Washingtonian Weddings.

Assistant Editor

Hayley is an Associate Editor at Washingtonian Weddings. Previously she was the the Style Editor at The Local Palate, a Southern food culture magazine based out of Charleston, South Carolina. You can follow her on instagram @wandertaste.