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Coral Reef Color Combinations
Since David's Bridal introduced Coral Reef, it has been an incredibly popular wedding color. Our Coral Reef colored sand, which is compared to the David's Bridal color, is one of our most popular sand colors year-round. Here are some of our favorite Coral Reef color combinations.
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A question that we get asked a lot is “What is the difference between your Coral and Coral Reef sand?” I’d like to answer that question for you, as well as show you just a few of the many ways it can be used for a wedding color.
When brides come to us looking for coral sand, they have a pretty specific shade in mind, and it’s typically either a peachy coral with a bit more orange to it, or a salmon shade of coral that leans more towards the pink side of things. Since coral has become, and continues to be, such a popular wedding color, we decided to offer both shades so you can be sure your sand ceremony and decorations are exactly what you want.
Our Coral unity sand is the shade that would be described as peachy, and it leans more to the orange side. Coral Reef unity sand could be called a salmon shade, and it falls more towards the pink side.
Whichever shade you choose for your wedding, they both can be paired with so many other colors to fit nearly any wedding theme.
For a beach theme or destination wedding, pair one of the shades of coral with a color like Spa or Malibu. With touches like seashells and tropical flowers, this color combination can make you feel like you’re in paradise.
If you’d rather be sailing on the water than relaxing on the beach, add our Marine colored sand to one of the corals, and you’ll have a perfect combination for a nautical theme. This theme is easily accented with stripes, anchors, and other sea and boat related items.
Pair Coral or Coral Reef with a neutral shade like tan or hazelnut, and you’ll have a perfect color combination for a western chic wedding. Add some burlap and lace, weathered wood signs, and wildflowers to this color combination, and you’ll have an event that is equal parts rustic and romantic. This is a great combination to carry over into a fall wedding, as well.
To channel the days of past, create a combination of Coral and Mint. With touches of gold, you’d have a unique vintage feel to your big day.
If you’re wedding is going to be a spring fling, consider pairing a shade of coral with Sunbeam for a vibrant and fresh theme. This bright and happy combination would transition perfectly into your flower arrangements, as well.
It seems like no matter which shade you choose or what you combine it with, Coral and Coral Reef are incredibly easy colors to work with and build your wedding theme around.
Rosemary for Remembrance
Since the Middle Ages, rosemary has had a place in wedding traditions as a symbol of remembrance. For the newlyweds, it is a symbol of fidelity and a promise to remember the vows made to each other that day. It is also used as a symbol of love and promise to loved ones passed on to not forget the impact they made on your life or the memories you made together.
In those ancient times, brides would wear a rosemary wreath around their head, and grooms and wedding guests would also wear a sprig of rosemary. With bohemian, garden, and vintage themed weddings becoming more popular, this traditional wedding love charm would make a whimsical addition to a wedding day hair do. Rosemary could also be worked into nearly any bridal bouquet or table centerpiece to add a fragrant and natural element. Consider placing a sprig of rosemary on each place setting as a token for your guests to remember your wedding day by. If the look of rosemary isn't for you, but you love the flavor, you could work it into the menu as part of a marinade or garnish.
However you choose to use it, rosemary can easily be worked into any aspect of your wedding day to continue an ancient tradition of remembering the most important part of your big day – the promises made to each other in your vows.