You know that faintest hint of blush that shows up on some pearls? That’s what I think of when I see this palest pink. Pair it with just enough strokes of black to make it edgy – fun for a sassy wedding palette!

Oh, and if you want even more color inspiration, head over to The Bride’s Cafe for my third color board guest post…

Mood: sugar with an edge
Palette: black paint, pearl blush

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Top row from left: bedroom via Decorology, pearls styled by The Green Vase, bouquet from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 2: post card by Ceci NY, cupcake via Foodbeam, photo from Locher’s
Row 3: bird note cards from Martha Stewart, bouquet by Artfool, black cabinet with shoes via This is Glamorous

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  1. Amanda B. Young

    Stunning. Love it!

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  2. True Blind Faith

    The hint of blush makes it so romantic and keeps the traditional black and white color scheme from looking stale.

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  3. jociegal

    Oooo – this is basically what I am going for in my wedding. My bouquet is going to have black in it, along with white and pink and I am so excited.

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  4. Jasmyn

    The use of pale pink rather than bubblegum or hot pink takes away the kitsch from this popular color combo and makes it appropriate for a mature, elegant affair. Well done!

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  5. September’s Bliss

    I love this retro style, so gorgeous !

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  6. Kelly Oshiro

    I love the shoe cabinet photo!!!

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  7. Amy


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  8. Lime Street

    This is the palate that I'm using for my wedding, too! The blush was actually a last minute addition when the mens black ties & black suits started to seem a bit dreary, but we ran with it!I'm going to have dark berries in my bouquet as well, but am starting to have concerns that they may stain my dress. Does anyone have any berries-in-the-bouquet advice?

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  9. Teresa

    These colors have a special place in my heart.

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  10. Anonymous thinks this is a good dress factory.

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  11. moo

    Avid reader! Love it!

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  12. Berry

    Wow! This could not be anymore fabulous!Also – the title of this post makes me think of Pirates of the Carribean! =P

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  13. Stephanie Lyn

    Gorgeous!!! I think my heart skipped.

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  14. folding chair covers

    I think the black gives a very dramatic look.

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  15. {The Perfect Palette}

    we absolutely love this!

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  16. {this is glamorous}

    Such a fantastic combination! Who knew pink + black could be so flirty and pretty?

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  17. The Wedding Contessa

    The bouquets are simple elegance and very beautiful!

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  18. Pauline

    This is exactly what I was envisioning… I loved that you also included the Mood: Sugar with an edge. PERFECT for me! I don't think my friends understood when I was trying to explain it, but this mood board will show off how stunning these colors are. Thank you!

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