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Silver & Teal Wedding Ideas

Updated April 17, 2017

A typical Western wedding tradition is choosing two colours as the wedding decorating scheme (royal blue and silver, lavender and pearl, black and white, and so on). Two popular wedding colour choices are silver and teal. If you're an engaged couple planning your wedding and are wishing to incorporate these two colours into your design theme, you have numerous ways to express yourself.

Wedding Dress

Incorporate silver and teal into your wedding gown design. You could choose a silver and teal sash for tying around your waist, or perhaps you could add silver beads to your headpiece and veil. Teal is a shade of blue, so your "something blue" tradition could be a teal garter or a teal and silver charm sewn inside your dress or onto your shoes.

Wedding Flowers

Utilise silver and teal ribbons in your wedding flowers, including the bride's bouquet. After the wedding ceremony, use the bridesmaids' bouquets as head-table decorations. One wedding favour idea is giving each guest a white rose tied with silver and teal ribbon (placed at each place setting). Also, use silver vases for displaying floral bouquets at your ceremony and reception locations.

Wedding Favors

Choose candies (such as M&Ms) that come in customised colours (a grey hue to represent silver and turquoise to represent teal), then place the candies in silver favour bags at each place setting. Hershey's Kisses are wrapped in silver; scatter some of these chocolates on each reception table. If you and your betrothed enjoy books, create a favour bookmark in silver and teal ink for each guest.

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Originally from Indiana but now based in upstate New York, Lisanne Jensen has written professionally since 1988. Her journalism career includes government and features reporting for several Indiana newspapers, book editing, and marketing/graphic design. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in journalism and French from Indiana University.