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Pantone's Color of the Year 2021

Pantone announced it's color of the year for 2021 on December 9, 2020! This year however there was a twist and they announced a pair of colors for only the second time in 22 years. I have to say I am loving this color combination and it is all in all refreshing!

PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating

"The union of an enduring Ultimate Gray with the vibrant yellow Illuminating expresses a message of positivity supported by fortitude. Practical and rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic, this is a color combination that gives us resilience and hope. We need to feel encouraged and uplifted; this is essential to the human spirit."

-Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute

I have put together a mood board for ideas and inspiration for utilizing these colors on your wedding day if desired! There are so many options available and don't be afraid to be creative! This color combination would be great for spring and summer weddings. You can incorporate the colors in the bridesmaids dresses, to the florals and even in the wedding favors, down to the ribbon color. Nothing is limited!

Overall, consider what you want your wedding experience to feel like, what's your aesthetic? Then focus on the colors that will bring that vibe to life. If grey and yellow fit that aesthetic for you, consider the options below in your wedding planning!

Check out my Pinterest page for more mood boards and inspiration from real weddings I've coordinated in the past!

Have I inspired your visuals for wedding planning? Are you in need of a wedding coordinator? If so, I would love to hear from you!! Be sure to leave a comment or shoot me an email


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