Go bolder and brighter for your big day! Adding a burst of colour to your celebrations could be the perfect way to fill your wedding celebrations with personality. For spring and summer, a colourful theme will add fitting, fun details to your reception and perfectly suit the season.
It’s easy to bring in the brights for a huge range of wedding details, from your invitations and stationery to bright themed wedding bouquets, bakes and bunting. Need a little inspiration?
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Cricut Mint Explore Air 2
Cricut Standard Grip Mat 12 x 12 Inches 2 Pack
Cricut Basic Pastel Tool Set 5 Pack
General Purpose Scissors 21.5cm
Masking Tape 25mm x 20m
Sunflower Stem 50cm
Rainbow and Gold Tassel Garland 1.5m
Rainbow Confetti Balloons 5 Pack
Rattan Grapevine Wreath 30.5cm
Assorted Latex Balloons 50 Pack
Papermania Capsule Solid Cardstock 8 x 8 Inches 75 Sheets
Piping Tip and Bag Set
Wilton Comfort Grip Straight Pallet Knife 22.8cm
Bright Mixed Ribbons 2m 18 Pack
Mr and Mrs Wedding Stamp 8.5cm x 5cm
Assorted Mini Ink Pads Tub 30 Pack
Iridescent Shine Washi Tape 5m 8 Pack
Ginger Ray Princess Party Pink Honeycomb Balls 3 Pack
Talking Tables Iridescent Honeycomb Ball Decorations 3 Pack
Our favourite way to make wedding papercrafts personal is to get creating with a Cricut machine. You can design your own wedding style to cut, print and score invitations and more that are perfectly suited to your taste
Cute and Colourful DIY Die-Cut Favours by Bespoke Bride
Just take a look at these stunning, bright Cricut-made wedding favours from Bespoke Bride.
DIY Papel Picado Inspired Save The Date by Bespoke Bride
And Mexican-inspired save the dates that your guests can proudly display next to their calendar or on their fridge…
Stamped Envelope Liners by Oh Happy Day
You can add bright, bold colour to envelopes too if you want to put your own stamp on your stationery another way.
Stamps and inks pads
Stamps are a great way to add personalised colour to your wedding stationery while creating consistent designs for every invitation, save the date and more. You can pick out your favourite colour inks to match your theme and combine that with your choice of stamps – from simple dotty patterns like above to more complex designs.
DIY Confetti Postcard by The House That Lars Built
As well as stamping, achieve that rainbow look for stunning save the dates with vellum and confetti postcards, perfect for creating something that little bit different for your big day.
Add a pop of colour to every table with spectacular centrepieces, candles, place cards and more! As guests take their seats, you can use all of the classic details – napkins, flowers, glassware – to add vibrant flourishes to the place settings, but why not throw in a few handmade, quirky touches too?
Colourful candles are a stunning way to add colour to any table, and when the light gets low, you can light them to create a magical ambience.
How to Make Dip Dyed Candles
It’s easy to make your own with our fantastic candle making range available online, and we’ve got some great blog posts to get you started. To achieve the colours you want to create, simply switch out the suggested for your choice of hues.
How to Make Marble Candles
You could even design bold marble pillar candles, in any colour combinations you fancy!
Neon Coloured Ombre Spray Painted Bottles by Bespoke Bride
As for centrepieces…
The bright wedding theme goes hand in hand with spring and summer seasons, the perfect time for breaking out the colourful florals. You can pick on-season favourites to add a bold, natural element to your hairdo, your cake decoration, your centrepieces and more.
How to Make a Paper Floral Chandelier
One little thing: going for florals doesn’t have to mean the real deal.
DIY Paper Daisy Backdrop by The House That Lars Built
How to Make a Daisy Wreath
How to Make a Spring Wreath
We also have a stunning, ever-expanding collection of artificial flowers that look as real as you could wish for.
Your Vibrant Venue
Get creative with any space, whether it’s an outdoor event or a dimly lit den.
Linking Balloons Party Garland by Oh Happy Day
Celebrate with eye-catching details using classic party decorations, such as paper fans, honeycomb shapes and balloons. There are lots of ways to update and modernise the use of these traditional party staples, bringing contemporary style and class to your colourful event.
Shop Rainbow Confetti Balloons
Balloon Wall Photobooth by Oh Happy Day
DIY Geometric Honeycomb Décor by Ruffled
The Ultimate Guide on Hanging Party Décor by Oh Happy Day
Honeycomb Garland DIY by Oh Happy Day
DIY Geometric Washi Tape Backdrop by B. Loved Blog
Giant Geometric Heart Backdrop by Bespoke Bride
Rainbow and Gold Tassel Garland
DIY Pocket Escort Card Display by Something Turquoise
As well as brightening up the place, there are a few pieces that will also be important for structuring your big day. Why not add a colourful twist to essentials like your table plan?
The Brightest of Bakes
A colourful wedding means a colourful cake, giving you free rein to create or design a spectacular showstopper that will indulge your guests’ sweet tooth. There’s plenty of ways to throw in those vibrant touches, from mastering marble to fondant florals to bright buttercream.
How to Make an Ombre Floral Cake
Bright Marbled Cake
You could even go beyond ombre with bold colour combinations and marbling patterns. Check out this spectacular trio of tasty triumphs from the wedding of one of our Hobbycraft colleagues, Lauren.
Another way to add colour to even a simple tiered design is with ribbon. You can use plain white ready-to-roll icing to cover your tasty sponge, and then wrap your cake in bright satin ribbons.
We’ve got a huge variety of ribbons in every shade you could ever wish for! Find your perfect combinations – from plain block colours to charming patterns – by shopping the range of ribbons.
How to Make Betty Crocker Flower Bouquet Cupcakes
As well as spectacular cakes, you can also add fun and delicious details with smaller bites, from cupcakes to macarons!
Go mad with a burst of food colouring and you’re onto a winner with this theme. And who needs natural shades? Make it pastel pink, make it a bold blue, make it any colour you can dream of!
How to Make Colourful Macarons
Colour Pop Party Favours
Let your guests take a piece of the party away with them.
DIY Geometric Favour Boxes by Ruffled
Printable Paintbrush Valentines by The House That Lars Built
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