How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

Do you wonder how to incorporate black on your wedding day?

Well, look no further…

Some brides are scared to incorporate black at their wedding day as the wedding industry is flushed with white and neutral coloured wedding inspiration.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

Black doesn’t only have a negative meaning, but the colour black also symbolizes mystery, elegance and sophistication.

In a spiritual meaning, black symbolizes the cleansing of circumstances and situations.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

The colour black is also timeless and the most flattering colour to wear. This colour is such a nice contrast colour that complements any other colour used on your wedding day.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

Black can be used in any wedding style such as rustic, modern, Boho, garden, glamorous, classic etc.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

When playing with styles and including the colour black it is always about how much black you incorporate and with which pieces you choose to focus on.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

A wedding style is also created by other complementary colours, metals and textures. All of these combined create the style, not just the colours. Black goes with every style and colour!

You can play with other elements such as flowers, drinks, food, music and even other décor elements to make it fit your personality and add that bit of quirk.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

When using black you can add it to single elements such as candles, plates, napkins, signage, flowers, table cloths, chairs etc.

You don’t have to use it in every single element. When adding more black you tend to turn the wedding to a more modern wedding style. We have also seen all-black weddings and they are to die for – no pun intended!

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

By adding black to any wedding colour you automatically adding elegance and sophistication.

When using black in your décor elements, bridesmaids gowns and suits it tends to be much easier to find these elements at hiring companies as many service providers tend to have them in stock as it is such a popular colour.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

When buying any black items for your wedding or even making some of them yourself,  you can even use them in your house or at future events as it stays always in season.

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

When adding lots of black elements make sure to add enough lighter colours or metals for light to bounce off.

Or add enough additional lighting or candles to ensure enough light in the space. Remember black absorbs light!

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

A mixture of black and the correct amount of lighting or even candles, you can create that intimate moody atmosphere.

Don’t be afraid to play with black on your wedding day. It is definitely going to make and not break the look or style of your special day.

Just like anything in life it is all about balance!

How To Incorporate Black At Your Wedding Day

Amere Prinsloo

Wedding Editor

Floristry, weddings and family are the 21-year-old Ameré Prinsloo's key to her happiness. Originally from the Free State, she is now an Events Management graduate from The Aleit Academy. With many experiences in every aspect of the industry, she has bigger dreams for her future. She describes herself as creative, loving and the one who does not miss a braai opportunity.

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