Wedding Inspiration: Citrus

On the hunt for the perfect wedding palette? Hands down, the most popular color of the moment is citrus. From ruby red to sweet clementine, you’ll love the fresh look that orange, lime, yellow, coral, red and pink bring to your wedding day.

Colors that look perfect with citrus

Paired with yellow and red, citrus is the right look for a fall wedding. For summer and spring, mix in peach, pink and gold. See below for citrus palette pairing recommendations from the brilliant peeps over at The Perfect Palette.



Here are a few of our favorite citrus-inspired wedding day ideas:

Citrus table flowers & decor

citrus flowers

Morgan Blake of Three Pennies


Trent Bailey Photography // Cliff Brunk


Stacy Able // Kristyn Hogan

Citrus wedding escort cards

Add citrus flair with tangerine wedding escort cards.

citrus escort cards

Melissa Jill Photography

Citrus wedding bouquets

Add mini kumquats to your wedding bouquet, or skip the actual fruit and go with bold citrus-color flowers such as garden roses, tulips and ranunculus.


Addie Eshelman Photography // Mikkel Paige Photography

Citrus centerpieces

Keep it simple by placing fresh grapefruits, limes and lemons on your table. The scent will freshen up the room.


Sunglow Photography // Young House Love

Citrus-inspired wedding cakes

Go with a bright lemon cake or add citrus accouterments to your buttercream or naked wedding cake.


Harwell Photography // Sarah Becker Photo


Citrus ring pillow

Ditch the pillow and give your ring bearer an orange to balance your wedding rings.

citrus ring bearer

Elisa B. Photography

Lemonade stand

Keep guests hydrated with a pretty and pink lemonade stand.


Jodi Miller Photography // Tidbits and Twine

Citrus signature drinks

Whip up a few fresh cocktails featuring – you guessed it – citrus!

Blood Orange Negroni

blood orange cocktail

Recipe at Serious Eats

Kumquat Margarita

kumquat margarita

Recipe at Serious Eats

Citrusy Champagne Sangria

citrus champagne sangaria

Recipe at Kiran Tarun


For more citrus-inspired wedding ideas, visit our Pinterest page.