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Wedding Colors: Top 10 Wedding Color Mistakes

Find the right color palette by avoiding these wedding color mishaps. *Knot Note: The photos shown here aren't the "mistakes" -- they're the color rules done right!

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Wedding Color Mistake: Using Too Many Colors

When choosing your wedding colors, event designer Carissa of JL Designs says simplicity is key. Pick three to four colors total to keep your bouquets and centerpieces from looking too messy. If you prefer an undone look, opt for a few slightly varied shades of the same color. This will add depth without looking too chaotic. Or, for an especially striking look, go monochromatic with a bold shade like vivid purple or creamy white. The idea is to keep the look tailored for maximum impact.

Photo: Mary Ellen Bartley / The Knot