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A Neutral Wedding Color Palette for the Modern Couple

If you’re dreaming of a neutral wedding color palette for your big day, look no further than these modern decor and style ideas.

sweetheart table decor

Light, romantic and industrial are three ways to describe the neutral wedding color palette of this gorgeous styled shoot, which took place at a warehouse in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. The streamlined wedding decor blends beautifully with the shoot’s neutral color palette of ivory, gold and gray for a fresh take on modern (but still oh-so romantic) wedding style. Breathtaking details aside, we can’t forget the best part of this shoot: an adorable teacup Yorkie who stole the show.

Modern couples, here’s all the neutral wedding color palette inspiration you could ever need.

acrylic wedding invitations

This trendy acrylic invitation suite is simple but still makes a major statement. We love how clean the white calligraphy looks against the clear background. A dove gray envelope completed the suite.

vintage stamps for wedding invitations

A collection of vintage stamps guarantees that each wedding invitation you send is unique! We love the contrast of old vs. new here with the addition of whimsical calligraphy on the RSVP cards.

Tauri Baum Photography

You know we love oval and round-cut engagement rings, but a pear-cut ring is classic with a twist. Pair it with a rose gold wedding band for a cool mix-and-match look.

modern industrial wedding ideas

For the shoot, the team chose a refurbished warehouse as their backdrop because they loved the venue's industrial feel and natural light. We'd have to agree that loft and warehouse venues make great backdrops for modern weddings no matter where you're located. One reason why? Their "blank slate" appearance means you can customize the space exactly the way you want!

romantic tulle wedding dress

If a traditional ball gown isn't totally your thing, you can still get a swoon-worthy look by wearing a tiered dress instead. This romantic tulle number from Memories Bridal & Evening Wear is modern and classic at the same time. We are totally in love!

wedding hairstyles for long hair with veil

This bride is proof that you don't need to wear a fancy updo on your big day (unless you want to, of course!). Leave your tresses long and loose for an effortless look, and add a simple tulle veil like this one to complete the hairstyle.

dog ring bearer collar

OMG — this little pup, named Milo, is almost too cute to handle. We love how the team dressed him up with a flower collar to get him ready for the big day.

wedding photos with dogs

Milo is the couple's own dog, so naturally they had to pose for photos together! The end results were adorable to say the least (as if we needed any more proof of why your pet should be in your wedding).

wedding photos with dogs

Of course he stole the show with his sweet face!

groom gray suit

If you're sticking to a neutral wedding color palette, update your groom style with a gray three-piece suit instead of a black or blue one. This option is perfect if you're having a more casual wedding dress code but still want to look put together.

floral tie for wedding

Floral patterned ties are one of our favorite groom fashion trends of the moment. Stick with a tie in neutral colors like this one if you want to show off the trend in a more subtle way.

sweetheart table decor

How gorgeous is this sweetheart table setup? Wow your guests by pairing a rustic wood table (sans linens) with ultra-modern ghost chairs for an industrial chic wedding vibe.

white wedding centerpiece

An all-white centerpiece looks gorgeous when accented with interesting greens and decorative plants. This stunner features garden roses wtih dried thistle, cotton puffs, pampas grass, and ferns, all showcased in a geometric gold centerpiece vessel.

modern wedding tablescape

A soft gray table runner adds just the right amount of polish to a rustic wood table. You can warm up the tablescape even more with taper candles and gold accents for an airy, cozy feel.

acrylic wedding place card

Acrylic place cards matched the invitation suite. Don't be afraid to step outside the box and incorporate unique place card ideas into your wedding decor!

white wedding bouquet

This bouquet is a little bit modern and a little bit rustic. The monochromatic blooms are beautiful for a neutral wedding color palette, and the fluffy pampas grass and cotton add decorative interest.

semi naked cake

Naked wedding cakes have been super popular for a few years now, but the 2017 version of this trend is the semi-naked cake. With the tiers left only slightly unfrosted, you get the best of both worlds—the overall look of a naked cake with the added bonus of delicious buttercream.

semi naked cake with flowers

Display your wedding cake with a photo-worthy stand and top it all off with a few well-placed flowers (or a personalized cake topper). Sweet and simple!


Venue: Studio 3 | Event Planning and Calligraphy: A Foraged Affair | Bride's Dress: Memories Bridal & Evening Wear | Hair Stylist: Launch Salon | Rentals: Events by iCandy | Floral Design: Sculpted Florals | Cake: Ginger Bakes