What Colors of Napkins are Recommended for Wedding?

Planning a wedding reception can be tough because it requires a lot of decisions. But you can enjoy it, especially when choosing wedding decor and accents in various styles, colors, and textures.

Choosing the perfect colors for your wedding napkins allows you to express your personalities as a couple. Of course, the color you choose will have an impact on the color palette and the overall look you want for your big day.

In this guide, you'll learn about the most common napkin colors for weddings and what factors to consider while selecting them for your special day. 

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Popular Napkin Colors

Wedding napkins come in a wide range of colors. Choose the hues that match your style and that you believe will make your wedding memorable. Create a delightful experience for your guests with these options:

Classic White and Ivory

These shades are timeless choices for wedding decor. Their simplicity is attractive, making them favorites in various wedding themes. White and ivory napkins suit any motif and create a wonderful backdrop for other pieces to shine.

Polyester Napkin 20"x20" - White

Neutral Shades

If you want a subtle upgrade from the typical whites, neutral colors like beige, gray, and taupe are equally stylish. These tones provide warmth and complement a variety of color schemes. They serve as a sophisticated canvas on which you can play with other textures, patterns, and accents.

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Matching Colors to Wedding Palette

Opt for napkins that match or complement your wedding palette for a cohesive tablescape. You can choose tones that match or contrast with the hues of your wedding gown, floral arrangements, or centerpieces. Regardless, they will give depth and dimension to your overall wedding design.

Taffeta Napkin 20"x20" - Peach

Bold and Vibrant Colored Napkins for Weddings 

If you want to make a statement on your wedding reception, select vibrant napkin colors! Deep crimson, emerald green, royal blue, and mustard yellow are examples of hues that can add a pop of excitement to your tablescape. These napkins are eye-catching and can act as focal points for your table decor.

Scuba Napkin 20"x20" (5 pcs/pk) - Royal Blue

Factors to Consider When Choosing Napkin Colors

The best color cloth napkins for weddings are those that reflect your vision and style. There are a few aspects that you should look into when choosing the right napkin color.

The first things to consider are your wedding theme and color scheme. Your napkin colors should complement the theme, which will establish the tone of the entire event. For example, if you are having a beach wedding, choose soft pastel hues that match the seaside ambiance. 

You should also ensure that your napkin colors match the design and table settings at your venue. Look into the colors and styles of your tablecloths, centerpieces, and chairs. Choosing hues for napkins that complement and enhance them, adding a sense of elegance and a polished look.

Lastly, consider your tastes and style when choosing napkin colors. Selecting your favorite hues or shades that are meaningful to you as a couple. Opting for a color that appeals to you will help make the overall decor feel more authentic.

Coordinating with Table Decorations

Make sure your table napkins harmonize with your other table linens. Your tablecloths or runners usually serve as the foundation of your decor so choose napkins that complement them. For instance, if you have a beautiful white tablecloth, you can use vibrant napkins to provide a pop of color.

Take into account as well the color and finish of your charger plates and dinnerware for a polished look. A metallic charger and tableware look great with gray or navy napkins. 

Simply choosing napkin colors that complement your other wedding decor will help you create a great tablescape for your wedding reception!

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