Top 10 Winter January Wedding Colors Ideas For 2024

a Mix of Frosty and Warm tones for the Winter Weddings!

When it comes to the wedding planning part, the first thing couples have to decide is the wedding colors, which helps create an atmosphere and adding a little style and personality to the big day. Today we’ll go with the January colors for a winter wedding, from variations of the traditional festive red and green, to sparkly and light palettes of winter pastels, to glamorous moody hues. Additionally, we have ideas to incorporate these colors into every aspect of your wedding, from winter wedding invitations to wedding bouquets and even winter wedding cakes. So, grab a cup of coffee and check out these winter wedding palettes.

What Are The Most Popular Wedding Color Schemes During the Wintertime?

Popular wedding colors for a winter often include combinations like ice blue and silver for a wintry feel, burgundy and gold for warmth and luxury and dusty blue and cranberry for a unique, modern twist. Keep reading to find out which colors go best with each other in wintertime!

Jade Green + Brown + Ivory

Breathe life into your winter wonderland wedding with a jade green and brown color palette. This wedding color scheme, which is inspired by earthy colors and natural scenery, gives the table settings and wedding decor a rich look. Jade green, a calming and peaceful color, goes well with the grounded warmth of brown. Imagine your girls in jade green dresses, with brown jackets for a nice contrast, holding ivory bouquets. This palette, which is inspired by the peaceful beauty of nature, will turn your winter colors into a celebration as earthy and refreshing as a lush, green landscape on a crisp winter morning.

green jade and brown winter wedding colors ideas
green jade and brown winter wedding colors ideas (Style Me Pretty / Burnett’s Boards)

Navy Blue + Wine

In the heart of the winter months, navy blue and burgundy become a stunning duo for wedding color combinations. They provide a welcome departure from the season’s unique icy hues, and their rich and deep tones recall the mystical beauty of winter evenings. This color scheme will always be on-trend, whether it’s the year 2024 or beyond. Pairing the fiery intensity of burgundy with the cool depth of navy blue can provide a stunning backdrop for your winter wedding.

navy and wine winter January wedding colors
navy and wine winter January wedding colors (Rock My Wedding / Magnolia Rouge / Wedding Chicks)

Navy Blue + Apricot Crush

Navy blue, a popular wedding color works wonderfully with the warm and joyful tones of apricot crush to create a stunning, year-round color combos. Navy blue’s dark, masculine appeal is a lovely complement to apricot crush’s bright, feminine charm. Imagine your big day being brightened by this interesting color palette with girls wearing navy dresses and holding apricot crush bouquets. The bride in her white gown stands out dramatically against the colorful setting. This color scheme ensures that you will have a beautiful wedding and will always remember it.

Navy blue and Apricot Crush make a vivid color palette for a January winter wedding
Navy blue and Apricot Crush make a vivid color palette for a January winter wedding (Dana Cubbage Weddings/ Carrie Coleman Photography/ Amy & Jordan Photography)

See also: Breathtaking winter wedding photo ideas

Sage Green + Camel

Sage and camel offer a calming contrast to the traditional bright colors of a winter wedding. Infusing a sense of gentle warmth into a variety of wedding styles, this winter wedding color palette is just what you need for a January wedding. Imagine floral arrangements that are gently decorated with sage and complemented by warm camel accents. This would give your special day an understated elegance.

neutral January color ideas for winter wedding
neutral January color ideas for winter wedding

Olive + Black

A wedding in the fall or winter with black as the primary color scheme would be sophisticated and flexible. An elegant, one-of-a-kind wedding ceremony is within your reach. Let your imagination run wild as you envision your perfect wedding in elegant tones of olive green and black. Dresses for bridesmaids in olive green are the new neutral since they complement all skin tones. You may find a lot of olive green wedding color ideas from this lively accent color, which puts a modern spin on classic wedding themes.

olive and black winter woodsy wedding color ideas
olive and black winter woodsy wedding color ideas (Green Wedding Shoes / Happy Wedd / Instagram)

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Dusty Blue + Gray

If you’re looking for winter wedding color ideas, consider the ethereal elegance of dusty blues and grays. This mix is a masterpiece of color inspiration, with a timeless elegance that will take your breath away. Imagine your bridesmaids in shades of blue of blue and gray, tables draped in dusty blue linens, and delicate touches of blush and gray blossoms. This dusty blue and gray color scheme is one of the most dreamy and elegant winter wedding color ideas when paired with monogrammed wedding invitations.

shades of grey and dusty blue winter wedding ideas
shades of grey and dusty blue winter wedding ideas (Magnolia Rouge / Blog Lovin)

Dusty blue is a beautiful color for a winter wedding palette because it makes people think of beauty and calm. The color is soothing and attractive and it makes the environment feel as peaceful as a soft snowfall. Imagine how beautiful your girls would look if they were wearing dusty blue dresses and standing in front of a winter backdrop. In fact, dusty blue wedding color ideas are the epitome of winter’s enchanting charm, turning everyday moments into magical memories.

Navy Blue + Black + Ivory

Consider the compelling combination of navy blue and black for your wedding. When paired with bright white accents, these deep wintery colors create a sophisticated color palette. Envision this combination as a centerpiece on your table, bringing a classic feel to your setting. The combination of navy, black and white adds a touch of modern elegance to classic wedding color palettes.

The blend of navy blue black and white offers a timeless elegance to a winter wedding
The blend of navy blue black and white offers a timeless elegance to a winter wedding (Southern Weddings/ Sweetlife Photography)

Silver and Gray

The crisp pairing of silver and gray brings a touch of elegance, sophistication, and romance to your winter wonderland wedding. This classic combo also perfect for a November wedding or with a vintage wedding theme, mirrors the sparkle of fresh snow, making it a delightful choice for any winter bride.

Silver and gray provide your winter January wedding colors elegance sophistication and romance
Silver and gray provide your winter January wedding colors elegance sophistication and romance (Caitlin Gilbert Photography/Magnolia Rouge/ Binita Patel Photography / Etsy)

Black + White + Rust

Use rust, black and white to give your winter wedding a stylish and dark look. This palette with its rustic earthy tones is perfect for the season. It brings warmth and a modern style. Envision these hues incorporated throughout your boho wedding, resulting in a calming and alluring atmosphere.

A January winter wedding with black white and rustic colors is trendy and warm
A January winter wedding with black white and rustic colors is trendy and warm (Jordan Voth Photography/ Hayley Dolson Photography /Doe and Deer Photography )

Use a terracotta color scheme to add a rustic feel to your wedding. With its rich, earthy tones, it creates an ambiance perfect for growing romance and making lasting memories. The color terracotta represents the earth’s clay, which reflects the warmth of the human heart.

Navy Blue + Yellow

If your wedding is in the fall or winter of 2024, you can enjoy the beautiful contrast of navy blue and warm yellow. The vivid yellow is perfectly balanced by the navy blue, evoking the depths of the ocean, to create a fresh yet seasonally harmonized color scheme. These navy blue wedding color ideas are perfect whether you’re looking for September wedding colors or organizing a January celebration.

The bright yellow and dark navy blue color scheme is lovely and welcoming perfect for a stunning winter wedding
The bright yellow and dark navy blue color scheme is lovely and welcoming perfect for a stunning winter wedding (of the fields floral / Jeff Brummett Visuals Photography/ Wedding Bee/Danyelle Dee Photography / Jennifer Stuart Photography)

Common FAQs

winter wedding colors ideas
winter wedding colors ideas

What is the best color for 2024 wedding?

In 2024, the best wedding color will be the one that the bride and groom love the most. The color of the year, however, is apricot crush. This year’s trend is for vibrant color schemes with bright coral, electric blues and blazing yellow replacing more subdued tones. Here’s to a year full of eye-popping displays of color!

What is the color theme for January wedding?

January weddings shine with a variety of colors. Beautiful shades of blue, from light and icy to deep and dark, along with silver and white, catch the feeling of winter beautifully. Deep red and black, which are linked with loyalty and consistency, add depth to your fresh January palette.

How do I look classy at a winter wedding?

Dressing in layers is the secret key at a winter wedding. Wear a warm coat, shrug or shawl to keep you cozy. Put on a stylish jacket and some warm tights for added warmth. Thicker textured fabrics, like velvet will help you stand out and keep you warm.

How can I incorporate January winter colors into my wedding décor?

Incorporating January winter colors into your wedding can be done in numerous ways. These colors can be used in your table settings, bridesmaids’ dresses, bouquets, invitations and even the wedding cake. For example, a centerpiece of burgundy and green flowers set against an icy blue tablecloth can be a beautiful representation of winter. Dusty pink bridesmaid dresses can add a gentle contrast and warmth to a winter scene.

Final Thoughts

The cold hues, rich tones, and warm touches of a January wedding are a beautiful representation of the season’s mood. These colors can be used as inspiration for or as a complement to, spring wedding color palettes when the winter season begins to warm. Whether you’re dreaming of a winter wonderland or an early spring celebration, the spectrum of colors available in January is a goldmine of ideas that will make your winter wedding day as special and unforgettable as your love.

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