Inspiration Board: Peacock Hues

Although pale colours are lovely and romantic for a wedding, I’m also a big fan of weddings being bright! Hopefully this peacock inspired board gives an idea of how blues, greens and a sprinkling of peacock feathers could work spectacularly for your big day:

Inspiration Board: Peacock Hues

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Peacock Hues

Here’s a few of my ideas to help you achieve a Peacock Hues wedding:

Stationery: Featuring a peacock would be perfect if you wanted to hint towards your theme for the day. Check out this beautiful design by Hello!Lucky, also available in a digital version.

Bride: A satin green or blue sash could be added to your dress to complement this theme or perhaps a peacock feather hair clip: Etsy left me spoilt for choice!

Bridesmaids: Emerald green or a brilliant blue or perhaps an in-between teal.

Shoes: Satin sandals in a shade of blue or green. If you’ve found the perfect plain shoes but want to make them more striking use a strong glue and stick a vintage brooch or feathers to shoe clips such as these and you have your very own unique pair!

Flowers: For the bride: something striking such as blue anemones with a green filler flower. I love the look of these! Bridesmaids could have the same but with white anemones as a contrast to their dresses. Or how about something entirely different and let them carry a gorgeous peacock clutch? A great way for them to carry their make-up, a great gift for them to keep after the big day and a great way to do something original!

Groom/groomsmen: A simple feathery boutonniere. Again there are plenty on Etsy or you could always have a go at making your own.

Decoration: Table-centres could include sprays of peacock feathers or simply use shades of blue and green. I love the use of coloured glass vases filled with flowers seen in the inspiration board. Napkins could be rolled with a peacock feather or place tags could be tied to feathers with twine. Or if you fancy something a little more fun, how about these place cards? I think, with peacocks being quite extravagant birds, gold could suit this theme really well. Perhaps try gold-rimmed glasses or gilded-edge crockery for your meal if you’re going with a more elaborate affair.

Cake: Again if you’re aiming for a super-fancy event a cake such as this or this awesome creation would look amazing. Though for a more casual do cupcakes in several shades of blues and greens topped with gold dragees would be perfect.

Favours: Chocolate truffles sprinkled with edible gold dust, popped in a clear-top box or bag and tied with thin emerald and blue ribbons. Or personalised chocolate bars with a peacock design. Perfect!

Other ideas: Finding a venue that has peacocks roaming the grounds would be the perfect touch to this wedding!


P.S. One thing I would say about a wedding like this is ‘less is more’. Don’t go crazy on the peacock feathers. If everything features peacock feathers it may end up looking a little messy. So perhaps just choose a few key elements for them to feature in and just focus on colours for everything else!

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3 Responses to “Inspiration Board: Peacock Hues”

  1. Thank you, thank you for posting up a pic of my peacock invite! Love, love the inspiration board you put together!!!

  2. Hey Stephanie!

    Thanks for the kind words on the inspiration board! And thank you for letting me use your stationery. I hope readers go and check out all the other beautiful stationery you make ^v^

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