If you’re in love with the rust orange, terracotta and spice hues that are trending in the wedding market, we’re right there with you! Whether your wedding is inside, outside, rustic or classic, weaving this stunning color into your wedding color palette is sure to impress.
There’s a plethora of beautiful ways to use this stunning color in your wedding.
Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite rust orange wedding ideas – from bridesmaids and groomsmen to cakes, décor and florals – get ready to be inspired! You’ll also get glimpse of our newest spice and rust wedding invitation sets that showcase the “it” color of the year.
Rust Orange Bridesmaid Ideas
The easiest way to incorporate your wedding colors into your day is with your bridesmaid’s dresses. If you can’t decide on one shade of orange that you love, consider using several colors. Mixed spice tones and warm neutrals complement each other so beautifully and create a lot of interest in your wedding party’s aesthetic. Consider using shades of terracotta, burgundy, rust orange and cinnamon. Have each of your gals pick a fabric texture and silhouette that they love, and your whole wedding party will exude confidence!
If you want a more eclectic look, take note of the groom in our mood board. That cinnamon-colored tweed suit is a great statement piece. Add a chic, boho hat for the bride, and your looks will be incredibility stylish and fun!
As we always say – setting the tone for your wedding day starts with your invite, and this rust orange floral wedding invitation coordinates perfectly with this mixed orange-tone wedding look. The spice background with the orange, burgundy and cream florals is beautiful, and best of all – it’s so affordable!
Rust Orange Wedding Cake and Décor Ideas
Adding dark orange tones to your ceremony and reception is simple, and can be done on a budget.
Take a cue from our mood board, and get inspired to use rust orange in your wedding cake. We love the modern watercolor look and monochromatic orange tones. Pro budget tip: Have your caterer tuck a few flowers into your cake tiers. It’ll cost you nothing, compared big bucks if your baker does it.
For ceremony and reception decorations, you don’t need to paint your entire venue in orange. Adding a few statement pieces will do the trick!
At your ceremony, create a look similar to that terracotta drapery on the rustic wooden arch. Isn’t it simple and gorgeous? And, it’s cheap! We also love the idea of renting some furniture pieces to create a seating area near your bar. It’s more affordable than you might think, and really sets the mood so beautifully. Your guests will flock to this cozy spot to relax and chat, and it’ll become the go-to location for fun photos too.
To invite on the cheap, the terracotta orange floral wedding invitation highlighted in this mood board is so gorgeous. Can you believe the whole set (yes, RSVP included) is about $1 each? The large, cream florals and greenery lend a romantic feeling to this vintage-inspired look.
Rust Orange Flower Ideas for Your Wedding
If you’re choosing rust orange as your wedding color, we know you’ve been eyeing your flower options. Creating a wedding bouquet and centerpieces with orange, peach and burgundy florals looks so luxurious, but doesn’t have to cost you thousands of dollars. Work with your florist to choose seasonal blooms that are more affordable. Asking for extra greenery will cut your costs too, and sage-colored greens perfectly complement dark orange and peach-toned florals.
One of our newest additions to our collection of cheap wedding invitations is this orange wildflower invite. We this invitation’s bohemian styling, complete with all those sweet orange wildflowers. It’s perfect for a backyard or garden wedding in the summer or fall.
Photo Credits: Bridal Party: Carmen Lopez Photo via Green Wedding Shoes, Bridal party: Alyssa Marie Photography, Bride and Groom: Nicole Kirshner Photography, Bridal party: Kayla Rae Photography via Green Wedding Shoes, Bridal Party: Nicole Kirshner Photography
Photo Credits: Cake: Porterhouse LA via The Knot, Cake: Vines Studios via Anna Howe Design, Arch: Etsy, Couch: Magnolia Bee Photography via Orange Blossom Bride, Cake: Voorde Camera via Festival Brides
Photo Credits: Bridal Bouquet: SWAK Photography via Rosemary and Finch, Bridal bouquet: Etsy, Centerpiece: EDENINGLE PHOTO via Brides.com, Sweetheart table: Shot By Katie Gunz via Rustic Wedding Chic, Bouquet: Catherine Carter Weddings via Rock My Wedding