12 Watercolor Wedding Ideas

Watercolors are all the rage in weddings today, and we are just in love with the subtle-but-elegant look the soft colors bring to any soiree! We’ve rounded up 12 of our favorite watercolor wedding ideas–from DIY dipped napkins to a fabulous watercolor cake–to inspire you to add a little tint of color to your event.

Watercolor Stationery Suite

One of our favorite stationery sets ever (from one of our favorite weddings ever), these gorgeous watercolor inspired paper goods from Julie Song Ink are whimsical and elegant all at the same time!

Photo: Jose Villa

Watercolor Painted Votives

Grab your paintbrush–watercolor votives add an absolutely stunning effect to any decor! Just be sure to check your labels to make sure you are using a non-flammable paint.

Photo: Once Wed

Watercolor Table Numbers

Simple but beautiful, watercolor table numbers from Paperfinger pair perfectly with vibrant, colorful centerpieces.

Photo: Jen Huang

Watercolor Escort Cards

Holly Hollon created these absolutely gorgeous watercolor escort cards, see the how-to on Once Wed.

Photo: Erich McVey

Watercolor Wedding Menu

We are absolutely in love with this sweet Southern menu from Rock Paper Scissors! The watercolor effect combined with the adorable handdrawn icons make this an absolutely precious keepsake.

Photo: Elisa B Photography

Watercolor BowlsA watercolor bowl is a perfect complement to this seaside tablescape created by Enjoy Events Co.

Photo: Kate Harrison

Watercolor Wedding CakeOh! This gorgeous tri-color cake from Katie Larkin Cakes is the pièce de résistance to any watercolor-inspired event!

Photo: onelove photography

Watercolor Menu IdeasPretty for any party, these “paint-chip” menus from Bella Destinee are absolutely beautiful!

Photo: Scott Clark Photography

Watercolor Wedding Map

A gorgeous hand-drawn wedding map? Be still my heart. Momental Designs created this beauty for a classic DC wedding.

Photo: Kurstin Roe Photography

Betsey Johnson Watercolor Dress

No watercolor wedding is complete without fabulous bridesmaids dresses, like these from Betsey Johnson!

Watercolor Paint Guest Book

We are huge fans of unique guest book ideas, so it comes as no surprise that we are crushing on this watercolor “guest book” created by Michelle Edgemont.

Photo: Moss and Isaac

Watercolor Napkins

Another fabulous DIY idea–Griottes shows us how to dip-dye napkins for a beautiful watercolor tabletop!