Pantone, “a world-renown authority on color and provider of color systems,” declared “radiant orchid” the color of the year for 2014, and we agree that it’s a color worthy of adoration. This shade is both playful and elegant, combining the traditional richness of purple with a happy-go-lucky pink undertones.

If you’re as taken with this color as we are, you’ll enjoy this inspiration + mood board we put together. Use it to spark your imagination and your creativity!

Check out our radiant orchid board on pinterest!

What do you think?

How would you use “radiant orchid” in your wedding? Do you think it deserves the color of the year award? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

photo credits (top to bottom, left to right): modern purple room (Hunter Douglas Decor View); blackberry white chocolate cupcake (Culinary Covers); flower cupcakes (Radiant Orchid); radiant orchid ribbon dress (Davia Lee); peaches and cream wedding balloons (The Wedding Scoop); silver bars (Monex); orchid accents (Sephora); radiant orchid in modern decor (212Concept); color of the year for 2014 (Pantone); orchid + henna (Joy Marie Photography); purple ombre mini cakes (Glorious Treats); l'auberge del mar wedding (The Youngrens)

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