A rosy orange metallic found in copper coins, copper pots and copper cookware.

Combine with warmer whites and

–       dull teal and taupe

–       duck egg blue, pale grey

–       apricot, rust and chocolate brown

–       peach pink,  milk chocolate

–       deep yellow cream (like really old vintage lace) and milk chocolate

–       teal green, touches of mint green and pearl grey

–       pea (yellow-y) green and dark green

–       slate blue and milk chocolate

–       Champagne, olive green and copper

–       For a rosy copper, add touches of dark red, olive green or coppery pale pink

–       tea dyed fabrics, old French linen, old lace, metallic/shiny fabrics in rich colours, brown stained pages of (non precious) old books or music manuscripts fashioned into flowers set in copper vessels, or used as garlands

–       copper wire baskets, old washing coppers, old coal skuttles, old copper serving dishes to use as containers from anything from sweets to flowers

–       blue, chocolate brown and white speckled eggs and feathers scattered in a copper chafing dish

–       vintage style gowns in taupes and old creams, copper beaded belts, copper edged lace or beading

–       Magnolia or taupe coloured under cloths embroidered or printed in a simple design in slate blue, copper metallic fabric table runners, copper coloured glassware, slate blue napkins tied with a copper tassel, chocolate speckled eggs in twig nests or copper wire baskets, crockery in taupe or magnolia

–       Lantern style lights covered in a tulle like fabric embellished in copper beading with copper tassels, hung above the tables, rich coloured fabrics, some metallic, some textured – think Arabian nights

–       Copper coloured roses, autumn leaves, berries and pods, sedums, copper coloured orchids

–       Copper touches on the wedding invitations, copper ribbons – around the cake, around bouquets, around napkins

–       Bridesmaids in copper dresses, perhaps with a contrasting lining, perhaps patterned in a lustrous copper pattern for added sparkle, copper shoes, dull green bouquets


Williams Sonoma Ice Bucket from Brides, Elizabeth bracelet in Copper Pearl from BonitaJ, Favors from Martha Stewart Weddings, Ivy Vine napkin ring from Paper Orchid Stationery.