Red may be known as the color of love, but this traditional hue color has a powerful new offspring bringing joy, vibrancy, and optimism to life – and weddings everywhere: Viva Magenta! Every year, we love to help you brainstorm beautiful ways to incorporate Pantone’s color of the year, but this gorgeous shade may be our favorite one yet! 

Viva Magenta’s radiance is sure to help your big day shine. According to Pantone, “Viva Magenta is brave and fearless – a pulsating color whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration”. What better way to describe the perfect wedding day? Viva Magenta is a is full of energy, excitement, and passion. It’s a perfect hue to help showcase the love and enthusiasm every couple feels on their big day. 

This Pantone shade can be used to add a touch of dynamic and playful energy to any facet of your wedding Whether you go all out with a deeply rich colour scheme, or use well-placed accents to complement paler shades, Viva Magenta is sure bring your love to life. 

Seasonal Spectacular

While you can incorporate Viva Magenta in your big day no matter the season, this color is perfect for a summer wedding. For a bright, lively day that will truly pop, pair Viva Magenta with equally energetic complementary shades like turquoise or yellow. Nothing will overshadow your big day when with those eye-catching hues! 

Best of all? Crystal Gardens is offering special pricing for select remaining wedding dates in June, July, and August 2023! Bring your vision of elegance and decadence to life right here, and let Viva Magenta help you set the stage for a visually stunning and joyously unforgettable wedding.

Wedding Stationery 

Start by setting the tone for your wedding with your invitations. Use Viva Magenta as the primary color for your wedding invitations to give your guests a sneak peek of the electrifying event to come. You can also combine Viva Magenta with other complementary colors like teal, lavender, or pink to make your invitations stand out from the crowd. Add splashes of Viva Magenta in the envelope liner, font, or border details for extra flair. 

From ceremony programs to the seating chart to the food & drink menu, magenta calligraphy is a great way to add unique self-expression to all your wedding stationery. Make a stand-out statement with colorful accents to bring all your design decisions together. 


If you’re looking for a way to add some extra flair, Viva Magenta is perfect for centerpieces, bouquets, and boutonnieres. Not sure where to start? Roses, dahlias, orchids, protea, calla lilies, and peonies all bloom in magenta. For a classic look, try a combination of blush pink roses paired with magenta orchids to create a stunning visual effect. To make your magenta pop, pair those flowers with pale blues, and lavenders – like periwinkle or sweat pea. For a more eye-catching arrangement, include bright purple and lively blue flowers, like lavender or blue hydrangea. 

Wedding Attire

A wedding party dressed in Viva Magenta is sure to turn heads! This hue will make for a showstopping bridesmaid dress, especially against suits of grey or navy. For more subtle pops for your bridal party – or even the bride – consider adding magenta to elements like hair ribbons, shoes, or jewelry. Grooms can also add Viva Magenta to their attire too, by wearing a magenta-colored tie, pocket square, or socks.

Wedding Décor: 

Viva Magenta can be used to create a lively and festive atmosphere at your wedding. You can use it as the primary or accent color for your table linens, centerpieces, floral arrangements, and even your wedding cake. Additionally, you can use this Pantone color for table decorations such as napkins or runners and chair covers – both of which will look stunning against white or light ivory linens. Remember, with a color this boundless, even just a few magenta accents to your decor can make a big impact without overwhelming your other elements.


The sweetest things come in the colors of love! Fresh fruit like strawberries, raspberries, and even blackberries can add a bright, tangy drizzle of color to classically white cakes. Macarons and cupcakes can be a less traditional way to bring in an element of delicious color to your wedding day desserts. 

We can’t wait to see how this color is incorporated into weddings of brides everywhere! Build your unique inspiration using these ideas, and if you need help creating a color scheme using Viva Magenta, or tips for matching all the fine details, give us a call. You can reach our event coordinators by email or phone at 877-545-1002.