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Pastels for Any Season: Wedding Color Inspo

By: 
Reeve Currie

Delicate, creamy pastel hues aren't just for the spring months; we love the look of soft pinks and blues nestled next to snowy scenery and bright summer greens. These light, feminine tones on Instagram are ideal no matter the weather!

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