Whether you’re planning a lavish, large-scale wedding or an intimate backyard gathering with close friends and family, your color palette will set the tone for the entire celebration. In fact, choosing a color palette is one of the very first steps in planning an event. From the balloons and streamers to the table runners and floral arrangements, color will absolutely influence the décor you select. Deciding on a color scheme isn’t necessarily easy, which is why we’ve put together five trending color palettes to help inspire your next party. From bright, modern hues to classic go-tos, keep scrolling to see more!