Give your winter wedding a special sparkle
So many brides decide to get married in the summer months. But deciding to do it your way and get married in winter shows a certain style. Marrying between November and March, having a winter wonderland wedding, is really very cool and has a number of advantages.
We’ve designed several weddings for winter brides so let’s look at some of the styling and see what is appealing to you.
As you can see from these photographs, a rich deep blue combined with silver, works beautifully as a winter wedding theme.
Other colours to consider for a winter wedding: burgundy, forest green, gold, metallics, scarlet and cream. All of these would look fantastic and bring warmth to a cold day.
In winter you want things to be vibrant. It’s not the time of year for soft pastels, leave that to spring and summer.
Cream, green and gold is also a chic colour palette with plenty of potential for your big day.
Remember to choose flowers that are in season, ask your florist if you need some advice. You’ll get more flowers for your money that way and you’ll also have flowers that look better. Roses will be available and there’s nothing much more classical than white or cream roses, which look glorious. You don’t need many of them either just a single rose in a bud vase is perfect on a winter table.
Using trees indoors is a big trend, we think Kate Middleton started it at the Royal Wedding. Tall trees or sprays of branches sprayed white will give a room a very romantic, forest light feel. You can have sprays of lights on them if you want a more eye catching feature. If you want to, you can take things further with up-lighting, maybe a forest floor effect on the dance floor.
Lighting is crucial for getting the right atmosphere, so it’s worth talking to your venue about it in plenty of time.
If you’re marrying around Christmas time then you have a ready-made theme for you. Have Christmas trees dotted around your venue and at the ceremony itself. You could have crackers on the guest tables maybe with a label on so they can double up as seating cards, tie napkins with Christmas baubles and sprays of mistletoe and holly.