Wedding Theme | Festive Season

Maybe it’s the fact people seem to be in high spirits during the Christmas countdown; or maybe it’s the beautiful twinkling fairy lights; or perhaps it’s the pretty crisp frosty mornings – there really is something magical about this time of the year.

Whether you’re tying-the-knot this Christmas or planning your nuptials for 2017/18, we’ve pulled together our favourite winter wedding theming ideas for you – without a piece of tinsel in sight!

The Wedding Invite…

…These invites by Ever After Papery via Etsy not only look super pretty and season appropriate – we love the fact that they are a neutral colour – perfect if you want to get your invites out in plenty of time and haven’t yet decided on a colour-theme. (NB: we don’t think you need matchy-matchy colour themes – see our stationery video here)

The Bridal Cover-Up…

…Getting married in the winter means that you can totally customise your bridal look with bridal coats, cover-ups, faux fur, cute sweaters….basically anything warm and cozy that takes your fancy.   A brand that totally nails faux-fur like no other is Unreal Fur, an independent, PETA-certified Australian label driven by a passion for animal welfare and a love of fashion. We love their Silver Lining jacket and would really recommend checking out their website if you’re after a faux-fur investment piece – bridal or otherwise.

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Image via Unreal Fur | Siver Lining Jacket
 The Nails…

… Berry tones and rich red polishes may be a Christmas cliché, but that’s because they look so good.  Pinterest is awash with “festive nails”.  We particularly love the golden sparkle on these, they’d provide a beautiful pop of colour against and all white colour theme. (NB: we have a bit of a thing for nail art so check out our Pinterest board for more ideas)

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Source: Pinterest

 

The Wedding Favours…

Why not get creative and make your own wedding favours? We stumbled across this Christmas Pudding Vodka recipe when getting ideas for Christmas parties and thought that if decanted into small, individual bottles, it could make for a very welcomed wedding favour.

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Image Source: BBC Food

 

The Buttonholes…

… I’ll say it… One of my wedding pet peeves is unimaginative buttonholes.

So much time and attention can go into the bridal bouquet and way too often the groom and groomsmen are  left with a single flower that features in the bouquet.  While there is nothing wrong with this, it is worth pointing out that the buttonhole is a great way for men to express their individual style.  Winter lends itself really well to different textures and fabrics, think berries, fir cones, tweeds, etc so it’s a great time of year to get creative with your florist.

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Image The Knot via Pinterest

The Table Plan…

… Don’t ignore the fact it’s Christmas – embrace it and incorporate it into your big day. We love this Christmas Tree Table Plan we spied on Wedding Chicks.

 

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Image via Pinterest

The Decor…

…Hang mistletoe above where you say your vows so you can have your first wedded kiss beneath it.  Cliche, yes. Cheesy, a little, but it’s oh-so-sweet! And you never know, it may prove to be a hit with your guests later in the evening!

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Image Paul Fletcher Photography via Pinterest

 

 

The Wedding Cake…

… Why not do something completely different and instead of a cake, choose a Gingerbread House?  Guests can break off pieces later in the evening and you can serve it with hot chocolate before they head off to bed (or the bar!)

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Via Pinterest

 

Whisper and Blush Are you planning a winter wedding?  What details are you going for? 

Melissa x