Planning a wedding in the winter can be breathtaking.
Picture it. The fresh, white snowflakes, the ice sculptures, deep hues and
lavish designs. When executed correctly, a winter wedding reception can be jaw
dropping. If newly engaged, there are essential tips to keep in mind for
planning a winter wedding. We’ve compiled a list in this week’s blog post. Get
inspired, have fun and enjoy the winter wedding of your dreams.
The Winter Wedding Color Scheme Do’s and Dont's: Consider
more subtle color combos such as silver and white for a glamour affect or deep
purple and blues for a more elegant approach. A white velvet runner and clear
umbrellas for your ceremony may create the ambience you are hoping to achieve.
Just try not to overdue it with reds and greens and always keep in mind that,
sometimes, less is more.
Creative Cake Ideas for a Winter Wedding: More often that
not, the wedding cake is a primary focal point at every reception. One essential
tip for planning a winter wedding would be to ensure that you are consistent
with your color scheme throughout your entire wedding day. When it comes to
your wedding cake design, sparkling bare branches, frozen crystalline droplets
and frosted pinecones or snowflakes could be the perfect wedding cake toppers.
Consider tinting your fondant to reflect snow in the winter sun.
Winter Wedding Favors: If looking for something sweet,
guests will adore snowflake-shaped favor boxes filled with your favorite
candies or snowflake cake pops in your wedding combo. Also, consider specially
made Christmas ornaments with your names and wedding date for each of your
guests to cherish and admire every Christmas. Do you have a favorite holiday
recipe or hot beverage? Attach a recipe to a mason jar with the ingredients
filled inside. Hot cocoa with marshmallows looks pretty delicious inside of a
mason jar and it will warm your guests up once they get home.
Winter Wedding Centerpiece Ideas: If looking for that wow-factor,
consider accent lighting at each table, tree branches decorated with hanging
lights or a lavish twig and flower design. For a more subtle approach, consider
white flowers with silver Christmas ornaments for an unexpected combo or spray
painted snow cones inside of a glass jar with surrounding candles.
Winter Wedding Bridal Bouquets and Flowers: Roses and
amaryllis blossoms are always a huge success at winter weddings. Consider
Hypericum berries, as well. Beautifully decorated wreaths are also a big hit
during the winter months and white carnations will be a beautiful addition to
any winter wonderland scene.
We hope you enjoyed reading our essential tips for planning
a winter wedding. If you are in the NJ area, we welcome you to visit our
ballrooms and wedding venues at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. We may just be the perfect fit for the night!
Until next week,The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ