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    10th January 2018

    2018 Wedding Ideas

    It’s that time of year again, we’re post-Christmas and New Year and so many of you are newly engaged. And with new engagements comes the buzz of the initial stages of wedding planning and so we thought we would present a run-down of our favourite wedding ideas for 2018.

    Natural palettes

    ‘Greenery’ may have been Pantone’s colours of 2017, but 2018 weddings are strongly featuring natural colour palettes. Imagine soft tones of beiges, whites, ivory and coffee complemented with nature’s neutral. Metallic details, especially in gold, will add a luxurious touch.
    You can read our blog on Neutral and Greenery HERE.

    Neon Lights

    Light up letter are a favourite at The City Rooms, 2018 sees a slight twist on this – neon signs! They make a fun addition to a wedding reception or ceremony and have been hugely popular on interior accounts on Instagram of late.

    Ultra Violet

    How could we not include Pantone’s colour of 2018? This rich and vibrant hue of purple can be used as a standalone around which you build the rest of your theme, or you could incorporate a combination of softer hues for a more romantic look. We also adore it combined with marble, paired with fresh greenery and accented with gold.
    You can read our blog on Ultra Violet HERE.

    Metallic Table Details

    Metallic add a luxe look to any wedding. 2018 will see couples embrace touches of copper, bronze and rose golds for cutlery, charger plates and candelabras. We’d advice picking just one shade of metallic that complements your theme.

    Millennial Pink 

    Millennial Pink has been the ‘it’ colour for a while now, and online blogs and Pinterest are suggesting it is a colour that is finding itself being used in plenty of weddings. The thing with ‘Millennial Pink’ is it isn’t just one shade of pink, rather a multitude of various shades of pinks within a spectrum of sorts. Think hues between a soft blush pink all the way through to a pink coral. If you want to go for a timeless look, we’d recommend a palette of ivories, gold and blush pink, or for those who want to add a pop of colour, a theme of neutrals, gold and coral looks gorgeous. 


    One of the dreamiest wedding ideas we’ve come across is the one involving an embrace of the stars. There are so many things you could do with this theme, from a canopy of fairy lights, to table plans based on constellations, tables named after stars and celestial touches on your stationery.   


    This 2018 twist on metallic is simply magical. Think holographic details on stationery, pearly detailing on dresses and accessories and iridescent tableware. This theme can even be worked through to your florals – Lunaria flowers have the prettiest hint of iridescence.  


    Velvet adds a rich and luxurious touch to a wedding, however sparingly it is used. Some may opt for this beautiful material worked throughout the wedding – from the groom’s suit to table linen – others may wish to use it lightly, perhaps as a ribbon for the bouquet. However you may use it, velvet will add a feeling of opulence to your wedding day and looks especially beautiful in a winter wedding. 

    Baby’s Breath 

    One of the simpler florals, it is also one of the prettiest. Although it is often used as inexpensive filler in flower bouquets, it can be so much more than just an accompaniment to other flowers. You can adorn your tables with vases filled with baby’s breath, wear it in your hair and incorporate it into your bouquet – either by going for a full on gypsophila bouquet tied with a lace or silk ribbon, or you can in mix the delicate flower with other blooms. 

    Darker Florals

    We adore florals in soft, fresh colours, with lots of lush greenery, but 2018 is seeing brides and grooms opt for darker, moodier flowers, especially in shades of purple.

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