22nd November 2017
Winter Wedding Touches We Love
Are you a winter wedding bride/groom? We think this is one of the most wonderful seasons to marry in – there’s the Christmas excitement, an abundance of décor options, you can go for rich and sumptuous menu options and treat your guests to a hot chocolate bar.
Weddings with a Christmas theme look stunning (especially in our grand Ballroom), but if you’d like to tone down the Christmas décor and focus on other winter details, we have a few tips to get you started.
As a winter bride, you will need something to keep you warm, especially if you’re having photos outdoors, and you have so many options. Monique Lhuillier has the most gorgeous bridal leather jacket (here
) and there are so many beautiful cardigans, shawls and cover ups to choose from. A cardigan in neutral shade, slightly offset from your wedding dress tone looks stunning and we love the contrast of a deep jewel shade against the white of a wedding dress.
Presents aren’t the only thing a ribbon can adorn. Metallic, velvet and lace ribbons all look gorgeous tied around a bouquet! You obviously have so many options with textures, colours and finishes when it comes to ribbons, speak to your florist about the best options to complement your bouquet.
Candles are for all weddings, not just winter, but that said, there’s something exceptionally beautiful about the glow of twinkling candles adorning your venue as the light outside fades. We love them adorning tables, with a combination of tall candelabras, shorter pillar candles and tea lights in pretty glasses. You could also have your venue light scented candles before your guests arrive so that it is infused with your favourite winter scent.
Hot chocolate bar
Trust us, your guests will love you even more than they already do. A hot chocolate bar is indulgent and perfect for a winter wedding, whether you decide to serve your guests post-dinner or pre-ceremony. You can get creative with toppings, flavours, mugs and extras. Don’t forget the marshmallows!
Neutral Christmas trees
We couldn’t compile a list of winter wedding touches and not include a Christmas tree. Having a Christmas tree doesn’t mean going for reds and greens, a ‘neutral’ Christmas tree looks absolutely gorgeous. Think silvers, whites and golds for décor and white fairy lights.
You might also be interested in some of our other winter wedding planning blogs: