Wedding themes are important. Here are many top choices!
When you see a wedding that is perfectly coordinated with all these layers of details, it is more than a color palette at work. And once you pick your theme, you instantly narrow down your choices of dresses, flowers, invitations, venues, and place settings.
The Vintage Wedding
Relive a Decade
Relive an Era
Another way to hone your vintage wedding into something more focused is to pick an era that has long passed. A popular and recognizable era is the Victorian era. Another beautiful time to hark back to is the Medieval period.
Popular Style Themes
Rustic Chic Weddings
Rustic Chic can mean renting out a barn, but not necessarily. Most rustic weddings include natural, unfinished wood props strung with lights and rose garland. People employ copper and galvanized metal containers to hold bouquets of flower, or a galvanized tub to hold ice and beverages. But it isn’t all raw wood and metal and rain barrels. Oftentimes vintage or antique chandeliers are hung outdoors, so you have cut, sparkling glass to contrast with the distressed, naked wood. This is a theme I can’t get enough of.
The Multicultural Wedding
Another theme I’m in love with is the multicultural theme. This doesn’t have to be for someone who wants to celebrate their particular heritage, but for someone who loves world travel and exotic locations.
There is a great use of hot pink and velvety purple with swaths of gold. Radiant red, especially used as lace, also makes an appearance. Headdresses are employed in lieu of veils and crowns of flowers. Henna painting can beautify the ladies’ hands. There are big shows of tropical, summertime flowers and large, glossy leaved greenery. There are brightly colored fabric or paper lanterns, but the most attractive quality to these weddings is their use of colors and exotic traditions.
Could you imagine sending off invitations that look like passports? What a wonderful introduction for some of your home grown relatives to a theme that you would like to be swept away by. If you are really fortunate, maybe your honeymoon can be abroad.
The Seaside Wedding
The Seaside Wedding has to be the second most notable wedding style of all wedding themes. This theme does not have to be only for those being married at or on the seaside. You just have to love the seaside. Hurricane lamps, fish netting, seashells, and glittering sand are just a few of the notable pieces to this wedding.
So whether you get inspired to travel the world or visit the seaside or relive a decade or a century, your wedding can be any transporting theme you wish it to be. Love making it your own no matter what you are basing it on! Once you pick a theme, all your decisions will fall into place.
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Oh my gosh I love love love love loveeee this! Some of these ideas and themeings are just simply brilliant! I may possibly have to steal some of these ideas for my own wedding! Literally can’t get enough of this! So perfect, some of these settings are simply divine too – this is where I really wish I had the ability to teleport to different locations around the UK/world – there’s so many gorgeous places to get married! The thing is though, even though I love the idea of a rural barn in scotland or a castle in devon, I live in Oxfordshire in england – and I really want to get married in the area so all my family and friends can come, so alas I will have to find something a little closer to home. Me and my fiancee (well I say my fiancee, more like me and my sister!) have been looking at different potential wedding locations – I really want somewhere exclusive and luxurious, but slightly quirky? Not OTT quirky but just a few unique little quirks to make it feel extra special if you know what I mean! We did come across a place called Aynhoe Park (here’s the site: http://aynhoepark.co.uk/ ) has anyone had a wedding there before? Or has anyone been to one? If so I would literally love you forever if you could tell me what it was like and give some reviews? Obviously the photos look beautiful but I’d really love to know what actual guests thought of the venue! Thanks everyone (and apologies for the long comment – just call me Bride Zilla!) x
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