Planning a winter wedding? Here’s five fabulous themes for a memorable winter wedding
With logs roaring on an open fire, mulled wine simmering in a pot and snowflakes falling gently outside, winter can be an idyllic time to have a wedding. With costs often lower and venues less likely to be booked up, it’s hardly surprising more and more couples are deciding to tie the knot during the winter months. If you are planning to have your wedding in the frosty season, take a look at five fabulous themes for a memorable winter wedding.
- Christmas themed weddings
Christmas is a time of generosity, high spirits and joy, so why not have a wedding during one of the happiest seasons of the year? To make your big day truly Christmassy, opt for traditional festive colours, including plenty of rich reds and dark greens, sprinkled with dramatic winter whites.
Deck your wedding venue out with a flamboyant Christmas tree, ornamented in striking decorations. If you opt for the bride and bridesmaids to be dressed in winter whites, accessorise to the maximum with diamante jewellery, tinsel hairpieces and plenty of festive glitter.
Don’t scrimp on delightful Christmas traditions, including decorating the venue in mistletoe and berries and ensuring there is lashings of Christmas cake, mince pies and sherry to go round at the reception.
- Winter flowers
Flowers need not be confined to summer weddings. On the contrary, make flowers a centrepiece of your winter wedding by really going to town on flowers synonymous with the colder months.
Now’s the time to bring out the amaryllis, calla lilies and red roses, all of which make fabulous wedding bouquets when it’s chilly outside. Give your bridal flowers an additional festive twist by accenting them with greenery, berries and even some crystal-embellished ribbon.
- Scandinavian style
Weddings that mimic a Scandinavian style are a winter wedding theme that promises to be cosy, atmospheric and memorable. From the bride and bridesmaids donning fishtail braids denoting a real Swedish feel, to the wedding décor being centred on simple, natural pieces for a real minimalist Scandinavian feel, winter is a fabulous time to host a Nordic-inspired wedding.
Vintage weddings work well all year round and none more so during the winter. The lavish appeal of vintage-style weddings, abundant with plenty of pearls, sequins and lace, craft a luxury feel when it’s cold outside.
Vintage weddings were hailed as being a key trending nuptial theme of 2016, and the vintage style looks set to stay in 2017. Be sure not to scrimp on the romantic, vintage-inspired charm by ensuring there’s plenty of gold, sequins, lace and red roses, present on your vintage-style big day during the winter.
- A fairy-tale wedding
When could be a better time to host an idyllic fairy-tale-inspired wedding than during the frosty months of winter? If you can’t stretch the budget to hiring your own castle, as Wedding Ideas Mag writes, the perfect venue for a fairy-tale wedding could be a grand hotel. Craft a magical and atmospheric vibe by adorning the venue in fairy lights and mistletoe.
Pulling up to your princess-like venue in a horse and cart or a vintage car can be extra enchanting when there’s frost underfoot, or, better still, snow.
If you’re looking to host a winter wedding in Leeds, Weetwood Hall provides a fabulous venue for an unforgettable wedding in the winter. For a fairy-tale wedding venue on the outskirts of Leeds, get in touch with our weddings team to discuss all your wedding at Weetwood Hall requirements.