Winter is full of cheer and anticipation. With the joy that comes from the holidays and the fun adventures in the snow, it’s no wonder why we see so many engagements this time of year. However, we are also seeing more and more weddings as well! Winter weddings bring on a whole new set of factors to consider, but it is totally worth it! Check out some of our tips below for a magical winter wedding.
Experiment With Color
Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to sick with winter whites, greens and reds for you wedding colors. Play with bold, bright and contrasting colors like aqua and cherry red. It feels like breaking the “rules”, but it will create a fun, unexpected setting for your guests.
Dress Your Bridesmaids
It’s completely okay to choose a strapless for your bridesmaids, even in winter. Choose the dress that fits your wedding style, you will probably have the heat on in an indoor venue, so they will appreciate being dressed in something light, rather than a long sleeved satin gown! Remember, though, you can’t be too picky about what coat they wear when outdoors and that sky high heels can be tricky in snow and on ice.
Create a Cozy Reception
With winter comes an early-setting sun. You can use this to create an inviting and romantic feel with calming ambiance from candles and soft details like velvet ribbon accents and plush throws for guests who get cold.
Don’t Forget the Heat
It may be cold outside but things tend to heat up quickly with large groups of people. If you are over-heated, your guests likely are too, especially on the dance floor. Don’t be afraid to ask your wedding coordinator or site manager to turn the heat down!
During the wintertime many flowers are more expensive or downright impossible to get. However, that doesn’t mean you are completely out of luck. Ask your florist what will be in season and work from there.