Top Choices For A
Winter Wedding Idea
Just because it is cold outside doesn't mean you can't come up
with a fantastic winter wedding idea. If you live in the northern part
of the U.S. or in a mountainous area, snow can provide the perfect
backdrop for your wedding.
You may also be able to save a little money by having your wedding
during the winter months, especially January and February. Many
reception locations will drop their cost to fill up their calendars in
the off season.
Below are some winter wedding ideas for you:
Location options for a winter wedding idea include Inns and Bed and
Breakfasts, lodges, country clubs, historic mills and private estates.
Call around, you may be surprised at some of the deals you are offered.
Whatever theme you choose, consider starting off with Snowflake Wedding
to help set the wintertime mood.
for more seasonal invitation ideas.
Let you guests know what to expect at your wedding ceremony with Winter Wedding Programs
can make all the difference for you winter or holiday
Visit Winter Wedding
to see photos and get ideas for your wedding.
Don't forget to finish off your cake with a Winter Wedding Cake
Finish off your winter wedding with Snowflake Wedding Favors
Blue or White Ice Wedding Theme
Winter usually means ice, and with this theme we bring it inside. We'll
start with your centerpieces.
- Find square, round, cylinders or fish bowl vases to fill
with water. Next, take blue plastic wrap, crinkle it and put it into
the water to make it look like there is ice in the water. You may need
to play with the plastic wrap to get it to look right, but the effect
is really cool if you get it right.
- You can then add floating candles, floating flowers or
white roses to the vases. Add a round mirror under the vases in the
center of the table for added effect.
- Finish off your table with white and light blue linens,
alternating on each table at the reception.
- During the cocktail reception, many sites and caterers
offer raw bars on ice, and you can even add ice sculptures in the
middle of the raw bar tables.
- Along the same lines is the ever popular Vodka ice bar and
Valentine's Wedding Theme
It just so happens that Valentine's Day falls in winter and a
Valentine's wedding theme can be very elegant winter wedding idea.
- Start off with heart or Valentine's related invitations and
matching thank you cards. Many invitations designers have styles that
resemble traditional Valentines.
- Of course red is the color of choice for Valentine's-themed
weddings, but you can get a little creative with different shades like
burgundy or merlot. An idea could be to have tope table cloths with red
- The favorite flower for Valentine's wedding centerpieces is
usually red roses. You can also sprinkle small red paper hearts on the
tables around the centerpieces.
- During dessert, have small bowls filled with different
types of heart candy like Red Hots or conversation hearts (the ones
with the cute sayings on them).
- There are several different types of favors that carry the
heart theme. Another idea is to have a photographer take Polaroid or
instant photos of your guests that they put immediately into heart
frames to take home.
Snowflake Wedding Theme
What better wintertime theme than snowflakes? As with any theme, you
can start by finding snowflake invitations and thank you notes.
wedding favors come in all shapes and sizes. An elegant
choice is a crystal or china snowflake ornament.
- Ask your florist about adding small crystal snowflakes to
your flower centerpieces, and you can also choose vases with etched
snowflakes instead of plain ones.
- Some rental companies and reception spaces offer table
linens with snowflake patterns. Work with them to come up with a classy
linen combination that carries the snowflake theme.
- Snowflake confetti can also be sprinkled on the tables
around your centerpieces.
Christmas Wedding Theme
Take a look at our Christmas
guide for hints and ideas.