Top Picks For A
Christmas Wedding Idea
Spice up your winter wedding with a Christmas wedding idea.
The holidays mean spending time with family and friends. Take advantage
of the holiday cheer by having your wedding around
Browse the list below for our favorite Christmas wedding thoughts.
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Christmas Wedding Idea
Most reception spaces decorate for the holiday season, so you may be
able to take advantage of their decorations. Look at Inns and Bed
& Breakfasts, lodges, country clubs, historic sites and
anywhere else that has a fireplace and reminds you of Christmas for
your wedding location.
Many invitation designers offer Christmas designs which will help to
set the tone for your Christmas wedding. Visit Snowflake Wedding
for some ideas.
are the perfect way to kick off your wedding
For reception decorations, use mini balsam and evergreen trees (real or
fake) with white lights and ribbons.
Instead of a plain old seating card table, consider having a place card
tree. Get a mini or full-sized evergreen tree (depending on how many
guests you will have) and plant the tree in an ice bucket if it is a
Hang small crystal ornaments from the tree along with other decorations
that fit the size of your tree. Get small place cards and hang them on
the tree with wire ornament hangers in alphabetical order starting at
Have the tree available at cocktail hour so a long line doesn't form at
the entrance to the dining area.
If you are looking to make a dramatic exit from your winter wedding
reception, arrange to have a horse drawn sleigh whisk you away into the
night. This is, of course, dependent on whether you are in an area that
has plenty of snow.
Even though you are getting married in winter, there are still some
beautiful options for flowers. Visit Winter Wedding Flowers
for some holiday ideas.
Pine cones are another holiday favorite that have many uses. Use them
in your centerpieces along with Holly berry, multi size red and green
pillar or taper candles and other winter flowers.
Gingerbread houses are a Christmas wedding idea favorite. You can use them as
centerpieces and decorations at the reception. If you are creative (and
have the time or a lot of helpful friends) you can make them yourself
or buy them from a bakery.
A great Christmas wedding idea for centerpieces is to take mini pine
cones and walnuts, spray paint them silver and arrange them in silver
bowl. You can add some color if you want with a red ribbon or by adding
colorful small round glass ornaments.
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Winter Wedding Cakes
are not only fun, but they taste good as well. Finish off your cake
with a Christmas themed wedding cake topper.
Scented pine cones are a great Christmas wedding idea for favors.
Another option is wax-dipped pine cones that guests can take home to
help start a fire in their fireplace.
Gingerbread mix in decorative tins or packaging can be a lot of fun,
and small gingerbread houses can double as centerpieces and favors.
Christmas ornaments always make great favors, and they can also double
as place card holders. There are many varieties of glass and crystal
ornaments that are very elegant.
A Christmas wedding isn’t complete without a signature drink.
Peppermint schnapps make the perfect wintertime warm up for your
Get a few 15-inch silver punch bowls, and fill them with ice or snow if
available. Take long double-shot glasses and fill them with a
peppermint schnapps shot, and place them into the bowls filled with
ice. Add a white peppermint candy cane to each shot glass, and let your
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