Posts

Brunch weddings, A Delicious (and Budget-Friendly) Way to Celebrate Your Love

Who doesn’t love brunch? This is a terrific idea to leave everybody happy (and looking forward to your big day) for couples on a budget. Feast yourself on these thought provoking ideas for brunch weddings. From food to decor to much more!

Add a salted caramel cake to your brunch wedding menu. Photo by Dizajnmenza on Flickr

Add a salted caramel cake to your brunch wedding menu. Photo by Dizajnmenza on Flickr

City hall at sunrise and a relaxed brunch afterwards sounds like the perfect idea for early risers, breakfast fans and couples on a limited budget.

Brunch weddings are some of the most cost-effective ways to host your wedding reception. Banquet halls and restaurants are less expensive to rent in the daytime. If you are hosting an outdoor wedding, you won’t have to spend on wedding lights. There is no need for an ultra posh wedding gown. And, depending on the menu items and the caterer of choice, a brunch can range in price from $15 to $85 per person.

Planning Brunch Weddings: The Do’s and Don’ts

Before you begin listing your favorite breakfast foods, we thought it would be appropriate to share some do’s and don’ts for a planning brunch weddings.

A brunch reception usually takes place between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. so you can start the morning with a 10 a.m. ceremony and head out to the delicious brunch spread at 11 a.m. or noon. Not bad, n’est ce pas?

Surprise your guests with a Sunday morning newspaper wedding program.

For the coffee lovers, nothing will be more welcoming than a yummy coffee bar with all the fixings surrounded by muffins, croissants and orange-scented scones. You can offer American coffee, expresso, cafe au lait, caramel machiatto, iced coffee; different teas like Earl Grey, iced tea (sweetened or unsweetened), chamomile, jasmine, orange, and black; and fresh juices, fresh strawberry lemonade or a fruity ginger ale punch. The sky is the limit! Dress up your drink station with personalized coffee cups and swizzle sticks and voila! A coffee station to die for!

Beverage ideas for brunch weddings. Mimosa bar. Corona Sunrise cocktails are made with tequila, orange juice, grenadine, orange juice and Corona Extra. Screw-driver. Ginger ale punch, looks like champagne, doesn't it?

Beverage ideas for brunch weddings. Mimosa bar. Corona Sunrise cocktails are made with tequila, orange juice, grenadine, orange juice and Corona Extra. Screw-driver. Ginger ale punch, looks like champagne, doesn’t it?

Unlike afternoon or evening wedding affairs, brunch weddings need alcohol and spirits properly timed. Consider serving alcohol in moderation (it will save you beaucoup of bucks) after your guests have eaten something. Think bellinis (peach nectar and sparkling wine), mimosa bars, champagne, bloody mary’s (OJ and sparkling wine), mint juleps and other morning-time cocktails like tequila sunrise (grenadine, tequila, and orange juice), punch and screw-drivers.

Brunch weddings do not equate lack of dancing. Just make sure the place you rent for the reception has space for it. Or you can add some games or musical entertainment for your guests.

When choosing the location for your brunch wedding, remember to see it during the time of day you are planning your reception.

Brunch can be served buffet style or as a seated meal, or both. You can feature quiches, pastries, fruits and a salmon or roast beef carving station. Consider serving more healthful options like yogurt, poached salmon, grilled veggie sandwiches and egg-white omelettes.

Surprise your guests with a Sunday morning newspaper wedding program.

Surprise your guests with a Sunday morning newspaper wedding program via Etsy.

A good idea for the main appetizer is a mashed potato bar where each guest gets a martini glass and can pile up their own toppings.

Last but not least: the wedding cake. The choices are unlimited. You may opt for a gorgeous naked-cake, a lighter confection such as lemon or angel food cake, or the classical breakfast wedding cake, the mouthwatering waffle cake!

Waffle cake!

Waffle cake!

If you want to browse ideas of naked-cakes or semi-naked cakes, check out this article.

Food and Decor for Brunch Weddings

When planning a brunch wedding, think out of the box. I mean, who says that you cannot include pastas and steaks in your brunch wedding? Here are some delicious brunch wedding ideas including topping bars, waffle cakes (or donut cakes, why not?), southern biscuits, poached salmons, grilled veggies, and coffee cocktails.

Brunch weddings’ bonus: brunch foods are often less expensive than dinner foods, but they don’t look cheap. 😉

All the best planning your nuptials! Have fun and share some!!! 🙂

 




 

A brunch wedding favorite: fritattas with a non -traditional touch!!

A brunch wedding favorite: fritattas with a non -traditional touch!!

Brunch gourmet food: Salmon asparagus boat.

Brunch gourmet food: Salmon asparagus boat.

Cornbread muffins to add a southern touch to the brunch wedding menu.

Cornbread muffins to add a southern touch to the brunch wedding menu.

Pile them up and don't forget the honey. Easy cornbread muffins for brunch weddings.

Pile them up and don’t forget the honey. Easy cornbread muffins for brunch weddings.

Brunch weddings: A Delicious (and Budget-Friendly) Way to Celebrate Your Love. Beauty in food preparation: shrimp and grilled cucumbers. French toast. Citrus Poppy Seed Muffins. Amaze bowls. Beautiful way of displaying macarons. Caramelized peach and lavender scones.

Beauty in brunch weddings food preparation: shrimp and grilled cucumbers. French toast. Citrus Poppy Seed Muffins. Amaze bowls. Beautiful way of displaying macarons. Caramelized peach and lavender scones.

How delicious and economical are these almost bite-sized piles of seasoned angel hair pasta so neatly arranged?

How delicious and economical are these almost bite-sized piles of seasoned angel hair pasta so neatly arranged?

This asparagus mushroom swiss egg bake is perfect for brunch or breakfast!

This asparagus mushroom swiss egg bake is perfect for brunch or breakfast!

Brunch Wedding Inspiration: Peach Prosecco Bellinis captured by Ashley Kelemen Photography

Brunch Wedding Inspiration: Peach Prosecco Bellinis captured by Ashley Kelemen Photography.

Multi colored paper lanterns, perfect for anything that needs to say festive like brunch weddings!!!

Multi colored paper lanterns, perfect for anything that needs to say festive like brunch weddings!!!

These homemade smoked salmon crepes are grain and gluten free. A great addition to your brunch wedding menu.

These homemade smoked salmon crepes are grain and gluten free. A great addition to your brunch wedding menu.

Traditional sandwiches for brunch weddings... so scrumptious! mmm!! Food Styling And Photography.

Traditional sandwiches for brunch weddings… so scrumptious! mmm!! Food Styling And Photography.

The latest rage after Kale: Matcha is all that health fans talk about nowadays. Why not add it to your brunch menu? Matcha and raspberry cake by sillev via Flickr.

The latest rage after Kale: Matcha is all that health fans talk about nowadays. Why not add it to your brunch menu? Matcha and raspberry cake by sillev via Flickr.

Brunch wedding decor ideas for your coffee stations, dessert tables and more.

Brunch wedding decor ideas for your coffee stations, dessert tables and more.

Mini lattes with bite-sized donuts for your coffee station.

Mini lattes with bite-sized donuts for your coffee station.

Chocolate glazed mocha doughnuts, a brunch wedding tradition.

Chocolate glazed mocha doughnuts, a brunch wedding tradition.

Ideas for brunch weddings and their dessert tables. These sparkly celestial decorations are so awesome you'll want to leave them up all year round!

Ideas for brunch weddings and their dessert tables. These sparkly celestial decorations are so awesome you’ll want to leave them up all year round!

How about we add a touch of Hispanic heritage to our wedding food with these delicious Spanish churros? I'm in!!!

How about we add a touch of Hispanic heritage to our wedding food with these delicious Spanish churros? I’m in!!!

Get inspired even further with this amazing photo gallery!

  • Stack of oversized donuts for the groom’s cake.

    You're going to adore the thoughtful details in this Colorado wedding. Stack of oversized donuts for the groom's cake at a Colorado wedding.
  • Salmon cones at brunch weddings.

    Gorgeous presentation for salmon cones at brunch weddings.
  • Catering for brunch weddings.

    Black Tie Desserts and Fine Catering: Hors d'oeuvre.
  • Bloody Mary’s.

    Bloody Mary's you have to see to believe. Add some iced beer for the perfect Mexican Michelada.
  • Brunch weddings desserts.

    Brunch weddings and beautifully designed desserts that denote class.
  • Chocolate and nutella cream mini naked-cake.

    Chocolate and nutella cream mini naked-cake.
  • Classic Kentucky Mint Julep.

    Classic Kentucky Mint Julep.
  • Fresh fruit pies.

    Fresh fruit pies. Tarte aux fruits.
  • Alternate cake options.

    Planning a wedding and you want something different to the usual fondant iced, flower laden cake? These alternate cake options will surely fit the bill.
  • Original idea to serve at brunch weddings.

    Strawberries Saint Honoré by François Daubinet. An original idea to serve at brunch weddings.

Discover More Stunning Wedding Ideas

JOIN THE THOUSANDS OF BRIDES THAT RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER

Photography Credits: 100 Layer Cake, sheknows, edibleperspective, theberry, Gourmet Traveller, howsweeteats, honeyandbirch, laps de noiva, halfbakedharvest, chelseasmessyapron, armanihotels, paperandlace.

How to Plan a Beach Themed Wedding Ceremony

How to Plan a Beach Themed Wedding Ceremony: The bridal bouquet. Flowers that are heat resilient.

The bridal bouquet. Flowers that are heat resilient.

A beach themed wedding is the dream of many couples but not all them dare to make this dream a reality. Let’s uncover how to plan a beach themed wedding ceremony with these 13 crucial tips that will make it a resounding success!

Sunsets, warm sand, boho wedding dresses, salty air, nature and the incredible backdrop of the ocean are only some of the appeal of a beach themed wedding ceremony. Beach weddings will fit every budget: they can go from economical to the most lavish and luxurious of events. Get inspired by these ideas and start planning your very own beach themed wedding ceremony.

Tips for Planning a Beach Themed Wedding Ceremony

1Try to stay away from the summer months. Another option is to choose a wedding destination on the opposite hemisphere. That way it’s summer for you, but winter on the other side of the planet. Sometimes, one month after high season still has terrific weather but it’s not as crowded and/or expensive. Always keep in mind to stay away from windy weather and know your tides.

There is no need for chairs at the beach if the ceremony is short. And, what a view!

There is no need for chairs at the beach if the ceremony is short. And, what a view!

2Public or private beach? The next decision for how to plan a beach themed wedding ceremony is to choose the type of beach: public or private. Private beach weddings locations are much harder to find. Most people will not rent their homes for such a large shindig or you can try renting an oceanfront estate. Even if you host your beach wedding at a resort with a private beach, you may have to share the place with other resort guests. Make sure you ask the resort if privatizing the beach for your wedding is possible before you book.

At a private beach in the Bahamas, a modern beach wedding captured by Jason Mize Photography. Harbour Island, The Bahamas.

At a private beach in the Bahamas, a modern beach wedding captured by Jason Mize Photography. Harbour Island, The Bahamas. jasonmizephotography

3It’s the law. Unless it’s your very own private beach at your summer getaway home, you’ll have to become acquainted with the local ordinances (just like on public park weddings) or hire a wedding planner that specializes in destination weddings or is local to that area. There is a key ordinance on most beaches that prohibits alcohol and this is where having a reception at a location overlooking the beach and a beach wedding ceremony is a great idea.

4Try to pick a day of the week and a time of the day when there will be few people present at the beach. You don’t want to have photos of passers by in a thong. 😉 During the week, early in the morning or at sunset are your best bets. And sunsets are so romantic! Also, keep in mind that the night is not a good time for a beach wedding as the ocean goes black (unless you have a full moon and a clear night) and not only is a but scary but it does not allow for good photography.

Lauren Fair Photography captured this incredible scenario for a very intimate beach themed wedding.

Lauren Fair Photography captured this incredible scenario for a very intimate beach themed wedding.

5Beach themed wedding ceremony decorations. You don’t need to decorate the beach for a ceremony but make sure you have a few benches for the people who may need it, like older folks and pregnant guests. If your ceremony is short, nobody will mind standing for 30 minutes or so. So, a few benches, a canopy and the breathtaking scenery of the beach and the ocean should be enough. Of course, if you want to go all the way and add the white chairs and an aisle runner covered with rose-petals, it will imply more coordination and expenses (remember you will have to setup most of this the same day) but the photography will be spectacular. The work will be proportional to the number of guests.

 




 

Flowers and lanterns with risers in the sand.

Flowers and lanterns with risers in the sand.

6Can you hear me now? Make sure you have a good sound system. The beach has a lot of nature noises: seagulls, waves, wind, and people and it will be hard to listen to the officiant’s words. A windscreen over the microphone is also a good idea.

Surrounded by friends and family at the time of the I dos. An original circular ceremony sitting.

Surrounded by friends and family at the time of the I dos. An original circular ceremony sitting.

7Avoid the lobster look! Wear sunscreen and handout some for your guests (this could be a great idea for a wedding favor) Avoid tan lines before the big day and this applies to the bride, bridesmaids. mom and everybody else that will attend the wedding. They really don’t look too good on the photos and neither does a sunburnt bride.

Chiffon bridesmaid dresses for beach weddings.

Chiffon bridesmaid dresses for beach weddings.

8Picking the flowers for your bride’s bouquet. Make sure they endure the heat like freesias, calla lilies, orchids, and succulents. Try to keep all decorations to a minimum. A beach wedding theme does not need a lot at the time of the ceremony. Maybe a few seashells and starfish in greens, corals and other colors that contrast with the sand will do.

9Bridal attire has to be beach-appropriate. Ditch the veil, it will make you and photography uncomfortable and very hard as it will flap in the wind. Choose fresh flowers or a hair accessory instead. Lace trim is gorgeous but it can easily trap sand and look dirty. Go for chiffon or charmeuse so your gown flows in the ocean breeze. This is a great opportunity for a shorter dress so it doesn’t touch the sand. Keep in mind that the wedding dress has to be comfortable and allow for movement and if you must wear high heeled shoes, add a wooden plank to walk gracefully to the ceremony area. Otherwise, flats, espadrilles and even kitten heels are a better option. An aisle runner made of fabric will help your step and keep your feet cooler (sand gets really hot)

If your dress will not be touching much of the sand, this vintage backless bridal gown is a dream come true for a beach themed wedding.

If your dress will not be touching much of the sand, this vintage backless bridal gown is a dream come true for a beach themed wedding.

10Best choice for a beach wedding hairstyle: an updo or a messy updo. Even a half up, half down bridal hairstyle will help you look beachy without looking like you were just hit by a typhoon.

A little hunger games inspiration for your beach wedding bridal hairstyle.

A little hunger games inspiration for your beach wedding bridal hairstyle.

11For the groom and the groomsmen: linen suits or lightweight cotton pants. Perfect for a beach themed wedding ceremony and they can use them again and again!

12Always have a plan B. A beach themed wedding ceremony is beautiful but you have several weather factors to protect yourself against such as the rain and, more importantly, the wind. Chewing on sand is not a good way to celebrate.

Wedding reception at a Mexico beach captured by Stephen Karlisch Photography. The perfect example of a lavish beach themed wedding.

Wedding reception at a Mexico beach captured by Stephen Karlisch Photography. The perfect example of a lavish beach themed wedding.

13Viva el Trash the Dress! After the wedding, don’t miss the opportunity of having a great trash the dress photo session!

I love "Trash the Dress" photo sessions on beach themed weddings. Don't worry, these are rarely the actual dresses. Most brides but a trashable dress from a thrift store for this type of photo shoot.

I love “Trash the Dress” photo sessions on beach themed weddings. Don’t worry, these are rarely the actual dresses. Most brides but a trashable dress from a thrift store for this type of photo shoot.

Beach Themed Wedding Ceremony Inspirational Ideas

We hope the advise on how to plan a beach themed wedding ceremony is useful to plan yours and we leave you with a bunch of incredibly inspirational ideas to copy, mimic or plain steal for yours!!

A beautifully surprising 4-tiered beach wedding cake. Get all the inspiration you need to plan and decorate your beach themed wedding!

A beautifully surprising 4-tiered beach wedding cake.

A guestbook full of wishes you will not want to cast into the sea, or will you? Event planner Leslie Cecchini

A guestbook full of wishes you will not want to cast into the sea, or will you? Event planner Leslie Cecchini

 




 

In between the sand and the dunes, this white on white beach themed wedding takes our breath away.

In between the sand and the dunes, this white on white beach themed wedding takes our breath away.

Tropical drink recipes for beach weddings: Mint turquoise signature wedding drink: blue thai mojito, blue curaçao, limon or white rum, coco-mint syrup, fresh lime juice and soda water.

Tropical drink recipes for beach weddings: Mint turquoise signature wedding drink: blue thai mojito, blue curaçao, limon or white rum, coco-mint syrup, fresh lime juice and soda water.

Adorably cute seating sign for a same sex beach themed wedding ceremony. Photography: hative

Adorably cute seating sign for a same sex beach themed wedding ceremony. Photography: hative

How to plan a beach themed wedding ceremony - Costa Rica weddings, an original idea for an open wedding bar on a canoe. Shoes do not have to get buried in the sand while your guests attend your beach themed wedding ceremony.

How to plan a beach themed wedding ceremony.

Chiffon and silk dress, simple and dreamy for your beach themed wedding ceremony.

Chiffon and silk dress, simple and dreamy for your beach themed wedding ceremony.

Something blue. A delicate foot accessory to go barefoot at your beach wedding via Etsy.

Something blue. A delicate foot accessory to go barefoot at your beach wedding via BarefootShop.

Get ready, chica! A 2017 beach themed wedding ceremony color palette by the Pattern Curator.

Get ready, chica! A 2017 beach themed wedding ceremony color palette by the Pattern Curator.

The perfect invitation for a rustic beach themed wedding ceremony.

The perfect invitation for a rustic beach themed wedding ceremony.

Peach Echo, a 2016 Pantone top 10 color of the year to add a pop of color to your beach themed wedding ceremony.

Peach Echo, a 2016 Pantone top 10 color of the year to add a pop of color to your beach themed wedding ceremony.

Who said orchids? Well, here you go: a simple but elegant orchid table runner on top of palm fronds for your beach themed wedding ceremony.

Who said orchids? Well, here you go: a simple but elegant orchid table runner on top of palm fronds for your beach wedding.

Romantic beach themed wedding cake design with sun, love and seashells in gorgeous white.

Romantic beach themed wedding cake design with sun, love and seashells in gorgeous white.

What better idea for beach wedding invitations than watercolors in turquoise tones?

What better idea for beach wedding invitations than watercolors in turquoise tones?

Discover More Stunning Wedding Ideas

JOIN THE THOUSANDS OF BRIDES THAT RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER

Photo credits: explore.idojour.com, MODwedding, weddingforward, instagram, theknot, weddingideasbyyou, annsbridalbargains, weddingwire, weddingpartyapp, greenweddingshoes, negriljamaicaweddings.com, cakesdecor, thenest, elegantweddinginvites, storeenvy

23 Impossibly Romantic Ideas for a Blush Wedding

Bridesmaids in blush with silver accessories.

Bridesmaids in blush with silver accessories.

What is more romantic than a blush wedding? Today we bring you plenty of inspiring ideas to decorate a blush themed wedding. This is one of the biggest trends in colors for 2016 and, if you are a true romantic, you will not want to miss out on this blush pink wedding extravaganza!

A blush wedding is timeless and romantic. Blush is the ideal color to give your lovey-dovey wedding a sophisticated twist. And the pink blush wedding theme is a trend that started a few years ago and has not stopped being one of the brides’ favorites in 2016.

Delicate and elegant, this super romantic color makes everything look beautiful, lovely and breathtaking! Get inspired by these incredibly romantic and ethereal ideas for blush weddings. Wear it on just on your wedding gown or go all the way. Indulge and make it the center of attention (after you, of course) of your very own blush themed wedding.

Color palettes for Blush Weddings: Romantic, Glam, Rustic or Vintage!

A blush themed wedding is easy to coordinate with other colors or hues to make the wedding more intimate or more upscale, or super country western!! Depending on the colors we combine it with, we can achieve the perfect look for a romantic, glam, rustic or vintage blush wedding!

Blush makes it easy to incorporate coral and silver into the wedding decor to pick it up a notch. Meanwhile, a pale pink helps add love and sweetness to a blush colored wedding. Like many other shades of pink, blush can create a romantic atmosphere and bring happiness to the new couple through the exacerbation of their feelings of love.

Delicate wedding color scheme Soft blush and green with a dash of ivory.

Delicate wedding color scheme Soft blush and green with a dash of ivory at the Etsy Store

To achieve a very upscale look within budget constraints and touch of creativity, add black and gold to your blush wedding decor: centerpieces, chair wraps, table runners and photo booth backgrounds, and the list can go on and on. Remember to add blush food – cakes, champagne, candies and sweets! They will account for an unforgettable dessert bar at your upscale and impossibly romantic blush wedding!

For a sparklingly romantic pink blush themed wedding, combine pink blush with sequined gold touches – very 2016! Bring in the pink blush roses and decorate your tables, chairs, cake, centerpieces and even the floor while you’re at it.

Blush Wedding Attire: Ethereal and Romantic

If you are an avant-garde bride that wants to break with the tradition of the white wedding dress, consider a beautiful blush gown with lots of feminine details. You may even keep the white dress and accessorize it with a pink blush sash, or wear a blush wedding dress to your civil ceremony.

A touch of blush on the groom’s boutonniere or tie, on the bridesmaids’ dresses or on your very own bridal bouquet can help you turn your reception into “the” blush wedding of the year!

Bridal bouquet for blush weddings. Flowers by First Bloom of Charleston. Photo by Jennifer Beardon Photography via Charleston weddings Blog

Bridal bouquet for blush weddings. Flowers by First Bloom of Charleston. Photo by Jennifer Bearden Photography via Charleston weddings Blog

More Ideas for a Pink Blush Themed Wedding

We couldn’t help ourselves and we put together a collection of very original and romantic ideas to inspire your blush wedding. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do! And don’t forget to let us know which one is your favorite!

A curvy Parisian bride in her ruffled blush pink wedding dress. Gorgeous!!!

A curvy Parisian bride in her ruffled blush pink wedding dress. Gorgeous!!!

Blush wedding details. Blush champagne with gold sugar trim.

Blush wedding details. Blush champagne with gold sugar trim.

 




 

Blush chair covers for romantic blush weddings.

Blush chair covers for romantic blush weddings. Find them at Etsy!

A dream in blush: Gala by Galia Lahav. Fall 2016 Wedding Dresses. Want to see more Galia Lahav dresses?

A dream in blush: Gala by Galia Lahav. Fall 2016 Wedding Dresses. Want to see more Galia Lahav dresses?

Sequins and glitter for a romantic blush themed wedding. Check out all of the blush reception ideas!

Sequins and glitter for a romantic blush themed wedding.

Blush inside and out this wedding cake. Perfect for a romantic and intimate wedding.

Blush inside and out this wedding cake. Perfect for a romantic and intimate wedding.

 

Want to add sparkle to your reception? Check out these 50+ Trendiest Gold Wedding Ideas!

 

Blush lace short dress perfect for the civil ceremony.

Blush lace short dress perfect for the civil ceremony.

 

Get married amongst the stars. A wedding with a lot of magic. Blush, indigo and gold wedding: original, classy and romantic.

Get married amongst the stars. A wedding with a lot of magic. Blush, indigo and gold wedding: original, classy and romantic.

Gold and blush are a most suitable pair for a romantic glam wedding.

Gold and blush are a most suitable pair for a romantic glam wedding.

Rustic Shabby Chic or vintage burlap ring pillow with blush chiffon flowers and lace embellishment.

Rustic Shabby Chic or vintage burlap ring pillow with blush chiffon flowers and lace embellishment. Find it on Etsy.

Classically elegant nude blush bridesmaid dresses. Beautiful but simple idea for the bridesmaids: light pink dress with matching flowers.

Classically elegant nude blush bridesmaid dresses. Beautiful but simple idea for the bridesmaids: light pink dress with matching flowers.

 

 

So romantic for a vintage or a boho wedding invitations in blush, pink and magenta.

So romantic for a vintage or a boho wedding invitations in blush, pink and magenta. You can purchase the digital file for self printing or have them luxuriously printed on top of the line paper here.

White and blush chair covers. Divine!

White and blush chair covers. Divine!

This is beautiful, elegant and can be used for more than just weddings. Glam up your next dinner party!

This is beautiful, elegant and can be used for more than just weddings. Glam up your next dinner party!

Gold sequined and blush wedding cake. Could not be more on trend for this year.

Gold sequined and blush wedding cake. Could not be more on trend for this year. A De la Creme Creation.

Perfect blush wedding day shoes from Badgley Mishka.

Perfect blush wedding day shoes from Badgley Mishka.

Take advantage of the soles color - they are usually blush - and have him or her write on the bottom of your shoes for the something blue and romantic.

Take advantage of the soles color – they are usually blush – and have him or her write on the bottom of your shoes for the something blue.

Blush wedding ideas for a rustic wedding. Enamorada!!

Blush wedding ideas for a rustic wedding. Enamorada!!

Beautiful blush wedding bouquets. Check out all of the decor ideas!

Beautiful blush wedding bouquets.

Pronovias 2016 blush wedding dress. Love the lace detail!

Pronovias 2016 blush wedding dress. Love the lace detail!

Discover More Stunning Wedding Ideas

JOIN THE THOUSANDS OF BRIDES THAT RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER

Photo Credits: shopstyle, indulgy, rstyle.me, weddingsinspirasi, heyweddinglady, moncheribridals, blushmagazine.ca

The Fairytale Wedding: Ideas To Plan Your Disney Themed Wedding

A whimsical fairytale wedding confection | Courtesy of DisneyWeddings

A whimsical fairytale wedding confection | Courtesy of DisneyWeddings.com

You are a romantic bride that is looking to plan a Disney themed wedding without having to visit the Magic Kingdom. Well, you are in the right place! Today, we’ll show you how to plan a fairytale wedding Disney Style!

A Disney reception is the equivalent of a truly fun-filled fairytale wedding as Disney brings us a plethora of movies and characters to inspire ourselves with. And, guess what? It’s your wedding, so you can mix and match all the characters you want to create your very own fairytale wedding Disney style!!!!

How to plan a Disney Themed Wedding

What is spectacular about a Disney-themed wedding is that the options are unlimited and their preparation becomes even more exciting the more you image the dreamlike event. But before the start of the magical experience, couples should decide on the following: invitation, decoration, wedding gowns, food and drinks,…and the list just goes on and on.

To plan a Disney themed wedding you have 3 options:

  1. Let Disney organize your wedding at the magic kingdom itself!
  2. Hire a wedding planner
  3. Do it yourself.

If you have the means and are a true blue Disney fan, indulge on a Disney themed wedding at the Magic Kingdom! I’m sure it will be a truly memorable event!!

If you want your wedding at a different location and are able to hire a wedding planner. Go ahead! You can still get inspired by these fairytale wedding ideas! It’s much easier for a wedding planner that you actually show them what you want rather than you describing it as a “I want it to be magical” 😉

Get married in the land of Oz at Disney. Photography: disneyeventgroup.photography.com

Get married in the land of Oz at Disney. Photography: disneyeventgroup.photography.com

For those who decide to go for the fashionable DIY Disney themed wedding, here are some ideas that will certainly inspire you to create the fairytale wedding of your dreams!

Fairytale Wedding invitations: Cinderella, Snow White, or Rapunzel?

Of course, there is nothing that says you cannot choose Fantasia instead of a Disney Princess (or Prince) and have a very Mickey Mouse wedding. What is spectacular about a Disney-themed wedding ceremony is that the options are unlimited and the preparation becomes more exciting upon imagining the dreamlike event.

Vintage pastel pink, blush, gold, laser cut wedding Invitations for your fairytale wedding

Vintage pastel pink, blush, gold, laser cut wedding Invitations for your fairytale wedding.

Disney-themed Wedding Ceremony at its Best: Wedding decor

The decoration must blend well with the Disney theme. For example, if it is Cinderella inspired, the reception may look like the grand ball where Cinderella danced with Prince Charming. The color scheme is also important because this can add more realism to the wedding theme. If you chose a Snow White inspired wedding, decorations may be based on the colors of Snow White’s dress such as red, yellow, and blue.

Pinks, blushes, nudes, and lots of sparkle and sequins constitute classic fairytale wedding colors. Add some hydrangeas and roses, nude sequined linens and gold chargers to your table decor for effect.

Wedding centerpieces inspired in Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

Wedding centerpieces inspired in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Disney themed wedding: Alice in Wonderland. 1- Save the Date ideas for a fairytale wedding. 2- A wedding favor your guests will not wan to leave behind 3- Whimsical wedding ideas for Disney-obsessed couples 4- Mad Hatter Tea Party Bridal Shower 5- An Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit Save-the-Date 6- How about this seating escort card beverage idea? Drink Me but I promise you won't shrink. :)

Disney themed wedding: Alice in Wonderland. 1- Save the Date ideas for a fairytale wedding. 2- A wedding favor your guests will not wan to leave behind 3- Whimsical wedding ideas for Disney-obsessed couples 4- Mad Hatter Tea Party Bridal Shower 5- An Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit Save-the-Date 6- How about this seating escort card beverage idea? Drink Me but I promise you won’t shrink. 🙂




A fairytale wedding pairs up extremely well with vintage decor, and when it is vintage glam it is to die for! Get inspired by antiques, chandeliers and crystals. Add a touch of glamour to your dessert table by placing an old sofa near it for your guests to enjoy their sweets.

Wedding Gowns Fit for a Queen

Fairytale wedding dresses are really fun to choose. It all depends on what you choose: will you go for the Princess’ style of the color? Maybe both? Or will you go for a romantic gown fit for a queen? Ariel and Rapunzel wore mermaid and trumpet style wedding dresses. If you are traditional, you can always choose a white gown with a white fitted bodice and a full pick-up skirt just like the ones Belle, Aurora, or Sleeping Beauty wear. What is important is that you, as the main character, should be the fairest of them all.

Gorgeous ball gown wedding dress for an insanely fun fairytale inspired wedding.

Gorgeous ball gown wedding dress for an insanely fun fairytale inspired wedding.

More Wedding Dress Inspiration

Fairytale Wedding Food Ideas

To add a touch of Disney magic to your event, opt for a Chinese cuisine dinner served with chopsticks a la Mulan, or the classic cupcakes decorated with fairies, butterflies or princesses on top. You can even create your very own personalized Disney-inspired cocktails served in elegant wine glasses.

A dessert table for your fairytale wedding.

A dessert table for your fairytale wedding.

A Few Love Quotes for your Disney Wedding

Use them your invitations, engraved on your wedding favors or on the wedding signs.

“I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream.” – Sleeping Beauty

“To spend a life of endless bliss, just find who you love through true love’s kiss.” – Enchanted

“We’re simply meant to be.” – Nightmare Before Christmas

“Each happy ending’s a brand new beginning.” – Enchanted

“And they lived Happily Ever After.” – Anonymous

Check out these 23 Impossibly Romantic Ideas for a Blush Wedding

Fall in love with Disney's Frozen because some people are worth melting for.

Fall in love with Disney’s Frozen because some people are worth melting for.

Disney themed weddings are incredibly romantic and versatile. Get inspired and enjoy organizing yours because, after all, your wedding is just the beginning of your fairytale.

Don’t miss out on these French wedding ideas. Trending and Fabulously Chic! Ooooh La La!!

Because drink me was never as soothing as with this original favor. 12 Jasmine filled wedding favors for an Alice in Wonderland inspired wedding. ($51.00)

Because drink me was never as soothing as with this original favor. 12 Jasmine filled wedding favors for an Alice in Wonderland inspired wedding. ($51.00)

How does a masquerade ball sound? Make sure to ask your guests to dress accordingly and your wedding photography will be incredible!

How does a masquerade ball sound? Make sure to ask your guests to dress accordingly and your wedding photography will be incredible!

Mirror, mirror, on the wall for the menu of a Disney themed wedding. It will surely put a smile on your guests faces.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall for the menu of a Disney themed wedding. It will surely put a smile on your guests faces.

And the magic continues on the wedding favors created by a fairy godmother. Because, who doesn't want a bit of pixie dust?

And the magic continues on the wedding favors created by a fairy godmother. Because, who doesn’t want a bit of pixie dust?

Martin Hambleton Wedding Photographer captured this magnificent fairytale wedding cake for a happily ever after.

Martin Hambleton Wedding Photographer captured this magnificent fairytale wedding cake for a happily ever after.

Disney themed wedding cake and cake toppers. Adorable!

Disney themed wedding cake and cake toppers. Adorable!

Add these chocolate filled toadstools to your Snow White inspired dessert table.

Add these chocolate filled toadstools to your Snow White inspired dessert table.

 




 

Fairytale wedding tablescape. Dinner menu set on top of charger plates for romantic glitz.

Fairytale wedding tablescape. Dinner menu set on top of charger plates for romantic glitz.

With a little bit of imagination you can turn the entrance to your wedding reception into a fairytale.

With a little bit of imagination you can turn the entrance to your wedding reception into a fairytale.

Aladdin themed wedding details. 1- Add some magic lamps and make your guests' wishes come true 2- For the budget conscious brides, Aladdin inspired favors 3- Disney themed wedding cupcakes

Aladdin themed wedding details. 1- Add some magic lamps and make your guests’ wishes come true 2- For the budget conscious brides, Aladdin inspired favors 3- Disney themed wedding cupcakes

Can you say enchanted boxes? Love the corner detail with jewel tones and gold thread.

Can you say enchanted boxes? Love the corner detail with jewel tones and gold thread.

Don't forget the Photo Booth! Beauty and the Beast props for your Disney themed wedding.

Don’t forget the Photo Booth! Beauty and the Beast props ($18.00).

A true Disney themed wedding at Disney's World of Color at the California Adventure Park.

Disney’s World of Color at the California Adventure Park.

Straight out of a fairytale wedding. Arrive to the wedding in a pumpkin carriage.

Straight out of a fairytale wedding. Arrive to the wedding in a pumpkin carriage.

Disney inspired guestbook.

Disney inspired guestbook.

Fit for a Disney Princess wedding.

Fit for a Disney Princess wedding.

Snow white themed wedding with lots of ruby red apples. Claire Marika Photography.

Snow white themed wedding with lots of ruby red apples. Claire Marika Photography.

Snow White inspired candied apples. So maybe you aren't getting married in a castle. You can still add a touch of Disney Magic to your special day.

Snow White inspired candied apples. So maybe you aren’t getting married in a castle. You can still add a touch of Disney Magic to your special day.

Berta Bridal wedding dress to make your fairytale wedding come true.

Berta Bridal wedding dress to make your fairytale wedding come true.

Disney inspired wedding invitation seal.

Invitation seal.

Seating cards on shells for your Little Mermaid Disney themed wedding.

Seating cards on shells for your Little Mermaid Disney themed wedding.

"Bibiddy Bobbidy Boo" Beverage Bar for a Disney Themed Wedding by the Partiologist.

“Bibiddy Bobbidy Boo” Beverage Bar for a Disney Themed Wedding by the Partiologist.

Gold jewel tones for this fairytale wedding cake photographed by Two Foxes Photography.

Gold jewel tones for this fairytale wedding cake photographed by Two Foxes Photography.

Magical invitation for a whimsical fairytale wedding.

Magical invitation for a whimsical fairytale wedding.

More Photo Booth props for your Disney themed wedding.

More Photo Booth props for your Disney themed wedding.

Shari Photography. The Greatest Disney Themed Wedding Ever.

Shari Photography. The Greatest Disney Themed Wedding Ever.

If you are still undecided about your wedding style, check out this article on What To Take Into Account When Choosing Your Wedding Style! 🙂

Discover More Stunning Wedding Ideas

JOIN THE THOUSANDS OF BRIDES THAT RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER

Photo credits: buzzfeed, MODwedding, magicaldayweddings, greenweddingshoes, amyandjordanblog, colincowieweddings, noivaesposamae.com.br, xaazablog, bespoke-bride, one-stop-party-ideas, inspiredbydis, theknot, deerpearlflowers, Brit + Co, huffingtonpost, blog.hwtm, whiterabbitphotoboutique, projectdenneler, kasper-creations, offbeatbride, bellethemagazine