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50+ Trendiest Gold Wedding Ideas

Nothing says elegance, luxury and glam like a gold wedding. Sprinkle a little glitz or go all the way. Transform your reception into a night to remember with these outstanding gold wedding ideas.

Glam gold wedding: Elegant place settings with red and gold. Deep red and gold embolden the classics. These rich tones will imbue your wedding with a regal air.

Glam gold wedding: Elegant place settings with red and gold.

Metallics and gold in particular have become increasingly popular in weddings. From a single showpiece to an entire gold-themed wedding, gold is easy to combine with different wedding styles. Gold weddings allow you to try different accent colors.

Metallics have made an entrance on the wedding circle and show no signs of leaving anytime soon. Gold will reign over the Parisian-themed wedding, which is back in 2017! French elegance and traditions will inspire you with touches of this timeless color!

Read on and discover the best tips to decorate your wedding with gold.

Glorious gold weddings

According to Bourn Creative, “The color gold is cousin to the color yellow and the color brown, and is also associated with illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic, and wisdom. Gold is a precious metal that is associated with wealth, grandeur, and prosperity, as well as sparkle, glitz, and glamour.”

Although you may be tempted to go overboard with gold, its inclusion in the decoration should be handled with care. The theme and style of the wedding are essential in determining if you can go bonkers with this color, or if you should reduce its use to just a few details.

A Gatsby theme, filled with glitz, glamour, and opulence translates well into white or black and gold weddings. The same applies to an ultra glam wedding. On the other hand, a shabby chic or a rustic wedding could benefit from a few accents in rose gold or peach blush gold, or a dab of gold against teal or green.

Gold deco wedding: A dramatic black and gold wedding cake will be a showstopper at your wedding reception | Square invites in gold and champagne | Shine in Chanel | Gold wedding tie with matching cufflinks and handkerchief | Art Deco vintage-themed gold wedding cake | Bridal shower invitation for a modern gold wedding..

Gold deco wedding: A dramatic black and gold wedding cake will be a showstopper at your wedding reception | Square invites in gold and champagne | Shine in Chanel | Gold wedding tie with matching cufflinks and handkerchief | Art Deco vintage-themed gold wedding cake | Bridal shower invitation for a modern gold wedding. An Etsy printable ($15.99)

Glam ideas for gold wedding decorations: Show off your tablescaping skills!

Gold can be included in the smallest details of your wedding reception. And given that tablescapes are vital to the aesthetics of your wedding, indulge and capture your guests’ attention with a sparkling table decor. Here are some ideas for tablescaping your gold wedding.

Add some dinnerware with gold-colored dye designs. Tablescaping for gold weddings does not have to be about gold charger dishes alone. Spritz some gold on the wedding china patterns or on the glassware rims. For a romantic, modern, and elegant wedding, use white china and gilded tablecloth or table runners.

Blue and gold wedding ideas 2017. Delicate, airy and perfect for an outdoor wedding. This would be a great table setting for a beach wedding.

Blue and gold wedding ideas 2017. Delicate, airy and perfect for an outdoor wedding. This would be a great table setting for a beach wedding.

Without a doubt, centerpieces are the focal point of every wedding. The combination of flowers and their design truly impact the receptions’ decor. Give your centerpieces a golden touch with flowers, vases or by adding bottles of wine painted in gold. Mix in some gold and pink for a softer, high-end look. Go tall for an elegant feel or go low surrounded by candles for a romantic setting. Tuscan-style centerpieces are perfect for a gold wedding. Black candles on golden candlesticks can be a hit.

Gold wedding decorations boho style: Boho table setting with a touch of gold - Photo by Austin Gros | Nothing more fashion than geode table numbers! | Winter barn wedding close to Salem, Oregon| Gold charger plates - Photo by Care Studios | Stunning pink and gold wedding cake idea - Photo Erin Schrad Photography | String of gold-dipped feathers | Two-tiered gold wedding cake | Fantastic gold sequined table runner| Nude & gold nail art

Gold wedding decorations boho style: Boho table setting with a touch of gold – Photo by Austin Gros | Nothing more fashion than geode table numbers! | Winter barn wedding close to Salem, Oregon| Gold charger plates – Photo by Care Studios | Stunning pink and gold wedding cake idea – Photo Erin Schrad Photography | String of gold-dipped feathers | Two-tiered gold wedding cake | Fantastic gold sequined table runner| Nude & gold nail art




Gold weddings lend themselves to amazing color combinations

Gold is quite easy to combine. Like we mentioned earlier, gold can be used as a wildcard or as the main attraction in combination with other colors. Gold goes well with navy, lilac, mint, pink, teal, emerald, green, ruby red, black or white. Your chosen combination will depend on your wedding style.

Metallic gold and teal tiffany-inspired vintage wedding color ideas.

Metallic gold and teal tiffany-inspired vintage wedding color ideas.

For a spring wedding, choose warm tones like corals and peach to complement your golden wedding decor. Glam things up with purple with touches of green or gold, ruby red and black. Generous, deep colors such as plum and carmine red flourish with metallic accents of gold, brass and copper. Ornamental ensembles and shimmering, classy materials are eye-catching. Superb, rich colors like plum and crimson abound with metallic gold elements.

Aurora, red and gold wedding ideas. Generous, deep colors such as plum and carmine red flourish with metallic accents of gold, brass and copper.

Aurora, red and gold wedding ideas.

Latte brown, peach, white and gold are perfect for a fall wedding. Gold and navy are a classic that denotes elegance. Pink and gold or rose gold will give your wedding a delicate, upscale and chic look. The absolute latest trend is to go 100% metallic as it makes for a very easy combination of different golden and copper tones.

Gold in every detail

Your wedding decor no longer stops at the centerpieces and the flowers, but extends itself to the photobooth, the alternative guest books, the wedding cakes and even the desserts! The choice of a rich wedding cake, macaroons or cupcakes must also be tinged with some details on gold. Not only will these details look divine (and some even purely whimsical) but they will also delight your guests’ palates and senses. The choices are many, so there are no excuses to not surprise your guests with a dream wedding wrapped in gold. Check out these ideas!

Which one of these superb and shimmery ideas and tips for gold weddings did you fancy the most?

50 Trendiest Gold Wedding Ideas. Shimmering gold wedding ideas. Take a look! Gold donuts! | Get wedding guests interacting with a gilded selfie station. | Gold twig centerpieces | One Day Bridal 2016 wedding dresses feature delicate lace, sparkling beads, chiffon and organza | Personalized foil stamped coasters

50 Trendiest Gold Wedding Ideas. Shimmering gold wedding ideas. Take a look! Gold donuts! | Get wedding guests interacting with a gilded selfie station. | Gold twig centerpieces | One Day Bridal 2016 wedding dresses feature delicate lace, sparkling beads, chiffon and organza | Personalized foil stamped coasters

Candy buffet scoops for a gold wedding. A great detail that will not go unnoticed.

Candy buffet scoops for a gold wedding. A great detail that will not go unnoticed.

Wedding cake with painted blooms and a metallic top. Isn't it fabulous?

Wedding cake with painted blooms and a metallic top. Isn’t it fabulous?

Take a look at these stunning and romantic baby’s breath wedding decor ideas

Gold wedding shoes! Swoon!!

Gold wedding shoes! Swoon!!

Golden wedding invitation with a crimson ribbon bow.

Golden wedding invitation with a crimson ribbon bow.

Check out these tips & facts on barn weddings

Inspiring gold wedding ideas. Your wedding decor no longer stops at the centerpieces and the flowers, but extends itself to the photobooth, the alternative guest books, the wedding cakes and even the desserts!

Inspiring gold wedding ideas.

Escape dress. Glitz and glamour.

Escape dress. Glitz and glamour.

Add caramel lattice on top of the desserts and shimmer!!

Add caramel lattice on top of the desserts and shimmer!!

Decorate your own gold wedding centerpieces with glitter and make your wedding reception unique.

Decorate your own gold wedding centerpieces with glitter and make your wedding reception unique.

A very flattering bridesmaid dress for a gold wedding!

A very flattering bridesmaid dress for a gold wedding!

Black and gold wedding ideas. The choices are many, so there are no excuses to not surprise your guests with a dream wedding wrapped in gold. Check out these ideas!

Black and gold wedding ideas.

Take a look at this slider packed with gold wedding ideas!

  • Boho wedding cake by Olofson Design. Incredible combination of watercolor, metallics, and geometric shapes!

    Boho wedding cake by Olofson Design. Incredible combination of watercolor, metallics, and geometric shapes!
  • Oh Snap! Social media wedding sign via Etsy.

    Oh Snap! Social media wedding sign.
  • Gorgeous gold leaf bridal tiara via Etsy.

    Gorgeous gold leaf bridal tiara.
  • Pink and gold wedding cake by andreahowardcakes

    Pink and gold wedding cake by andreahowardcakes
  • Rose gold foil wedding invitations.

    Rose gold foil wedding invitations.
  • Vineyard gold wedding decoration in Saddlerock, Malibu captured by jwileyphotography

    Vineyard gold wedding decoration in Saddlerock, Malibu captured by jwileyphotography
  • Rose gold foil stamping, blush and glitter wedding invitation set.

    Rose gold foil stamping, blush and glitter wedding invitation set.
  • A delicious creation: white and gold wedding cake.

    A delicious creation: white and gold wedding cake.
  • Another trend for the upcoming wedding season. Gold wedding table decor

    Another trend for the upcoming wedding season. Gold wedding table decor in La Jolla photography from Melissa Biador and Amorology.
  • 3-tiered gold wedding cake with flower details for an outdoor shabby chic wedding.

    3-tiered gold wedding cake with flower details for an outdoor shabby chic wedding.
  • The new glam wedding trend: mirror signs as table numbers.

    The new glam wedding trend: mirror signs as table numbers.
  • Dreamy pastel and gold wedding photographed by D’amor Photography.

    Dreamy pastel and gold wedding photographed by D'amor Photography.
  • Gold wedding reception decor packages’ themes are right on trend.

    Gold wedding reception decor packages' themes are right on trend.

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Planning Barn Weddings: Tips & Facts That’ll Keep You Up At Night

If we look at the forecasting trends, barn weddings are totally “in” for next year and the next. Discover all you need to know to host a barn wedding and be inspired by these 45+ deliciously lavish barn wedding ideas.

Barn Weddings: All you need to know

Barn Weddings

There is something about barn weddings. It’s not just that they are so country and rustic but they offer a lofty space to throw a bash that can go from simple to the most extravagant.

A barn’s vaulted ceilings and wooden beams tempt us to add lights, chandeliers and hanging centerpieces. Decorating barn weddings can be a dream come true, but fool yourself not, barn weddings are expensive.

Barn Weddings: What to take into consideration

So it’s not all rosy on the barn wedding’s front. The first thing to consider when thinking about hosting one is that, contrary to popular belief, barn weddings are expensive.

If your wedding venue utilizes an authentic barn, not one built for weddings and events where they take care of everything (and I mean everything), it may lack some of the bare necessities. These can be an unforeseen additional expense typical of these wedding venues. Here are some examples.

Electricity

First of all, your caterer, the band or DJ and your lights will need access to electrical outlets. You will need three dedicated circuits, as to not blow out the power for the entire reception. Make sure the barn is wired for the occasion or rent a generator.

Barn wedding venues in Central Florida

Barn wedding venues in Central Florida

Heating and Cooling

Next, you will probably want keep your guests cool or warm depending on when you host your wedding. It’s best to host barn weddings in the spring or the fall months as barns may not have heat or air conditioning. Therefore, the rental of the needed equipment is another expense to consider.

Predictions 2017-2018 The Danish Girl. Grey, powder pink and blue, sienna, slate and black. A very rustic color palette, perfect for Barn Weddings is the forecast the Trend Council, a fashion trend forecasting company who delivers expert analysis and design inspirations, is what's in store for 2017-2018.

Predictions 2017-2018 The Danish Girl. Grey, powder pink and blue, sienna, slate and black. A very rustic color palette, perfect for Barn Weddings is the forecast the Trend Council, a fashion trend forecasting company who delivers expert analysis and design inspirations, is what’s in store for 2017-2018.

Ensure the roof doesn’t have any leaks, wood is not rotting, etc. Keep an eye out for any items in need of general repair or attention. Ensure these will be taken care of way prior to the wedding date.

Bathroom accommodations

Unless your wedding venue comes facility ready, and if you don’t want your abuela using the outhouse, start making some calls to porta-potty vendors. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the options they can offer, some even have sinks! If you are feeling fancy, you can rent a tent that covers the bathrooms so they blend with the barn. Maybe hire a bathroom attendant for toilet paper refills, soap and to keep everything clean. What’s a few more items to add to the wedding budget, right? 😉

Carmel barn wedding captured by Jose Villa Photography.

Carmel barn wedding captured by Jose Villa Photography.




Legal stuff

Next, depending on the barn, you may need a license and insurance to be open to the public. You should also look into sound ordinances. Even though the barn may be remote, sound ordinances do apply. They will affect your music volume and the wedding schedule.

Guest transportation

As it is usual in the countryside, parking is a long ways from the barn. Think about special transportation arrangements from the parking to the venue for your guests.

Finally, if you took the high road and booked a barn that generally hosts weddings, their owners may have the necessary rentals handy and a list of what else you’ll need. If not, your best bet is to work with a wedding planner who specializes in barn weddings.

Bride and groom chair decor.

Bride and groom chair decor via Etsy.

Barn wedding decor ideas. Welcome your guests with this sign | DIY light fixtures for an outdoor evening wedding reception | Bride and Groom burlap chair cover signs | Adding a canoe to your wedding brings some rustic charm | We know you would be here if heaven wasn't so far away wedding memorial sign | Keep guests hydrated on those hot summer weddings

Barn wedding decor ideas. Welcome your guests with this sign by TrueConnection | DIY light fixtures for an outdoor evening wedding reception | Bride and Groom burlap chair cover signs via BridesandBellas | Adding a canoe to your wedding brings some rustic charm | We know you would be here if heaven wasn’t so far away wedding memorial sign $4 | Keep guests hydrated on those hot summer weddings

Barn wedding ideas that will make you say yes to them once over

It’s mistakenly understood that barn weddings can only be rustic or country themed. Most wedding themes go well with a barn. Go minimalistic or go vintage. You can even go rustic glam, boho chic or extremely whimsical!

Consider holding the reception outdoors. Place the tables outside the barn and the dance floor and bar inside of it. Therefore, when it gets cool outside, your guests have a warmer place where to have fun.

Another idea to consider is celebrating the religious ceremony inside of the barn. Then you can eat outside and party again inside. This will give you enough time to remove the chairs from the ceremony and redecorate this unique space.

Barn weddings with dining alfresco.

Barn weddings with dining alfresco.

Interested in achieving a flattering and cozy look? String up lanterns and twinkly lights, add garlands of Christmas lights to the barn’s ceiling!

A Galley of Barn Wedding Decor Ideas

  • 3 tiered wild and whimsical rustic wedding cake

    3 tiered wild and whimsical rustic wedding cake.
  • Cute DIY wedding flower centerpiece idea

    Cute DIY wedding flower centerpiece idea. A whimsical boho barn wedding in Colorado by Connie Whitlock Photography.
  • Classic and elegant vintage-inspired wedding

    Classic and elegant vintage-inspired wedding at El Montecito estate.
  • Fall barn wedding signs at The Barn on Belmont

    Fall barn wedding signs at The Barn on Belmont. Photography: Andie Freeman Photography.
  • Lights and chandeliers

    Lights and chandeliers at this Sonoma Wedding by John & Joseph Photography
  • Outdoor reception ideas for barn weddings

    Outdoor reception ideas for barn weddings.
  • Pink and gold barn wedding ideas

    Pink and gold barn wedding ideas. Gorgeous!!
  • Refreshments, sunscreen, fans, bug spray

    Refreshments, sunscreen, fans, bug spray available will make your guests very happy.
  • Romantic barn wedding.

    Romantic barn wedding.
  • Stunning rustic indoor barn wedding reception ideas

    Stunning rustic indoor barn wedding reception ideas.
  • Stylish drink station

    If you're planning a barn wedding, a stylish drink station will get guests mingling while also doubling as decor.
  • Whimsical seating arrangements

    Whimsical seating arrangements at this See Canyon Fruit Ranch Wedding.

Wedding cakes fit for barn weddings

Barn wedding tip: The weather conditions will determine what kind of icing you should have on your wedding cake. It maybe the reason why cakes for barn weddings are usually naked.

Rustic country old-fashioned buttercream wedding cake with pink flowers.

Rustic country old-fashioned buttercream wedding cake with pink flowers.

 

 

Custom rustic wedding cake topper.

Custom rustic wedding cake topper by Better Off Wed Rustics.

More Barn Wedding Decor Ideas

Barn weddings.

Barn weddings.

Winery wedding reception.

Winery wedding reception.

Outdoor wedding decor. Absolutely beautiful.

Outdoor wedding decor. Absolutely beautiful.

Let Love Sparkle. A fun send-off idea for the happy couple.

Let Love Sparkle. A fun send-off idea for the happy couple.

Burlap bubble wreath with feathers and monogram letter.

Burlap bubble wreath with feathers and monogram letter.

Austin wedding ceremony. Add greenery garland to white sheer curtains. After the ceremony move to wedding party table for reception.

Austin wedding ceremony. Add greenery garland to white sheer curtains. After the ceremony move to wedding party table for reception.

Tablescape at Historic Cedarwood, Nashville Wedding from Kristyn Hogan photography.

Tablescape at Historic Cedarwood, Nashville Wedding from Kristyn Hogan photography.

Country wedding reception lounge decor vintage meets rustic. Wedding reception living rooms or lounge areas have become very popular in recent years. It’s a great way to give wedding guests a cozy place to relax, chat.

Country wedding reception lounge decor vintage meets rustic. Wedding reception living rooms or lounge areas have become very popular in recent years. It’s a great way to give wedding guests a cozy place to relax, chat.

Stunning barn weddings. Rustic meets refined | Tree stump and candle ceremony decor. Elegant January barn wedding Salem, OR | A barn wedding ceremony. Love the garlands filled with stars. | Mountain lodge for a rustic gold wedding | Barn wedding | Navy barn wedding reception

Stunning barn weddings. Rustic meets refined | Tree stump and candle ceremony decor. Elegant January barn wedding Salem, OR | A barn wedding ceremony. Love the garlands filled with stars. | Mountain lodge for a rustic gold wedding | Barn wedding | Navy barn wedding reception

Foil pressed Save The Date cards perfect for glam barn weddings.

Foil pressed Save The Date cards perfect for glam barn weddings.

Rustic elegant barn wedding in Santa Barbara by Joy de Vivre + Mark Brooke Photographers. Isn't it a dream come true?

Rustic elegant barn wedding in Santa Barbara by Joy de Vivre + Mark Brooke Photographers. Isn’t it a dream come true?

Black and gold wedding table with a wood beam as a table runner. Talk about glamming up the place!

Black and gold wedding table with a wood beam as a table runner. Talk about glamming up the place!

Incredible barn venues for weddings.

Incredible barn venues for weddings.

Love this idea of having hay bales as seats but remember to have real chairs for older guests.

Love this idea of having hay bales as seats but remember to have real chairs for older guests.

Outdoor Wedding reception decor: floating bubbles with tea lights will give your table a very magical appeal.

Outdoor Wedding reception decor: floating bubbles with tea lights will give your table a very magical appeal.

Wedding centerpieces you can DIY. Glasses, blooms and water.

Wedding centerpieces you can DIY. Glasses, blooms and water.

Barn wedding aisle with burlap runner. Love the hanging greenery over the aisle.

Barn wedding aisle with burlap runner. Love the hanging greenery over the aisle.

How to DIY your own floral chandelier.

How to DIY your own floral chandelier.

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23+ Classy and Romantic Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas

Here’s a collection of 23+ of our favorite baby’s breath wedding decor ideas to add a touch of class and romance to your big day. Go ahead and steal these ideas for your DIY centerpieces, wedding ceremony or reception hall space!

Original and budget-friendly centerpiece. Candles and baby's breath!

Original and budget-friendly centerpiece. Candles and baby’s breath!

This cloud-like, budget-friendly filler flower that goes by the name of gypsophila paniculata or simply gypsophila, has been taking over wedding decorations by storm. It comes as no surprise as it can be used for rustic weddings, vintage or industrial weddings or to transform your wedding into a fairy tale.

Call it what you want, baby’s breath, gypsophila, filler flower or paniculata. It is perfect for wedding flower arrangements as it adjusts to every budget without losing its charm.

Believe it or not, baby’s breath is not just a filler flower. It can serve as the focal point of your wedding decor, from table centerpieces to the inside of bird-cages for a vintage look all the way to the cake. Gypsophila is very economical and it lasts for a long time enabling us to DIY to our heart’s content without having to wait until the last minute! Check out these original, beautiful and easy to make baby’s breath wedding decor ideas.

Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas: Gypsophila Centerpieces

You can place baby’s breath in glass jars, wooden boxes or as a bouquet for a cloud effect. Or you can decorate your baby’s breath wedding with light-feathered hanging centerpieces for a wow effect.

Baby's breath wedding decor. Budget-friendly white and original wedding centerpieces.

Baby’s breath wedding decor. Budget-friendly white and original wedding centerpieces.

Baby’s Breath Wedding Aisle Decor

Create astonishing aisle decorations with baby’s breath! Add them to cones, hang them from the pews by bunching them up and tying them with a ribbon or create mini-potted effect by placing them inside of tin buckets by the aisle. These ideas for baby’s breath wedding aisle decor range from the traditional and discreet to the extravagant and luxurious. Whether at a church or an outdoor ceremony, we are certain that these gypsophila’s arrangements will beautify the place.

Now that we are talking about the wedding ceremony, remember that these flowers look terrific as a tiara complementing your beautiful white dress or in the flower girl’s hair or bouquet.

23+ Classy and Romantic Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas.

23+ Classy and Romantic Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas.

 

Gypsophila Cheap and Chic Wedding Flower Arrangements

The most traditional baby’s breath wedding decor ideas including gypsophila as a filler flower in the floral arrangements. Why not give them a twist and have them stand by themselves as an inexpensive, very chic and easy to make flower arrangement? Decorate your chairs with paniculate to give them a touch of elegance and fill any wedding reception corner with its light and charm. Add paniculate to napkin rings, candles, seating cards, barrels are other innumerable objects for breathtaking baby’s breath wedding decor ideas.

Gypsophila wedding table decorations. Add a garland of baby's breath on top of the wedding table.

Gypsophila wedding table decorations. Add a garland of baby’s breath on top of the wedding table.

Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas: Gyp flower as Food Decor!

Gypsophila can be also be used to decorate your wedding food. Add some baby’s breath surrounding the cake to make it look like it’s floating on a white cloud. Some couples like to decorate their cups with ribbons or flowers but they fail to take into consideration that the smell of the flowers will interfere with the beverage flavor (as the sense of smell and taste work together.) Therefore, consider using Gyp as they have an almost non-existent aroma and will not interfere with your drinks’ flavors.

Baby's breath on your tablescapes.

Baby’s breath on your tablescapes.

Whether you use gypsophila on flower bouquets or for the wedding aisle, these baby’s breath wedding decor ideas will make everything look beautiful and within budget!




Get inspired even further with this awesome photo gallery!

  • A barn, baby’s breath, and lots of love

    A barn, baby's breath and lots of love is all you need for a fantastic combination! Photography Melissa McCrotty Photography.
  • A paniculata wreath

    A paniculata wreath hanging from the wedding ceremony door photographed by Stephanie N Baker.
  • Idea for baby’s breath wedding decor

    A simple idea for baby's breath wedding decor.
  • Baby’s breath wedding aisle decor ideas

    Baby's breath wedding aisle decor ideas.
  • Baby’s breath wedding arch

    Baby's breath wedding arch. Capri wedding at Amalfi Coast Italy. St Bart Weddings.
  • Baby’s breath wedding bouquet

    Baby's breath wedding bouquet.
  • Bridesmaids bouquets with roses and gyp

    Bridesmaids bouquets with roses and gyp for a rustic wedding photographed by Live View Studios.
  • How to DIY with baby’s breath

    How to DIY with baby's breath. A wooden staircase, a few mason jars, add gyp, and presto!
  • Baby’s breath and silver in a wedding ceremony decor

    It is a fact that a wedding at the Carmel Valley Ranch will definitely be impressive but mix a rustic with a modern aesthetic and the result is indescribable. Baby's breath and silver in a wedding ceremony decor.
  • Centerpieces shaped like a cloud

    This long-lasting and affordable option, known of gypsophila, is as beautiful as is breathtaking. If you are looking for divine-looking centerpieces shaped like a cloud, here they are.
  • Wedding centerpieces on wooden blocks

    Wedding centerpieces on wooden blocks with baby's breath. Simple and economical.
23 baby's breath wedding decoration ideas. Gypsophila is a symbol of purity, eternal love and innocence. Economical and long lasting, Gyp is perfect for wedding DIY.

23 baby’s breath wedding decoration ideas. Gypsophila is a symbol of purity, eternal love and innocence. Economical and long lasting, Gyp is perfect for wedding DIY.

Check out these 23 Impossibly Romantic Ideas for a Blush Wedding!

A bridal bouquet with Lily of the valley and filler flowers.

A bridal bouquet with Lily of the valley and filler flowers.

A romantic country wedding photographed by L Martin Wedding Photography at Club Renaissance.

A romantic country wedding photographed by L Martin Wedding Photography at Club Renaissance.

Another great example of baby's breath for an elegant-chic wedding. Simple wooden boxes filled with baby's breath bouquets for striking floral arrangements, not to mention economical and easy to DIY.

Another great example of baby’s breath for an elegant-chic wedding. Simple wooden boxes filled with baby’s breath bouquets for striking floral arrangements, not to mention economical and easy to DIY.

Baby's breath flowers as hanging decor.

Baby’s breath flowers as hanging decor.

Baby's breath wedding decor for ceremony entrance at this rustic barn wedding.

Baby’s breath wedding decor for ceremony entrance at this rustic barn wedding.

Use Paniculata on bridal hair accessories like this fresh flower crown.

Use Paniculata on bridal hair accessories like this fresh flower crown.

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Impressive 4th of July Wedding Ideas Not To Miss: Get Married American-Style!

We’ve rounded up our favorite 4th of July wedding ideas to add a festive touch on even the most traditional weddings. And viceversa, some of these ideas will definitely classy up a red, white and blue wedding. Get inspired and get married in one of the most exciting times of the year! Check them out!

Wrap the bride and groom’s chairs in red, white and blue ribbons. Love it!!

Wrap the bride and groom’s chairs in red, white and blue ribbons. Love it!!

These ultra chic ideas can add a touch of elegance to the most patriotic wedding theme or put a twist of Americana on a classic wedding. Let’s mix and match the classic star-spangled banner’s stripes and sparklers onto our 4th of July wedding, shall we?

4th of July Wedding Ideas: Wedding outfits in red, white and blue

How about leveraging the occasion and wear a gorgeous red or blue wedding gown? Or maybe ask your guests to dress in white or with a touch of blue. If you don’t dare go all the way, maybe you can add a few garment details in these colors.

Pick from a red flower on your garter, a blue bow to dress up your hair, or a red, white and blue bridal bouquet. These preppy accessories are the perfect complement to 4th of July weddings.

Wear a gorgeous red wedding gown to your 4th of July wedding!

Wear a gorgeous red wedding gown to your 4th of July wedding!

Preppy red, white and blue bridal bouquet.

Preppy red, white and blue bridal bouquet via Etsy.

Red 4th of July wedding ideas: Red bow hair accessory. A striped table runner perfect for a daytime garden wedding. Who said 4th of July wedding ideas had to take place in a garden? A true glam & patriotic celebration. Simple centerpiece decor for a 4th of July wedding. What do you say about these personalized fun red mini shot glasses? Handmade wedding garter set vintage-inspired.

Red 4th of July wedding ideas. Red bow hair accessory via Etsy. A striped table runner perfect for a daytime garden wedding. Who said 4th of July wedding ideas had to take place in a garden? A true glam & patriotic celebration. Simple centerpiece decor for a 4th of July wedding. What do you say about these personalized fun red mini shot glasses? Get yours on EtsyHandmade wedding garter set vintage-inspired

Love American-Style on the Wedding Invites

Show off your love for each other while giving your guests a hint of what they can expect at your 4th of July wedding with these invites. You can go 100% red or blue or choose a fun red, white and blue wedding invitation. There is no right or wrong here!

Personalized digital wedding invitation and RSVP. Printable 4th Of July rehearsal dinner invitation. Super cool! Let the sparks fly on your 4th of July wedding with these adorable wedding invites. Love American-Style on these wedding invites.

Personalized digital wedding invitation and RSVP (Get them at CMarie Graphics) Printable 4th Of July rehearsal dinner invitation. Super cool! Let the sparks fly on your 4th of July wedding with these adorable wedding invites (here) Love American-Style on these wedding invites (at ktgrrl DESIGN)

4th of July wedding invitations!! Printable or printed 4th of July wedding invitations. Simple and elegant wedding invitations for a red white a blue wedding. Love this wedding program in shades of red.

4th of July wedding invitations! Printable or printed 4th of July wedding invitations. Simple and elegant wedding invitations for a red white a blue wedding (here) Love this wedding program in shades of red (here)

Wedding Decor: 4th of July Wedding Ideas

Go as traditional or as extravagant as you’d like with these terrific red, white an blue wedding ideas. From elegant garlands in the flag’s colors to star-filled paper garlands all the way to wreaths and ribbons hanging over the bride and groom’s chairs. Some are quite simple and easy to do. Take your pick!

Star-filled 4th of July wedding ideas!!! An elegant red, white and blue garland. Another fun, preppy and original idea, groom’s socks American-style. Get some of these T-Shirts for your bridesmaids and let the fun begin! Love these starry straws!

Star-filled 4th of July wedding ideas!!! An elegant red, white and blue garland. Another fun, preppy and original idea, groom’s socks American-style. Get some of these T-Shirts for your bridesmaids and let the fun begin! Love these starry straws!

These star-shaped paper garlands will add a touch of cheer and fun to your wedding decor.

These star-shaped paper garlands will add a touch of cheer and fun to your wedding decor.




Red, white and blue bows will add the perfect Americana-twist to the decor. How about a bow that combines dots and stripes? A striped table runner is a good choice for a daytime garden wedding. If your wedding is more glam, you can combine a great white mantel with a navy blue vintage lace table runner. Throw in some red napkins and voila! A table worthy of a July 4th wedding.

Blue 4th of July wedding ideas: Carolina Herrera in blue. Navy blue vintage lace table runner: throw in some red napkins and glam all over! Decorate your drink dispensers with blue or red ribbons. Red, white and blue striped straws. Adorable looks for flower girls in red, white or blue! Gorgeous knife and cake server set.

Blue 4th of July wedding ideas: Carolina Herrera in blue. Navy blue vintage lace table runner: throw in some red napkins and glam all over! Decorate your drink dispensers with blue or red ribbons. Red, white and blue striped straws. Adorable looks for flower girls in red, white or blue! Gorgeous knife and cake server set.

A great idea to decorate your tables: 3-color flower bouquets and color-matching candle centerpieces.

A great idea to decorate your tables: 3-color flower bouquets and color-matching candle centerpieces.

Delicious Red, White and Blue 4th of July Wedding Ideas

Show off at your reception with these delicious catering ideas worthy of a 4th of July wedding.

Tie a gingham ribbon to mini bottles of Coke. An ideal combination to pay tribute to the 4th of July.

Tie a gingham ribbon to mini bottles of Coke. An ideal combination to pay tribute to the 4th of July.

Red, white and blue wedding ideas.

Red, white and blue wedding ideas. Navy and red cake serving set. 4th of july themed wedding cupcakes with white blue and red colors. Delicious red white and blue 4th of July wedding ideas strawberry, basil and lemon popsicles. Decorate your drinks with patriotic paper straws (they come in variety of designs). Wrap your party favors with these favor bags. Wedding signs filled with patriotism and love (here).

A tasty and original idea! The wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. You can choose to serve the cake with plates, forks and spoons in patriotic colors.

Wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. Photography: Brinton Studios.

Wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. Photography: Brinton Studios.

Red, White and Blue Wedding Ideas: Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding

For all red, white and blue weddings, a patriotic wedding favor is a must. Lollipops are a fun, adorable and economical way to thank your guests. Take your pick, as they are not boring-looking at all! From edible stars to 4th of July-themed wrappers.

Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding. OMG! Bacon wedding favor lollipops! Red white and blue lollipop stars. A terrific idea for a 4th of July wedding.

Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding (here) OMG! Bacon wedding favor lollipops! (here) Red white and blue lollipop stars. A terrific idea for a 4th of July wedding (here).

Which idea did you like best? Do you have other ideas you’d like to share? Leave us a message below and let us know! Or check out these patriotic and original 4th of July makeup ideas and tutorials!

More 4th of July wedding ideas

Lace flower girl dress in white with detachable train. So cute!!

Lace flower girl dress in white with detachable train. So cute!!

Love this flower girl dress. I would remove the feather because less is more, but the dress is amazing! (clic here for price)

Love this flower girl dress. I would remove the feather because less is more, but the dress is amazing! (clic here for price)

Bows and wreaths decor

Pinwheels in navy blue (more) 4th of July decoration ideas: one of my favorite bows perfect for a rustic wedding (more) Another version of the bow over a rustic wreath. Red, white and blue bows will add the perfect Americana-twist to the decor. Polka dots everywhere on this fun bow… maybe for aisle decor? Lovely pinwheels for your photo booth background (more)

4th of July wedding guestbook. Isn't it adorable?

4th of July wedding guestbook. Isn’t it adorable? (more)

4th of July vintage-themed dessert wedding table. I'm in love!

4th of July vintage-themed dessert wedding table. I’m in love!

Bring out the sparklers!!

Bring out the sparklers!!

Sparklers are a must for a 4th of July celebration. Photo by Joel Horst [Luxart Studios]

Sparklers are a must for a 4th of July celebration. Photo by Joel Horst [Luxart Studios]

At dance-time, bring out the sparklers! For a daytime wedding, these funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor.

These funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor.

These funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor. (more)

Hydrangeas and mini roses can be used as a patriotic table setting.

Hydrangeas and mini roses can be used as a patriotic table setting.

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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.

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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?

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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!

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The Fairytale Wedding: Amazing 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.

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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

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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.

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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! 🙂

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