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Romantic Enchanted Forest Wedding Ideas: Let’s Create The Dream!

Filled with greenery, lights, moss and so romantic, let’s delve into the magical world of woodland enchanted forest wedding ideas.

Go over the top with your wedding entrance and create an enchanted garden where no forest exists.

Go over the top with your wedding entrance and create an enchanted garden where no forest exists.

In the search for unique wedding venues, couples have gotten closer to nature. This trend, coupled with Greenery, the 2017 Pantone color gave birth to magnificent and magical woodland wedding themes. Today, we’ll explore woodland forest ideas for you to get inspired and copy freely!

Turn your wedding venue into a truly enchanting place, that will look like it came out of a fairytale or a Harry Potter book! Check out these easy and cute ways to incorporate these enchanted forest wedding ideas into the centerpieces, the ceremony decoration and even the cake. Get your ferns, moss, candles, twinkle lights and woodcuts ready. Let the magic begin!

Enchanted Forest Wedding Centerpieces and Table Setting Ideas

There are many options when it comes to creating centerpieces and setting the table for an enchanted forest wedding. Here are a few ideas.

A simple candle and flower arrangement atop a woodcut base will easily add an woodsy-feel to your forest wedding centerpieces. Another economical and super cool idea is to use moss either as a centerpiece or as a table runner. This will add a contrasting green that will make any colored accent pop. Consider pairing succulents, ferns and candles into your enchanted forest wedding centerpieces to give them a romantic vibe.

The “forest” feel does not need to be over-the-top. Your tablescape could contain a few strategically-placed touches to incorporate the magic of the forest. If you are hosting an outdoor wedding, the centerpieces will probably do. If your wedding is indoors, you could add some jewels, stones or geodes to each table setting and use greenery for the centerpieces and decorations. Adding a few touches of color like cream or light hues of pink and orange will give it subtle, yet romantic feel.

Hanging centerpieces and many more romantic enchanted forest wedding ideas!

Hanging centerpieces and many more romantic enchanted forest wedding ideas!

Breathtaking woodland wedding covered with mason jars with lights is worth a daydreaming time out. Photography: Claire Thompson.

Breathtaking woodland wedding covered with mason jars with lights is worth a daydreaming time out. Photography: Claire Thompson.

Unique Woodland Wedding Decoration Inspiration

To add a bit of whimsy to your woodland wedding is to take inspiration from nature. Butterflies, ferns, gold or bronzed votives for soft candle light, branches and berries, woodcuts, books covered with moss, egg’s nests, lit up terrariums are all elements you can play with to create your own unique enchanted forest wedding.

If your reception is held outdoors, let your surroundings be the focal point of your wedding. Leverage the right lighting and a few accents and voilá! You could also bring more furniture outdoors to leverage that magical feel. This is the perfect time to incorporate a plush vintage sofa to your enchanted garden! Create a space where your guests can comfortably sit down and enjoy the conversation, the party and its ambiance.

Incorporate a decorated tree to the indoor venue to create a magical forest wedding. Gorgeous!

Incorporate a decorated tree to the indoor venue to create a magical forest wedding. Gorgeous!

Hang decor from a big old tree or illuminate it with fairy lights, your photographer will love you for the photo ops you would be creating!

If you are leaning towards an indoor enchanted forest wedding reception, incorporate the outdoors wherever you can. The green and earthy decorations will help but consider the permanent features of the space as well. Leverage the venue’s large windows or glass ceilings, if there are any available. Finding a venue that offers both indoor and outdoor spaces would be a win-win.

For an indoors woodland-themed reception, there are a number of ideas you can use to bring the outdoors in. Think soft lighting, abundant greenery – mostly ferns – hanging centerpieces, stones, garlands and jewel tones. But don’t be afraid to add a few touches of stronger color and not-so-earthy tones. They will look magnificent against the lush surroundings.

Create your own magical woodsy lamp backdrop with strings of lights mixed with garlands of greenery.

Create your own magical woodsy lamp backdrop with strings of lights mixed with garlands of greenery.

These wood signs are such a cute way to have your ring bearers or flower girls enter and/or exit your wedding ceremony.

These wood signs are such a cute way to have your ring bearers or flower girls enter and/or exit your wedding ceremony (Get them here).

For soft lighting, you can use candles around your centerpieces and altar. Add the candles to a terrarium shaped holder or mason jar for added luminescence. If your venue won’t allow open flames, use battery lit candles or Chinese lanterns. Chinese lanterns can be wrapped around branches or wooden beams to enhance the forest-like feel.

Enchanted Woodland Forest Wedding Details (yes, it includes the cake!)

Nothing says thank you for coming like an edible wedding favor. Put together little bags of trail mix and wish happy trails to your guests. Or pick your favorite woodland creature, use the favor as table decor and partying gift at the same time.

Brides can take their pick of theme to pair up with an enchanted forest wedding. They all match! Carefree boho, romantically vintage or incredibly glam. Choose your dress and hairstyle accordingly. Check out this article for more ideas and suggestions.

This wedding cake screams enchanted forest wedding! Birch-inspired wedding cake with the cutest cake topper!

This wedding cake screams enchanted forest wedding! Birch-inspired wedding cake with the cutest cake topper!

Love potion bottles filled with grape juice. A perfect addition to an enchanted forest wedding theme.

Love potion bottles filled with grape juice. A perfect addition to an enchanted forest wedding theme.

The half-naked wedding cake look pairs perfectly with an enchanted forest themed wedding. You can add subtle floral embellishments to the tiers or a little bit of greenery to make the cake really stand out. If you would like to add the woodland wedding theme to the cake, you can opt for a geode wedding cake. Swoon! And double swoon!

A little bit goes a long way with this theme. As an added bonus, keeping floral arrangements as green as possible will be more cost efficient than florals. Placing the cake on a wooden or moss-covered stand will continue the enchanted woodland theme.

Looking for more romantic and enchanted forest wedding ideas? Find more inspiration in these planning barn weddings and fairytale wedding picks.

Romantic Enchanted Forest Wedding Ideas Photo Gallery

  • Dessert buffet ideas for an enchanted forest wedding.

    Don't let your guests venture out into the forest without some delicious cupcakes! Dessert buffet ideas for an enchanted forest wedding.
  • Eucalyptus leaves will not only help keep decoration costs down but it will smell terrific.

    Eucalyptus leaves will not only help keep decoration costs down but it will smell terrific.
  • Woodland wedding entrance.

    Ever think about setting a pretty wedding walkway for your coming guests? Woodland wedding entrance.
  • Eucalyptus green wedding centerpiece.

    Eucalyptus green wedding centerpiece.
  • Gardenias, ranunculus, ferns and moss combined into a perfect enchanted forest centerpiece.

    Gardenias, ranunculus, ferns and moss combined into a perfect enchanted forest centerpiece.
  • Great idea for a woodland wedding favor.

    Great idea for a woodland wedding favor. Wish your guests Happy Trails as they leave your forest wedding with the perfect mix of nuts and candy.
  • Green geode cake for a woodland wedding.

    Green geode cake for a woodland wedding. This stunning cake merges emerald green with rock candy to create a delicious statement.
  • Have you ever thought about a wedding in the forest?

    Have you ever thought about a wedding in the forest? It’s very "in" now and one of the biggest wedding trends for 2017. The enchanted forest look is so romantic and inviting! Photography: Glamour & Grace.
  • Long table seating somehow spells forest.

    Long table seating somehow spells forest. Bring the outside elements in to keep the cost of decorating down. We love these sprigs of Rosemary tied to the napkins!
  • Love the greenery decorating the bride and groom chairs and the tapered candles on the table.

    Love the greenery decorating the bride and groom chairs and the tapered candles on the table. So glam! Arizona Wedding Photographer: Megan Robinson.
  • Plum and coral flowers.

    Plum and coral flowers to show you that there is no need to stick to earthy tones when planning an enchanted forest wedding. One Space photography by Redfield Photography.
  • Straight out of a fairytale, this cake is perfect for an enchanted forest wedding.

    Straight out of a fairytale, this cake is perfect for an enchanted forest wedding.
  • Stunning and romantic Italian destination wedding.

    Stunning and romantic Italian destination wedding from Matthew Moore Photography.
  • Greenery and white flower garlands as table runners.

    This venue's walls were already covered in ivy. The creation of a coherent look was achieved by adding greenery and white flower garlands as table runners. So pretty.
  • Wild flowers and greenery decor.

    Wild flowers and greenery decor. Countryside venue filled with rustic charm.
  • Vntage enchanted forest wedding.

    You can have a vintage enchanted forest wedding. This couple picked burgundy and copper hues gor their woodland wedding.
A look reminiscing of a medieval princess for this bride with her flower crown and a gorgeous dress.

A look reminiscing of a medieval princess for this bride with her flower crown and a milamira bridal dress.

Bring the furniture outdoor to create unique and original areas for your guests to enjoy the forest atmosphere. So cozy.

Bring the furniture outdoor to create unique and original areas for your guests to enjoy the forest atmosphere. So cozy.

Fairytale jewel-toned woodland wedding inspiration by Two Foxes Photography.

Fairytale jewel-toned woodland wedding inspiration by Two Foxes Photography.

Gorgeous garland as a table runner on the sweetheart table.

Gorgeous garland as a table runner on the sweetheart table.

Imagine yourself in this 2017 Carolina Herrera wedding dress amidst the enchanted woodland background.

Imagine yourself in this 2017 Carolina Herrera wedding dress amidst the enchanted woodland background.

Incredible woodland wedding theme inspiration from Stratton Court Barn.

Incredible woodland wedding theme inspiration from Stratton Court Barn.

Instead of leaving a trail of crumbs like Hansel and Gretel, how about a trail of white rose petals through the woods?

Instead of leaving a trail of crumbs like Hansel and Gretel, how about a trail of white rose petals through the woods?

Spectacular enchanted forest wedding idea with chandeliers hanging from the big old tree. Ryan Phillips Photography.

Spectacular enchanted forest wedding idea with chandeliers hanging from the big old tree. Ryan Phillips Photography.

There is no need to host an evening wedding when planning a forest wedding and there will be less bug spray to worry about! Photo by Daniel Milligan.

There is no need to host an evening wedding when planning a forest wedding and there will be less bug spray to worry about! Photo by Daniel Milligan.

Woodland themed three-tiered wedding cake with ranunculus, anemones, and succulents by The Butter End.

Woodland themed three-tiered wedding cake with ranunculus, anemones, and succulents by The Butter End.

Create magical memories with beautiful enchanted forest wedding ideas for your big day.

Create magical memories with beautiful enchanted forest wedding ideas for your big day.

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Unique Bridesmaid Gifts To Show Your BFFs How Much You Appreciate Them

We rounded up a collection of bridesmaid gifts for all brides and budgets. Check out these fun, fabulous, special & pretty gift ideas to thank your bridesmaids for being there for you.

They have done so much for you. They have been there on the happy and on the stressful times. It’s time to show them a token of your appreciation. It’s so important to let these girls know how much they mean to you — and how much you appreciate their willingness to help you. We hope these ideas will help you choose the perfect bridesmaid gifts for your BFFs.

Lovely gifts for the bridesmaids. We rounded up a collection of bridesmaid gifts for all budgets. Check out these fun, fabulous, special & pretty gift ideas to thank your bridesmaids.

Lovely gifts for the bridesmaids.

 

 

Bridesmaid Gift Ideas for the Ladies in Your Wedding Party to Wear at the Reception

On this day and age, it is very common for bridesmaids to wear mismatched outfits. This is a bridesmaid gift that will tie the look of your helpful bunch. Your bridesmaids can show this sterling silver friendship necklace with an infinity charm off at the wedding and for many years after.

Sterling silver friendship necklace with an infinity charm as bridesmaid gifts.

Sterling silver friendship necklace with an infinity charm as bridesmaid gifts.(US$21.00)

If you are hosting a boho wedding, these bohemian style mint green, blue and gold chandelier earrings could fit the occasion. Made from metal alloy, opals, rhinestones and pearls, it is 1.97” in length. US$24.00 (SALE!)

Bridesmaid gift ideas. If you are hosting a boho wedding, these bohemian style mint green, blue and gold chandelier earrings could fit the occasion.

Bohemian style mint green gold chandelier earrings. US$24.00

Or how about a gold leaf hair accessory for your bridesmaids?

Romantic or vintage wedding? How about a gold leaf hair accessory for your bridesmaids?

Romantic or vintage wedding? How about a gold leaf hair accessory for your bridesmaids? (US$30.00 two clips per set)

Dancing all night becomes more fun when your feet are comfy in a pair of bridesmaid’s flats!!!

The perfect treat for your bridesmaids' feet.

The perfect treat for your bridesmaids’ feet.

We are loving the fun pops of bright yellow on these personalized converse sneakers in this awesome wedding DIY. Photo credit: Ryan Nicole Photography.

We are loving the fun pops of bright yellow on these personalized converse sneakers in this awesome wedding DIY. Photo credit: Ryan Nicole Photography.

Personalized Bridesmaid Gifts (or not!) to Surprise Your BFFs

We are in love with these bracelets! Write a note to your bridesmaids and it will be reproduced on a bracelet with your own handwriting and doodles! They come in silver, 925 sterling silver and 18K gold filled – basically, the stuff real jewelry is made of. 😉 What better way to show appreciation than super personalized bridesmaid gifts? AshleeArtis store – Te quiero bracelet photo. Starts at US$47.00 each.

What better way to show appreciation than a super personalized bridesmaid gift?

What better way to show appreciation than a super personalized bridesmaid gift? Starts at US$47.00 each.

Kimonos, robes, anything silk will be a favorite. Check out these incredibly soft bridesmaid robe sets. Free shipping worldwide!!

Bridesmaids' gift ideas: robes!!

Bridesmaids’ gift ideas: robes!!

If your budget allows for these alpaca throws from Swell Forever, go ahead and indulge! And get one more, just for you! Personalized messages stitched into every blanket. Starts at $85 ($240 for the one the picture)

The Alpaca Forever Blanket Collection from Swell Forever. American made and it supports adoption.

The Alpaca Forever Blanket Collection from Swell Forever. American made and it supports adoption.

Personalized hangers always come in handy on wedding preparations. Why not give your bridesmaids their own personalized hangers?

Personalized hangers. Personalized bridesmaid hangers engraved by DelovelyDetails. Using lush ribbon and sparkly sequin trim - Photo Gillian Ellis Photography. Keep track of your bridesmaids dresses by giving them a cute personalized hanger.

Personalized hangers. Personalized bridesmaid hangers engraved by DelovelyDetails. Using lush ribbon and sparkly sequin trim – Photo Gillian Ellis Photography. Keep track of your bridesmaids dresses by giving them a cute personalized hanger.

 

 

Who doesn’t love a hoodie? This monogrammed hoodie ($29.99) is absolutely adorable as a bridesmaid gift (or for just the two of you). Choose the color for the hoodie and drawstring separately, here is where you can leverage your wedding colors, and add your very own monogram design. It comes in most sizes: from XS to XL. Dog not included 😉

Who doesn’t love a monogrammed hoodie?

Who doesn’t love a monogrammed hoodie?

Personalized bridesmaid gifts DIY ideas. Because you don’t always have to break the bank, especially if you are on the crafty side.

A cute shirt and a Clorox bleach gel pen is all you will need to make a bleach bride t-shirt. Why not make one for each of your bridesmaids?

A cute shirt and a Clorox bleach gel pen is all you will need to make a bleach bride t-shirt. Why not make one for each of your bridesmaids?

Easy DIY idea on how to make your bridesmaids these darling mini-crate gifts of mini-wine bottles!

Easy DIY idea on how to make your bridesmaids these darling mini-crate gifts of mini-wine bottles!

DIY for the bridesmaids, cause I know some mine are going to want these.

DIY for the bridesmaids, cause I know some mine are going to want these.

Easy way to personalize totes for your bridesmaids.

Easy way to personalize totes for your bridesmaids.

Adorable Gifts to Help you Propose to your Bridesmaids

Ok, so you haven’t asked your friends to be your bridesmaids yet. No problem. Here are some of our favorite creative ideas to help you propose to your bridesmaids and share a special moment while at it!

Original bridesmaid gifts in a box. These small diorama boxes will do the job for you. They are so very cute you will have a hard time giving them away as planned. ($20.42)

Will you be my bridesmaid box. Sweet and adorable!

Will you be my bridesmaid box. Sweet and adorable!

How about this “Will you be my bridesmaid” handkerchief to help them dry out their tears of joy? ($18.15)

Will you be my bridesmaid handkerchief.

Will you be my bridesmaid handkerchief.

Scratch but not sniff adorable will you be my bridesmaid card ($5.11)

Scratch but not sniff adorable will you be my bridesmaid card.

Scratch but not sniff adorable will you be my bridesmaid card.

Fun and delightful ways to ask your BFFs to be your bridesmaids!

A beautiful way to present your bridesmaids' jewelry gifts.

A beautiful way to present your bridesmaids’ jewelry gifts.

Creative ways to propose to your bridesmaids. Wrap a candle with your question!

Creative ways to propose to your bridesmaids. Wrap a candle with your question!

How to ask your friends to be your bridesmaids or MOH.

How to ask your friends to be your bridesmaids or MOH.

Pop the question to your BFFs with this fun mug.

Pop the question to your BFFs with this fun mug.

Cute and aww-worthy ways to ask your BFFs to be your bridesmaids! The classic “Will you be my bridesmaid?” box! Get inspired by these creative ideas and make your very own.

Bridesmaid gifts box ideas. Champagne included!

Bridesmaid gifts box ideas. Champagne included!

Bridesmaids gift boxes: Fun, fabulous, special & pretty gift ideas to thank your bridesmaids!

Bridesmaids gift boxes: Fun, fabulous, special & pretty gift ideas to thank your bridesmaids!

Bridesmaid invitation boxes you can do yourself. Just pick your favorite makeup, lotions, moisturizers and nail polish!

Bridesmaid invitation boxes you can do yourself. Just pick your favorite makeup, lotions, moisturizers and nail polish!

DIY glitter champagne bridesmaid proposal box! Are you ready to pop the question?

DIY glitter champagne bridesmaid proposal box! Are you ready to pop the question?

Unique bridesmaid gifts. How about making your very own "Will You Be My Bridesmaid" boxes?

Unique bridesmaid gifts. How about making your very own “Will You Be My Bridesmaid” boxes?

Will You Be My Bridesmaid Gift Ideas!

Will You Be My Bridesmaid Gift Ideas!

Gather your girls together for a fun gift-giving party or deliver them individually. We wish that these unique bridesmaid gifts will help you make the moment even more meaningful!

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41 Wedding Favors You’ll Have a Tough Time Parting With

Don’t get stuck with wedding favors nobody wants. Let us help you with these 41 personalized wedding favor ideas you’ll have a tough time parting with.

Edible and personalized wedding favors. Use this wood and red rubber stamp to make your very own! Prepare some delicious bags filled with healthy nuts or other munchies but make sure the package says it all. A rubber stamp with a personalized message will make your wedding favors unique. This shop also sells the brown kraft bands and clear pvc boxes. They will create a stamp customized with names and dates and any other detail you envision.

Edible and personalized wedding favors. Use this wood and red rubber stamp to make your very own! Etsy

Once you made the commitment to give a thank you gift to your guests, it’s time to pick the one! The last thing you want is to be stuck with favors just because your guests did not find them good enough to take home.

Not only will you be out of a few hundred dollars but you will also be stuck with them after the wedding. The best thing to do is to choose wedding favors you would have a tough time parting with!!!

When choosing your personalized favors for an outdoor wedding leverage off its use and practicality! From sunglasses to SPF protectors to hot cocoa cups, all of them can be personalized and used during the ceremony or reception.

We have divided them into two main categories: original and edible wedding favors (just in case you want to head towards the edible ones first, then scroll down and dig in!!). Ok then, here we go!!

Original Wedding Favors You Will Not Want To Give Up

Who doesn’t like rainbows? Better yet, who doesn’t like candles that smell like rainbows? This rainbow candle jar is a favor you will definitely have a time time parting with.

Chakra rainbow jar candle. Hippie wedding anyone?

Chakra rainbow jar candle. Hippie wedding anyone?

Your guests will adore you for such an original gift. These handcrafted, unscented, anti-cellulite spa soaps are terrific wedding favors. For just $7 each, enjoy giving these Dead Sea Mud and Laminaria Soaps at your wedding! Furthermore, this artisan offers a buy 4 get one free. If the cost is still beyond what your personalized wedding favors’ budget allows, this store creates smaller and more economical versions of these natural soaps. Inquire within!

Fragrant wedding favors your guests will take off your hands. Dead Sea mud and laminaria soap

Fragrant wedding favors your guests will take off your hands. Dead Sea mud and laminaria soap.

Score points with your guests with these fridge magnets made out of real Scrabble pieces. For a bit more fun and games, choose different words adding variety to these entertaining favors. (Disclaimer: Scrabble® is a registered trademark of Hasbro, which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this product.)

Entertaining wedding favors. Scrabble fridge magnets.

Entertaining wedding favors. Scrabble fridge magnets from Letters by Lilly

One great way to have your guests not leave their gifts behind and you stuck with money spent and a pile of favors is to make them as enticing as possible. If you are hosting an intimate wedding you could even be more personal with your choice of favors. Pick gifts men will not leave behind. This beautiful box contains cuff links, a money clip and a tie clip. A wonderful keepsake for just $34.99.

Wedding favors you'll have a tough time parting with: Gentleman's Gift Box

Wedding favors you’ll have a tough time parting with: Gentleman’s Gift Box

There is no need to have wedding favors for each guest when you can have one keepsake per family. This personalized beer bucket will have your guests remembering your wedding with appreciation for a very long time.

Personalized beer buckets as unforgettable wedding favors.

Personalized beer buckets as unforgettable wedding favors by Capcatchers.

Wedding favors for boho or beach weddings. This necklace is a wonderful keepsake they will want to keep forever. The cord is adjustable and legend says those shells are good luck. $7.39

Original beach wedding favors.

Original beach wedding favors. $7.39

 

This is definitely my kind of favor. It brings together two of my favorite things: candles and churros. It would be great for a Mexican style wedding or one with a foodie experience. Soy candles are high-scented, natural and longer-lasting when compared to paraffin wax candles.

A great gift for your wedding guests: churro candles for a Spanish wedding

A great gift for your wedding guests: churro candles for a Spanish wedding $18

 

Bring the Greek Seas (particularly, the Aegean) to your guests’ bathrooms. These sea salt smelling glycerin soaps with shells and sea creatures will make for wedding favors you’ll be left with none of. $9.30

Shades of blue glycerin soap wedding favors "Summer Crazies"

Shades of blue glycerin soap “Summer Crazies” by ElenisLittleShop

Would you like to double the use of your wedding favors? These blankets are a great complement to your outdoor fall wedding and guests can use them if it gets a bit chilly. Wedding favors you won’t get stuck with for sure!

Wedding favors for outdoor fall weddings your guests will appreciate.

Wedding favors for outdoor fall weddings your guests will appreciate.

Mix and match your wedding favors and let your guests pick their favorite. Handmade soap bars, oils and lavender bath salts will be perfect for an outdoor, barn, rustic or boho wedding. Love this idea.

Why do you have to choose the same wedding favors for everybody? Mx and match your wedding favors and surprise your guests.

Why do you have to choose the same wedding favors for everybody? Mx and match your wedding favors and surprise your guests.

Feathers and florals for your original wedding favors.

Feathers and florals for your original wedding favors.

Feathers and florals for your original wedding favors.

Industrial and rustic combine for this one of a kind wedding favor. Add a touch of life to your wedding guests’ thank you gift. A square tin can, succulents and a thank you note. Simple and adorable. They’ll be none left at the table!

DIY wedding favors with succulents.

DIY wedding favors with succulents.

A wedding favor your guests can use to light up the sparklers!!!

Let's watch the sparks fly!

Let’s watch the sparks fly!

A great idea to make wedding favors pop. Add a jute twine with pearls around it and even the simplest of gifts will stand out. Perfect for beach weddings, rustic weddings or any wedding, really. Handmade by SoireeSupply.

Decorate candles as wedding favors. Pearl beads on wire garland with jute twine

Pearl beads on wire garland with jute twine. Handmade by SoireeSupply.

Wedding favors for lavender weddings or wanderlust weddings (when you stuff them in a suitcase) So fragrant and beautiful you’ll have none left!

Favors for Wanderlust weddings.

Favors for Wanderlust weddings.

Clever, funny and useful wedding favor for destination weddings. Party all night and hang from your hotel bedroom for a restful sleep. Your guests will thank you!!

Do Not Disturb door hangers, We're recovering with gold confetti for wedding guests.

Do Not Disturb door hangers, We’re recovering with gold confetti for wedding guests. Etsy.

Wedding favors you will have a tough time parting with. Hangover kits, Lottery ticket to share your luck. Favor bags. Personalized beach wedding favors. Herb garden. Adorable beach-themed candle favor.

Favors you will have a tough time parting with. 1- Hangover kits, 2- Lottery ticket to share your luck. 3- Favor bags. 4- Personalized beach wedding favors. 5- Herb garden. 6- Adorable beach-themed candle favor.

  1. You know your party is going to be so much fun, your guests will need hangover kits. Thank them for coming by preparing some as wedding favors! Add a few Tylenols, saltines, Tums and sleeping masks to them and watch them go!
  2. Share your luck with your guests! Stuff a lottery ticket inside of a mini folder. An easy and inexpensive way to ensure your guests take home their keepsakes.
  3. It’s all in the package. Add novel ideas to your favor bags and fill them up with goodies!
  4. Would add some goodies on top of the sand to these personalized beach wedding favors to make them even more enticing. Another idea for beach wedding favors: fill them with your favorite drink and add your photo as the label.
  5. Ah! The smell of lavender! It relaxes you the moment you breathe it. The herb garden is a collection of herbal oils made by Jo Malone London. Another great wedding favors idea you’ll have a tough time parting with.
  6. Adorable beach-themed candle favor.

Edible Wedding Favors You’ll Have a Tough Time Parting With

Delicious limoncello. Originally from the south of Italy, particularly from Capri and the Amalfi coast, this lemon liqueur conquers the palates of those who taste it. Tie a ribbon to a small bottle of limoncello and presto! Wedding favors you will want to keep to yourself!

Adorable limoncello bottles reminiscent of alfresco Italian dinners. Favors.

Adorable limoncello bottles reminiscent of alfresco Italian dinners. Favors.

What a difference a label makes! Send your guests back home with a token of your appreciation and a smile on their faces.

Amazing & Wonderful Wedding Favors You'll Love To Keep To Yourself!

Amazing & Wonderful Wedding Favors You’ll Love To Keep To Yourself!

Italian wedding favors for an Italian themed wedding. A small bottle of Italian olive oil with an olive twig tied to it makes for a useful and tasty gift your guests will be thankful for.

Italian wedding favors for an Italian themed wedding.

Italian wedding favors for an Italian themed wedding.

Mini champagne bottles can be found on every supermarket right now. They are an inexpensive and super sweet parting gift. You will wish your guests do leave some of these keepsakes behind!

Mini champagne bottles as wedding favors.

Mini champagne bottles as favors.

 

M&M personalizes candy for you. All you have to do is visit their website and order away!

Personalized M&M's as edible wedding favors.

Personalized M&M’s as edible wedding favors.

Edible wedding favors to get ready in a jiffy. If you left this item in your wedding to do list until the last minute, you’ll love this idea. All you need is your favorite edible treat and a self-adhesive label. Voila! the favors!

Krispy Kreme doughnuts to send off your guests!

Krispy Kreme doughnuts to send off your guests!

$10 for 120 self-adhesive stickers is not a bad deal at all. Create your very own personalized edible favors with delicious chocolate and stickers!

Fun and edible wedding favors.

Fun and edible wedding favors via Etsy.

Sweets for the sweet. Thank your guests with little jars of honey because, should I say it? Love is…. 😉

Little jars of honey as favors. Honey wedding favors. Thanks for bee-ing here with us!

Little jars of honey as favors. Thanks for bee-ing here with us!

Pack a midnight snack for your guests. Think airlines. A soda and a salty snack will have them lining up to get their wedding favors!

Pack a midnight snack for your guests.

Pack a midnight snack for your guests.

If you have a bunch of mason jars hanging around, now it’s the time to put them to good use. Fill them up with unpopped corn. Create a lid/label and tell them thanks for popping by!

Edible and original wedding favors.

Edible and original wedding favors.

For more mason jar ideas check out “Ideas para usar Mason Jars en tu Boda

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    Adorable wedding favor ideas in a tin can.
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    Edible Wedding Favors. Sauces and Spices.
  • Edible Ferrero Rocher wedding favors.

    Edible Ferrero Rocher wedding favors.
  • Tasty and noteworthy wedding favor idea.

    A tasty and noteworthy wedding favor idea.
  • DIY Jack & Coke kit.

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Impressive 4th of July Wedding Ideas: 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 here) 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 (here)

 

 

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. 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 utensils 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!

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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Wedding Macarons: 30+ Ways To Serve French Macarons To Dazzle Your Guests

Feast your eyes (and later your stomach) on these sinfully delicious confections, the wedding macarons! Discover their difference with macaroons and what makes them French, instead of Italian. We bring you wedding macaron cakes, favors and wedding french macarons galore. Enjoy!

Cascading macarons wedding cake. So pretty!

Cascading macarons wedding cake. So pretty!

Macarons have taken over weddings. Why not present them in a stunningly different way? These light and airy cookies come in your choice of colors, flavors, and custom shapes and decorations and they are a perfect addition to your wedding dessert table. And to top it all off, they are gluten-free!

The difference between macarons and macaroons

Their spelling and pronunciation is similar. Heck! They even start off with with a base of egg whites and sugar. But the similarities end there. This is what macarons and macaroons are made of and look like:

Macarons: egg whites, sugar, almond flour and food coloring. Macarons are round, crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside.

Macaroons: egg whites, sugar, and shredded coconut. Macaroons are conical in shape.

Toasted coconut macaroons by the Connecticut Cookie Company. Want to know the difference between macaroons and macarons? Read on!

Toasted coconut macaroons by the Connecticut Cookie Company.

Wedding macarons and French macarons: their origin

The Macaron is a simple cookie born in Italy in 1533, at the time of the wedding between Catherine de Medicis and the Duc d’Orleans who later became king of France in 1547 as Henry II. This round cookie was made of almond powder, egg whites and sugar.

Come the 20th century and a French pastry maker called Pierre Desfontaines (grandson of Louis Ernest Laduree from the famous pastry salon at Rue de Royale in Paris) decides to add a chocolate ganache between two of the macaron cookies. This new sandwich looking delicacy is called the “French macaron”

The macaron and French macaron cookie evolved when many more delicious flavors, colors, fillings and shapes were added by expert pastry chefs. Now that we covered a bit of the macaron history and clarified its meaning, let’s get ready to munch on these 30 ideas for wedding macarons.

Amazing arrangement of sweets to inspire the dessert table at your wedding.

Amazing arrangement of sweets to inspire the dessert table at your wedding.

Wedding macaron tower and macaron wedding cake ideas

Did you know that the term “macaron” has the same origin as that the word “macaroni” — both mean “fine dough”.

Medici Macarons magical creations. Very special gourmet wedding macaron towers and macaron wedding favors.

Medici Macarons magical creations. Very special gourmet wedding macaron towers and macaron wedding favors.

Mini dessert with chocolate berries and french macarons to satisfy the most demanding palate.

Mini dessert with chocolate berries and french macarons to satisfy the most demanding palate.

Macaron favor boxes to wrap these delicacies

Macaron and french macarons can be used as sweet and inexpensive wedding favors. And this collection of wedding macarons would not be complete without some ideas of macaron favor boxes, correct?

Refreshing mint French macarons with minty white chocolate ganache filling are perfect for a spring wedding.

Refreshing mint French macarons with minty white chocolate ganache filling are perfect for a spring wedding.

Hope you enjoyed our collection of original wedding macarons and the simple and easy macaron recipes. Enjoy!

 

 

A twist on wedding macarons, as little nests or lollipops.

A twist on wedding macarons, as little nests or lollipops.

Great wedding favors idea: Vanilla french macaron baking mix with chai spice dulce infused caramel filling. Love the bag.

Great wedding favors idea: Vanilla french macaron baking mix with chai spice dulce infused caramel filling (Here). Love the bag.

Adorable and romantic pink french macaron cookies with glitter perfect for wedding favors.

Adorable and romantic pink french macaron cookies with glitter perfect for wedding favors via SplendidSweetShoppe.

Are you planning an outdoor wedding and would like to add s'mores but would like to avoid the hassle of the fire to roast them? These s'mores french wedding macarons might do the trick. Yum!

Are you planning an outdoor wedding and would like to add s’mores but would like to avoid the hassle of the fire to roast them? These s’mores french wedding macarons might do the trick. Thank you Etsy! Yum!

Original wedding macarons: floral wedding macarons, French macarons for a brunch wedding, macarons au citron or lemon wedding macarons with zesty lemon buttercream by Sweet and Savory, original wedding macarons presentation by Anges de Sucre from Kensington, UK, pistachio macarons fit for a springtime wedding and vanilla red currant wedding macarons. Can't wait to taste them all!

Original wedding macarons: floral wedding macarons, French macarons for a brunch wedding, macarons au citron or lemon wedding macarons with zesty lemon buttercream by Sweet and Savory, original wedding macarons presentation by Anges de Sucre from Kensington, UK, pistachio macarons fit for a springtime wedding and vanilla red currant wedding macarons. Can’t wait to taste them all!

Another outstanding flavor: maple walnut wedding macarons from Yammie's Noshery.

Another outstanding flavor: maple walnut wedding macarons from Yammie’s Noshery.

French macaron handmade cookie with a heart.

French macaron handmade cookie with a heart via Etsy.

Glittery golden french macarons for a glam wedding.

Glittery golden french macarons for a glam wedding via IndayaniBakedGoods.

Henna decorated vanilla french wedding macarons. A stunning way to serve them at your big day by HennaMacs.

Henna decorated vanilla french wedding macarons. A stunning way to serve them at your big day by HennaMacs.

Lavender color and filled with blueberries, these french macarons would make a great addition to your wedding dessert table or as snackable wedding favors.

Lavender color and filled with blueberries, these french macarons would make a great addition to your wedding dessert table or as snackable wedding favors via Etsy.

Pantone's color of the year, serenity blue french macarons. Great looks and great taste.

Pantone’s color of the year, serenity blue french macarons via SplendidSweetShoppe. Great looks and great taste.

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Serve these wedding macarons for dessert: blood orange and coconut macarons and the first snowdrops as tasty as they look.

Serve these wedding macarons for dessert: blood orange and coconut macarons and the first snowdrops as tasty as they look.

 

 

All these cookies need are macaron favor boxes to pack up the extra ones after the party.

All these cookies need are macaron favor boxes to pack up the extra ones after the party.

Beautiful wedding macaron tower in pastel tones.

Beautiful wedding macaron tower in pastel tones.

Chocolate cherry French macarons made using the Italian meringue method are filled with a chocolate buttercream and a maraschino cherry. Triple yum!

Chocolate cherry French macarons made using the Italian meringue method are filled with a chocolate buttercream and a maraschino cherry. Triple yum!

How about building a wedding macaron tower out of these chocolate french macarons for the little ones?

How about building a wedding macaron tower out of these chocolate french macarons for the little ones?

Macaron favor boxes with champagne strawberry-rhubarb french macarons photographed by Natalie Eng.

Macaron favor boxes with champagne strawberry-rhubarb french macarons photographed by Natalie Eng.

Macaron favor boxes for the fanciest of weddings.

Macaron favor boxes for the fanciest of weddings.

Macaron wedding cake ideas. Chocolate raspberry layer cake with macarons. Photo by raspberri cupcakes on Flickr.

Macaron wedding cake ideas. Chocolate raspberry layer cake with macarons. Photo by raspberri cupcakes on Flickr.

Macaron wedding cake with pearls and tiers in different shapes. Exquisite.

Macaron wedding cake with pearls and tiers in different shapes. Exquisite.

Nothing better to decorate a summer wedding than pops of color. Deliciously yummy wedding macarons by mojewypieki.

Nothing better to decorate a summer wedding than pops of color. Deliciously yummy wedding macarons by mojewypieki.

Pink blush macaron wedding cake with peonies and roses for this Almonry barn South West romantic wedding captured by Naomi Kenton Photography.

Pink blush macaron wedding cake with peonies and roses for this Almonry barn South West romantic wedding captured by Naomi Kenton Photography.

Snickerdoodle French macarons for a taste of home. Photo by eatswellwithothers on Flickr.

Snickerdoodle French macarons for a taste of home. Photo by eatswellwithothers on Flickr.

Some of the most originally shaped wedding macarons I have ever seen. Scallop shaped for a stylish beach wedding. More ideas for beach themed weddings on this article.

Some of the most originally shaped wedding macarons I have ever seen. Scallop shaped for a stylish beach wedding. More ideas for beach themed weddings on this article.

Waffle macarons with maple bacon buttercream. Photo by raspberri cupcakes on Flickr.

Waffle macarons with maple bacon buttercream. Photo by raspberri cupcakes on Flickr.

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