What a great time to get married, a winter wedding can be cosy, romantic and magical.
If you’re planning you’re wedding this season we have our top tips and ideas for planning your perfect day!
- STAY WARM
Offer guests a reception drink of mulled wine/cider or a hot chocolate. A great idea to keep your guests warm, especially if taking photographs outside.
- LIGHT UP
It can get quite dark early evening in the winter, embrace this and add lots of candles to your ceremony and reception venue to give it a romantic cosy feel.
- BRIDE BEAUTY PREP
Banish dry skin and lips with a good skincare regime in the run up to the wedding – get a facial, invest in a good cleanser, toner and moisturizer. Don’t forget a good lip balm for on the day.
- OUTSIDE PHOTOS
Always plan for photographs to be taken inside however, winter photographs can be amazing and have a dramatic effect. even if it rains a good idea for photographs this to have a stand with umbrellas for your guests to use while outside.
Decorate with classic winter colours – with warm tones of berry red, gold or burgundy. Or choose traditional silver and white or rose gold into your wedding day colour scheme.
- VELVET & FAUX FUR
Opt for faux fur to keep your bridesmaids warm and velvet blazers for the groom and groomsmen on trend for this season.
- COSY ACCESSORIES
The venue will hopefully be warm – as an extra touch you could provide guests with fleecy blankets to keep everyone extra cost.
There is an array of seasonal winter flowers to choose, from red roses (which will look amazing next a white dress) to Narcissus Paper White for a softer look. Opt for elegant silver and white arrangements or a bright Ranunculus with berries and sprigs for a striking table centerpiece.
A lovely finishing touch to your wedding – winter wedding favours. From something sweet (edible treats such as cookies and ginger men) to miniature whiskies/slow Gin or hot chocolate mixes. Provide a sparkler or confetti popper for your guests to send off the bride and groom.
- PLAN AHEAD
Travel will always be a little bit more difficult in winter and a chance of snow. Consider having the wedding in one place so there is no commuting between the service and reception.