There are many details to planning a successful wedding. Keeping up with trends often will give you some great ideas for your own.
Popular themes this year for weddings are tea and garden party receptions. They theme is casual and dining al fresco is often the norm. Decorations are often vintage or Victorian with lace table clothes, antiques, teacups, and floral centerpieces. The location can be a garden or indoors depending on the weather. Often a brunch is served instead of a three or four course meal.
The modern theme is another popular type of wedding this year. It often means square tables and minimal decorations. There is always a place for monogrammed napkins and geometric place settings. Floral designs are often simple as well as other decorations. The colors of white and ivory can be accented with red or emerald green.
Another trend in weddings is a return to the formal wedding with elaborately set tables, butler service, extravagant floral designs, personalized bartender service, large wedding cakes, champagne fountains, and unusual settings. The Setting can be outdoors or indoors depending on the service you want.
Another wedding theme in some parts of the country is the Wild West. Receptions are held at large ranches or lodges with a lounge with cowhide rugs. The wedding decorations often have Western art, leather, wild flower arrangements, copper mugs, and country attire. Lodges make a great locations to hang floral arrangement from the beams.
For whatever theme you heart chooses, you’ll need a photographer that understands your vision, and that is committed to your special day and ensures that you’ll be able to relive the magic of your wedding. Find professional photographers that will turn your wedding photos into a true art piece!
Flowers and Invitations
Flowers are a big part of wedding themes. This year popular flower are roses, hydrangas,orchids,carnations and other romantic flowers. Many wedding are using small pots of herbs on the tables, or greenery strung together with flowers to be used as table runners or decorations. Some wedding use seasonal flowers to give that fresh just picked effect. Centerpieces are smaller and more varied and some wedding have floral chandeliers over tables.
Many wedding are using wild flowers in arrangements and bouquets. Flowers can reflect the seasonal flowers that bloom. Many brides are now wearing flower crowns on their heads. Other brides like classic flower arrangements with one type of flower or a variety. As always pastels are popular with bouquets and arrangements featuring pink, lavender, blue, yellow, and green. Hanging flowers to decorate the reception is another popular trend this season.
Invitations are another important aspect of wedding planning. Some invitations come with ribbons, dried flowers or packed in cellophane for a classic look. The colors on invitations this years are gold, silver, champagne,and pewter. Many wedding invitations include a photo of the couple getting married. Photos range from casual to formal. Brides will find a large selections of different types of paper, colors, inks and themes to choose from in wedding invitations.