Your wedding day is personal to you, and moving away from the traditional so called ‘wedding to do norms’ have become a thing of the past with couples opting to style around their own tastes and experiences. Incorporating your signature style in a timeless way, where in years to come you can look back and say you would not change a single thing can be tricky but here at Grande Weddings we have seen it all and hope to inspire you with different themes` that you may want to embrace when planning your big day.
Vintage weddings have come into style over the last few years with couples choosing fixtures that give the past decade feel. Pastel colours and lace are a popular choice in planning weddings with it being simple to incorporate into the wedding; such as pastel and lace bride’s maid’s dresses. Vintage weddings create a fabulous personal atmosphere and what is an added bonus about vintage weddings is the thousands you can potentially save because of all the decor elements you can create yourself or even buy second hand.
Festival themed weddings provide a relaxed and fun ambient day. With festival weddings you can add a variety of activities that all the guests can be a part of, such as a live band or outdoor activities. If you are an easy-going couple this will be a great choice for you. Having a little Glastonbury for your I dos will be a memory you or your guests will never forget! Why not hire a carousel for your guests to enjoy after their meal..the options are endless!
Weddings on the beach provide a stunning backdrop to your big day; great weather and fantastic scenery. Always relating to a country or a place where the wedding was held is something you will hold on to forever. Beach weddings have a great laid-back atmosphere that is great for you and your guests. Imagine hearing the waves gently over your vows whilst feeling the hot breeze as you say I do.
Have you thought about choosing a theme that resonates with you and your partner for your big day, something all your friends and family would instantly recognise as your style?? An example of a lavish theme is that of Arabian Nights with elements from the Middle East such as food and decorations the wedding can be a unforgettable day for your guest and of course you.
Another themed wedding idea could be choosing a dark, gothic wedding design. It may not be your style to have a dainty, pastel coloured wedding and that’s fine it’s your big day! Many retailers stock black and dark coloured wedding dresses or you can choose these colours for your bridesmaids as one of the main features of your wedding.
Having your wedding based around your favourite season can be a great building block for you to add the other elements to your wedding. For example having a winter wedding you could incorporate a lot of blue and frosted detailing for that winter wonderland feel or a spring wedding you could opt for lots of light and brightly coloured full bloom florals to emulate the new beginnings of Spring.
Having a nautical theme to your wedding can be charming. It maybe that you both like look the seaside, the colour blue, or boats or it could be that you have chose the venue near a harbour having a nautical theme can be a delightful twist to the proceedings. Why not add the nautical feel to your tablescapes with striped napkins tied with rope and maybe anchor shaped sugar cookies with your guests name as place cards.