Today's weddings are filled with more personality and style than ever before. From the place cards to the dessert tables, every little detail is an opportunity to contribute to the overall mood and feeling of the event. Whether you have simple and natural tastes or prefer over the top luxury, your wedding should be as special and unique as you are!
Take a look at these 10 Wedding Trends For Modern Brides:
1) Earthy & Ethereal Details
Moody hues with natural rock textures will make your wedding feel calming and comfortable, yet super stylish and trendy. Details such as geode place cards and table numbers, stone textures, colored glass, and textured papers will come together to create an ethereal feeling that you and your guests will love!
2) Floral Installations
Floral arches and installations are a trend that has been going strong for a few years and it's no wonder why. They are perfect for photography/videography and they create a lively and elegant feeling that every bride will adore. You can even try making seed paper flowers so that you don't have to worry about the flowers wilting and dying.
3) Velvet Tablescapes
Rich velvet table runners and long draped table clothes will add texture to your event and create a warm, yet luxurious, feeling that will make you and your guests feel like royalty. The heavier feeling of the velvet is ideal for fall and winter wedding because it creates a warm look.
4) Greenery Wall Accents
Hanging greenery backdrops are the perfect way to bring a more natural vibe into your wedding decor, especially if it's an indoor event. See more with this natural look in this blog post - Natural Tones For Eco-friendly Weddings.
5) Decadent & Dreamy Dessert Tables
Wedding cakes are a classic addition to any wedding but today's couples are adding more creativity to their dessert tables with ideas like donut walls, macaroon cakes, assorted cake/treat stations, pie bars, and more. Not only is the dessert table one of the most anticipated parts of the day, but it's also a key spot to incorporate your wedding theme.
6) Enchanting Elopements
Weddings have been getting smaller over the years, and now even more couples are choosing to forgo the planning all together with a romantic elopement. This idea allows the couple to choose a more unique spot to say their I Do's because they don't have to think about hosting people.
7) Signature Cocktails & Memorable Food
Creating a special signature cocktail with unique food stations to match your wedding themes is a fantastic way to make your event a little more unique and memorable. Because let's be honest, the food and drinks are one of the most talked about aspect of a wedding. Think of the menu as part of the theme rather than a separate entity.
8) Statement Place Cards & Seating Charts
Couples are getting more creative with every aspect of their wedding including their place cards and seating charts. From gorgeous antique framing to specialty paper such as seed paper, your place cards and seating chart are a great opportunity to welcome your guests in style.
9) Non-Traditional Elements in the Bouquet
(Image sources LEFT: magnoliarouge.com, RIGHT: Source unknown)
Unique touches such as feathers, thistles, pinecones, wheat, protea, and purple kale are making their way into today's bridal bouquet. Not only does this show more personality but it also allows you to tie your bouquet into some other elements of your wedding decor and theme.
10) Macrame Accents
Perfect for a boho style weddings, macrame accents are a truly beautiful touch for walls and chairs. They can easily be accented with floral bits and greenery to make a beautiful work of art that will capture your guest's attention and add to the mood of your wedding.
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