Move over "June Brides," it's time to get down with the cold
There's that old saying about being a "June bride" but sometimes it's more fun to be a Winter bride. With help from The Knot, here's some Winter Wedding Inspiration!
In my opinion, there's nothing more romantic or beautiful than a fresh blanket of white snow. With the weather finally cooling down in New York, I couldn't help but get in the spirit of daydreaming about a Winter Wedding.
The great thing about seasonal weddings is that you can play up the colors, and certain holidays in the month. I attended a wedding once in December and the Bride wore a long red cape over her white dress. It was genius, gorgeous and complemented her Christmas theme. She also gave out Christmas ornaments as favors with the couples wedding date on them.
Sure there are some minor set-backs to having a winter wedding depending on what part of the country you live in, and chilly temps could put a damper on things. The Knot suggests as your first line of defense is to dress your Bridesmaids in weather-appropriate attire. You can still outfit them in gorgeous gowns but you can also add in a faux fur jacket or maybe have them wear snow boots underneath. Although an outdoor wedding reception in the winter months may be few and far between (depending on location of course), there are still plenty of ways to bring the beauty of the Winter season indoors by hanging garlands of greenery or you can get creative with icle-like crystals to adorn pretty much everywhere. The Knot also suggests incorporating candles, pine cones and glittery details into the centerpieces.
"You can even bring the best of the season with winter wedding catering ideas -- serve tasty soup shooters during the cocktail hour, hearty comfort food during the dinner, and pass out shortbread cookies and spiced cider for your midnight snack. Your guests will love the toasty treat -- especially before they have to head back into the cold." --The Knot, Winter Weddings.
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