Help! Winter wedding? "It's a Wonderful Life"?

posted 3 years ago in Themes
Post # 3
112 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I looooooove this idea! So cute! Maybe instead of having people clink glasses to get you to kiss you could leave bells (everything they ring an angel gets its wings!); you could also have a sketch made of your FI lassoing the moon?

Post # 5
3989 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I really love your idea as well.  It doesn’t scream, “CHRISTMAS”.

It snowed on my wedding day (although it was October), so if you want to look through my pictures you’ll see a “winter wedding” that doesn’t scream Christmas at all.

Post # 6
88 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I think your colors could also help with a wintery-but-not-too-Christmassy theme.  My wedding is in June, but my colors are gray and red and almost all the inspiration pictures I’ve seen online are for winter weddings.  However, I’m stealing many of these ideas so I hope they aren’t too Christmassy (that would look pretty weird for a June wedding…)

Post # 7
102 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I love your wedding idea!!  My wedding is on New Year’s Eve, 2013.  Our colors are plum, ivory, silver and black.  There is nothing “Christmasy” about our wedding other than that our invites had snowflakes in different shades of purple.  A 1940s theme, bells as favors and a winter wedding in SF should be mild without the fear of snow or ice ruining things!  Best wishes and happy planning!

Post # 8
30284 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I LOVE this idea!!! 😀  It’ll be great here in SF!

Post # 9
2878 posts
Sugar bee

We’re getting married in January, lots of snow. We are avoiding red as much as possible not to make it too ”Holiday-ish”. Our colors are black (chairs, chandeliers and fireplace are this color in the reception room), white, with accents of eggplant and blush palette. We want a vintage feel (30’s). 

Our inspiration for decor :


We’ll probably play classical music for dinner (or jazz instrumental), and blues/rock for the evening when we’ll be holding table games and also poker.

We’re trying to find an old typewriter instead of having a guestbook.

Post # 11
1041 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

What a sweet theme! I love it!

Post # 12
435 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@XmasBride2014:  We’re getting married in December and there will not be red or a snowflake in sight.  Our colors are blush, ivory, and champagne with touches of gold.  It will have a vintage 20’s-30’s feel but nothing obvious.  Instrumental jazz music in the background and a  hot toddy bar!  Winter weddings are so much fun.  I’ve had a blast planning so far.


Here’s some floral inspiration for you!



Post # 14
435 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@XmasBride2014:  Thank you! The florist was the one that helped me come up with the colors. Yours sound great! 

We’re getting married in an Episcopal chapel that was built in the 1870s. And then for cocktail hour and dinner we booked a private room in a restaurant that’s in a Tudor mansion. We’re only having 36 guests so it’s more of a dinner party. It’s in the colorado mountains and the restaurant specializes in wild game.

We’re also only using flowers that are in season so we’re using anemones, ranacculas (sp), roses, evergreen, and magnolia leaves (for the touch of gold). Let me know if you want any more ideas! We’re pretty much done with planning at this point.

Post # 16
170 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@NauticalDisaster:  have you decided what color your bridesmaids will be wearing? I’m going to be a winter bride and like the decor photo you posted

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