(Closed) wedding with no theme, okay or not okay?

posted 7 years ago in Themes
Post # 3
6825 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

A lot of people don’t do themes. You are fine without a theme. 

Post # 4
2512 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

You don’t HAVE to have a theme.
I don’t have one.

Post # 5
284 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I don’t think themes are necessary, just make sure it all looks cohesive. So if you want to use cherry blossoms on the paper, use them! Maybe you can do a cherry blossom kit as a favor, or have your escort cards have the design. Those little touches count more, in my opinion, than a hit-you-in-the-face-obvious theme.

Post # 6
744 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

No need for a theme. Or if really want one, you can call yours “garden”… Just don’t worry about it and enjoy the planning!

Post # 7
2600 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Agreed – it’s not necessary, but it helps focus you in as you’re selecting things to make it look cohesive.

As long as you’ve got colors that work together and things are of a similar style (nothing overly fancy with overly casual) you’ll be fine!

Good luck and enjoy it!!!

Post # 8
56 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I think themes are okay if you have a) the money, b) the time and c) everything can fall into place. Don’t stress about it though. If the flowers you want are out of season, and you can find something else that fits, go for it. The only ‘theme’ to my wedding is the token colour, which is pale blue. I can go nuts!

[I, at one point, got so peeved about the ‘blue’ thing that I even suggested we go rainbow and have everything in any colour I fancied at the time of buying it!]

I don’t have a bouquet. I am going to carry whatever I can find in my garden on the day – at the moment by best friend/honorary gardener says it might be leeks or tomatoes – I am easy with whatever he can come up with!

Post # 9
2265 posts
Buzzing bee

As long as you have a colour scheme to make everything cohesive, you don’t necessarily need a theme. I like Hirondelle‘s suggestion of a garden theme. That doesn’t mean you have to place flowers everywhere though.

Post # 10
698 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I don’t have a “theme” either, and it’s not necessary.  As long as everything coordinates together, you’re fine.  I personally think themes are silly, I’m not into the whole matching thing anyway. 

Post # 11
654 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My theme is “wedding”

Post # 13
2947 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

We have no theme either. if there was a theme, it’d be food, and more food. And food.

Post # 14
4606 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

You totally don’t have to have a theme. I don’t have one.

Post # 15
597 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

It’s fine. The color is a theme initself. You can always try a light theme. For instance, my lighter theme was snowflakes and lavender(the color).

Post # 16
109 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I don’t have a theme. Just a color scheme would be nice and it looks like you already have that going on. 🙂

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