(Closed) Winter Wedding, Need help with colors?

posted 6 years ago in Themes
Post # 3
5543 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2011

I think deep reds and gold with some accents of natural colors like greenery and brown will get the cozy warm winter feeling you want. Silver I think will be more cool if that is what you want to go for. 

Post # 4
9691 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

Deeper purple and red would be nice!  I would accent with some gold (you said you wanted warm!)

Post # 5
4945 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

My first wedding was a winter wedding. I used lots of dark green, pinecones, greenery, candles, sparkly things, etc. You could mix both gold and silver, though gold lends itself to warm tones and silver with cool.

Post # 6
5064 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

Ivy would look lovely. I saw a magazine article recently and the couple had sprayed pine cones in silver and lots of candles The bride dressed the bm’s in red and the groom had a red tie. The bride used berries and lots of dark green in her bouquet.

Hope this helps.  

Post # 7
732 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

If you want a nice warm feeling but still winter Id go for gold or ivory with another color. I like the idea of red and gold, its very inviting and romantic in my oppinion!

Post # 8
2652 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Catholic Church

@Stressed_Bride15:  Our wedding was Scottish themed, but our colours were red and black with white and silver accents which sounds similar to what you’re envisioning. I’ll show you a picture of our bridal party and if you like it I can show you more of what we did.

Edit: Posting it shrunk the picture 🙁

Post # 9
889 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Diplomat Country Club

@Stressed_Bride15:  I’m doing purple, black and platinum with lots of crystals and my centerpieces are white calla lily bouquets are purple with white bridesmaid dress top is platinum bottom black and shoes in purple. I’m having purple uplights in the room but the chairs will be platinum and the tables black 🙂 I’m hopping the uplights helps not make it too dark but bright and warm ish

Post # 10
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I’m doing crimson and gold. I think it will look warm and rich, and hopefully classy!

Post # 11
944 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’m doing purple/ivory/gold with touches of green –  our wedding is the week after Christmas, so the venue is decorated already.

Post # 12
524 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I LOVE red, white, and gold together, maybe with a touch of pink: not too Christmasy, but warm, inviting, and perfect for winter! It would also look great with a ton of candlelight and candle centerpieces. 

Post # 13
1241 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I may be biased since my color is red, but I think red and gold would be beautiful for a warm winter wedding.

Post # 14
1935 posts
Buzzing bee

I wanted teh exact same feel to my wedding that you want! I think I acheived it 🙂 We had our wedding at a pioneer village. the hall had 2 fire places and our colours were cranberry and plum. Here are some inspiration pics from my wedding.

hot beverage bar!

centerpeices were lanterns with pinecones and then the rose petals down the table with tea lights and smaller pinecones

favours were maple syrup

place cards

Post # 15
1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

We had a Christmas wedding last year and did red, gold and burlap with lots of candles.  Our reception was at a lodge, so it had a very warm feeling.

Our blog is here:


And recaps here (last one has lots of decor!):





Post # 16
503 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

If I were doing a winter theme, for me it would be all soft white and natural wood (light and dark browns) colors.  I’d have pine cones galore, burlap, yarn, wool, birch and maybe – maybe –  some pops of one warm color, like emerald green or rich deep berry (not both, to avoid a christmasy look).  I’d wear a cozy sweater as a cover up, have a roaring fire, and tons of candles or twinkle lit branches.


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