Monday, January 13, 2014

Winter Wedding Land


This post is dedicated to all of the ladies wearing new Holiday Bling and was inspired by a few of my beautiful girlfriends that are doing just that!

Winter is such a romantic time…fires to warm the room, candles to set the ambiance, snuggling to stay warm, and let’s not forget about the abundance of engagements that tend to pop up during the holidays. 

With so much natural romance during this time of year it makes me wonder why more people do not choose a winter date for their wedding. 

 
   Photo Credit: Rebekah Westover Photograph

Below are my top 10 reasons to keep a winter wedding option on the table...some practical but mostly just because the details and styles are simply too fabulous to ignore:

1) You can stretch your budget. Most venues and some vendors have cheaper winter rates.
2) You are more likely to get the date, the venue and the vendors you want because it is slow season.
3) Candles...and I am talking everywhere. Maybe your venue even has fireplace to light during cocktail hour or to stage as your alter.
4) Incorporate pinecones, greenery (think christmas greenery), bare branches, berries and again CANDLES into your arrangements. 
5) Depending on your location, blooming branches are awesome.
6) Crystals...they give a snowflake, icy appeal.
7) Tights are darling, even under a bridesmaid dress.
8) Fur! I love a bride in a fur coat and the bridesmaids holding fur muffs instead of bouquets is adorable.
9) Get creative with the specialty cocktails (spiked cider anyone?)
10) Hot Chocolate Bar for dessert? Um, yes please!


Need more convincing?
A pictures worth a thousand words!

All white centerpieces!
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Photo Credit: Katie Stoops

Consider a warmer tone for your wedding dress!
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Spike Cider! Need we say more?
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Berries, Pine, Burlap & Fur...Hello Gorgeous!
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Photography
Precious Pictures Photography


Love these!
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If you cannot get fresh flowers during the Winter this beauty is a great alternative!
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I absolutely love this and have always wanted to do this or see it done!
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An absolutely stunning winter chuppa!
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I just love everything about this!
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I love a bride in fur!
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Eggnog Specialty Cocktail! Yummy!
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Hot Coco Bar? Yes! I love this set up too.
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The more candles and twinkle lights the better!
Follow the link to see more from this adorable winter wedding!
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Love, love, love these. 
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Stunning!
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I love the simplicity and the rustic romance here.
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How fun and gorgeous is this?
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Photo Credit: Ann & Kam Photography

It is a wonder why more people don’t have winter weddings! 

XO,
Jenna

In my world style, humor, great food, a little fun and a lot of love are definite requirements.






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