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Finding inspiration ideas and images for less typical color-schemes for wedding it can be a troubling process that can take lots of time and energy. Those who dislike browsing the entire internet in search of original wedding projects and relevant pictures should stop on our website to check out some of the most attractive and trendy designs.
The visual information you can find here is highly inspiring and we are convinced you will be able to spot something interesting enough for your own wedding. The subject we picked for today’s post is: blue and orange weddings. We have to admit that this color-scheme is one of our favorites. We recommend it especially to brides and grooms who are planning a beach wedding or a destination affair.
Its exotic flair is ideal for seaside ceremonies and receptions. But the vibrancy resulted from this mix can fit any type of summer time wedding! Fresh and hot, these two nuances fit perfectly well together, forming an unforgettable and irresistible pair! Brides can choose from various types of blue and orange, according to the main coordinates featured by the wedding.
For instance, if the reception takes place during the evening, you can opt for an aqua blue and sun orange color-scheme. Teals & burnt oranges also make fabulous color choices for sunset wedding affairs. Sensual, whimsically romantic and cheerful, these tones always look fitted for exotic or eccentric affairs. Their exuberance and vividness are the qualities that make them such desired and sought-after wedding colors. Among other shades of blue you can select for a wedding we mention the turquoise, the navy blue, the azure, the pale and the ultramarine blue.
As for the orange, the peachy shades are also in big trend. Those who want to create even a more powerful effect can use chocolate brown accents. This color-scheme can also incorporate shades of pink, lemon, gold or red. It depends on how dramatic you wish your wedding to look like. While blue is tranquil, elegant and classier, orange is vibrant, explosive and cheerful. They form a ravishing pair and a dramatic effect.
Use delicate or little flowers in blue and ruffled blooms in orange and obtain a stylish look for your bouquet and table centerpieces. Among the trendiest blue flowers for weddings we mention: hyacinths, hydrangeas, carnations, roses, delphiniums, sea hollies, cornflowers, veronicas and lilacs.
As for the orange part of the arrangements, we recommend: ranunculuses, parrot tulips, proteas, stargazer lilies, gerbera daises, narcissuses, mango calla lilies, garden roses, dahlias and gingers. Combine these assortments for lush bouquets according to the amplitude of your wedding. Browse for other articles on unique wedding themes on our website!
Cold-season celebrations are becoming more and more popular as the designers of today release more and more stuff and creative ideas for the couples to use. Nowadays anything is possible in weddings and every dream can become a reality with the help of talented and visionary designers who work with passion in creating some of the most impressive and outstanding decorations of al time!
Couples of today are surely lucky and privileged to experience such fabulous themes and styles. Never before the weddings were regarded or created in such an artistic manner like things happen today. There are explosions of style and unique themes every year. And the season is one of principal factors of decision that can influence the formality and the wedding decoration. In terms of wedding arrangements, winter can be viewed as the season of glitter and exuberance. The splendor of the winter season is in the details.
The accessories you use to adorn the table centerpieces and the rest of the décor are primordial and decisive in the appearance of your reception. You can however choose between the glamorous and the natural style. Both these directions are trendy are recommended today by experts in field for winter weddings. You can warm-up your own reception with the delightful winter centerpiece ideas we’re presenting in this article.
The number one arrangement from this page is created for a romantic February wedding by Bernadette Mitchell of Fiddler's Elbow Country Club. The couple decided to use long tables and decorate them with classy flowers: calla lilies, roses and hydrangeas. The white and green shades are also elegant and fit for a fancy indoors reception. The white tablecloths accented with green stripes and ribbons make a great background for the flower centerpieces.
The second arrangement from here is created by Rose Petals and for an elegant late winter wedding. The centerpiece features white tulips and birch twigs displayed in square glass vases. This arrangement features a flirty rustic vibe that suited the wedding location. You can plan the reception at a farmhouse, vineyard or ranch, or in a barn. The rustic style is fitted for countryside or rural venues. This centerpiece is simple but stylish and trendy.
Moving on, we find something even more simplistic and chic, created exclusively for intimate wedding affairs. The wintry vibe expressed by the backdrop in the third image is divine! The designers used tall vases of willow branches and decorated the tables with pinecones and candles. This one looks very seasonal and charming and it was created by Amanda's Florist. You can also use a few fresh cedar boughs and cranberries to make the centerpieces look even more whimsy!
When planning the wedding reception, couples have to choose between different types of venues, themes and designs. It is crucial for them to pick a style or a theme that they can use throughout the entire wedding, for more coherency and unity. It’s also essential to make these choices according to the season and formality of the event they’re planning and also based on their own vision and personal taste.
Each couple in part has its own vision and intuition on how they want their wedding to look like or feel. So make sure that you do consider all these aspects and coordinates when organizing the most beautiful reception party of your life. This article is for brides and grooms who are looking for unique and efficient ideas on how to plan the wedding tables and the centerpieces. A wedding reception starts with the guests’ arrival and ends with their departure. And in between these two principal moments it’s all about mood, ambiance and atmosphere.
This is why you guys have to decide upon the most flattering style or theme for the arrangements. This will help you guests integrate within the party, have fun and enjoy a delightful reception. Choosing the types of tables for the wedding is one of our favorite subjects and this is what we are going to discuss about in this article. We picked the round table style and we brought a few relevant pictures so that you can make yourself an overall image on how this style looks or can look like.
The first table design we’re showing here is actually cocktail table. You can choose between various or mixes of high and low cocktail tables. The high-tops usually don’t need chairs, while the low tables are height and seat four. If your reception is planned in the cocktail style, you might choose low tables with many chairs, so that your guests to rest properly – especially those who are of age or exhausted after dancing. We love the yellow theme accented with a black-and-white splash used for the first cocktail table.
The second design is a real dinner table, created under 14 inches and over 20 inches high. This style is for those who want their guests to be able to talks and interact with each other across the tables. For high-ceiling venues you can use tall centerpieces, otherwise the space might feel cramped and uncomfortable. The last design is created for an outdoors wedding and it features a rustic theme. The wooden boxed used for the tablescaoe and the fresh apples, grapes and pomegranates that surround them make this arrangement look natural and juicily elegant.
So you’re done planning the decor arrangements and the centerpieces for your reception but you haven’t found yet the right cake to suit the theme, the formality and venue of the wedding. The wedding cake is the essential centerpiece of the party and this is why it has to be planned with extra care and attention.
Don’t leave this “detail” for later because it usually requires more time and money to get it done in a unique smooth flawless way! The cake designers today have lots of irresistible proposals to make to the contemporary couples! We stole a few of the most delightful and impressive designs for this article. In these images you have the chance to admire some of the most original and outstanding confections created for modern brides and grooms who want something haute-style inspired.
Splendid, remarkable and deliciously fancy, these cakes are unique and charming, no matter how you slice them. They’ve got the looks, but they also have a fascinating taste that will enchant your guests for good! The first haute couture wedding cake from here is called “Awesome Blossoms” and it is created by Cheryl Kleinman Cakes for couples who are planning a garden or nature-inspired reception. This confection is not only elegant, romantic and juicy, but also fashionable and voguish.
Designers of this cake used ranunculus flowers to create lush motifs for the each tier. The blooms are made of lush sugar-paste and they feature a sensual salmon pink hue. They look realistic and ravishingly beautiful. This cake is able to leave your guests speechless also because it is filled with raspberry buttercream. The confection is a lemon cake covered in fondant and the edible work of art makes it one of our favorites – for both its looks and taste.
Our second proposal is a more simplistic cake that features an asymmetrical abstract pattern of purple circles. The polished appearance of this cake is emphasized by these playful and fun circles and it is ideal for beach or retro receptions. The cake is a Valrhona chocolate with a vanilla-bean mousseline and pistachio filling. It also contains raspervyy buttercream and it is covered in white fondant. The designer for this trendy cake is Mark Joseph Cakes.
The last confection we’re happy to present here today is created with a three asymmetrical tiers design and it looks joyful and elegant in the same time. The thick and thin layers alternate and they neutral-hued theme gives it a fancy feel. The torte is rolled in fondant, made of toasted almond and it is filled with white chocolate crème and berry. Collette Foley Specialty Baking is the author of this cake.
Old-fashion weddings are in big trend today as the number of modern couples who decide to plan their reception with a vintage twist is getting bigger and bigger. This style has grown in popularity mostly because the designers found a niche to introduce their artistic decorative items and themes in the wedding industry.
The hunger for originality and crafty details are other factors that ultimately led to the current vintage trends for weddings. This article is about vintage wedding receptions inspired by artistic themes. This particular wedding project from which we brought these sensational flower arrangements was inspired by the lovely Water for Elephants film. The theme of this movie is based on a circus classy love story and this is why these decorations look so vibrant, chic, dramatic and refined all at once.
The juicy story of this film is also theatrical and so these arrangements resemble the sumptuousness and romanticism of a timeless love affair. Planning a film-inspired wedding reception is perhaps the most difficult thing to do for a couple or a designer.
Everything is complex and the set has to look perfect! Idyllic, elegant and fanciful, these floral decorations managed to capture the sensuality and charm of the old flair style featured by the movie. We adore the white classy bouquet worn by the bride and the way it coordinates with the groom’s boutonniere.
The florists who worked for this project used white ruffled blooms to compose a lavish arrangement that can fit an outdoors wedding. We can see that the bride wears a fur on top of the dress, for effect. Her wedding bouquet contains white ranunculuses, anemones and tuberoses, while the groom’s boutonniere is a mini version of it, and it features a lavish anemone arrangement. The black centers of anemones fit ideally the classy vibe of the wedding.
For the wedding décor, designers adopted a more luxurious natural style. The reception tablescapes are created from colored flowers inspired by the color palette of a spring-summer season. The palette includes pops of bold tones like reds, oranges and pinks against soft shades of white, cream, yellow and lime greens. The effect is truly amazing!
The circus element is well-emphasized by this fabulous color scheme and also by the other decorative details and accessories used for the centerpieces, like patterned plates, colored glasses in different sizes and shapes and tea light candles.
The vintage mismatched china, colored goblets and platters are used against intricate beaded linens used for the tables to create a soft intimate and romantic outdoor setting. Whimsy, sweetish and inspiring, these couture decorations are ideal for rail train, forest or garden inspired wedding receptions.
This article could offer interesting content and info to those who are still searching for the perfect whimsical wedding cake. This post is also dedicated to those brides and grooms who are planning a dark themed wedding and need something powerful, imposing and bold for the reception. The wedding cake ceremony is the most awaited moment of the evening and this is why we believe you have to do anything in your power to bring a spectacular wedding cake that can make your guests say “wow”!
The aspect of the cake is one of the most important factors the guests are looking for nowadays in a wedding cake. They expect to see outstanding confections, created with style and creativity and they won’t settle for less. They want to be impressed, amazed and flattered by a showy wedding cake that can still taste uniquely sweet! We found a few dark colored wedding cakes to show to those who are organizing a dramatic wedding reception and wish for something bold enough to make a real statement among the guests.
The cakes we’re showing here are from a unique collection of floral-inspired wedding cakes and they were created by some of the best designers of today. So let’s browse these pictures and see what we have here! In the first image we get to see a truly stylish and outstanding floral-themed wedding cake created with a black and white theme. This is by far one of our favorites because it is not ostentatiously adorned or enriched. The design is simple and mature, chic and elegant. The designers used the black color to accentuate the second, the third and the last tier.
We adore this confection because it’s not symmetrical. The tiers come in different sizes and shapes. This is certainly a classic beauty and it can fit both old and new Hollywood inspired wedding. There is something voguish and fashion-forward about the look of this cake that we love so much. The confection is made of rolled fondant and adorned with sugar-paste white camellias, gold edges, quilting motifs, pearls and purse-chains. This is a Coco-Chanel inspiration and it was designed by the incredible Flour Confections.
If you’re looking for something sweeter and even more extravagant, we suggest you take into consideration the second cake proposal from here. This is a Cakes by Dee-sign confection and it comes in brown sugar. Inspired by a Russian folk artistic pattern, the fleur-de-lis flower patterns made for this cake come in a fabulous gradation of color obtained with liquid royal icing and a brush. The cake is made of fondant and adorned with piped beads, string-work and brush-embroidered flowers: forget-me-nots, irises and fleur-de-lis.
Nowadays, the eccentric locations and vibrant color-palettes are the ones that set the wedding trends. The truth is that more and more couples of moment are interested in planning an original wedding celebration that everyone can adore, cherish and remember for many years to come. The contemporary brides and grooms are, however, among the luckiest ones of all time!
The inspirational designs and themes they can select from for their wedding are among the most unique and flattering in the history. The palette of choices includes inspirational designs and styles for vintage, classic and modern weddings. However, another trend shows us that these three styles can look even more outstanding and impressive when used intercalated in a wedding.
Designers of today show us the way through their own creations. The decorations we’re presenting here are a great example of inspired mixtures and mixes of style. The wedding reception project we’re presenting in this article is an exotic mix of Mexican traditional culture, psychedelic style, vintage, hippie and ‘60s biker currents. The results are amazing and the effect obtained from this mix is breathtaking!
You can’t get more original than this. The vibrancy of a Mexico or Spanish inspired wedding is never easy to equal. In fact, the tropical romanticism it features is unique. Combined with a vintage theme, a Spanish reception can make one of the most seductive and cheerful affairs your guests have ever attended! You have to play carefully with the colors though. Don’t use them in large doses for you will obtain an ostentatious effect that will ruin the look of your wedding.
The nuances that are specific to Hispanic style weddings are the bold hot summer tones, like: hot pinks, lime greens, mauves and violets, plums, magentas, burgundies, browns, scarlet reds and russets. You can create fabulous schemes using these shades – more or less traditional. e love the Mexican ceramics and pillows used for the wedding guests table arrangements, the vintage wooden knitting used for the vintage chairs and the floral pattern fabrics used for the tablecloths.
The salmon pink pillar candles add a juicy touch of sweetness, femininity and delicacy to the entire arrangement. The flower centerpieces feature lavish blooms in seasonal colors: hot pinks, greens and mauves. Rustic, flirty and home-bred, these arrangements are ideal for those who love the Mexican culture and inspiring for those who want something both traditional and innovative.
The romanticism proposed by this type of wedding inspiration is also fitted for the contemporary brides and grooms who don’t want anything standard, predictable, classical or “local”. Anyway, you don’t to fly up to El Pueblo de Mexico to plan a Spanish themed reception!
Nowadays, the ideas for planning a unique outstanding wedding are various and very creative. The designers today have lots of offerings in matters of wedding themes and styles you guys can adopt or follow. And in this article we are going to talk about retro weddings, hopping the pictures and ideas we brought here are relevant for what you’re looking for.
The retro theme is very trendy today and it is usually chosen by brides and grooms who prefer something old-fashion and chic. We recommend the retro style to those who are planning a glamorous old-Hollywood inspired wedding in or outdoors. The decorations we have here are for outdoors receptions and they look fabulous! The retro style is artistic, playful and fun and it can help a couple plan a more cheerful and jovial or festive wedding.
The designers used a gorgeous floral motif for the wedding décor: football mums. They used daisy pomanders and decorated the wedding ceremony and reception set. We have to admit that the results are simply stunning and breathtaking! These balls of daises look elegant and chic and they create a festive atmosphere and a fresh ambiance that guests can enjoy and remember.
The design of this wedding is inspired by floral geometry and it can fit perfectly the retro style. You can decorate the entire set with mum balls: the aisle runner, the archways, the open façade, the chairs and the other corners of the place.
To create the daisy balls you can use globes of floral foam in diverse sizes. You can replace the daises with other similar blooms like button mums, gerberas or carnations. These flower assortments and cheap and they can fit perfectly a budget or affordable wedding.
We like the fact that these arrangements look whimsy and trendy. The wedding cake we’re showing here features a yellow daisy theme and it looks royal, fancy and glamorous. We like the wiry curlicue detailed openwork used for the tiers and the champagne flutters used for the decoration.
The architectural embellishments incorporated with royal icing in lattice patterns look fabulous! The top of the cake is a coordinate romantic yellow daisy bouquet. Also for a retro wedding dessert specialists recommend sponge cakes made of mango, berries, napoleons and kiwi. The pink cookie adorned with heart motifs and the couple’s names is a personalized note.
We adore the sunny colors used for this wedding and the ‘60s vibe fetaured by the atmopshere is emphasized perfectly, in a unique unforgettable way! The designers used flowers like chrysanthemums and mimosas in shades of candy, cherry and tangerine pinks. The nostalgic appearance of the décor looks inviting, warm and very seductive.
We are back with more unique ideas for rustic wedding receptions. In this article we are glad to show you a few of our favorite decorations and arrangements for an orange themed fall wedding hopefully the pictures and ideas we brought here will be of use for many of our readers.
We are informed that the rustic style is among the trendiest ones used today for late summer weddings, especially for autumnal receptions. And this is one of the many reasons why we’ve decided to continue our discussion about rustic wedding projects. Nevertheless, whether it’s popular or not, this theme is definitely one of the most inspiring and successful ones a couple can select for his autumnal wedding. Perfect for the harvest season, this style can help any couple plan a romantic and elegant reception with a russet home-bred vibe.
When it comes to rustic weddings, you guys can choose between different types of formalities and locations. Rustic weddings aren’t just simple peasant or countrified affairs that can allow the bride, the groom and their guests to plan a more relaxed and cozy reception. This style also allows the couple to create a warm, inviting and fancy atmosphere that can be just as elegant and stylish as any other city or urban wedding reception! It’s all in the details, and modern couples know it!
So you can choose to plan your fall rustic wedding in a glamorous style, in a natural style, in a redneck style or in a classy style. The palette of color-schemes and decorative items available for these types of wedding projects are very rich and generous. To obtain a seasonal effect, designers advise you to use a vibrant theme that can help you plan a warm harvest-inspired celebrating everyone will enjoy and remember.
We couldn’t think of a better color to use for a festive cheerful wedding in fall then orange! The first picture on this page shows us just how delightful, luxurious and sophisticated the rich orange color acts for a flower centerpiece created with style. The florists used autumnal-colored roses, scabiosa pods and hydrangeas and accented the arrangement with a few mini pumpkin luminaries, apple votives and pears.
The second image reveals us the elegance of the tables. The designers used neutral tones for the sets to allow the flowers to stand out and look at their rustic best! The tables can be decorated in soft shades of olive green, ivory and rich rust. The golden-wheat motifs are also ideal for these types of arrangements. For the menu you guys can use original place cards with pears tagged with your guests’ names and obtain a fresh country orchard effect.
This article is for the brides and grooms who are thinking of planning a cheerful wedding in the countryside or in a rural region. The wedding style we are here to propose is, of, course, the rustic style. This trend is so well-received and sought-after by the modern couples today that we couldn’t resist not talking about this subject and so we’ve decided to bring a few relevant pictures for this article to share them with those who are interested in this type of wedding.
We adore the wedding receptions that take place in the middle of the nature or in a more natural and relaxing location. You can choose any type of outdoors wedding venue for the rustic theme. However, it all depends on how elegant and fancy your rustic wedding should be. And we say this because there are many couples today who want a vibrant and rural inspired wedding but with a luxurious twist.
Who said that an open field wedding or a farmhouse reception won’t look as elegant as any other fancy restaurant wedding? The preconceptions regarding the formality and appearance of rustic inspired weddings should have disappeared by now. But we are here to offer you a few great creative ideas that can help you plan a successful rustic style wedding that can look both cheerful and classy.
A heartfelt wedding can better suit a heartland location. And when we’re talking about rustic receptions, the following items come to our mind: apple orchards, grain beckons, weathered wood, grain sticks, pumpkins, wildflower arrangements and comfortable benches. You can plan a rustic themed wedding in a barn, at a farm, at a vineyard or even in your backyard!
You can decorate any of these venues in a fancy original way that can make the event a warm, sweet and inviting place for your guests. You can use wraths and muslin drapes to embellish the doorways of the wedding. If you want the ‘red carpet” thing, you can use a rich path of straw or other seasonal blooms and petals you love. In general, the rustic style is more fitted for late summer and fall seasons.
Use torcheres and adorn them with wheat stalks and wreaths to make the wedding ambiance more romantic, intimate and sensual. Decorate the guests’ seats with wheat cinched, roses and satin ribbons. They will look elegantly rustic and flattering. For the starter and sweet menu you can use glasses of steaming soup. Use spicy ingredients and flavors like raisin, pecan, pumpkin, pumpernickel corstini, curried zucchini, crab apples, hot caramel, chocolate ganache or herbed French bread croutons. Opt for a wheat wedding cake made of white chocolate and cocoa fondant.