So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful

There’s something rather wonderful about a wedding that looks like it’s been thrown together in a happy, haphazard way.

Mismatched styles and colours create a vibrant theme and an atmosphere of fun and exuberance.

Of course, it’s not as simple as it sounds and just gathering a random mix of furnishings and colours can look nothing more than… random! Beautiful mismatched weddings are cleverly done, keeping certain things specific so that there is some theme and organisation amongst the ‘chaos’! Here’s how to pull off a mismatched wedding…

Seats Please

This super cool ceremony seating shows just how trendy mismatching can be. Every chair is different in both style and colour, ranging from simple vintage wooden chairs to colourful retro numbers. What you wouldn’t do from here is dress all your bridesmaids in mismatched outfits too – the chairs set a colourful scene without you needing to add to it!
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Seats please | CHWV
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Quirky Glassware

Having colourful glassware adds a splash of fun to a table, especially when the glasses differ in colour and shape. Let the glasses show off by dressing the table in simple white linen, white candles and minimal flowers.
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Quirky glassware | CHWV
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Alternatively, use your glasses to create a wonderful display and invite guests to help themselves:
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Quirky glassware | CHWV
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China Style

As an alternative to glassware, opt for mismatched china. This works perfectly well with a vintage theme where an array of delicate china looks oh-so-pretty.
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - China style | CHWV
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Fabulous Fabrics

We adore these vintage bridesmaid dresses – mismatched in their fabrics yet identical in style and each with a pretty ribbon sash. They create a lovely look, are unlikely to cost the earth and will certainly be worn again.
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Fabulous fabrics | CHWV
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Accessories with a Wow!

If you like the idea of your bridesmaids wearing simple dresses, why not mismatch them by choosing different coloured shoes and posies. They’re perfectly co-ordinated yet completely individual!
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Accessories with a wow! | CHWV
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Glorious Gowns

These pretty bridesmaids are wearing entirely individual gowns in varying colours. It works because the shades co-ordinate and all the dresses are long. The result? Happy bridesmaids and a wonderful array of colours.
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Glorious gowns | CHWV
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Your Number’s Up!

Who says table numbers need to match? Imagine these placed on separate tables around a room? Keep the table design simple and the overall look will be stunning.
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Your number's up! | CHWV
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Down to Details

Even napkins can be mismatched! Who would have thought a basket of patterned napkins tied with string could look so pretty?
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Down to details | CHWV
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Don’t forget the Boys

Sticking to a theme but changing small details can be hugely effective. These chaps look the part with their tweeds and shirts – all set for that country wedding.
 

So bad it's good: Mismatched weddings that somehow are still beautiful - Don't forget the boys | CHWV
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