Dreaming of a big day with an enchanting winter wedding theme? Discover 18 of the very best winter wedding ideas, from food to flowers to decor.
Blossom trees might be better known for their use in spring weddings, but dress them with fairy lights and a dusting of snow and you're onto a winner. Coupled with flickering candles in glass jars, the effect is truly magical.
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Forget the 'eat, drink and be married' signs that star in weddings throughout the year and choose the wedding signs exclusively reserved for winter!
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Rope in the help of your wedding party and spend a morning collecting pinecones. Add a little sparkly spray paint and an ethereal tulle tie and you've created wonderfully wintry chair ties.
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Continue the seasonal winter wedding theme by including berries in your bouquet. Available in shades of inky navy, full-bodied red and creamy white, there's a berry to fit every floral colour scheme.
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Add a sense of magic to the long winter nights by featuring lots of candles at your wedding. Mix and match hurricane vases to create a soft and romantic centrepiece.
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Not every winter wedding theme will feel Christmassy, but if you load up on fir branches, glittering berries and snow white details, your cake certainly will.
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A twist on garlands strung up for the festive season, why not create your own named versions to attach to the back of your top table seats?
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Pared-back place settings
Winter wedding ideas can be brilliantly simple. Take these place settings, which are full of charm, and simply made from rosemary and a hand-written tag.
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Sparkling seating plans
Lighting is one of the most important elements of a winter wedding theme, so include it wherever possible. We love how simple this glass bottle table plan is, illuminated by fairy lights.
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Don't forget to introduce winter wedding ideas to your menu as well as your decor. Guests will appreciate a warming miniature mug of soup canape, or a glass of mulled wine.
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Pimp your... hot chocolate!
Pimp your prosecco and DIY gin bars, step aside! A winter wedding theme calls for one thing only: a make your own hot chocolate station. Ask your venue to fill yours with seasonal treats like marshmallows, whipped cream and candy canes.
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Some of the prettiest bridal gowns are perfect for a winter wedding theme. Seek out styles with sleeves for extra warmth and sparkling embellishments to catch the setting sun.
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Swap your flip-flop basket for a bundle of blankets and a fire pit. Guests will love to gather around the fire and toast marshmallows as they share tales from the day.
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True blank canvases, you can let your imagination run wild for your winter wedding theme in a heated marquee. We love this fir tree display at the end of the aisle for a rustic twist.
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Let it snow
Tear yourselves away from flower petal confetti and turn your attention to faux snow. Venture outside and capture your first photos as newlyweds amid a haze of softly falling flakes...
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A traditional white wedding is the perfect match for winter celebrations, but for the prettiest effects, try to layer up different tones of white and off-white. The creamy roses, barely blue berries and off-white shrug work perfectly here.
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Colour pop cakes
Contrast the stark whiteness of buttercream icing with a rich chocolate cake beneath and bold burgundy blooms on top. This cake has a wintry feel with a warmth that is guaranteed to stand out.
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When the landscape around you is bleached of colour, don't be afraid to introduce it into your outfits. This groom's striking red trousers complement the bride's bouquet and add a romantic contrast to their snowy surroundings.
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