Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons

5 Winter Wedding Must Haves

Having looked at the most perfect palettes, gorgeous bouquets, dashing grooms, magical tablescapeswow bridesmaids and the yummiest wedding cakes for a Winter wedding, I do believe we are coming to the end of our Winter wander – just in time for the holidays! For today’s Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons, to finish of the series (ready to start afresh with Spring in the New Year!) I have found 5 fabulous finishes touches that will make any Winter wedding truly wonderful.…..

Winter Wedding Ideas

1. Something To Keep Everyone Snug

A snow-dusted landscape makes for an unforgettable ceremony, but whilst nerves, excitement and a chic coverup are sure to keep you cosy, don’t forget to consider your guests too! Pretty pashminas, wool throws or rustic blamkets make for great favours that will be appreciated on the day and cherished for years after……

Blankets for Cosy Wedding GuestsOneLove Photography via Style Me Pretty

Blankets for Wedding GuestsBrosnan Photographic via Magnolia Rouge

Oh and unless you want goosebumps and chattering teeth in place of smiles in your photographs, remember something pretty and snug for your bridesmaids too…..

Bridesmaid CoverupsTec Petaja via Jesssica Sloane

Bridesmaid Coverups Jill Andrews via Chic Vintage Brides

Bridesmaid Coverups Onelove Photography via Chic Vintage Brides

2. A Winter Wedding Dress

Whether sparkling with embellishment, long sleeved, lace and lovely or something a little different, choose a wedding dress with wow for a Winter celebration!

Exquisitely Embellished Wedding DressThe Modern Muse ~ Gwendolynne

Long Sleeved Wedding DressInbal Dror

Lace and Lovely Wedding DressLuisa Beccaria

Unconventional Wedding DressModern Trousseau

3. Romantic Lighting

Lighting is important at any wedding, but especially so in the Winter when the nights draws in early and days can be overcast. In exactly the same way the right lighting can transform a room at home, it can do the same to your wedding – ceremony and reception. For a Winter wedding, lighting should be soft, warm and romantic; enveloping your guests and adding to the ambience of your celebrations…..

Romantic wedding Ceremony LightingRomantic wedding Reception LightingOnelove Photography via Chic Vintage Brides

Romantic Lighting - Winter Wedding Must Have Taylor Lord via 100 Layer Cake

Romantic Wedding Lighting Lara Hotz Photography via Chic Vintage Brides

4. A Yummy Winter Warmer

Rather than a cocktail hour, how about warming your guests with a yummy winter warmer from a Hot Chocolate (or coffee bar)? Wedding or not, there is nothing more comforting than a steaming hot mug of indulgent hot chocolate……

Winter Wedding Hot Chocolate BarWinter Wedding Hot Chocolate BarTandem Photo via 100 Layer Cake

Wedding Hot Chocolate Bar When He Found Her via Wedding Sparrow

How about one of these delicious sounding drinks: easy gingerbread latte (top left), hot dulce du leche with chocolate (top right); or easy chai latte (bottom right) Or there’s nothing to say you can’t add something a little extra special – it is a celebration after all! so how about hot chocolate with cinnamon and orange liqueur??

Winter Wedding WarmerCall Me Cupcake

Or boozy pumpkin white chocolate??…..

Boozy Pumpkin White Hot ChocolateMinimalist Baker

And don’t forget a cute sleeve!

Winter Wedding WarmerPerry Vaile Photography via Wedding Chicks

5.A Seasonal Cocktail

And finish the evening with a festive cocktail that is guaranteed to keep the goosebumps at bay all night…..

Holiday Mule Winter Wedding CocktailHoliday Mule Cocktail – Home Sweet Jones

Pumpkin Pineapple & Rum Winter Wedding CocktailPumpkin Pineapple & Rum – Cookie & Kate

Kahlua Eggnog Winter Wedding CocktailKahlua Eggnog – The Chic Table

Slow Cooker Mulled Wine Winter Wedding CocktailSlow Cooker Mulled Wine – The View from Great Island

For more Winter Wedding ideas take a peek here or pop across to Chic Vintage Brides Pinterest page, where there is a Winter Weddings board and a Christmas Weddings board chock full with beautiful details and finishing touches just waiting for you.

Well I’m off to finish my Christmas shopping, have a wonderful weekend lovelies!

Amy

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