When it comes to planning an unforgettable wedding, spring and summer shouldn’t be the only seasons that you consider. For a unique twist, you should think about tying the knot during the winter. Winter weddings are ideal for couples who prefer to eschew convention. A winter wedding can be every bit as fabulous as a spring or summer wedding; the trick is choosing the right venue and throwing in plenty of special touches. Pick up a few tips for making the most of a winter wedding below.
Location is Everything
In regions that experience cold winters, choosing the right wedding location is especially important. It’s easy to assume that finding a fabulous wedding venue during the winter will be difficult, but that’s typically not the case at all. Whether you’re planning a New York wedding or a Colorado wedding, the trick to having an amazing day is selecting an unforgettable location. Estate wedding venues, mansions and other wedding venues should be at the top of your list.
What makes mansions and estate venues such ideal choices for winter weddings? A great perk is that popular estate venues are typically decked out in gorgeous holiday decor at that time of year, which simplifies the process of decorating the venue for your big day. Depending on your specific needs, you could select a venue that includes a beautiful fireplace or large picture windows that allow guests to take in snow-covered vistas.
Fun Ideas for Winter Weddings
After selecting the perfect winter wedding venue, you should come up with a few winter-themed touches to make things even more exciting. For wedding favors, why not opt for lovely ornaments for each guest? They could include the date of the wedding and the names of the bride and groom. For refreshments, you can opt for unique options like spiced wine, eggnog or hot chocolate. In terms of decor, incorporating things like crystal details (to mirror the look of snow) or a color palate of whites, blues, and silvers will help your guests feel as thought they are celebrating in a Winter Wonderland.
Plan Your Winter Wedding Today!
Planning a winter wedding isn’t all that different than planning spring or summer nuptials. The most important thing is choosing a venue that lets the beauty of the season shine through during your big day. Winter is far from peak season for weddings, so you will be able to take your pick from a wide range of options. Kick-start your winter wedding plans by selecting a fantastic venue today! Click here to browse estates…
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About the Author
Jamie is the Co-Founder and President of Estate Weddings and Events. Jamie and EWE have been featured in The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, Grace Ormonde, Style Me Pretty, WE TV, Premier Homes, and many other publications. When Jamie is not managing Luxury Events at EWE, you can find her traveling the world. Her favorite destinations visited are Laos and the Maldives.You can follow her on Google+ here.