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Embracing the season

Using the winter to your advantage in planning a wedding. ​By Angie

Winter WeddingAlong with this amazing time of year, celebrating the holidays, comes the Winter Wedding Season! What an incredible time of year to have a wedding. This time of year offers so much beauty, grace and a bounty of decor options from mother nature. Everywhere we look we see natural textures, colors and greenery that can be use to create a magical setting suitable for the perfect wedding decor.

Texture is always an important part of any design — for example, the texture of the pine cone is simply lovely in the way the tiers unfold and offer themselves to a dip of color or paint. The tips of the pine cones could be a metallic silver or gold, or simply white. Either way, the pine cone can bring beauty to any winter wedding decor.

The stillness of the earth when it is covered in white by a fresh snow is more than pure — it’s graceful. White is one of my favorite colors to use in decorating. It’s fresh, clean and elegant. What a better time of year to take advantage of this color. There is nothing more elegant than the color white! It can create the most simple of statements for a wedding day, and at the the same time, the most elegant of statements as it did for my special bride and groom Sarah and Kyle Derrickson. I created a white backdrop of their wedding logo from all white roses and then infused with white naked tree branches with crystal strings and white fur trim. Simply beautiful!

Sarah and Kyle's Wedding
Photo of Sarah and Kyle’s wedding by Kimberly Tucker Photography.

floating candleI absolutely love incorporating the natural wood elements, greens and red berries in winter decor for weddings. To simply float holly with berries in a clear votive vase with a floating candle is nothing less than stunning. My advice to all who may be planning a winter wedding is to go out and take advantage of what nature is offering you! Weather your decor is simple or extreme, this time of year brings an abundance of materials to use to make it happen.

Thank you for reading our blog and I wish you all a most memorable holiday and winter wedding season!

Jennifer Sabini Evans
Jennifer Sabini Evans
I’m a freelance Journalist and Photographer with a focus on food, travel, and entertainment living in and around Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.

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