10 Winter Wedding Ideas

September 04, 2015

Here at The Pretty in Print Company, we LOVE a winter wedding. Yes, the days are cold but there are some fantastic opportunities for a beautifully romantic day, think dreamy lantern lights and cosy log fires; a recipe for romance if ever we heard one! If you're planning your own winter wedding then our favourite ideas could help inspire your big day.

1. Midnight colour palette

This stunning colour palette of midnight blue with hints of silver, grey, cream and white not only suit the season perfectly, they also achieve effortless elegance. Totally in love with the bridesmaid gowns and flowers in particular! Image by Go! Bespoke.

2. Indulgent invitations

Winter wedding invitation

Our own Winter Lights wedding stationery would be the perfect match for a midnight colour palette and the garland lights used across the range have an amazing glow from the beautiful metallic, textured card we use. Choose from invitations and 'on the day' stationery. A perfect scene setter for your winter wedding, allowing you to make a statement from the outset! The midnight/navy can be changed to suit your chosen colour scheme.

3. Wrap up!

If you're worried about staying warm on the big day but don't want to compromise your outfit, there's no need to panic; something like this beautiful crocheted wrap could actually enhance your outfit. Keeping you warm without covering up too much. This particular one was hand crocheted by the bride's mum, there are tons of free crochet patterns online (make them for your bridesmaids too!) or you could check out somewhere like Trendy Knitting on Etsy who have ready made crochet shawls to buy. Photograph by Alison Conklin.

4. Fabulous flowers

This stunning bouquet really says winter! Including: mini cymbidium orchids, silver brunia, juniper sprigs, pine boughs, anemones, pinecones, garden spray roses, seeded eucalyptus, Vendela roses, and dusty miller by Rountree Flowers.


5. Cake gorgeous cake

This cake was almost made for the flowers wasn't it? Simple sophistication and all in the decoration with this beautiful two tier cake by Erica OBrien Cake Design. The use of pine cones and berries can work so hard for your winter wedding.

6. Keeping your guests warm on the inside....

This is a great idea for wedding favours, a tot of something to warm you up packaged with personalised labels! If you'd like to do something similar, we'd love to help you achieve it! 

7. And on the outside....

A change from the basket of flip flops, a basket of blankets! Cute idea your guests will love! Image found here.

8. A different centrepiece

As an alternative to a floral centrepiece, candles add to the mood while it gets darker outside. Use them everywhere!

9. A different kind of lantern


These snowflake lanterns have a shimmery finish and come with a buttonlite that allow the design to be cast across nearby walls and surfaces; a few of these would certainly add something unusual to your venue decoration! Available at The Hanging Lantern Company.

10. And finally!


This might be the last on the list but it's an extra special one to finish, since it does two jobs in one! These winter charm bracelets made with Swarovski pearls would not only make a perfect accessory for your bridesmaids (they're available in lots of colours), they could double as their bridesmaid gift! Love the snowflake charm and a fantastic price at just £20 each from J & S Jewellery.

For more winter wedding ideas head on over to our Winter Wedding Ideas board on Pinterest, or if you're looking for more of a festive theme then check out our Christmas Wedding Ideas board; they're growing all the time!

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