Dreaming of a White Christmas Wedding

A Guide to Holiday Elegance

Now Team Dotty LOVE Christmas!!! And Christmas weddings just give us all the feels!! We have written this blog for those of you planning on getting married at Christmas, but we also have tips for those of you that have already secured those dates!!!
Let’s DELVE!
For couples who adore the magic of the holiday season, there’s no better way to celebrate love than with a Christmas-inspired wedding. Imagine exchanging vows surrounded by the warm glow of twinkling lights, the scent of evergreen in the air, and a touch of winter enchantment. In this blog, we’ll explore every aspect of planning a Christmas-themed wedding, from venue choices and dress designs to festive decor, flowers, and charming favour ideas. Let the spirit of the season guide you on this romantic journey.
Venue Choices:
    • Opt for a cozy winter venue such as a rustic barn, a charming chapel, or a historic mansion. Consider venues with fireplaces to add warmth to the ambiance.
    • Choose a venue that allows for creative lighting to enhance the festive atmosphere. Think fairy lights, candles, and strategically placed uplighting, and with candlessss we always recommend having a scent, so you can revisit this post wedding and have those nostalgic moments!
    • Embrace a classic Christmas colour palette of burgundy’s, green, and gold. Incorporate these hues into your table settings, floral arrangements, and other decor elements. Don’t want the ‘traditionals’, then we love a neutral palette where you can just focus on the beauty of everything else! Champagne hues are ALWAYS welcome at Christmas!
    • Use evergreen branches, pine cones, and red berries in centerpieces and bouquets for a natural and festive touch. AGAIN Scent is key here!
    • Consider adding touches of silver or gold for an extra layer of elegance. Metallic accents can be incorporated into table runners, place settings, and even your bridal accessories.
Dress Designs:
    • Incorporate seasonal blooms like deep red roses, white lilies, and holly berries into your floral arrangements.
    • Opt for lush, greenery-filled bouquets with accents of pine or eucalyptus for a fresh and festive feel.
Tips for Ensuring Christmas is Felt Throughout:
    • Have a hot cocoa or mulled wine station for guests to enjoy.
    • Create a winter wonderland with snowflake decorations, hanging icicles, and even a touch of faux snow.
    • Play classic holiday tunes during the ceremony and reception for a festive soundtrack.
Favour Ideas:
    • Personalised ornaments make for timeless and cherished favours.
    • Miniature poinsettia plants or evergreen saplings can serve as both decor and favours.
    • Package holiday treats like spiced nuts or homemade cookies in festive boxes or bags.
    • Candles as favours are ALWAYS a good shout and nostalgic touch too!
Planning a Christmas-inspired wedding is an enchanting way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year and the love you and your partner share. From a venue adorned with twinkling lights to a dress that captures the essence of winter elegance, every detail can contribute to the magical atmosphere. By incorporating festive decor, seasonal flowers, and thoughtful favours, your Christmas wedding will be a celebration to remember for both you and your guests. May your special day be filled with love, joy, and the enchantment of the holiday season!
If you choose to incorporate any of our ideas DO let us know, or if we have missed something off (this is inevitable) as the options are ENDLESS! Then share with us for other bride to be’s planning their Christmas wedding!
We can’t wait to see your beautiful photos, immerse yourself in the moments!
Lots of Love
Team Dotty