The Key to a Perfect Winter Wedding
Snowflakes falling from the sky, cheeks turning pink in the cold, hot beverages warming your heart… winter definitely has charm! Why not choose this magical season to celebrate your wedding? Here are 10 things to keep in mind and some inspirations to plan a winter wedding.
1. Theme and decoration
You certainly have a lot of options for your theme and decor. There are many easy original Do it yourself ideas that apply with winter. Small twinkling candles, refined table centers, cute place marks, let your creativity fly!
By choosing a low season, you will have more flexibility when will come time to make your reservations. Nevertheless, keep in mind that if you choose a date around important events such as Christmas, New Year's Day, Valentine's Day and Spring Break, you risk reducing your guests’ number.
It might be interesting to choose a location where you can enjoy the outdoors. Whether to take pictures or to do activities with your guests, you will see that everything becomes magical in the snow! Remember to provide a hosting solution for your guests who live far away.
Le Chantecler is well known for its magical setting. Be charmed by the Laurentians enchanting scenery. You won’t be disappointed!
A winter wedding offers a wide variety of clothing. Gentlemen will thank you because they won’t have to suffocate under a baking sun at 35 degrees in their jackets. The key is to have different layers. Remember to have a jacket or a coat that you can remove easily when needed. Warm accessories can also give you a glamorous look. Take a look at Pinterest for inspiration.
Do not think that because it's winter, you won’t have a nice flowers’ selection. There are flowers that bloom in winter such as camellia and winter heather. An alternative to flowers could be a craft bouquet which could be unique and original.
It could be wise to do your photoshoot early in the afternoon if you want to have natural light. As we have said in the clothing section, take your coat for outside photos. There is no point getting a cold on your wedding day! You can also add colored accessories to have a nice touch of color in all that white. Take a look at those breathtaking pictures.
A good hot soup and tasty dishes, again you are not limited by your options. Here are some ideas to inspire you.
8. Activities with guests
The traditional dance floor is a must. On the other hand, it could be nice to plan some winter activities to do with your guests such as sledding, skiing, a huge snowball fight, etc.
9. Guests’ Gifts
Be concept! Give your guests tea bags or hot chocolate. Your little attentions will warm their heart!
Fly to an exotic destination to soak up the sun or take the opportunity to visit a European city. Flights are cheaper at this time of the year! However, check if it’s good weather at your destination.
Have a wonderful wedding!