Geometric Wedding Trend

Geometric décor is a current trend that will continue to be seen more and more in weddings. It adds great detail to any theme and color palate. The unique shapes give your wedding the perfect chic vibe. So why not try incorporating this awesome trend into your wedding day with invitations, centerpieces, backdrop, or even your cake.

Metallic gold and bronze are the most popular for geometric décor, while adding darker colors into flowers or table settings will make any wedding more modern. Maybe you’re more of a vintage or whimsical bride. Soft romantic colors, and adding in some greenery or succulents will do just the trick. Below are some of our favorite geometric décor ideas!

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Alternatives to Wedding Cake (2 of 2)

There are dozens of alternative cake ideas in use currently, and even some that can span across every season. Most recently, having donuts as a main desert is a trend everyone is talking about. The donut wall brings together a fun presentation while providing a desert that everyone will love during any time of the year. The desert can be decorated according to your wedding specifically and the fun set up allows for guests to call it one of their favorite parts of the day.
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Another common new desert option is serving small shooters with a variety of choices for the guests to choose from. These can range from different cakes, puddings, pies, and more. If it fits inside a small glass, people will love it. This option gives people the freedom to try different things and provide a great desert for everyone.

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Finally, if you still want to stick to the traditional wedding cake but are looking for a different style, there are plenty of options to put a little extra something on your cake. Using metallic is a great way to draw attention and add extra glamour to decorating, and putting it on a cake is no exception. Recently, people have been combining these bold colors with hand painting on cakes. The two elements together add a stunning look and can turn a simple wedding cake into something to be admired.

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Alternatives to Wedding Cake (1 of 2)

According to Julia Child, “A Party without Cake is just a Meeting”. But recently, weddings have been challenging that idea with alternatives to cake for their guests. The traditional snapshot of the bride and groom sharing cake with each other is still done, they just use their own individual cake rather than one that everyone shares. Depending on the season of wedding, there are plenty of sweet treats to make your day stand out.

If fall is your season, try fitting with the time of year and have a caramel apple bar or even a popcorn buffet. Either of these choices is sure to be a hit and is fun for any aged guest.

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If you’re looking to have a winter wedding, think about having a warm treat for your guests to enjoy with various choices, the more variety the better.

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A spring wedding is a time of year where it may still be cold, but people are already getting excited for summer. If your wedding is around Easter, think about having various colored macaroons to match the season’s colors.

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Summer weddings scream ice cream, or at least they do now. Including a popsicle bar, or even in drinks would definitely get people talking.

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Photography Credit:

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Trend: Geode Details (1 of 2)

The trend that’s cropping up all over weddings is earthy and dramatic.  Geode details are being incorporated into everything from cakes to invitations, so this week we’re looking at some highlights—the most chic ways to incorporate this trend into your own celebration!

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Geode-inspired cakes make a really cool, eye-catching piece Consider using actual stones and crystals as cake toppers and cake table decor.  And we love the sugar crystal-topped cupcakes, too!

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This geode chandelier would add drama and dimension hung over the head table or even over a guest book table.  If you love the natural, raw look of this trend, you could also incorporate the unfinished stones into your bridal jewelry.  As evidenced by these geode bottle stoppers, the trend can be applied to just about any little detail of your celebration!

Later this week, we’ll be highlighting even more ways to fold this earthy trend into your celebration, so we’ll see you then!

 

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Metallics

Metallics are popping up in weddings everywhere, as of late! Adding touches of metallics like rose gold, brushed bronze, and copper is a great way to make a bold statement at your wedding, and can be different metallics to use than the more typical silver and gold elements.

Floral Bouquets:

You can do this by adding faux flowers made of steel to your bouquet. If you really want to change up the traditional floral bouquet game, try creating a metal broach bouquet. This doubles as the perfect wedding keepsake as well!
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Table:

Adding metallic elements to your tablescape will instantly give off a more sophisticated look. If you’re going for a more industrial look, exchange white wedding chairs for metal chairs!

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Invitations:

Using foil for the lettering on your wedding suite or as the backsplash of your envelopes is the perfect way to get your guests excited about your big day! With lots of colors and styles to choose from, you can incorporate this into your other wedding colors easily!

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Cakes:

Infuse metallics into your cake by using metallic edible paint to brush on a simple design or pattern. If you’re looking for a more simple way to accomplish this, just add a metallic topper to your cake.

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Decor:

It’s all in the details! Simple metallic accents like metallic candle holders and flower vases will greatly impact the overall look of your wedding. Create a shimmery photo backdrop using sparkly tones of gold, silver, and copper ribbon.

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Photography Credit:

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Minimalist Wedding Design (2 of 2)

Earlier this week, we looked at minimalist trends in wedding invitations, dresses, and bouquets.  In the second half of our series on pared-down wedding style, we’ll share some simplified tablescape and cake ideas!

Keep your table tops simple with dainty floral centerpieces.  Also consider keeping tabletop decor low so as not to obstruct conversation and views.  Thrift various glass bottles and vases (or recycle your own!) and don’t worry about decor looking too sparse—the simplicity itself is the statement.

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A minimalist wedding cake can still have lots of character, texture, and personality without being over-the-top.  Add flowers and greenery that tie in with your other decor to bring in more naturalness and life.

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Incorporating Florals (2 of 2)

Fresh flowers bring life to every wedding! Take your wedding to the next level by creatively incorporating florals into your big day. Here are some more unique ideas to get you started!

Floral Backdrops:

Create a beautiful floral background to set the stage for your ceremony and/or to provide a fun photo opportunity for your guests! For a looser look, try stringing flowers to fishing line.

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Floral Wedding Cakes:

If you’re looking to turn heads when it comes to your wedding cake, look no further! Using flowers is an easy way to make your cake stand out. With so many different floral options, this idea can easily be applied to match any wedding style.

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Floral Arches:

Construct a floral arch to provide the perfect setting to say your “I Do’s.” Make sure to choose flowers that will hold their shape well and don’t lose their petals easily. Carnations are a great option!

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Photography Credit:

http://southernweddings.com/tag/floral-ceremony-arch/

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