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Top trends to help plan your wedding

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Top trends to help plan your wedding

Blogs, magazines, websites and Pinterest; they’re full of fantastic ideas and inspiration for creating your dream wedding.

But if you want to keep up with the latest trends, where do you start? We’ve done our research and discovered the top trends wedding and event planners are seeing in 2016, covering everything from themes and décor to music and cake.

First up, we’re looking at venues, themes and décor.

cowshed-5Themes and Décor

Instead of attempting to recreate a royal wedding or something straight off a Pinterest board, brides are becoming more interested in doing things their own way; celebrating who they are as a couple and ensuring their wedding is a fun experience for their guests with plenty of individuality and creativity.

Metallics – Surprisingly versatile, they can add an elegant, ethereal, whimsical or extremely natural touch. Glitzy gold, burnished copper or warm rose gold are all becoming popular, however silver is on the wane.

Creating ambience –The key to setting a romantic mood is ambience and it can easily be created using lighting: pendant lights with bare ‘Edison’ bulbs, chandeliers and candelabras are ideal for casting a soft warm glow.

captureRustic chic –Barns are still a strong venue trend, providing a relaxed, informal setting that gives couples a multitude of creative options for putting their own spin on rustic chic.

Sitting comfortably – Instead of the large round tables traditionally used in reception layouts, couples are opting for long rectangular tables or a mix of long tables surrounded by smaller square and round tables, to create a more intimate rather than corporate feel.

capture3Treasured Places

Couples are finding ways to bring in elements of places that hold special memories, such as where they got engaged, their first holiday, places that are close to their hearts, and incorporating them into their venue décor, food, music etc.

In our next blog, we’ll take a look at the top trends emerging in flowers and stationery.

Couples are finding ways to bring in elements of places that hold special memories, such as where they got engaged, their first holiday, places that are close to their hearts, and incorporating them into their venue décor, food, music etc.

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