There are many color combinations to choose from
for your holiday wedding. As you may be aware the simplest color scheme for a
Christmas wedding is the traditional red and green. If you choose to go with these
colors the church, venue, or reception hall may already have decorations up in
these colors, making your need to decorate these locations fuss-free and less
Other attractive color combinations you may also
choose from for your holiday Christmas wedding include: blue and silver, gold
and forest green, black, burgundy, and silver or gold, and champagne and red.
Once you have chosen your color combination choose one color as the main focal
point, and the secondary colors as accents throughout the bouquets, ceremony
decorations, and reception decorations.
If you wish to incorporate an even stronger
Christmas theme, you could choose one aspect of the holiday or season to focus
on when decorating. You may also choose more than one Christmas theme such as snowmen,
snowflakes, reindeer, penguins, candy canes or peppermints, gingerbread men or
houses, and angels. The choices are endless so have fun with it.
Begin your Christmas theme as guests arrive to
the ceremony and reception. You can have a lighted Christmas tree at your
reception and large wreaths hanging with your wedding colors on the front doors
as guests enter. Other decorating ideas include placing miniature white lights
in large Christmas trees at the front of the ceremony venue, using an aisle
runner with silver or gold flecks, or even poinsettias, and using winter wedding flowers of your choice at the front of
the altar. You may also plan to have a large mistletoe arrangement in the exit
doorway for guests to enjoy as they leave the ceremony venue and head to the