Tag Archives: wedding decor

November 19

Trend Spotlight: Books, Books, Books

Books are just one of those things that are so versatile. They can work for a vintage-themed wedding, a whimsical wedding or just as a little added touch. We pulled together some of our favorite ways that people have incoporated books into their wedding. From simple props to deconstructed pages, check out the links below to find DIY directions and more ideas.

L to R: book centerpiece, book photo props, book heart garland, book bouquet, book decor, book guestbook

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October 8

Trend Spotlight: Pinecones

We’re getting in the winter wedding mindset… and we can’t help but love all these creative uses for pinecones. Take a look at this trend board of some of our favorite and most unique ways to incorporate pinecones into your wedding. Then check out the links below to find DIY directions and more ideas.

L to R: pinecone cakes, pinecone pomander, pinecone place cards, pinecone cake, pinecone boutonniere, pinecone monogram

And why not set the tone for what’s to come on the big day, with this elegant pinecone wedding invitation?

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August 20

Trend Spotlight: Crochet, Lace and Doilies

We keep seeing crochet, lace and doilies pop up in the cutest ways for weddings. So we decided to put together this trend board to share with you. From rustic to vintage and precious to modern, here are some of our favorite ideas to incorporate this delicate trend into your wedding. Enjoy!

L to R: doily envelopes, doily lamp, doily mason jars, lace votive candle holders, doily cupcake wrapper, crochet earrings, TOMS crochet shoes, Petal Panes Bolero

P.S. We couldn’t help but share the Lacy Elegance invitation. Isn’t it just perfect with this theme?

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October 23

Aisle Style and Pew Decor

A beautiful path to the altar will make your wedding ceremony even more special. We’ve pulled together some great ideas to decorate church pews, chair ends, and your aisle. Customize these ideas to fit your colors and theme and add your own spin.

Rustic Flower Boxes

Pails and Baskets

Candles

Paper Lanterns

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January 5

Place Card Displays

I recently attended a wedding (of a stylish Wedding Paper Divas staffer) where the place cards were elegantly displayed on a homemade wooden rack.  Since I’d never seen place cards displayed this way before, I was intrigued by the idea of elegant card displays.

If you’re looking for some unique ways to display your place cards and escort cards, check out some ideas found around the web:

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December 17

2010 Trends: Sweet Nostlagia Wedding Decor

Carnival-chic can translate into adorable decor ideas for your Sweet Nostalgia wedding. Pennants and bunting are on trend for 2010 and will help create a playful atmosphere. 

Here are some of our favorite ideas:

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L to R:  Ferris wheel, Balloons, Pink and orange tent, Paper lanterns

Pennants, Yellow bunting

For more Sweet Nostalgia wedding inspiration, read our previous posts:

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September 14

Magnificent Monograms

When I was a little girl, I spent endless hours daydreaming as a practiced my signature with the last name of my latest crush.  I also avoided writing class notes while I doodled my future initials into a notebook.  I don’t know why, but there is something about sharing a man’s initials that sets some girls over the moon. Perhaps that’s why monograms remain a classic wedding decor element.

If you’re looking for the perfect way to put the stamp of your new initials on your wedding, check out some of these ideas below:

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monogram-sign monogram-guest-book

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July 28

A Fresh Approach to Fresh Flowers!

By guest blogger Geeta Sachdeva

A popular Men’s Wearhouse commercial suggests that the groom rent a fine suit because “…when everyone is looking at the bride, she will be looking at him.” While it is true that the bride and groom are the center of attention at any wedding, the decorations form another important part of the ceremony and can be a great way to express your style and taste.

When it comes to the altar, most brides have some idea of the effect they want to achieve. However, paying attention to the other details, like the entrance to the cathedral or the aisle, can fully complete the look of your decorations. Here are some tips for decorating the aisle, entrance and pews of your wedding ceremony:

Aisle: Custom painted aisle runners with your monogram or a meaningful quote make a deeply personal statement. They instantly dress up the space, and stylishly demarcate the path for the bridal party to walk up to the altar.

Pews: Flower-filled baskets, buckets or small wooden umbrellas can be suspended above the pews with ribbon. You can even shape a large tropical leaf to form a pocket that you can fill with a few delicate flowers, or attach a single large bloom (my absolute favorite right now is a lime green hydrangea) with a satin or organza bow.

Entrance: Line the steps leading up to the church or other venue with tall plants or ferns in terracotta pots. Then, adorn the doorway with a wreath made of the same flowers that are in the bride’s bouquet.

Another nice finishing touch is to hand out sprigs of fragrant herbs or flowers along with the wedding program, and explain its significance on a small card like these Garden Place Cards from Wedding Paper Divas.

Wedding Place Cards

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