Spring is a season of blooming flowers, fresh air, and new beginnings. So it’s no wonder many couples have their weddings during this magical time of the year. From wedding invitations to ceremony aisle runners, table runner linens, wallpaper for the seating chart display, and custom wrapping paper for personalized gifts, there are many ways to infuse these lovely elements into your big day.
Your wedding invitations set the tone for your wedding day and are the first thing your guests will see. So, choosing an invitation that captures the essence of your wedding is essential. Pink and floral elements are perfect for a spring wedding, and they’ll give your invitations a whimsical and romantic feel. I used white ink for the text, copper leafing, and a wax seal with copper glitter speckles. These small details can significantly impact and add a touch of elegance to your invitations.
The main invitation is the star of the show. But the other enclosures are just as essential. The detail enclosure and response cards highlight a single floral illustration, while I created a pattern for the envelope liner.
The ceremony should be the most important and meaningful moment of your wedding day. So why not make it even more special by incorporating a custom aisle runner? A customized aisle runner with the same delicate floral illustration pattern as seen in the wedding invitation is a beautiful way to add a personalized touch to your ceremony and create a stunning pathway for your walk down the aisle.
Your Seat Awaits — Assigned seating is essential to a wedding and guides your guests to find their seats. It helps to eliminate the chaos and confusion that can occur when guests try to find their seats on their own, and it ensures that everyone has a place to sit. Additionally, it allows the couple to strategically seat guests based on their relationships and personalities, which can help to create a more harmonious and enjoyable atmosphere for all. Overall, a seating chart is a crucial aspect of any wedding and can help to make the day run more smoothly while ensuring that everyone feels comfortable and welcome.
Your wedding venue is the backdrop for your wedding day, so it’s essential to make it look beautiful. Custom-designed wallpaper for a well-planned escort card display is an excellent way to add a unique touch and create a stunning backdrop. To maintain that cohesive look, I used the same pink and floral design pattern used on the aisle runner to create wallpaper that matched the wedding’s theme and colors. The custom wallpaper design was a beautiful way to make the wedding venue look stunning and personalized. It’s a lovely way to tie in the wedding’s theme and colors while providing a functional purpose.
The distinctive peek-a-boo escort cards add a sense of character, giving a nod to a couple’s playful personality. To add a touch of elegance, I used a pink tassel to hang the escort cards on the display, which softness paired well with the overall floral illustration design.
Again, bringing the floral designs full circle, each table number highlighted an individual floral illustration mirroring the same approach used on the invitation enclosures. Echoing the invitation design, each table number is adorned with copper leafing and is hung on the stands via the copper twine also used in the invitation (and later for parting gifts for the guests).
Charcuterie boards are a popular trend in weddings. Doubling as a place card, guests could easily find their personalized board using the same font treatment as the wedding invitations. These boards provide a tasty appetizer for your guests. Individual boards can feature guests’ favorite meats, cheeses, fruits, and snacks — giving them each a unique experience. Touches of pink from fresh Alpine strawberries, pomegranate seeds, and pink-hued cheese also add to that cohesive look.
Eating dinner together allows the newlyweds and their guests to come together and share a meal as a community. Not only does it allow for conversation and connection, but it also creates a sense of unity and togetherness that can help to strengthen relationships. In addition, eating dinner together creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all. Your reception tables are where your guests will spend most of their time, so making them look beautiful is essential. Custom table runners are an excellent way to make your reception tables look beautiful and cohesive.
To me, no detail is too small or insignificant. Mirroring the look of the runners, I reversed the color scheme for the napkin rings. I used the same pink paper stock as the invitation (and wrapping paper for custom guest gifts). I printed the delicate floral illustrations in white not to overpower the table design but to have that same-but-different approach.
In addition to incorporating individual charcuterie boards that double as place cards into your spring wedding, there are other creative ways to infuse your wedding’s theme and colors, namely at the bar.
A signature cocktail sign is a great way to showcase your favorite beverage. A custom-designed sign can feature the cocktail’s name and its key ingredients. Naming signature cocktails after a beloved dog or pet is a unique and personal touch that can honor their role in your life and adds special meaning to your wedding day. You can choose a signature cocktail name that reflects your pet’s personality or characteristics. Not only does it add a special touch, but it’s also a great conversation starter and can create a fun and lighthearted atmosphere for your guests.
Custom cocktail napkins and beverage stir sticks are also a great way to infuse your wedding’s theme and colors into your bar area. For example, custom napkins using the same pet illustration will tie to the signature drink. Similarly, custom-design stir sticks that feature a floral design element will correlate with the wedding invitations.
These minute details may seem inconsequential, but they add up to create a cohesive and personalized wedding experience. By incorporating a signature cocktail sign, custom cocktail napkins, and beverage stir sticks, you can elevate your bar area and make it a beautiful and functional part of your wedding day.
If you plan to give your guests a parting gift, why not wrap them in custom wrapping paper? Custom wrapping paper is a delightful and memorable way to infuse your wedding’s theme and colors into another aspect of your big day. Of course, your guests will love receiving their gifts in such a thoughtful and customized way. Better yet, use the same copper twine and wax seal from the wedding invitations to bring the design full circle.
Overall, there are many creative ways to incorporate cohesive elements into a spring wedding, from custom wallpaper to individual charcuterie boards that double as place cards, to signature cocktail signs and custom napkins and stir sticks. From wedding invitations to custom wrapping paper, table runner linen, aisle runner, and wallpaper design, there are many ways to infuse these lovely elements into your big day. These small details impact your wedding and create a cohesive and personalized experience for you and your guests.
Wedding Invitation with metallic leaf edging, wax seal & envelope liner
Custom-designed ceremony aisle runner
Custom wallpaper art & signage for escort card display
Wedding escort cards
Personalized charcuterie boards that doubled as place cards
Custom-designed reception table runners
Custom-designed napkin rings
Custom illustrations for bar menu signage
Cocktail/beverage stir sticks
Custom-design wrapping paper for gifting boxes
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Wedding Invitations & Wedding Branded Elements: Sugar Pear Design | Venue: Palestrina Event Center | Photography: Larissa Marie Photography | Event Design/Planning/Coordination: Copper Feather Events | Floral: Sunborn Gardens | Confections: The Looking Glass Bakery | Rentals: Event Essentials | Cotton Candy Wall: Cedar & Spice | Charcuterie Boards: International Catering Co. | Bartending: The Mane Tap | Editorial Feature: WedPlan Madison