Monday Mood Board: Classical Wedding Theme…
Aiming for ‘that’ timeless look? For a more formal affair then this weeks Monday Mood Board is made especially for you. Classic weddings are all about sophistication and just scream elegance. From the grand historic buildings to set the scene. Through to the little details for the decoration. A classic wedding should be one where you honour what has come before, but of course make it your own.
A traditional wedding does not mean it is boring in any way. Classic weddings are generally more reliant on colours for the “theme” or feel of the event. There are not usually a lot of the”alternative” details that you may find in say a rustic wedding. For examples, beautiful grand floral centrepieces may play a big role in a classic wedding rather than different props, and a magnificent tiered wedding cake may be your option rather than a dessert tables.
To make an impression to your guests right from the very start, let them know of your formal style wedding with a truly elegant invitation. Consider even getting a bit of artwork on that is unique to your venue and use colours that you intend to use on the day. White and gold in the instance below is the perfect example of a colour combination that works with a classical wedding with a touch of romantic charm. Use traditional methods such as letter press and embossing to add a little extra to your beautiful stationery.
A common desire for brides seeking a classic wedding look is show-stopping reception decor: a room that, upon entering, will take your guests’ breath away, literally. There’s often no better way to achieve this sheer splendour than with tall floral centre pieces overflowing with lush blooms. Below are some colour options which would suit a classic summer wedding. Pastels are the perfect colour for both flowers and to incorporate into your bridal party.
A popular flower choice for classic weddings are roses. There’s no wonder why roses are requested so much for weddings. Roses are well known for their connotations of romance and of course, their beauty. In light blush and ivory they make the perfect colour combination for a classical wedding. A compact design with tightly arranged flowers will stand the test of time.
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To really step up the classical look aim to opt for a wedding cake with a few tiers to make an impression. A wedding cake adorned with flowers which are in the same style as your decor will just look perfect. An all white cake has never looked so fabulous…
For a more formal affair, each place setting could include a charger, china with touches of gold or silver, crystal stemware and silver flatware. Up the elegance factor with ornate vessels that look as if they were borrowed from a royal dining room – tall, gilded pedestal vases and crystal glass wear. Why not seat your guests at long banquet tables for a sense of regal drama?
A classical wedding would never be complete without a dress to match… there are so many options that would look perfect for a classical wedding, from a satin princess gown to a delicate lace dress… complete the look of your wedding day with the perfect dress. One designer that we love here at The Wedding Affair is Pronovias, they have the perfect dresses for those who are after that ‘classic romantic’ look.