Contrary to popular belief, winter weddings can be very romantic especially when you choose a good winter wedding flower arrangement to compliment the chilly season. Your choice of flowers for winter can display crisp festive reds which lend a very romantic feel to your wedding, deep purples that give a regal effect, frosty silvers for a clean finish, rustic and natural colours for an authentic atmosphere as well as winter whites for that dreamy look and feel.
Add some extra flair to your winter wedding flowers by adding extra non-floral notes and touches to add your unique imprint to your wedding theme…things like pinecones, lemon leaves, ivy, carolina sapphire, holly, berries and so forth.
We have compiled the top 5 winter wedding flowers and themes for you to choose from feel free to use these ideas as you plan your winter wedding floral decorations.
Romantic Winter Wedding with Red Flowers
Nothing is as bold and passionate like the red rose, the symbol for romantic love universally and a great choice for winter weddings. Roses are classic and always in season…the bright red will complement a cream wedding gown effortlessly.
Deep Purples fit for Royalty
Say I do in a majestic setting with the use of deep purples to enhance the beauty of your winter wedding. You can reach this effect using various purple winter flowers like tulips, violas, cyclamen and hydrangeas. Try mixing elements of gold in your setting as a round off to this look.
Have an elegant winter wedding with a touch of silver using all that sparkles to imitate the frostiness of the season. This theme also reflects a fairytale feel to winter weddings with lots of glamour. For this effect you need silver flowers which are difficult to find but bring an unimaginable sparkle and glamour to your wedding day when found. You can also combine black with different shades of white and grey to make your bouquets appear silver. Try these silver flowers baby’s breath flower, dusty miller and silver-dollar eucalyptus. You can even go as far as giving your winter floral arrangement a taint of silver paint.
Rustic and Natural
The rustic and natural winter wedding flower theme gives brides room to play with a lot of options to create an authentic feel to their weddings. You can use elements such as twigs, dried pine cones, wheat, bark and branches as part of your floral arrangements. Go for an ombre colour palette Maccauvlei on Vaal with its abundant birdlife and oak forest is the ideal venue to pull of this winter wedding theme. Browse through Maccauvlei’s wedding packages here to see what your options are.
Perhaps the most classic winter wedding is your winter whites wedding. Our seasonal changes have made it possible for places like the Vaal to also experience snow so brides can very possibly have a truly white wedding. See the Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club’s snow pictures from the year 2012. You can mix up your choice of white flowers to create a whimsical feel to your winter wedding. The Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club has great winter wedding packages that will duly complement your chosen theme.