snowflake-wedding-theme

South African winters are simply perfect for a cosy-ing up for wonderland wedding celebration – all that’s missing is the snow! However, by now everyone should know that nothing is impossible for a determined bride, so enter the ever enchanting snow flake theme.

It goes without saying that the colour scheme for this theme will consist of a combination of crisp whites, icy blues and silver accent pieces. Lighting will also set the mood and even though it’s a snowy theme, be sure to invest in a good heating system to keep guests from turning into snowflakes themselves.

  • Serve snowflake shaped cookies or better yet, string them from the chandeliers and have the waiters pack the sweet treats in guest favour boxes at the end of the night.
  • Use fondant or chocolate flakes to decorate the wedding cake, or have the flakes painted onto the sugary masterpiece with silver cake paint.
  • Incorporate the snowflake design into the wedding stationery through the use of silhouette or embossing techniques. Alternatively use a laser cutting studio to create custom snowflake invitations and votive paper candle holders.
  • For a whimsical winter wonderland affair, hang crystal, beaded or glass snowflakes in and around the venue, and light them up with fairy lights to bring out that whimsical twinkle.
  • Wear snowflake inspired jewellery and hairclips, and add a dazzling touch to your wedding shoes by decorating them with a crystal flake.
  • Invest in a snowflake stamp and use it to make mini paper flakes to scatter on the guest tables, down the aisle or on the dessert table.
  • For snowflake inspired confetti, use feather trimmings, silver sequins, cotton balls, mini marshmallows or white paper confetti.
  • Decorate the food tables with custom made ice sculptures and, in the case of an unusually hot day, consider serving snow cones and slushies for dessert.

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