Contemporary Wedding Decor: The Big Trends of Winter 2017/2018


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Are you beginning to plan your winter wonderland wedding? Do you have contemporary style and looking for ways to amp up the fashion and functionality of the big day? Well, look no further than our list of what’s trending and what will make the right kind of impression for both your guests and your photographs.

From metallics to marble we know what’s working and how to sprinkle it throughout the day’s design. We don’t advise you to skip out on traditions completely though, especially for those with a timeless vision. But if you already have a modern theme in mind try infusing a couple of these innovative ideas into the mix.

Why Winter?

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Although winter has definitely taken a rise in popularity in the wedding world, it still isn’t the busiest time of the year for brides. And that’s exactly why you should choose it. There’s a certain, majestic quality about this time of the year. Between the holidays and the snow falling, it’s a beautiful and romantic way to exchange vows.

Also, you may get more discounted options by going with an “off-season” celebration. From the venue to the caterers, there aren’t as many brides fighting for a slot so prices and packages won’t be so hard on the wallet.

Why Contemporary?

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There’s been such an influx of rustic and shabby chic weddings that a modern take on the celebration will be such a breath of fresh air. Instead of going with pallet pieces and bouts of burlap, the sharp edges and sophisticated of a contemporary day will make for an even more original and creative flow of ideas.

If you want something timeless too, going with the more contemporary route will suit your needs. This style genre is less likely to go out of style and will hold a more classic stance than some of the other trendier fashions.

8 of the Biggest Contemporary Winter Trends for 2017/2018

Extra Big, Extra Green, & Extra Vibrant Florals

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Go big or go home! Amp up the lushness and the volume with bouts of gorgeous petals and greenery. The more vibrant, the better, and the more greenery will make everything pop even more in photos. Winter seems to hold on to those evergreen looks quite nicely, so use that as inspiration!

Metallic Decor

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If you want to go with something that’s truly ultra contemporary, think about staying neutral and just adding pops of metallic to amp up the style. Some sparkling silvers, golds, coppers, bronze tones, and even rose golds will really hit the mark. It’s like a winter wonderland that got an extreme – glittering – makeover.

Bridal & Party Separates

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One of the biggest trends concerning wedding fashions is the influx of bridal separates – for both the bride and the bridesmaids. Think about pants suits, mix and match options concerning tops and skirts, and more. You have full creative control and so many more choices when going this route – and you can really create a sleek and fit ensemble so easily!

Neon Signs

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We are loving this youthful and fun trend too! Fit for all kinds of weddings, including our winter contemporaries. Place one of these beauties over the bar, the sweetheart table, or as a welcome to your evening ceremony.

Chic Comfort Food

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Comfort food is fit for all styles of a wedding, but it’s really in the presentation that makes this the perfect treat for your contemporary event. Everyones loves a good bite of mac and cheese or chicken and waffles when they’re home and cuddled up on the couch while it’s snowing outside. But when you take these treats and give them a modern twist – and chic look – you have the perfect dishes for your wedding!

Marble Accents

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Marble is sleek and a gorgeous accent for your contemporary ceremony or reception. It evokes a chic sense, of course, but it also levels up that wintertime vibe as well. From the table tops to the invitations a bit of marble can really help transform the party.

Edison-Inspired Lighting

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We’ve seen a lot of Edison-inspired lighting take off and become quite popular. They fit in nicely with a variety of event styles but they work really well for romantic, evening affairs with an industrial and contemporary edge. Hang them over the reception tables or light the way to your reception!

Marsala Tones

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And finally, the rich, vibrant shades are still trending and really a good route to take when planning a winter wedding, Plums, wines, cranberries – all of these marsala tones are a beautiful way to add pops of personality and sensuality to your modern affair. From the florals to the bridesmaids dresses, think about making a statement with these.

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