The sky is the limit these days when it comes to choosing a theme for your wedding. In the past, a white church wedding was basically chosen for you. Now you have the exhilarating freedom to express your style any way you choose.
But the sheer number of wedding theme options can be a little overwhelming. Pinning down one theme that will represent one of the most important days of your life is daunting. It's also a critical early step in your planning. Once you choose a theme, a lot of other elements will fall into place, like your invitations, decorations, cake, and lots of other important details.
Here is a look at some top theme trends for 2018 to steer you in the right direction.
The sky is the limit these days when it comes to choosing a theme for your wedding. In the past, the white church wedding theme was essentially chosen for you. Now you have the exhilarating freedom to express your style on your wedding day.
Rustic wedding are so hot right now! They're also great if you are a DIY bride. You can go crazy with crafty projects, and they will fit right in with whatever rustic location you choose for your wedding. Farms, forests, breweries and warehouses make great backdrops for your wedding, and get everyone in the rustic mood. You can also add glamorous touches, like chandeliers or metallic table settings, to contrast the rust elements beautifully.
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Destination weddings are the ultimate indulgence for wanderlust couples. Getting married doesn't mean you need to settle down anymore, and a destination wedding definitely makes that statement. Satiate your travel bug with all of the wonders the world has to offer.
Your chosen destination also provides you with an instant theme. Draw upon local food, traditions and style for a unique and unforgettable wedding. The Frida wedding stationery suite would make a great compliment for warmer climate destination weddings.
Keep in mind, guests will need extra notice about your wedding date to book travel, time off work, and accommodation.
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Beach weddings are an absolute classic. It's hard to go wrong with the holiday vibes of a beach wedding. Everyone will come away happy and relaxed. If you prefer things to be casual and informal, this theme is definitely a winner. Plus you can roll straight into your honeymoon after the wedding. Like destination weddings, your guests will need extra planning time if your beach requires travel.
The Catalina wedding stationery suite would make a great match for a beach themed wedding, or similar water themes, like nautical.
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The barn wedding is a relatively new trend that has exploded on to the scene, but I have a feeling it will be around for a while. This theme mixes rustic industrial charm with splashes of glamour.
If you're a couple that loves a good ol' barn burner, this one is for you. The relaxed country feel will give everyone permission to get loose.
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The novel The Great Gatsby has had an incredible impact on wedding trends. It's a tragic tale that has more to do with rejection and loss than romantic union, but it is set in a world of champagne and glamour, the perfect setting for a wedding.
An art deco themed wedding is your opportunity to indulge in shameless romance. The Gatsby wedding invitation suite would be a perfect compliment to this theme.
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