If you adore bows, we have quite the collection for you! Below you’ll find 10 ways in which you can add bows to your wedding. Of course, you don’t have to use them all, but we’re willing to bet you can find a few great ways to add bows to your wedding with these ideas.
1. The Wedding Cake
What a perfect opportunity to add an elegant, tasteful bow!
2. The Dress
Bows on dresses aren’t always obnoxious and 80’s style – in fact, sometimes they’re quite beautiful.
3. Your Hairstyle
Wearing bows in your hair on your wedding day can be very elegant and sophisticated.
4. Your Shoes
These beautiful bow-embellished shoes are absolutely darling.
5. The Groom
What a great way to sneak a bow on your groom! It’s tasteful and very dapper.
6. Your Jewelry
You can also wear some gorgeous bows on your wedding jewelry! Check out these beautiful earrings which would be great for a vintage-themed or Hollywood-themed wedding.
7. On Your Chairs
This is the perfect way to dress up plain chairs for the reception, and they’re easy to do yourself!
8. On Cupcakes
If you want to serve cupcakes at your reception, serve some like these, complete with gorgeous fondant bows.
9. The Invitations
These invitations are elegant and very classy and of course, they have a bow!
10. The Napkins
And finally, why not shape your dinner napkins into bows for your guests? This is a beautiful and elegant way to present the table for your wedding dinner.
If you love bows, then you’ve just been given some ultimate inspiration for wedding planning with bows. Use them all or gain inspiration from one or two of them.
There’s been a lot of hype about Gatsby lately, what with the movie and Mr. DiCaprio, and that’s not counting the hordes of book fans. If you’re one of those fans, a Gatsby wedding theme might suit you to a T. Here are some great ideas for a Gatsby wedding that will make fantastic memories and really impress your guests.
When it comes to Gatsby, the more elegant and beautiful, the better your reception will be. These absolutely stunning décor pictures are from Gatsby-themed weddings. They feature scads and scads of flowers, elegant centerpieces and glitzy elements that come together to make a truly breathtaking scene.
Tall feathers in vases and golden elements are absolutely perfect for this sort of theme, as well as hanging crystals and other flapper-era favorites.
Again, think flapper era. This means glitzy dresses, dresses that are short and headbands with feathers. For men, suspenders are a wonderful addition to the wardrobe. This bride is absolutely stunning in fur, a headband and beaded fringe on her above-the-knee dress.
Long strands of pearls are also the perfect accessory for these gorgeous gowns and blushing brides!
The Tabletop Décor
Anything vintage from the 20’s is a perfect addition to the tabletops for a Gatsby themed wedding. Crystal decanters, vintage china, etc. are all great ideas. Take a look at what this bride did for her Gatsby themed weddings.
When searching for the perfect cake, go with an art deco look. This beautiful cake features fringe at the bottom and even has its very own feather embellishments.
These are just a few great ideas for Gatsby or flapper-themed weddings. Use them for inspiration or use your own creativity to come up with similar but unique ideas.
What’s better for fall than carved pumpkins? You can incorporate these into your wedding décor and it doesn’t take a whole lot of talent to do, because you can create stencils! Simply find a pattern you love, print it out and then tape it to the pumpkin. Then, poke holes along the lines of the pattern so you know where to carve. Check out these beautifully carved pumpkins that were used for wedding décor!
The Couples’ Name
This beautiful pumpkin features the name of the couple in an elegant script. It’s perfect for a side table or even the entrance to the venue.
A Couple Silhouette
This gorgeous pumpkin has been elegantly carved to show the silhouette of a couple embracing. As you can see, it goes perfectly with the wedding décor and bridesmaids dresses.
This couple used white princess pumpkins and simply carved beautiful patterns into them. They look exquisite with the glow of the candle shining through them!
These pumpkins feature the couples’ initials in a beautiful script font. They are grouped together to create a fun and very “fall” table top décor.
Topiaries, Patterns and a Married Couple
The following picture includes a variety of fun wedding-worthy pumpkin carvings. Our favorite is the married couple at the bottom!
As you can see, there are tons of great ideas for carving pumpkins and using them for your wedding décor. Use these pictures for inspiration!