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2019 Wedding Themes

Posted by Kayleigh Wild on 28-Oct-2018 12:00:00

When planning your wedding, there are plenty of important ‘things to do’, whether that be choosing a venue, writing the guest list, or searching for the perfect dress. Whilst all of these are very important, the theme shouldn’t be forgotten about.

A wedding with a theme often adds a personal touch to the day, giving guests an insight into the couple’s style or relationship.

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For some great wedding theme inspiration, we have created a list of what themes are set to be on trend in 2019…

Royal Wedding Elegance

Earlier this year, millions watched Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tie the knot on live television. The ceremony was held at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle where hues of creams, greens and ivories blanketed the venue where 600 guests, made up of family, and celebrities, witnessed the happy couple say their vows.

The Royal Wedding as a theme is a combination of fairytale and traditional styles, incorporating elements of natural decor. The bouquets were made up of branches of beech, birch and hornbeam, white garden roses, peonies and foxgloves. Flower Walls lined the arches of the venue to really tie the theme together.

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Bohemian

In recent years the ‘boho chic’ theme has become a popular choice for a wedding and we suspect it will only continue into 2019. From delicious cakes, to quirky decor and unique formal wear, boho weddings give out great vibes and a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

The bride’s dress often features lace touches whilst the bouquets burst with peaches, creams and different shades of greenery. The bohemian style is all about the organic look and handmade decor, from hanging macrames, to dream catchers, to hand painted signs - it’s perfect for all of you DIY enthusiasts!

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Vintage

When planning a vintage wedding, remember, the idea is to transport your guests to ‘the good old days’... A time of street parties, fun, family games and a unique dress code. The vintage style can be greatly enhanced by the decor, from mismatched patterned teacups and saucers (these can be found online, at local car boot sales etc.), to bunting and birdcage centrepieces.

Fairy lights are the perfect way to tie the theme together; hang them outside from tree to tree to create romantic ambience in an outside space. If you’re planning a winter wedding when the weather may be too cold to head outside, create this same effect by hanging fairy lights above each table. Finally, to create the ultimate vintage theme, hire vintage cars to transport your guests!

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Tropical

The gloriously hot summer we’ve had this year may have inspired you to plan a tropical wedding, taking your guests on a summer journey. Don’t worry, a tropical wedding doesn’t have to be on a beach abroad, you can recreate the idea right here at home. This summer theme is fun to create and the results are even better! Your guests will love the reminders of summer holidays and the accompanying decor is simply beautiful.

Bright colours are the way to go when perfecting this wedding theme. Think palm trees and lush leaves cornering each room, delicious cocktails served all day and into the evening, and Hawaiian-style flower arches acting as the perfect photo backdrop.

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Topics: Port Lympne Reserve, Weddings, Wedding Venues