We’re a sucker for winter wedding details! While it may be cold or rainy outside (these storms have a lot to answer for!), there’s so many ways to make your celebration as cosy and romantic as can be. If you’re still debating the time of year you want to get married, these gorgeous details might just sway you! From comforting foodie treats like slabs of delicious carrot cake to blankets to snuggle up with, these 13 details will defo have you pining for a cosy winter wedding…
1. Warms Drinks from Bean & Gone are the Perfect Post Ceremony Treat
Your guests will be delighted to warm up as they mingle with a hot drink from mobile coffee bar Bean & Gone. It’s also a lovely touch for coffee connoisseurs! Find out more about Bean & Gone here.
2. A Roaring Fire Will Create a Cosy and Romantic Ambiance
Photo by Love Me Do Photography via Elizabeth Anne Designs
There’s nothing like a roaring fire on a winter’s day and it will create a charming, welcoming feel! Guests will love cosying up beside it so make sure to have it going all day.
3. A Build Your Own Scone Station is a Gorge Winter Treat for the Drinks Reception
Photo by Lifelong Photography
We can’t think of anything nicer than arriving to a winter wedding and being greeted with an array of warm scones. The perfect winter treat!
4. Or Soup Shooters with Toasties! Nom.
Photo by Andi Mans Photography
Same goes for soup and sambos – we’re all for homely, nourishing food during the colder months and this combo is a total winner.
5. Mulled Wine Will Warm Everyone Up
Photo via Woodland Hill Winery
Mulled wine is the best festive tipple! And if you’re having a winter bash, it would be the perfect arrival drink to warm everyone up.
6. Candles Galore and a Fairy Light Backdrop Will Set a Magical Scene
Photo from Rosin & Richie’s real wedding by Paul Duane Photography
When it comes to winter weddings, lighting is super important. Luckily there are so many pretty ways to light up your celebration from twinkling fairy light backdrops to elegant candelabras.
7. A Basket of Blankets will Keep Guests Snug
Photo by Uttke Photography & Design via Style Me Pretty
If you’re looking to create a homely atmosphere, have a basket of blankets to hand so guests can snuggle up if they’re chilly.
8. Drape Some Over Your Own Chairs too!
Rahel Menig Photography
And don’t forget to look after yourselves! Drape some chunky throws over your reception chairs so you can get toasty if needs be.
9. Some Gloves Might Come in Handy for Chilly Guests
Photo by Julie Williams via Wedding Chicks
If there’s a fire pit or outdoor area, pop a basket of accessories like gloves and hats by the door guests can help themselves to!
10. Guests Will Adore a Comforting Take Home Treat like Yummy Carrot Cake from the Carrot Cake Lady
There’s nothing better than a chunk of delicious cake and a cuppa come autumn/winter. So guests would be only too happy to get their hands on these favours. Homemade in Co. Kildare, The Carrot Cake Lady makes the most delicious, moist, light carrot cake in a jar so you can easily take it home! Find out more here.
11. Winter Woollies like Socks and Gloves = The Perfect Favour
Photo via Martha Stewart Weddings
Keep the winter theme going with some adorable winter woollies as favours! Socks or gloves would be a cute touch and are practical too at this time of year.
12. A Warm Chocolate Fountain from Carolyn’s Sweets is the Perfect Pick Me Up
Photo from Jayann & Darren’s real wedding by Paul Duane Photography | Chocolate Fountain from Carolyn’s Sweets
This would be amazing whatever the season but would be a yummy, comforting treat for guests during the chillier months. If you’re looking to hire a chocolate fountain for your own Big day, Carolyn’s Sweets offer this service.
13. Finish Off the Festivities with Fake Snow Confetti
Photo via Tidewater & Tulle
You might well get the real stuff if last winter is anything to go by but either way, create a magical send off with some confetti cones filled with fake snow!
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Pamela enjoys writing about all things decor (she loves buying it too) and has a not so secret addiction to stationery.