Winter is a magical and enchanting time of year when the landscape transforms into breathtaking crisp white scenes. But how do you make the most out of beautiful winter weddings? Julieann from Julieann Beads talks us through her top tips.

Winter gowns

Stand out from the icy background in a wedding dress with statement sleeves and spectacular glittering embellishments – or maybe opt for an on-trend coloured bridal gown.

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Sparkling accessories

Go for high impact light-catching diamanté and crystal accessories. If you’re planning to be wrapped up warm, opt for a statement headpiece and earrings that will show up in your big day photos.

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Frosted stationery

Give your guests a hint of your theme with stationery that features snowflakes, glitter, ribbons in icy shades or snowy scenes.

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Wintery florals

White flowers teamed with silver or blue foliage and fragrant sprigs of winter fir are favourites. Add structure with trailing ivy or glitter dipped fir cones and seed heads.

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Winter warmers

Have a pretty basket stacked with blankets, gloves and throws for guests to borrow while your outdoor photos are taken. Don’t forget to add a wintery themed sign inviting them to stay cosy and warm.

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Glittering maids

Mirror the magnificent wonderland around you and put your girls in beautiful bridesmaid’s dresses that are shades of shimmering silver, cool blue or deep midnight.

Snowy cakes

Wedding cakes trimmed with diamanté or ribbons in winter colours look amazing, or glittery cake toppers and cascades of snowflakes look sensational, too. Cupcakes with white filigree wrappers or snowball cake pops are perfect as Winter wedding favours.

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Light up your day

With wonderful winter light and starry snowy nights a winter wedding is the perfect time to turn up the light on your big day. Think tea lights in silvery holders, candelabras festooned with crystal swags, lanterns, twinkling backdrops, sparklers, fireworks and flaming torches.

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Step out in icy style

Cool blue shoes with silver features will suit this theme perfectly, and double up as your ‘something blue’ too. Bridal boots with faux fur trimming make a cosy alternative.

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Bring the outdoors in

White painted twigs and glitter frosted pine cones make fantastic centrepieces. Adorned with snowflake and icicle ornaments it’s easy to create a glamorous wedding look with a wow factor that’s economical too. Complete with sequinned tablecloths and baubles in jars.

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Baby it’s cold outside

Keep you and your girls snuggly and elegant with romantic sweeping cloaks, glamorous faux fur wraps or warm woolly shrugs.

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Find the perfect wedding accessories for you and your maids, at Julieann Beads! You’ll be spoilt for choice…

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