Get into the festive spirit with the 10 amazing tips for a Christmas wedding…


Save money by using things given to us by nature and spend a day outside looking for unusual twigs for your wedding. These can be placed in large vases and used for gorgeous table decorations.

Look for sticks and twigs from willow trees, they are the best as they are durable and they come in all shapes and sizes.

Christmas colours

Nothing says festive cheer more than a red and green colour scheme. Make a statement in a ruby coloured dress or add subtle splashes of colour in your floral and venue decorations.

christmas-wedding-ashtonphotographyWinter wonderland

Become a snow queen (without the cold heart) for the day in an all white colour scheme. It’s a great way to capture the essence of the season.

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If you want the winter look for your wedding but think all white is a bit too much, pastel greens and blues can give your Christmas wedding an icy feel without it being over the top.

Shimmering crystals

Get the sparkle of snow by incorporating crystals into you floral decorations. These can be bought in bulk at any haberdashery and will look amazing in your centrepiece decorations as well as your bouquet.

Christmas-wedding-ideas-jamesdarlingphotographyFloral berries

Add some seasonal touches to your floral decorations by bulking them out with some red winter berries. These will look great contrasted with white blooms.

We also love the use of mistletoe and snow berries instead of floral buttonholes.


Turn your Christmas wedding into a winter wonderland with some snowflake decorations. They especially look great when incorporated into wedding stationery.

For quick and cheap hanging decorations grab some white paper, some scissors and make some snowflake decorations like you used to at school!

Wrapping favours

Got any wrapping paper left over? Recreate Christmas morning and get your guests excited by wrapping their favours.

Holly wreath decorations

Add some finishing touches to your Christmas wedding by adding some holly wreaths to the venue doors. Maybe, add wreaths some to the top table to make it stand out.

Naming your tables

Having a Christmas wedding means you also have lots of options for table naming. Some ideas include naming your tables after Santa’s reindeers, the 12 days of Christmas, Christmas pop songs or Christmas movies.

Christmas carols

If you’re having a civil ceremony and want your guests to join in, get them to sing some traditional Christmas carols. It’s a great way to start off your Christmas wedding.