If you are going to have a winter wedding, why not embrace it? Most weddings have a basic theme of black and white, which is an excellent choice for winter, but when combined with seasonal wedding colors, it can make an unforgettable setting for your celebration. If you are planning a wedding reception near Worcester, MA and have been looking at Greater Boston area party venues, look no further than The Crystal Room. We have earned a solid reputation in the local area for hosting some of the most memorable weddings in the Southcoast region. When planning your Winter Wonderland theme wedding, make sure to consider hosting your wedding reception in Milford, Massachusetts at our popular venue.
What is a Winter Theme?
There are many different niches to explore when considering seasonal wedding colors and themes for a winter wedding. The Winter Wonderland theme itself can be an expression of the holiday season or a nod to the local snow and ice of New England. Evergreen trees dusted with “snow,” a horse-drawn sleigh for the bride and groom, and bursts of exuberant color throughout the venue can create a magical experience for all.
Winter can also be combined with other popular themes, including woodland, farmhouse, shabby chic, and even an elegant black tie affair. So what do you think of when you reminisce about the winters of your past? Will you serve hot cocoa, mulled wine or eggnog? Creating a true winter theme is about sight, sound, scent, and taste, along with some well-placed textures to get everyone in the mood. Have fun with the theme, but make sure you don’t get too caught up in making everything match. Think about elements that would coordinate without seeming too theme-park decor when everything is all brought together at the venue.
Winter Decorative Elements
When planning a winter wedding reception near Worcester, MA it helps to have a game plan. Knowing the seasonal wedding colors that you want to incorporate will provide a solid start. Bring those colors through everything from the wedding party attire to your bouquet. Include them in the custom cake decorations and all trim used on tables, centerpieces, and linens. Decor can be bright and crisp or simple and subtle. Bring a bit of natural items indoors through the use of real fir trees, evergreen swags, table decor, and other unique items sporadically throughout the venue.
Pay attention to detail when it comes to your tabletops. Tree slice “chargers” make an excellent platform for dinnerware and pinecones, which are plentiful throughout the region, offer texture and added interest to table runners. Mix in metallic items, such as silver candlestick holders for an LED flicker during dinner service, and gold stemmed glasses for toasting. Rustic linens and silverware can further bring a woodland or farmhouse theme home. On the other hand, consider everything shiny and bright for an elegant classic wedding theme or holiday celebration. There are many options that can be incorporated with your winter theme at Greater Boston area party venues, just make sure you stay focused.
Winter Wedding Attire
You might not want to wear a sleeveless wedding gown or stick your bridesmaids with spaghetti strap dresses when hosting a winter wedding. Consider warm clothing options that will coordinate with your theme for a wedding reception in Milford, Massachusetts. Coordinating scarves and gloves for the groom and his groomsmen, as well as elegant faux fur capes and smart footwear for you and your bridesmaids, should be considered. If you plan ahead of time for winter temperatures and weather, you won’t end up with a frozen wedding party or a hodge-podge of mismatched winter gear walking through the door.
If you want your wedding party members to wear something specific for winter beyond the tuxedos and gowns, think about making it a gift. For example, when brides want their bridesmaids to all to have the same hairstyle, they will often bring in a hairdresser to do their wedding hair for them at no cost. Much is already invested in tux rentals and dresses, so the more you can do to offer specialized services, the better. Custom hair accessories, jewelry, matching capes, or unique footwear that you want your wedding party to wear can be a great thank-you gift for your bridesmaids that they will actually use.
Planning a Wedding Reception Near Worcester, MA?
Consider hosting your winter wedding reception in Milford, Massachusetts at The Crystal Room. Conveniently located just off the I-495, we offer ample on-site parking for you and all of your guests, along with all of the amenities you could ever need to plan an unforgettable seasonal wedding. Give us a call at 508-478-7800 to take a tour of our venue or to check on availability for your desired wedding date.