How to Incorporate the Cherry Blossom Wedding Theme
My Wedding Reception Ideas
For the Chinese the cherry blossom is an omen of good fortune and is also an emblem of love, affection and represents spring. It is a very popular and beautiful spring wedding theme. Brown and pink have also become one of the hotter trends in wedding colors, which is a great match to the cherry blossom theme. The cherry blossom theme does not have to be pink and brown. There are many different spins you can put on this theme. Here are some tips to get you started.
Invitations: Because of the popularity of the cherry blossom it is extremely easy to find save the dates and wedding invitations with this theme. Doing a quick Google search should give you many options to choose from. Also check with your local stationary store.
Decorations: For centerpieces a simple cherry blossom branch in a tall vase would be beautiful and dramatic. Another idea would be to use the cherry blossom wine glass shade. They are not only gorgeous but they can be used again and again for other occasions. Don’t forget to add paper lanterns to the reception hall to give your décor that hint of an Asian theme.
Favors: I love the personalized cherry blossom hand fans. This is not only a lovely favor but they can be very useful if it is a warm day. The cherry blossom coasters are also a nice favor and something that your guest will actually use at home. For the bride that loves do it yourself projects, you can give mason jars of cherry jam with personalized labels.
Food: Serve a pink cocktail such as pink Champaign or incorporate a cherry in a signature drink. It would also be fun to add cherries to your menu. A nice cherry sauce over stuffed pork chops or a salad with cherries would be a few ideas. Ask you caterer for more ideas and tips. Of course, don’t forget the cake. A tall wedding cake with cherry blossoms down the side will be the perfect touch.
The above ideas should get you started down the right track if cherry blossoms are a theme you are interested in. Good luck.
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