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Strawberry Wedding Theme
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Are you having a Strawberry Wedding Theme? If you are, then you'll truly enjoy this. There are so many ways to use strawberries in your wedding - and it doesn't always have to involve the actual fruit.
Strawberries can provide a sweet taste, a fruity scent, a pop of color and a cheerful vibe to any wedding. You can use it in your invitations, as functional decors on the reception tables like place cards and wedding favors. You can also incorporate them in your wedding outfits, bouquets and accessories. Of course, you can definitely add it to your wedding cake and the wedding menu.
I'm sure you'll have fun finding ways to use these sweet-tasting, sweet-smelling and sweet-looking heart-shaped fruits.
Strawberry Wedding Invitations
Your wedding invitation should state the kind of wedding you're having - black-tie, formal, casual, etc - so your guest will know what to expect and prepare accordingly. Ideally, it should also reflect your wedding theme.
If you're having a strawberry wedding the, the obvious thing to do is include the image of the fruit in your invitations.
But if you'd rather keep it not too "fruity", you can opt to just incorporate the colors of strawberries in your invitation.
Strawberries are in the shades of red and pink. When used with green as a second color, it results in a nice color combination: strawberries being red/pink, and the leaves, green. But don't limit yourself to green. There are also other colors that go well with strawberry hues.
And if you're using just the color, you have more freedom to to design using other elements like flowers, geometric patterns and whatever you like. Just make sure that your design is still in with the mood of your wedding theme (if it's light and casual or more formal).
Strawberry Decors on the Reception Table
The part of your wedding where you can use strawberries the most is the reception. Strawberry, after all, is a fruit and it will surely looks good in the wedding table whether as a food or as a decor. Let's look at the many ways to do this:
Strawberry Wedding Place Cards, Menus and Table NumbersClick thumbnail to view full-size
Strawberry Wedding CenterpiecesClick thumbnail to view full-size
Strawberry TablesettingClick thumbnail to view full-size
Strawberry Wedding Food
While strawberries might be too sweet an ingredient for the main entree, they are absolutely perfect in drinks, salads and most especially dessert. And of course, they must be included in the wedding cake.
Strawberry Wedding CakeClick thumbnail to view full-size
Strawberry Wedding MenuClick thumbnail to view full-size
Strawberry Wedding Favors
Wedding favors are small token of appreciations to show gratitude to your guests for coming to your wedding. They can also serve as souvenirs of your wedding, something that your families and friends will remember your wedding by.
The easiest way is to give strawberry fruits as wedding favors. If you love to cook for your friends, you can also make homemade strawberry jams and put them in personalized mason jars.
Again, you don't need to use the actual fruit. For example, you can have sweets and candies in strawberry flavor and place them in cute jars and boxes. Or the favor doesn't have anything to do with strawberries. Use styled containers and design the labels with strawberries to still match the theme.
Strawberry Wedding Wardrobe
Using strawberries in your wedding dress ensemble can be tricky. But with some creativity, you and the whole wedding party can pull off showing the strawberry wedding theme through your clothes and accessories. Here, we'll take a look at how strawberries can adorn the bride and the rest of the wedding party as part of their outfits.
Strawberry Wedding Bridesmaids Dresses
Bridesmaids dresses are like accessories, they should complement the bridal gown. If you're having a strawberry wedding theme, the bridesmaids can echo the theme on their dresses (and they should, especially if the bride chose not to wear anything strawberry).
Strawberry Wedding Bouquet
Strawberries have a nice range of red and pink colors and they look like flower buds. This makes it easy to incorporate them into the bridal bouquet, boutonnieres and other wedding accessories. Mix red (strawberries) and white (flowers) - the colors of Strawberries and Cream. Or pink and red. You can even use unripe strawberries if you don't like the pop of red in your bouquet. Strawberries and flowers, they just go together perfectly.
You can also have an all-strawberry bouquet for a more intense "strawberry" effect. It will look just as beautiful.
Strawberry Wedding Hair and Accessories
Using strawberries as part of the hairdo or hair accessories can be challenging, but very doable. Using too much strawberries may end up weird and tacky. But There are ways to do it that will look lovely and stylish.
The trick is to use strawberries sparingly. Use them as accent and not the main focus in your hair accessory. Strawberries provide a vibrant pop of red when used with white flowers.
If you' rather not wear the fruit on your hair, use a hair color in Strawberry shade instead. And if you can't use the fruit nor the color, pick a hair accessory that has strawberry design. Discreet, but still adds that touch of strawberry that reflects your wedding theme.
Strawberry Wedding Shoes
Unless you're donning a short wedding dress, you can go wild and crazy with your wedding shoes. After all, they can be hidden for most part of your wedding. Or even if you're wearing a short wedding dress, you can still give some of these cute and very strawberry wedding shoes a try. They can provide an interesting detail especially for the wedding photographers.
Strawberry Wedding Gown
Of course, the highlight of the wedding wardrobe is the wedding gown. While white and other conventional, safe colors are still very much preferred for the bridal gown, more and more brides are going against the tradition and making bold statement with their gowns. If you're one of these brides and would like to reflect your wedding theme through your dress, here are some options:
That wraps up this Strawberry Wedding Theme hub. Did you find some ideas for your wedding?
Strawberry as a fruit, looks, smells and tastes very sweet (it is my favorite fruit). And you can definitely create a wonderful wedding theme out of it. Stop looking at it as a fruit and take advantage of its vivid colors, sweet taste and it's lovely heart shape - very suitable for a romantic occasion such as your wedding.
If you're having a strawberry wedding theme, or even if you're just considering it, I hope you find this hub helpful. Happy wedding preps!
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