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Wedding Ideas-Using Lace

Updated on February 8, 2019
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Online wedding planner for over 10 years. My goal has been to show everyone the best way to plan their wedding without breaking the bank !

Lace and Roses - Perfect Combination For Your Lace Themed Wedding

Best Ideas For Creating A Lace Wedding Theme

The Bride and Groom who choose lace as their wedding theme are nostalgic and romantic. This is a theme that lends itself to the more traditional couple. With a little color, lace can evoke a theme that will be remembered as a real classic wedding. Lace is the number one choice of the vintage bride.

Lace themed weddings are about nostalgia. It is about creating new memories while respecting traditions.

Touches of lace can be added to any wedding theme effectively. Consider your venue, your choice of wedding dress and your ceremony. Here are The very best ideas from start to finish to create your perfect lace wedding.

Lace does not have to be just in white. You can add color to your lace wedding,
Lace does not have to be just in white. You can add color to your lace wedding,

Pearls are the perfect accent for your lace bridal gown. They accent your gown in a nostalgic touch of elegance

Your Lacy Wedding Décor

Adding Color To Your Lace Themed Wedding

We all love beautiful lace, but it is white, so you will want to add one other color to show your lace accessories to their very best. Think soft colors, more towards pastels for a truly bridal look. That does not mean that you can't add a touch of green or other stronger color. Look at your reception room for color ideas. Then pick a color that puts it all together. Add some green the form the greens of nature and you will have something that will reflect your nostalgic theme. Check with your caterer or reception coordinator to see what's available. You may be able to rent overlays rather than buying them.

Lace by the yard can be used to create a backdrop for your ceremony or photo shoot
Lace by the yard can be used to create a backdrop for your ceremony or photo shoot

Lace DIY Wedding Decor

Lacy Garland Decor

Lacy Garland Decor
Lacy Garland Decor

White Lace Paper Doilies - Elegant Budget Friendly Choice

Who does not love lace paper doilies? They are perfect for the bride who appreciates the nostalgic look. Use them everywhere in your décor. Start with your place settings. They can be used as a place mat , between dishes, between a cup and saucer. They can also be used under center pieces . Think of them as essential accessories to your lace wedding. These are the more reasonable alternative to adding lace to your reception décor without the big cost of purchase or rental

A simple bouquet wrapped with a lace wrap decorated with gems is a graceful touch to your lace wedding
A simple bouquet wrapped with a lace wrap decorated with gems is a graceful touch to your lace wedding

Lace Table Runners - Perfect For Your Lace Wedding Décor

We love these lace table runner for use throughout your reception and wedding ceremony venue. Here are some of our favorite uses for them: Best of all, they can be used in your new home.

1. Where your escorts cards are

2. Where you place any photos or groups of photos

3. Underneath a candle display

4. On the reception tables as runners

5.On a fireplace

6. As décor for the bridal table

7.On a Candy Buffet

Vintage Lace Wedding Cake

Vintage wedding cake with lace and accents that will wow your guests
Vintage wedding cake with lace and accents that will wow your guests

Easy Lace Touches For Your Wedding

We have gathered together some ideas that will help you add more nostaligic touches to your lace wedding.These projects cost so little and add so much to your décor.

  • Easy To Make Potpourri Sachets Add a nostalgic touch with lacy potpourri sachels. Simply cut a piece of lace fabric into a circle with a 6-inch diameter. Place some potpourri in the middle of the fabric. Gather the ends together. Tie with decorative ribbon in the color that you have chosen as your secondary color. Nice little wedding favor.
  • Lace Covered Candy Covers Candy bar or box of small candies with a strip of paper in your secondary color. Add A stip of lace around it and secure with glue. Add ribbon and or a cute tag with the date and the name of the bride and groom.
  • Lace Covered Votive Holders Take plain glass votive holders and glue lace around them. You can either light them for your wedding or give them as your favors. They are really very pretty !
  • Lace Confetti Cones How about making confetti cones out of paper lace doilies? Roll the doily and glue into a cone shape. Add confellti and stand them upright in a basket
  • Lace Escort Cards Cover any type of cardstock with a piece of lace doily. Add a bow at the top and the seating information

Eyelet Candles

Saw these on a blog and thought they would be a perfect touch to any lace wedding. Great as centerpieces or a touch of décor at your venue. Click on the picture for more information

Baby's Breath Centerpieces - The Lacy Look Of Baby Breath Carries Your Theme

Consider using baby's breath throughout your lace wedding. It adds elegance ! your more nostalgic look lends itself to romance and these foowers throughout your ceremony and reception will do just that. For an extra touch add some roses

Doily Lace Bottles

You can do these lace bottles very easily with some old bottles, some paper doilies and some mod podge. These would be a great touch to any place where you needed a little décor. Or you could make some up and place them in a group as a centerpiece. Click on the picture to learn more

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    • linfcor profile imageAUTHOR

      Linda F Correa 

      6 years ago from Spring Hill Florida

      @junecampbell: Thank you so much. I love lace no matter what the occasion. But weddings cry out to have some lacy effects. Every bride should have some lace in their lives

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      June Campbell 

      6 years ago from North Vancouver, BC, Canada

      There is no wedding in my future, but I LOVE lace so much that I had to take a look. Great lens, so very beautiful items.

    • linfcor profile imageAUTHOR

      Linda F Correa 

      6 years ago from Spring Hill Florida

      Thanks so much. I thought they were delightful too. So easy to make and great on the budget too !

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      Kimberly Schimmel 

      6 years ago from Greensboro, NC

      I really like the eyelet candles and the lace-trimmed wine bottles. Very pretty!


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