A Christmas wedding may not seem all that usual to you, but it can be a wonderful time of year to gather friends and family for such an occasion. If you love Christmas, a Christmas wedding is probably for you. Not only is this just a beautiful time of year in most places in the world, it's also a great excuse to get all of the people you love together to not only celebrate Christmas, but also to celebrate your wedding.
A Christmas wedding can be fun because your theme can be fun and almost childish, or it can be classically understated with wreaths, mistletoe, and jingle bells. Either way, your Christmas wedding can be a lot of fun and very beautiful. The great thing about a Christmas wedding is that you can actually incorporate the holidays into every element of your wedding celebration, or you can incorporate just a few things.
One of the most fun ways to let people know that you'll be celebrating a Christmas wedding is to send out wedding invitations that look like Christmas cards. Even if your invitations go out in October, this is a great idea. In fact, when you send your Christmas card wedding invitations out when people are not expecting Christmas cards, you'll find that they get a bigger reaction from friends and family. Even if your friends and family already know of your wedding plans, your Christmas card themed invitation will be a nice surprise.
If you are thinking about ceremony decorations for your Christmas wedding, you have a lot of great options. You can always do little pre-lit Christmas trees all the way up the aisle, and wreaths make great altar decorations along with poinsettias. Pew bows with jingle bells in the center makes a great traditional decoration more appropriate for your Christmas wedding.
Attire for your Christmas wedding really doesn't have to change, though many brides like to incorporate something more Christmas like into their flowers or even their hair. A traditional white gown usually goes quite well at a Christmas wedding, although you might find something that you deem more appropriate. Many grooms or groomsmen decide to wear green and red vests or bow ties to keep the Christmas theme going even with the attire.
Decorating your reception area will actually be a lot of fun if you want to incorporate a Christmas tree into the plan. A Christmas tree will work well for your gifts instead of the traditional gift table, and friends and family will get a kick out of it, as well. Gingerbread cookies will make wonderful place cards for your guests, as well as a delicious treat they won't soon forget. A first dance could be to a favorite Christmas carol, and gifts for the bridesmaids and groomsmen can be hung in stockings in a prominent area of the reception room.
A perfect honeymoon will be an xmas ski package to a destination of the couples choice. Many wonderful xmas ski packages can be purchased at a price that won't break your budget but will allow for some wonderful honeymoon memories. Such a honeymoon is keeping with the Christmas or winter theme you have going.
As you can see, you have a lot of great options for decorating with a Christmas wedding. It may not be the most usual thing in the world, but why not celebrate your love and marriage in a unique way?