Ideas for Your Summer Wedding

It’s hardly surprising that the season of Summer is still the most chosen by couples getting married. Glistening sunshine, light and balmy evenings and the wonder of nature in all its glory. Summer most definitely lifts everyone’s moods and spirits. Once you have chosen to have a wedding inspired by the Summer you need to begin to think about what colours and themes you are going to be working your special day around.

This season brings an abundance of shades from the entire spectrum of the rainbow. From striking monochrome contrasts, bold brights and soft pastels – the possibilities are endless and it is very much down to personal choice. If you choose more than one colour make sure they do not clash and are harmonious together. Don’t be afraid to experiment with varying shades to begin with to discover what is right to make your wedding more individual to you.

Popular summer themes are inspired by the beach and gardens. These are classic choices which work well for this time of year. Why not incorporate your own interests and hobbies as individuals and a couple into your day. This gives your wedding a unique dimension with a very personal touch. A recent wedding we attended was themed around ‘Sharks’. The couple were fascinated by these creatures of the ocean having swum with them on several occasions so included their passion for them into their day with the stationery, wedding favours and cake. The colour theme was black, ocean blue and ivory which was very fitting. They also had sugar models of themselves and their dog as a wedding cake topper.

When you’ve got the theme sorted and have a good idea of colours then it is time to hit the wedding dress boutiques and outlets. You will have plenty to choose from, however remember to get an idea of costs before traveling out. Having decided a theme and colour board beforehand will mean you are able to find the wedding dress of your dreams easier, with more fun and with little stress. For example some wedding dresses are more suited to certain themed wedding venues and locations. An ornate full skirted gown would work well at a grand manor house wedding, whilst a simple lightweight slip style dress is more fitting for a wedding on the beach. Likewise if you were planning on having a monochrome theme then you would need to look for a wedding dress that is available in white.