The Bride’s Survival Guide: Tips If You Want To Stick With A Black Wedding
There are many themes to consider for your wedding. You can go for a wide range of colors, from white, green, pink and yes, black too. Some think that black is not a color for weddings but actually, it is. You can even wear a black wedding dress if you wish. If after all the pushbacks of your family and relatives you still want to keep that black wedding theme, just do it.
There are a lot of ways you can incorporate black on your wedding day without spoiling its beauty and intimacy. If you still want to stick with this option, here are some of the things you can consider.
How To Make Black Wedding Possible
Impossible as it may seem, but a black wedding can turn your wedding into its most romantic version.
Here are some ways you can make your black wedding undeniably awesome.
- Black chairs and tables in a natural set up
Sure, this can be the most dramatic scene you will see. Beautiful black chairs and table runners placed in the middle of the green grass. Very beautiful and can give your wedding reception a scene guest’s never thought is possible.
- Berry boutonnieres
Give your groomsmen beautiful dried berries as their boutonnieres. This is a great idea to give your black themed wedding an elegant and unique touch.
- Black invitation suite
Gone by the days when you need to consider only white or peach on your wedding invitation envelopes. If you want to keep your wedding theme black, let your guests know about it by sending them invitations suited in a black envelope. If your guests receive it, they will automatically assume that you are looking for a romantic, beautiful, and moody type of wedding.
- Tall black candles
How beautiful it is? Tall black candles on top of white tables and surrounded by colorful flowers. This is a good idea as it can make the candlelight the center of the attraction of your wedding centerpiece.
- Black plates
Why not go for black plates? This indeed is a great idea and can give your guests a good appetite.
If you want to add a touch of color to your dining tables, you can choose black and white plates instead, the contrast between black and white is always a champ.
- Celestial cakes
You might have heard about celestial designs in decor and fashion, why not incorporate it on cakes? To make your celestial cake more appealing use black candles. This would indeed a cake everyone has been dreaming of taking a photo and slicing.
- Add beautiful berries to your bouquet
Why not? Blackberries will surely give your bouquet a more beautiful touch. This can also add contrast to the usual colors of flowers. You would never get disappointed considering this option. If you want, you can have your wedding party have it too.
- Black accessories
Using black on the small details of your wedding accents is a good idea too. You can have it use black on the table numbers, menu, and so on.
- Black wedding cake
This may sound a bit weird for others, but once flowers are placed on it, the beauty of the cake will float. You can add a splash of white to the cake for added design and beauty.
- Black table setting
Using a dark palette is without a doubt something to consider. Go for black linens, and pair it up with gray flatwares. This will give your table setting a beautiful twist no other color palette can offer.
- Black utensils
Throw the idea of a silver spoon and go for a black utensil. This is definitely cool especially if you choose matte.
- Black table runners
Imagine how black table runner blends to white seat covers and white plates. It will surely give your wedding a clean, fresh, and modern appeal. Your wedding photos will have great shots with this style.
- Black menu holder
What else is the event’s main focus than food? Give your guests a chance to take a glimpse of what food is in store for them through your menu kept in a black holder. Your guest’s appetite would hype up for sure.
- Go for poppies
Not the most popular wedding flower choice because of its dark center, but if you want to stay away from the norm, why not use it on your bouquet? It will surely give your wedding bouquet a twist no other flower arrangement can offer.
- Black patterned centerpiece
When choosing a centerpiece go for those that have black patterns. This clever choice will surely let your guests know that you are up for a unique and different style and taste.
What can black do to your wedding?
You might be asking why other couples despite the perception about black still stick with it. To let you know about it, read here:
Yes, it can give your wedding an edgy appeal only black can provide. The edginess of the color black is more than enough to give your wedding a gothic appeal.
- It can make your wedding dramatic
Who does not want drama at their wedding? Anyway, this is how it should be. Tears of happiness dropping from the eyes of your guests are what you want to see. To add to the drama of the wedding, go for a black theme wedding. Incorporate the black with everything nice and beautiful and you will definitely not be able to hold your tears from falling.
- It is unique
Yes for sure as not everyone goes for the black wedding theme. Actually, it is very rare that couples go for this option. Anyway, why would you want to be on the same boat with the majority if you can make your wedding unique and one of a kind? Having a unique wedding can surely make guests remember your special day for a long time.
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