Wedding Trend: Buttons

Who would have ever thought that buttons could be a decor item for weddings? I know I didn’t but was pleasantly surprised to see all of the ways that buttons can be used to accessorize a wedding.

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One of the ways you may have seen buttons at a wedding is in the flowers.  You can choose to put a few buttons in your bouquet to add texture or have your entire bouquet made out of buttons for a super bold look.   Buttons can also be used to make the groom and groomsmen boutonnieres.

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If you have buttons in your bouquets and boutonnieres why not use them throughout the event?  Use buttons to fill glass containers for your reception centerpieces and add flowers in the jars to add a touch of romance.  You can even make button banners and

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A clever way to use buttons is on the escort or place cards.  You can use buttons to decorate the cards or have the names of the guests imprinted on an actual button.  Such a unique idea!

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Don’t forger about using buttons on your wedding cake!

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If you really want a bold and unique look, find a wedding dress embellished with buttons! If made correctly it can look elegant and beautiful!

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What are your thoughts on using buttons as wedding decor?

A Watercolor Wedding Theme

If you love art, appreciate the beauty of watercolor paintings or just love the look of blending colors together, a watercolor wedding may be perfect for you!

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Invitations and stationary are a great place to start when planning a watercolor wedding.    There are many watercolor invitations to choose from with coordinating stationary.  If you are an artsy bride, water color invitations and other wedding stationary like escort cards and programs make great DIY projects!

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An easy way to pull this theme together is to choose a watercolor inspired bridesmaid dress.  Designers are creating many watercolor dresses for 2013 in different colors and silhouettes.

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Try pairing flowers in assorted shades and colors together for your wedding flowers.  Using many types of flowers helps to achieve dimension and a more “painted” look.

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For the reception, a great way to incorporate the water color theme is with painted glass.  This is an easy DIY project that can be done with simple glass containers filled with paint.  Look how stunning and unique these are on the tables!

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Another great way to incorporate the theme is through the cake! The possibilities are endless when designing your wedding cake.  Painted cakes will remain extremely popular in 2013 and are the perfect style for a watercolor wedding!

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What do you think about a watercolor wedding theme?

Let us know!

Happy Planning!