Wedding Trends: Chicken Wire

You may be wondering how chicken wire could ever be used at a wedding?  I have to admit I was questioning this trend too but just wait until you see some of these amazing ways that chicken wire can be used.  Once you look at some of these ideas it should clear any doubt you have.  Of course using chicken wire for your wedding decor is not for every bride but if you are having a rustic wedding or casual affair chicken wire may be the perfect decor item for you!

I love the idea of attaching chicken wire to a frame and using it as a holder for the place cards.   You can use the same idea and build a large wooden frame with chicken wire attached to make a dramatic and unique backdrop!

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Take chicken wire and wrap it around to make a cone.  Add some flowers inside and these make simple DIY pew ends for the ceremony.

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Any chicken wire basket or box can make a perfect card box or a great way to hold food during the reception.

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Baskets can also make a great holder for flowers for a centerpiece on the guest tables!

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Chicken wire wrapped around small glass vases or mason jars make beautiful votives when you put a candle inside.  You can even hang them to light up the ceremony or reception.

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Click on the picture below to see step by step instructions on making this gorgeous chicken wire chandelier! LOVE!

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If you really want a chicken wire theme, think about incorporating it in to your bouquets or boutonnieres.  Very unique!

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What do you think about this chicken wire wedding trend?  Is it a do or a don’t?

Happy Planning!

Trend Alert: Arrows!

You can thank the movie “Hunger Games” for a new trend in 2013; arrows!  Arrows have become very popular this year in the fashion industry showing up on jewelry and clothing.  You will even start to see arrows in home decor.  With the popularity in the fashion world, brides have been inspired to use arrows in everything from invitations to wedding cakes. Whether you know the movie “Hunger Games” or not, arrows can end up adding a modern touch to your wedding decor.  Here are some arrow wedding inspiration for you to consider!

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Invitations give your guests a glimpse in to the type of wedding they will attend.  For an arrow themed wedding this stationary is the perfect choice!

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I love the idea of using arrows for the guest seating cards.  Just add the place card to each arrow or use a large heart to display the arrows for a dramatic look.

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Arrows look great tied as pew ends, used as table decor, or can even be bundled and carried as a bouquet!

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And don’t forget about the wedding cake and desserts!

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What do you think about using arrows in wedding decor?

We want to know your thoughts…tacky or loveable?

Happy Planning!

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?