Ice Ice Baby!

Does the winter weather have you in a slump? We’re finding inspiration from the frozen world outside our door.
Daniele Carol

There’s a reason why May and October are two of the most popular months to exchange vows – temperate weather, little rain and gorgeous natural backdrops.

With the blanket of sleet that bit Charlotte yesterday, it’s easy to get a little icy about planning a February wedding. But here’s a little secret… winter weddings are absolutely stunning.

The industry has seen a huge spike in December, January and February weddings. So before you start dreaming about white beaches in Punta Cana, check out our tips for throwing a magical winter wedding that embraces the elements. Throw a bash that would make even Ana and Elsa jealous.

Embrace the weather. Bear the cold for 10 minutes to grab a few wintry pics with your husband post-ceremony. Snow? Ice? You’ll love the way the shots turn out. (Carmen & Ingo photo)









Heat things up. Hot chocolate, spiced cider, lattes – warm your guests up with a gourmet dessert bar. (Southern Weddings photo)







Light the fire. Candles, candles candles! Mix long tapers with classic votives and light up your reception venue. (Kevin Weinstein photo)







Accessorize. We love winter wraps, especially for brides. They’re essential if traveling on foot from your ceremony venue to reception venue. (Laura Murray photo)










Icicles indoor. Pull the elements inside and mimic snow and ice in your decoration for a glamorous, sparkly feel. (John Labbe photo)

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