Sunday, 13 October 2013

Easy Wedding Trends For 2014

DIY Chair Decorations

The days of a block coloured chair sash in a shiny material should be long gone in our opinion and a vintage-look DIY option is just so easy! Here at HBBS HQ we love the gathered up lace spotted on Love My Dress and Sarah-Leigh's simple ribbons tied in a bow to add a hint of colour.
{Photos by Cassandra Lane and Angela Ward-Brown}

Flowers, Fruit and Foliage

Alongside your floral displays, add a little seasonal fruit for a natural accompaniment. Don't forget foliage will help with the wedding flower budget as the green stuff goes a long way! Ask your florist for some ideas or have a good scour on Pinterest for colours and themes that might suit your big day.
{Photo by Angela Ward-Brown}

Naked Cakes

Oh how we love a naked cake. Forget the fancy icing, a simple Victoria-style sponge with lashings of cream, jam and the odd strawberry is also you need to make a statement with your wedding cake next year. Why not have a giant version of your favourite treat like Afternoon Tea?
{Photo of A Smallpiece of Cake's Afternoon Tea cake by Angela Ward-Brown; naked cake photo by Sarah-Leigh}


Gypsophila is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance. Used on everything from simple bouquets to arches and mantle pieces, this simple yet effective floral is big news. Better yet, its versatile and will suit anything from vintage to contemporary and really does give you bang for your buck.
{Photo by Angela Ward-Brown}

Mis-Matching Bridesmaids Dresses

There's that age-old dilemma of finding bridesmaids dresses that both you as the bride and your team of maids all adore. Plus, you've got the fact that all of them are potentially different sizes, shapes and ages to consider. A top trend is to have mis-matched dresses, yet try and find a common theme such as all the same colour but in different styles, different prints but in similar tones, or differing lengths and materials but with a common feature or accessory.
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