Is there anything quite as magical as a Christmas wedding? Starting from holiday music to wintery florals these small and seasonal wedding details will add warmth and charm to even the frostiest of days. Classic red color is the favorite color for both Christmas and Valentine day, red color symbolizes passion and joy, and its beautiful mixture with white has made red and white one of the most popular color palettes for Christmas, fall and winter weddings. Red and white combination just looks perfect starting from bouquets, centerpieces, appetizers, cocktails to cakes and the list goes on, you won’t regret choosing the combination we can promise you that. If you are all set to deck up the halls for your wedding venue for your wedding ceremony, then these red and white merry Christmas wedding ideas are bound to inspire you. We have listed all the ideas to transform the snow covered scenario to make your big day a real life magical winter wonderland.
Every single girl on this planet has a dream wedding dress, and most of the times it is white or off white, but for a little change and surprise add red color to the dress and look how stunning it looks stunning. A red bow on white dress or a little detailing with red on white veil will only give you something more to look.
HAIR AND MAKE UP:
Without any doubt you can add red to your hair and makeup. Just add floral crowns with small pine cones to add more Christmas feels to your hair accessories, if you are looking for something classier then you must go for red stone hair accessories, and without any doubt you can’t go wrong with the bold red lipstick on your big day. There is no other easier idea to pull of the red and white Christmas wedding theme by just adding the red lipstick with your white outfit. It will boost the simplest of makeup looks and will definitely add drama to the look if you are going for an ultra – glam vibe. A bold chic red color will never go out of style.
Make a classic statement from the beginning by sending red and white wedding invitations to your guests. We all know without any surprise that red is the color that is typically associated with holiday season, but in this case it will work as the wedding invitation with the right adjustments. A beautiful floral motif or something related to Christmas like fairies and Santa Clause can be ideal as a holiday wedding invitation and gives the invitation suite a devotional and holiday spin.
Did anyone say engagement ring and that to red? A luxurious ruby ring is an alternative for brides who love being different and are open to wear a non – diamond engagement ring. Although, ruby is the July birthstone but it’s the gorg choice for brides that are born in any month. If you don’t want to use ruby you can also use garnet, garnet is another red gemstone. If you want to do something more exciting you can pair up your red gemstone with a white one, it will come out as a beautiful combination just as vanilla ice cream with chocolate brownie, and we know that everyone will just love the beautiful combination.
Enough of talking about the rings, now let’s talk about the ring boxes. We are bored of all the pastel and neutral colored boxes that are much more in common nowadays. We all love velvet ring boxes in all colors but what about a red or a white hue, these colors will particularly speak to us presenting their own beauty and boldness. You can also add both of the colors to the ring box or create a design out of the colors. A stunning ring box can catch everyone’s eyes and can be a standout or gossip of the wedding.
Red high heels are not just fabulous or bold but no matter what, they look especially savage on your wedding day. This dramatic combination with your white dress and red lipstick will be a great option to add some spice to your wedding ensemble and the main point is you can definitely wear your red heels anywhere after your marriage is over, they can go perfectly go with anyone.
GETTING READY OUTFITS:
Get ready with the red and white flannel pjs as they are the epitome of coziness and warmth. As you’re going to have a fall or winter wedding which means that you are going to get ready with your bridesmaid in matching red and white pajamas and create a adorable and festive snapshot. For some Christmas vibes you can add a Santa hat to the outfit.
Flowers are one of the best ways to showcase your wedding colors and fortunately we have got plenty of floral options when it comes to a red and white wedding theme. You can go for white and red roses, peonies, ranunculus, poppies, dahlias, anemones and tulips. You can decorate your bouquets with Christmas basils and pine leaves just to add a Christmas touch. For some more decoration you can add berries or small pine cones and believe us they will look stunning and beautiful in their own way.
Neutral dresses for bridesmaid are not allowed here! Make your girls to make a serious and classic statement by wearing bright red dresses on your big day we are in love with the idea for a glam Christmas wedding. You can wear the traditional white bridal dress and all your bridesmaid can wear red dress to go with the red and white theme. If you are going to stick with the mix and match trend, stick to one shade of red to avoid the wrong color scheme going on. Your gorgeous bridesmaid can customize their looks by switching up the necklines and silhouettes.
If you are not a fan of bridal hats then you can make a statement by carrying a beautiful floral garland instead. To decorate the garland put all the Christmas related flowers and berries and leaves on it, you can also put red and white flowers or red and white ribbons or small Christmas balls on it. Practically, it may not be most practical wedding day accessory, but it can be a stunning prop for bridal portraits and shoots, you can get a beautiful shots get clicked with it especially if you are going for a high end fashion editorial aesthetic.
Wedding venues are important in any theme wedding as they are the one to set the vibe, to get into the theme of red and white Christmas wedding theme is to get married in at a venue that is actually red and white. Historic red barn or white chic modern farmhouse can be a perfect example s your wedding venue. You can find such places everywhere in the country or countryside. They are the perfect places to set the scene for the beautiful rustic chic red and white Christmas themed wedding.
Is there something more romantic than walking down the aisle that is covered with white and red rose petals. Isn’t it looks so romantic to make it more romantic you can line up the aisle with the candles both in red and white color by mixing and matching them. You can also put bouquets with white and red with other Christmas decoration stuff along the aisle. To do something more different you can put small Christmas trees along the aisle and decorate the Christmas trees, it will uplift your whole red and white Christmas wedding theme.
We are not able to imagine something more crush worthy table’s cape for a red and white theme Christmas wedding. Starting from red velvet runner and white chargers, to rustic settee and lush green centerpieces. Such sweetheart table setups are pure reception goals.
Use various flowers and berries to go wild to create a monochromatic centerpiece that is anything but not boring. Go for oversized arrangement features such as red and white different flowers, amaranths and branches of bougainvillea for a classic meets cool vibe on your big day.
A solid red fruit such as apple or pomegranates on white plate can double the unique place card idea for a white and red wedding theme. Gold calligraphy can be done on the fruit to add an enchanting touch that will definitely add an enchanting effect that will remind us of fairy tales such as Cinderella or Snow White and the seven dwarfs. It will be an eye – catcher at the party and everyone will just love the color combination that will be going on. These small detailing matter a lot during a wedding ceremony and if you want to go more creative you can add small pine leaves or tiny berries on the white plat for some festive touch.
ANEMONE CENTER PIECES:
Whimsical anemones are spring inspired way to incorporate red and white flowers for your centerpieces. These gorgeous flowers grow with long and winding stems that add glory to their playful appearance. White taper candles emphasize the light centers of the flowers for the perfectly coordinated wedding palette. When you will perfectly color coordinate white and red flowers with lush green leaves or pumpkins or berries they will become perfect combination for your centerpiece and everyone will just love it.
Incorporating white and red candles in your décor is the most subtle way to incorporate these beautiful colors in your wedding theme. Try arranging them in sequence; definitely they will be eye – catchers but far overbearing.
Spruce up a pair of white antique chairs with red colored heart shaped throw pillows. A pop of red on white will just brighten up lounge area and is enough to make everyone fall in love with the decoration. To add more detailing to the lounge area you can add white curtains and hold them together with a red bow shaped curtain holder.
RECEPTION TABLE’S CAPE:
We can’t ignore the reception table’s cape while we are keeping everything in theme. Combine both red and white color to create a combination that will be too pretty to resist. Add a gauzy table linen and rose – filled centerpieces to really up lift the romance factor. You can also put a pumpkin covered with garland that is made up of white and red color scheme along with green pine leaves. You can also use pomegranate or apple play cards for the name of the dishes, to add some festive touch you can definitely go with the red colored Christmas balls.
We love the fact when couples go bold with their wedding cakes, after a decade of white and naked butter creams confections ruling the game we are happy that colored wedding cakes are making their way back into the industry. This two tire red and white cake is a seamless combination to create a modern and elegant statement. For detailing add small chocolate pine cones and colored flowers, one can also go for detailing with gold foil and streamlined design.
TOSS WITH THE ROSE PETALS:
A perfect toss of red and white rose petals is the finishing touch for any red and white Christmas wedding theme. So, grab your spouse and pause for minutes to kiss beneath a shower of red and white rose petals.
Offer your guests a pre – dinner munchie or late night treat on the Christmas Eve. Decorate your popcorn table with red buckets with popcorn written on it with white color.
Leave no stone unturned to satisfy your theme, go on and order a scrumptious cake that is built with red and white layers.
Without any doubt it is going to be cold during your wedding so keep your guests comfortable no matter what the season is. Keep a blanket full of red and white blankets at the entrance of your ceremony to keep them warm.
To add more personal touch to the wedding and keep the day easy and stress free create hand painted signs with the signature color of your wedding.
From your table décor to the appetizers design everything in red and white to blow off the guests away.
These were some ideas that will help you to pull away your red and white themed Christmas wedding.