Industrial Winter Wedding Ideas | Where winter romance meets urban vibes…
We LOVE an industrial wedding here at Save the Date Magazine and the East Midlands is lucky enough to boast some real urban gems, including Haarlem Mill and the Pumping House. But have you ever considered an industrial wedding over the festive season? We love the thought of combining the softness of winter with a raw, gritty edge. So if you want to add a touch of seasonal city chic to your wedding day, wrap up warm and grab a cosy coffee as it’s time to be inspired…
When it comes to an industrial winter wedding, the key is your décor. Your venue will provide the blank canvas for your celebration, don’t forget, we’ve got plenty of Instagram-worthy wedding venues waiting for you on our Cream of the Crop. Your styling allows you to add a splash of personality to your nuptials so make sure you get your creative cap on.
Embrace the industrial elements of your venue and use lots of different metals throughout your wedding day – silvers will keep the vibe cool and icy, while warmer tones like copper, bronze and gold add a hint of glamour. We’re talking copper pipe archways adorned with foliage and flowers for your ceremony, or a bronze terrarium overflowing with fabulous florals for your table centrepieces.
Often overlooked, lighting can have a huge impact at any wedding but it becomes particularly important if you’re planning a winter affair. You need to be mindful that it gets darker much earlier during this season, and no one want wants a gloomy wedding day! Make edgy lighting your best friend by draping Edison bulbs across beams or above your tables, fairy light canopies will look super pretty above the dance floor and you could even source vintage lampshades for a cosy lounge area.
If you want to add a dash of warmth and luxury to your industrial winter wedding, consider incorporating velvet details into your day. Velvet ribbons tied around your stationery, velvet runners across the tables and even velvet armchairs for your guests to relax and enjoy cocktails.
Don’t forget your wedding signage! Chalkboards, copper frames or even mirrors make for gorgeous signage and can be used at the entrance of your venue to welcome guests, for your seating plan or simply as décor.
When it comes to your wedding cake, there are oodles of industrial-esque options to choose from. A half-naked cake with metallic drip icing is the perfect fit for this theme, and you could finish the look off by placing it on a concrete cake stand.
Consider your colour palette for your industrial winter wedding, you will be spoilt for choice but we love the thought of teaming navy and burgundy hues with exposed brick, romantic earthy hues against a blank canvas or even gold for a luxurious vibe.
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