Weddings usually occur during fall, spring, or summer as the weather during these seasons is great. But, more and more brides are attracted to the idea of a winter wonderland wedding. But while the snowy sceneries are perfect for picture taking, the ugly cold feeling would still be your guests’ number one concern. So to help you warm up your wedding party, consider the tips below.
1. Serve comfort food and drinks.
Food and drinks in your menu will help to warm up your winter wedding party.
Make sure you prepare those that would not just warm your guests’ stomach but also their hearts. You can set up chocolate fountains with warm chocolate or cheese. Prepare crab or vegetable soup, cottage pie, or beef stew. Hot and spicy food could likewise create a warm feeling on a chilly day. Try a hot dessert such as a warm cobbler or a flaming dessert like Cherries Jubilee. Don’t forget decadent hot chocolate drink in various flavours, served with cream and marshmallows.
2. Choose a unique theme and cozy decorations.
Comfy decorations are an excellent way to add warmth to your winter wedding party. Have soft rich colours and playful firelights to create an ambiance that chases away from the unpleasant weather. Red, aside from white and blue is a popular colour in winter wedding parties. Looking at fiery hue will make your guests feel warm inside. Have a lounge around a fireplace if your venue has one. Consider hiring a portable fireplace and design a lounge area at your wedding reception with great accents such as colourful throw pillows on the sofas and soft and comfy throw blankets.
However, if you don’t like to remind your guests of how cold and how boring the weather can get, consider having a Caribean-inspired party or a luau. Play some reggae or Hawaiian songs. Decorate with seashells, flowers, and silhouettes of palm trees. Serve coconut drinks. Break up the cold weather with a tropical theme for your wedding party.
3. Keep your guests warm.
Choose scented candles as part of your center pieces. Or have hand warmers and mushroom heaters for hire. The warmers will get those chilly fingers nice and warm, making your guests ready to party. Converse with your wedding coordinator to set up these warmers. They can keep you and your guests warm and let you enjoy the party without worrying about the unpleasant temperature.