Top 7 Fairytale Wedding Decorations
Posted on August 10, 2015 ·
Characterized by magical decorations, royal themes, and mythical motifs, these fairy-tale decorations will make your wedding dreams come true. Maybe Cinderella is your spirit animal, or perhaps you love quixotic, ethereal tablescapes; whatever the case, these ideas will bring a sense of wonder to your big day.
Perfect Pumpkins Featuring allusions to Cinderella, this fairytale wedding decoration is perfect for your fall reception tablescapes. For this charming woodsy look, start with long farmhouse or wood banquet tables. Next, select pedestal candleholders of various heights and composition. Choose a few wood candleholders for stands and a different size pedestals to incorporate rustic elements into your display. Spray paint some pumpkins to showcase on your pedestals. This magic-tinged decoration is sure to spark the imagination of your wedding guests.
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Forbidden Romance Pay homage to the dangerous adventures found in fanciful literature and film with dark motifs and royal flourishes. This fairytale wedding idea will perfectly display on your sweetheart table or gift and card station. For this romantic look, use black lace to create a draping tablecloth to cover your cocktail or sweetheart table. Next, utilize an antique metal cake stand as the focal point of your decoration. Place a framed photo of you and your spouse on the tray, and cover it with a glass bell jar to add dimension to your display. Next, utilize gold charger plates for you and your sweethearts place setting to add a touch of glamour. Next, arrange a gold candle holder and a stack of vintage books on your table to complete the display.
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Pixie Dust Add an ethereal fairy motif to your outdoor wedding with these powdery pieces. This fairytale wedding decoration will compliment enchanted decorations and soft color pallets. For this captivating look, start with blue glass mason jars as your simple vases. Next, fill each jar with dried stardust baby’s breath to emulate the look of sparkling pixie dust. These jars can be clustered together on a table or can be lined down both sides of your ceremony aisle.
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Secret Garden For an amiable display at your folklore wedding, utilize wooden stumps, moss, and skeleton keys to bring a mythical feel to your décor. For this forest-inspired spread, start with bark-trimmed tree slices of different sizes. Next, cut circles from sheets of preserved moss to sit on top of your wood stands. For a final touch, lay a vintage skeleton key atop each mossy bed. These ornaments give the mysterious impression of a well-kept secret.
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Fairy Jars Brighten the night with these bursts of light. This fairytale wedding idea will add the perfect glow to outdoor reception tables or to your dance floor under the stars. Recreate these fairy lanterns with clear mason jars, strings of light, a bit of moss, and a serving tray to pull it all together. First, select mason jars of different sizes to hold your lights. Next, clump battery operated string lights on bendable wires into each jar. Make sure to hide the battery pack under a cluster of lights at the bottom of every jar. Arrange the jars on a metal serving tray, and surround the bottoms of the jars with preserved reindeer moss and pine cones to give it a woodland feel.
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Amorous Rose Make a fairytale tribute with this encapsulated blossom. This Beauty and the Beast-inspired display will wonderfully compliment your romantic, vintage, folkloric wedding. This display will look stunning on your card and gift table, and will bring a quixotic air to your big day. Utilize a large bell jar with a wooden base to showcase your delicate stem. Place a clear cylinder vase on the wooden foundation, and fill it with a single, crimson silk rose stem. Scatter silk rose petals around the base of the vase, and secure the bell over the top. Next, scatter more silk petals around the jar to complete your enchanting look.
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Storybook Setting You don’t need to hold your wedding in an ancient castle to evoke a majestic ambience at your reception. For this bewitching tablescape, you will need reaching candelabras, green garlands, and powdery roses. Recreate this fairytale wedding decoration by garnishing your banquet table with a muted linen table runner. Next, position a few tall, silver candelabras on your runner, and fill each holder with ivory taper candles. Use powdery pink and white preserved rose heads to fashion petit bouquets, and secure them in silver mint julep cups. Finish your regal display by loosely wrapping a silk ivy garland around your flowers and candelabras.
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