Each and every year brings a new batch of wedding trends. Brides-to-be wait with baited breath to see what the most popular wedding trends will be when they get married and some put in extra effort to make sure their celebration reflects the most popular crafts and ideas. Whether you’re a bride who loves to be on trend or you’re simply curious to know what the “hot ideas” will be in 2017, we’ve got you covered. Keep in mind the best parts about any wedding are the unique aspects you and your spouse incorporate. Since your nuptials are a reflection of both of your personalities, it’s important to consider both previous wedding ideas and current trends while also being true to yourselves. The best DIY wedding themes are those that highlight small details most important to the happy couple.
Top Wedding Trends for 2017
Everything Old is New Again
The vintage wedding theme is still going strong and brides from across the country can’t seem to get enough. From birdcage veils to antique decor to old-timey stationery, there’s just something about a vintage wedding that transcends time and space. You can participate in this trend with DIY wedding crafts and decor inspired by a bygone era. Whether you want your entire wedding to have a vintage feel or only incorporate a select number of pieces, guests both old and young will appreciate your attention to detail and your nod to those that have come before you.
Unexpected DIY Wedding Centerpieces
Most wedding guests expect a standard floral centerpiece when they attend a wedding, but there are so many out-of-the-box ideas creative brides can explore. For instance, have you ever considered adorning your DIY centerpieces with fresh fruit? Perhaps painting different size vases and placing them in a cluster in the middle of the table? Using vintage books as planters for your succulents? As you can see, brides-to-be will be turning to the unexpected when it comes to centerpieces in 2017. No idea is too outrageous or too unorthodox when it comes to your handmade reception decor.
Unique Wedding Templates
Paper products such as invitations, menus, place cards, and ceremony programs are an integral part of your big day. In 2017, more and more brides will be forgoing the professional (and expensive) letterpress paper products in favor of handmade, unique wedding templates they can truly personalize. After all, your save the dates and invitations are the first impressions of your wedding. If you want to make a statement from the very beginning, these DIY wedding stationery ideas cannot – and should not – be missed. The devil is in the details and these templates will really help your big day shine.
Sugar High Wedding Cakes
After several years of non-traditional wedding dessert choices such as cake pops, doughnuts, pies, and cupcakes, the traditional, multi-tiered wedding cake will be back in vogue for 2017. For those who love the nostalgic feeling that comes with a traditional wedding cake, this is one trend you will definitely want to take advantage of. In particular, tall cakes lend visual interest to a dessert table and allow for creative artistry. Many brides are choosing hand painted or jeweled accents to express their unique personality. Even if you don’t want to adorn your wedding cake with a bunch of decoration, it’s helpful to know your vision of tiers and tiers of buttercream will be right on trend in the coming year.