wedding decor that’s over-the-top (in a good way)
12 inspired ideas for an extravagant fete.
Published Sep 10, 2015 5:00 AM
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As far as wedding venues go, this one pretty much takes the cake. With sprawling gardens to house the ceremony and a stunning chateau that doubles as the backdrop, we can’t think of a better spot for swapping I dos.
As if the trip down the aisle wasn’t memorable enough, why not add in a flood of florals to generously lead the way to the top.
step up splendor
The best way to dress up an outdated space? A pin-worthy compilation of fresh garden roses and elegant votives just might do the trick.
If there’s ever a must-have photo opp at a wedding, the post-ceremony trip down the aisle definitely ranks high up on the list. Make the most of the moment with a bold arch of fresh lavenders and wisteria, for a backdrop that just might be as memorable as the moment itself.
Elevate the standard place card table by opting for an assortment of rosy proteas and strips of driftwood, to create a rustic setting that captures the eye.
the high light
Nothing makes a statement quite like oversized chandeliers, hanging in the midst of bright greens in an equally elegant locale.
center of attention
When your table runner doubles as a centerpiece – and consequently as the focal point of the reception – we’re thinking, the bigger, the better. This cascading cluster of blush-toned dahlias lend a feminine touch to the rustic decor, evoking a touch of charm.
Consider this your not-so-standard photo booth backdrop. Blank walls and cliche props have had their moment, and we’re all for updating the mandatory wedding step-and-repeat with a fearless cluster of vibrant greens.
You can never go wrong with enough lighting, especially when your big day entails a night under the stars. We’re loving this ultra chic setup, where an assortment of paper lanterns and free-falling wisteria complement the dramatic flair of the romantic decor.
cakes on deck
When a 10-tier cake just isn’t enough by itself, consider an ornate alter of bold florals to seal the deal.
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This extravagant setting (complete with mirrored tables and matching chairs) effortlessly complements the old-world aesthetic of the understated color palette and lavish decor. Brass candelabras and an overhead installation of plated sculptures lend the perfect finishing touches.
Over-the-top doesn’t always mean you have to break the bank. This budget-friendly DIY (that’s just about as dreamy as a backdrop can get) makes for the ideal setting for photos and toasts.
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