Love Glitter? Then you’ll adore reading through our tips for incorporating sparkle into your big day. Glitter has been a major wedding trend this year and it’s no wonder why, when you can easily add a little shimmer to every wedding theme from rustic to black tie – glitter can work for all! Your special day is sure to twinkle with our collection of glitter wedding inspiration and ideas.
Edible glitter anyone? Yes you read right, treat your guests to an array of sparkly, mouth-watering delicacies. If you’re having a dessert table glitter cake pops, cupcakes, cookies and macaroons are a must! Perhaps add some drama to your day with a tiered glitter wedding cake. Whether you’re styling using gold or silver, glitter can easily be added to accent tiers on your cake for a refined pop of sparkle. If you do opt to add glitter to your dessert table be sure to only add it to a select few treats and leave the others plain, this way the glitter will provide a nice surprise without being overdone.
Create a mesmerising and memorable wedding style by incorporating glitter into your wedding reception decorations. For guaranteed wow factor use glitter table cloths for your wedding tables. You can alternate tables so the glitter isn’t as harsh or simply have strips of glitter fabric for your table runners instead. Another clever alternative to keep things subtle is to only use the glitter table cloths for tall tables during cocktail hour. This will provide a nice introduction to the reception festivities after the more formal tone of the ceremony.
DIY wedding decorations are a fantastic way to add shine to your big day style, a simple DIY that even the least crafty of brides can pull off is to invest in a little glitter paint. The paint can then be used to make eye catching signs that can be placed throughout your ceremony and reception. Glitter letters and numbers can also be used as wedding table decoration. The numbers can be used as stand in table number cards, while the letters can be used to make creative free standing signs including your initials, the words ‘I do’, ‘We do’, ‘Best Day Ever’ or ‘love’ are all popular options. For the DIY savvy bride glitter dipped vases and light bulbs add unique touches to any wedding venue. The vases can provide a hint of gleam on your table scapes while light bulbs can strung between trees. Another clever and subtle way to add glitter to your décor can also be through the use of glitter detailed wedding stationery, unique cake toppers and cocktail stirrer’s or straws with glitter flag of heart details.
Glitter confetti scattered on the tables is another enchanting way to add sparkle to your tables without overdoing it. The glitter confetti can also be supplied to guests and used for a spectacular send off!
To make a real sparkling impact on your wedding day, consider incorporating glitter into your bridal style. Shimmering wedding dresses have been making their way down the runways and featuring in designer collections for some time now, so brides will be able to find a range of gowns from subtle hints of shine to glistening gowns that draw the eye. Glittering gold dresses in particular are having a major moment in wedding fashion and perfect for a modern bride. If however you prefer a classic bridal style perhaps opting for sparkly wedding shoes will be more up your alley. Embellished shoes can add fun to your look while still remaining elegant and traditionally bridal. Brides can also select a dazzling headpiece or shimmery veil to provide striking sparkle to their look.
Sparkly bridesmaid dresses are another fun option for daring brides obsessed with glitter. There are a range of sparkly bridesmaid dresses that will flatter all figures. A popular wedding trend of the moment is to have mismatched sparkly bridesmaid dresses. The glittery designs come in a range of hues including gold, silver, grey and even blush.
Your bouquet need not be left dull either, glitter obsessed brides can spruce up their flowers with a stunning glitter ribbon wrapped around the handle of the bouquet. This provides a fun and romantic hint of sparkle that your guests are sure to love and appreciate the detail you’ve gone to.
As a general rule it is wise to only select a few areas of your wedding to add a sparkly touch, this way you avoid running the risk of overdoing it! In terms of glitter it can often be a fine line between an elegant affair and one that is slightly tacky.