Friday, November 23, 2012

Be Thankful

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What greater wedding inspiration than Thanksgiving, a time to be thankful for love, family and friends? There are certainly pros and cons to planning a wedding around Thanksgiving weekend. If you are hesitant about the timing, consider planning a Thanksgiving-inspired Autumn wedding in October or November.

A traditional color scheme would include reds, oranges, yellows and browns. There are plenty of different options for bridesmaid dresses and groomsmen attire, but keep in mind that no matter what you choose, the leaves outside will be a gorgeous backdrop for portraits of the wedding party.

When planning a Thanksgiving wedding, consider festive decorations of pumpkins, leaves, acorns and even cinnamon sticks. The table decor can be as creative and as festive as you wish. Pumpkins can be painted and decorated in various ways (gold is an elegant option) and baby corn can be incorporated into the place settings for a unique touch.

The traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, stuffing and cranberries should, of course. be considered for this wedding theme. Pie instead of cake is definitely an option, and don’t forget that you can get creative with the design of the crust on top! Warm apple cider and cranberry cocktails would be a delicious addition to this reception as well.

A great idea for the guestbook is a thumbprint tree that each guest signs with their thumbprint. Our Elegant Autumn Fall-Leaf Favor Boxes are a perfect fit for this theme. Your guests will love the leaf detail and whatever gift you decide to put inside!

Whether planning a wedding around Thanksgiving weekend or a Thanksgiving-inspired Autumn wedding, this theme will be sure to be capture all of the love that brought you and your groom together. Plus, you can reuse the decorations for future Thanksgiving dinners!  

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