You’re getting married during the most wonderful time of the year! A winter wedding is such a magical experience, and offers so many possibilities when it comes to decorating. Will you go with rustic and cozy, or glittery and glam? Will you choose to include some Christmas vibes or go totally neutral with dark shades and tones? Luckily, there are plenty of winter wedding centerpiece ideas for every theme and every budget. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite ideas, so grab a warm cup of cocoa and get scrolling for some inspiration!
1. Red and Green Christmas-y Centerpieces
This seems like the most obvious choice, but ’tis the season! Choose red and green tones, including anything from Christmas ornaments to runners to plaid bows. Don’t forget to blend in some holiday-themed accents like cranberries, pomegranates, pine cones, and pine needles.
2. Moody Bouquet with Candlelight Centerpiece
Wintertime is all about coziness. Set the mood with a number of candles among a darker, moody color palette such as burgundy, deep purple, and even black. Match that with a dark bouquet and you’ll definitely achieve the intensely romantic vibe.
3. Woodsy Winter Centerpiece
What’s a winter wedding without a nod to the ? Consider adding wooden and antique decor, including bark, antlers, and anything that looks like it would belong in a cabin. Also use dark plants, like evergreens and moss. Of course, pine cones and berries are a nice addition, too.
4. Garland Centerpiece
Garland is popular for this time of year, so why not make it the star of your centerpiece? Customize your garland with pinecones and baubles for a festive look, or if you prefer something more elegant, add dainty metallic accents and tea lights.
5. Simplistic Centerpiece
A winter wedding doesn’t need to be extravagant if your tastes are more simple. You can have a more minimal tablescape with just a few festive items such as some leaves, pine cones, candles, and a few glittery accents laid out sparsely on the table, emanating a sparkly and festive vibe that’s not overdone.
6. Elegant Crisp White Centerpiece
What’s a winter wedding without a nod to the beautiful snow outdoors? For a formal event, you might want to consider sticking to an all-white color palette, including everything from the candles to the florals to any delicate accent you might want to add to the table. The sleek look is undeniably sophisticated and perfect for the season.
7. Boho and Jewel Tones Centerpiece
You can definitely still have the boho wedding of your dreams in winter. In the colder season, it’s a good idea to stick with rich jewel tones like emeralds, deep purples, navy, and burgundy, while leading with brass and vintage accents and candlesticks. Wildflowers, or any seasonal flower that is native to where you’re getting hitched, is also a great option.
8. Evergreen Centerpiece
Go totally green with your winter wedding centerpiece, focusing on different shades of green from emerald to hunter green to something a bit more lighter. Floral and/or plant arrangements can include anything from evergreen plants, pine cones, or even a silver-dollar eucalyptus arrangement. Consider adding metallic gold or silver accents to round out the elegant look.
9. Silver and Gold Centerpiece
If you’re looking for a more glam vibe for your winter wedding, you can’t go wrong with a silver and gold theme. From ornate baubles to sparkly decor to the candlestick holders, a wholly metallic look is both fabulous and festive.
10. Dark Candles and Deep Red Roses Centerpiece
For a simple yet romantic winter wedding centerpiece, you can’t go wrong with tons of tall dark-colored taper candles paired with small votive candles, alongside dark and moody red roses. It’s a warm and dramatic look that works perfectly for the season.
As you can see, there are so many creative possibilities when it comes to choosing a winter wedding centerpiece! So have fun and don’t be afraid to think outside of the box while preserving the comfort and joy of the season.