Rustic Winter Wedding Soiree Series: Coffee + Spice!

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Think cozy ski lodge setting. Picture soft neutral tones of coffee and mocha, with fresh touches of white and pine green. Don’t you feel all warm and snuggly already? Such a wonderful scene for an intimate winter wedding! From the ceremony to the reception, your decorations can feature rustic yet elegant elements. While your wedding treats and signature cocktails can celebrate the sweet and spice-infused flavors of the season. We’d love to be invited to a wedding like this!

If colors could have flavors, then this is one delicious palette you can savor and treat your guests to! With these inspiring images as a guide, see how you can serve up these scrumptious colors in style.

Coffee and Spice Color Inspiration for an Intimate Winter Wedding

Coffee and Spice Color Inspiration for an Intimate Winter Wedding #winterweddings

For the wedding stationery

Set the rustic mood of the occasion, but with a contemporary flair. For your wedding invitations, for instance, choose a lovely mocha color printed with white text and a simple seasonal graphic. Continue this look in your ceremony programs, place cards, menu cards, and favor tags.

Speaking of cards, create a charming escort card display using miniature fir trees. Or hang the cards from a holly garland or tuck them into holiday wreaths mounted at the entryway.

For the florals

Play up the organic textures of winter with woodsy elements and evergreen foliage in the bouquets for both bride and bridesmaids. Consider balsa wood flowers, pods, ivy, eucalyptus, pine cones, berries, and dusty miller leaves.

Then, echo these in table centerpieces that have that “just gathered from the forest” look. For vases, you may use wooden logs or baskets, then surround these with antique candelabra as an elegant contrast.

And don’t forget the bride and groom chair signs that you can adorn with garlands of ivy or holly, and large ribbon bows.

For the treats, drinks and favors

Here is where you can really revel in the season’s sentimental favorites! In place of a traditional wedding cake, why not an array of bundt cakes? Complement these with holiday pies, cookies and puddings “just like grandma used to make.”

For your couple’s signature drink, treat everyone to mugs or mason jars of pumpkin spice latte, apple cider, or dark hot chocolate—all within the color scheme, too!

And to send everyone off with more of that wintertime cheer, prepare delightful gingerbread box favors filled with chocolate truffles or other confections.

How can you not fall in love with this color scheme that’s good enough to eat? Plus so heartwarming as well?

If you missed our earlier Winter Wedding Soiree palettes, we’ve featured Red + Gold and Midnight Blue + Gold. Come take a look!

Image credits: Invitation – Inside Weddings / Bouquet – Brinton Studios / Pumpkin spice latte – Leaf / Bundt cakes – Meagan and Nate / Escort cards display – Melanie Benson Floral (Azzura Photography) / Tablescape – One Fab Day / Gingerbread box favors – / Chair signs – Nar Wall (etsy shop)

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