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Trend Spotting: Aztec-inspired Weddings for Summer!

Aztec-inspired weddings

Are you noticing a trend in weddings known as Aztec? It’s such an exciting and exotic blend of ancient Mexican patterns and symbols with modern colors and boho influences. Here, we present a slightly glam spin on the whole Aztec inspiration. You still see the vibrant turquoise, rose and copper tones, the wood, feathers and earthenware. But we show how these can be glitzed up to create a new “Aztec glam” style, perhaps?

Aztec-inspired Wedding Ideas for Summer!

 Aztec-inspired Weddings for Summer! Featured on the Weddinng Bistro on Bellenza.

Are you fascinated with this earthy, geometric motif but would rather keep it on the understated side? Then we suggest you focus on a few key elements.

The starting point, of course, will be your wedding invitations (4). Give guests a sneak peek of the ceremony and reception ambiance with an invite design featuring the warm colors and distinct patterns of Aztec art.

For your bridal ensemble, consider a maxi sheath dress with lacy crochet inserts, accessorized with copper and turquoise jewelry—finished with a unique Aztec-inspired ring (7). Your bouquet (2) could play up the traditional desert colors via blue and rust flowers, combined with feathers. Consider feather bouts and corsages (6) that are pinned to maps for a lovely DIY element, too!

Then, at the reception, have all eyes on your wedding cake (1)—decorated with Aztec symbols and accented with exotic touches like colorfully painted wood branches. And lay simple but striking runners of gold leaves (5) on each of the guest tables.

Finally, send guests off with mini cacti and succulents in hand-painted clay pots (3) as wedding favors. Charming keepsakes from your unique wedding!

So, could Aztec be the new “Art Deco” of the boho wedding trend? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Image credits:

1 – Wedding cake – by Sweet and Saucy Shop, via 100 Layer Cake

2 – Bouquet – via The Knot

3 – Hand-painted clay pots – from Anthropologie

4 – Invitation – design attributed to Erin Jang / The Indigo Bunting, via Aztec Empire

5 – Leaf table runner – from Craft Hunter

6 – Feather bouts and corsages – as seen on Arrow and Apple

7 – “Aztec Mirage” Beaded Band Ring – from Novica

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