If you are considering an Asian-inspired theme for your wedding, a cherry blossom wedding is a wonderful choice; soft delicate pinks and elegant whites accented by deeper shades of red and pink make this an idea choice for a spring event. Symbolizing beauty, fertility and transition, these beautiful flowers offer a bride a wide variety of decorative possibilities. Start planning your cherry blossom wedding with simple ideas that incorporate the cherry blossom theme into all aspects of your big day, from invitations to wedding favours.

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- Cherry blossom wedding colours
The delicate petals of the cherry blossom range in colour from very light to dark pink; they can oftentimes be seen in shades of white or pale yellow. The colour palette that you select for your cherry blossom wedding can be represented by multiple shades of pink, and accented with brown to represent the branches, or green to represent leaves; consider adding soft yellows or a contrasting white as a secondary accent colour. Once you have selected the colours that will be representative of your unique style, you can start planning your cherry blossom wedding!

- Selecting invitations. The wedding invitations that you select can incorporate your cherry blossom wedding theme as subtly or as strongly, dependent on your unique style. You can simply choose paper for your invitations that is representative of your colour palette, or have delicate cherry blossoms decorating the border of the invitations. Consider using a tissue paper overlay with a cherry blossom image on your invitations; your beautiful invitations will be your guests' introduction to your cherry blossom wedding theme.

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- Bridal party attire.
Your bridal party can be elegantly dressed for your cherry blossom wedding by means of adding simple accents to their attire using cherry blossoms. Bridesmaids could have cherry blossoms in their hair, or have silk cherry blossoms sewn onto their dresses as a beautiful decorative touch. Groomsmen could wear a cherry blossom in the lapel of their suit. The bride and groom should have extra touches to their attire by making use of cherry blossoms on the wedding gown, in the bride's hair, and in the groom's lapel as well. Keep the cherry blossom wedding theme going through the ceremony by having a flower girl throw cherry blossom petals.

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- Decorating ideas.
The ceremony and the reception party should both be decorated in your cherry blossom wedding theme to ensure the continuity of your theme. At the ceremony, use cherry blossoms as elegant touches to decorate the aisles and altar. At the reception, small cherry blossom trees make gorgeous centerpieces. Beautiful Japanese lanterns decorated with images of cherry blossoms will add to the elegant ambience of your cherry blossom wedding. Tables could be set with things that incorporate the theme colours; for example, pink napkins with an imprint of a cherry blossom or napkin rings with decorative cherry blossoms printed on them.
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- Cherry blossom wedding favours.
Your choice in wedding favours should reflect your cherry blossom wedding theme as well as your individual style. A cherry blossom design can be added to wedding favour boxes or bags. Or, consider plantable wedding favours that contain flower seeds. For an Asian influenced favour that fits in with your cherry blossom theme, consider fans that are printed with a cherry blossom design for a beautiful and perfect choice.

A beautiful cherry blossom wedding will impress your guests and provide an elegant Asian flair to your wedding day. A simple, understated and yet incredibly striking choice for a wedding, the cherry blossom and all that it symbolizes is sure to make your big day as magical as you have been dreaming of!


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