The peacock, with its resplendent feathers, has long represented wealth and aristocracy. For some cultures it also symbolizes knowledge, kindness, patience and good fortune. Between its many meanings and beautiful display of colors, it is no wonder that a peacock wedding theme is quickly gaining popularity

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Set the Scene with your invitations: Invitations can feature any of the brilliant jewel tones that peacocks are so famous for: bright greens, teal or royal blue, purple and gold. They can the be adorned with a single feather. whether real or simply an image. Feathers can be found at craft stores as well as in bulk online.



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Bridal Accessories: Peacock bridal bouquets can consist of only feathers or they can be a combination of feathers and beautiful, brightly colored flowers. Take a feather to your florist and ask them what they would recommend based on your desires and color themes. Wrapping you and your bridesmaids peacock themed bouquets in sumptuous satin ribbons will also looked beautiful.

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There are also peacock feather hair fascinators that can be incorporated in your hair and make-up plans for your wedding day, as well as jewelry (earrings, bracelets, etc.)

The Wedding Reception: We recommend having a floral arrangement that includes peacock feathers on the place card table which is usually located just in front of the reception room. There are also several online options for peacock place cards including those with an actual peacock feather eye on it or just an image.

Peacock themed guest book and pen sets can also be found online. You can even have them custom created in your colors.

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To really make your tables shine, consider a satin table runner in one of the color that you have incorporated into your wedding decor. And an actual tablecloth made of peacock feathers display your wedding cake will be stunning; there are several online purveyors of these.

Candles, whether in bright peacock colors or actually shape like the bird, also look lovely at a reception.

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The Wedding Cake: Our favorite way to find inspirations for wedding cakes it to go to Google.com/Images and input "peacock wedding cake". You will be amazed and the large number and fabulous creation to be found there. Simply print out the ones you like and take them to your bakery to see if they can replicate it.

A wonderful addition or alternative to a traditional wedding cake is to serve cupcakes. Roll white frosted cupcakes in brilliant, shimmering decorative sugars in the colors you are emphasizing in your wedding. You can also wrap each baked cupcake in a peacock cupcake wrapper.

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Wedding Favors: There are many exceptional favors to choose from including personalized, glass peacock magnets which serve as lovely mementos for your special day. There are many edible favors that encompass this theme including decorated peacock shaped sugar cookies and chocolate dipped oreo or graham crackers that include edible image and text on them. Even chocolate peacock place cards (these do dual duty as place cards and favor). You can also purchase beautiful favor boxes and fill with your own sweet treats.

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