6 Elegant Wedding Trends

I have been busy reading wedding blogs, magazines, and following the top industry pros on Instagram and Pinterest looking for wedding ideas I’d love to see in Durango. Here are six trending styles I hope you’ll consider for your wedding!





1.  Layered Plant Entrances with Floral Lined Aisles and a Statement Tree

Mother Nature is the stage when you create an organic greenery-inspired entrance overflowing with potted flowers and plants leading to a majestic statement tree.


Wedding Trends | Layered Plant Entrances with Floral-lined Aisles and Statement Trees

Photo by Michelle Beller via Source   // Photo by Melia Lucida via Source


2. A Windy Entrance

We love this use of grass, ferns, and greenery to create a natural and organic yet defined aisle. All eyes are guaranteed to be on the bride with this entrance.

. A ceremony aisle of greenery in the Forest

Photo by Jose Villa, designed by Jenna Lam Events


3.  The Reception Reveal

Move all those potted plants from your ceremony entrance to the reception, then add in lots of candles and florals, and close the drapes. Your guests will spend the cocktail hour wondering what’s behind the curtains. As an added bonus, this gives your photographer time to shoot all the pretty details inside the tent.

Tent entrances to wedding receptions

Photo by Michelle Beller via Source   // Photo by Katie Stoops via Source


4. Layered Table Decor

From the chair selection to the dinnerware to hanging chandeliers, creating layers adds dimension and interest to your reception. Mix high and low centerpieces on the tables with various heights of candles then add overhead florals layered with strings of lights, Edison bulbs, and more candles.


Wedding Trends | Layered Reception Tablescapes

Photo by Marie Sundan via Source   //  Photo by Greer Gattuso via Source


5. Grazing Tables

Move over boring cheese platters and passed Hors d’oeuvres. This Australia trend is all about the food and conversation. These beautifully styled tables are overflowing with foods meant for grazing: fresh fruits, veggies, breads, dips, sweets and more. Make sure you snap a pic before everyone digs in.


grazing tables at weddings

Via source



6. Floating Cake Displays

From floral swings to rustic arches, couples are finding creative ways to showcase their wedding cake.  It is after all, probably the most expensive dessert you’ve ever ordered so give it the spotlight it deserves.


Wedding Trends | Floating wedding cake displays

Photo by Michelle Beller via Source   //  Photo by Alexandra Vonk via Source


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