Planning a theme wedding is exciting. Wedding themes are revelations of your tastes and preferences, in line with the basic tenet of marriage sentiments. A red and green theme wedding can give exemplary dimensions to the wedding, depicting a bold and vivacious appeal. Perfect for the winter season, this style theme can be apt for other seasons as well. Red is a symbol of passionate love, which is central to any wedding. It is the warmest of all colors, and represents energy and enthusiasm. To balance the passionate red, green is a perfect complement. Being a depiction of fertility and life, it symbolizes self-respect and well being. Blending red and green can produce some of the finest of the combination for a lively wedding ceremony.
A color themed wedding is high on popularity. Combining colors is easy and can give unique appeal to your wedding itineraries. Right from the tablecloths, centerpieces to the wedding cake, there are ample choices wherein you can execute the color scheme. Combining the red and green colors with a balance can brighten the wedding décor.
The wedding invitation is your first formal impression of the ceremony, a harbinger. Being an expression of style, the wedding invitation can rightly set the tone for the ceremony. A red silk draped invitation box is an evergreen choice. An invitation card having an Icy Red, a Dove Design Red or French Peony Red style are to name some options. You can add your personal touch to illuminate the effect.
Green color is also a depiction of being Eco-conscious. For couples engaged in nature-based careers, this color is the suited one. There are several styles and patterns of invitations to choose from. Choices include Floral String Green, Blue Green Waves Pocket, Formal Vines on green and the Ochre Damask Green. A green wedding invitation can be reflective of your tropical theme wedding. For a simple and down to earth wedding, mossy green wedding invitation is a good choice. For a modern and trendy invitation, neon green on the invitation serves. If you are planning a graceful and classic wedding, hunter green wedding invitation can serve.
A glamorous setting can be achieved with red and green colors, producing a dynamic wedding theme. These colors find application in diverse elements like flower arrangement, vases, centerpiece, candles and many other decorative elements.
Flowers are abundant in the wedding venue, providing a suitable platform to exhibit a sophisticated and rich surrounding. When arranging flowers, greenery can be used to complete the look. The green color gives a complete and fuller appeal. Seasonal plants and vegetation, fruits and branches are good options. They provide a fresh and clean effect. Thematic flowers giving a lavish look can adorn the décor, with added sparkles.
Red color is a striking and bold style statement on the wedding. A red rose corsage for the bride can highlight the wedding theme. The bride can also carry a bouquet of red roses having a green decoration. The wedding’s red and green theme can also reflect in the groom’s ensemble by a single green cymbidium tied with a red ribbon.
Each of the bridesmaids can wear green dresses. The neckline and belt can have beads and crystals. The male guests can be given green flowers tied with a red ribbon (or alternately), serving as the boutonnières. The flower girls’ dresses can have green color with red details.
Wedding shoes and accessories
Shoes and accessories complete the look. The bride can have green shoes accented with green crystal-encrusted brooches.
If the groom wants casual suits, his footwear should be determined by the location. For a beach wedding, smart pair of sandals goes well. For semi formal suits, a dress shoe giving a polished finish is a safe option. For formal suits/classic tuxedo style, full dress shoe (darker shades to match the formality of the event) is a preferred option.
The guests’ tables can be decorated using escort cards attached to damask-bordered aqua boxes. The boxes can have cashew nuts (or any other thing according to your liking). Customized candies can also be wrapped inside the escort cards. These can be both place cards and souvenirs. Green apples can also be used as place card holders. Pens decorated with red or green ribbons may be placed for guests to write their wishes for the couple. Another option is to have a wishing wall featuring green or red color.
Wedding food and drinks
A theme wedding cake can be made tempting. Flowers and gemstones can be used as decorations, with red and green colors used appropriately. Red or green satin ribbon can surround each layer of the cake. Hand-painting, piping and delicate flowers can be amalgamated to give a customized look.
Including a red cocktail on the menu goes well with the theme. Another idea is to have a nice bowl containing fresh red strawberries, filled with champagne. Making customized fruit juices (red or green in color) is not a comprehensive task, which the planner can easily accomplish. A salad having generous blend of red tomatoes or red cabbage can also be served. Red vanilla pudding with cherries can be also serve a tempting dessert.
Wedding favors can be anything out of your imagination which suits the theme. You may have small green champagne bottles with personalized labels. Chocolates decorated with red and green packing materials can be used. A memorable gift can be a in the form of a personalized frame containing the images of your guests ( clicked as they arrive in the wedding). Digital images can be effortlessly produced to fit in the frames. These frames can have a red and green border/frame.
An image of the couple is also a perfect gift for the guests.