DITCH: Rustic weddings

Don't get us wrong, rustic barn-style weddings are quaint and filled with charm, but burlap runners, mason jars and the like are definitely a tad overdone. 

KEEP: Woodland themes

Veer your rustic theme towards a more woodsy aesthetic instead - think 'overgrown'

 arrangements and bouquets, plenty of foliage and gold accents to luxe it up.

 

 

DITCH: Gatsby glamour 

We all love the glitz and glitter of the roaring twenties, but like the barnyard weddings, vintage glamour has been done to death. So unless you've had your heart set on channeling Daisy Buchanan for your nuptials (hey, it's your special day, after all), we'd say to give it a miss.

KEEP: Something old, something new

Keep the shine, but freshen up vintage elements by interspersing them with modern ones, like Art Deco elements mixed with contemporary gold-rimmed glass chargers.

 

 

DITCH: The photo wall

Photo booths are a hit at weddings, or any event for that matter, and of course, you'll need a pretty backdrop - from flower walls to glittery garlands. But that's just it - they're pretty much everywhere. There, I said it. 

KEEP: 3D backdrops

Be it a Cinderella-esque carriage, a life-sized paper pavilion, or a crescent-shaped backdrop, these creative alternatives are sure to get your guests in a snap-happy mood, and instantly give a themed celebration extra wow. 

See also: THESE DISNEY-INSPIRED WEDDING RINGS ARE A BRIDE'S DREAM COME TRUE

 

 

DITCH: Watercolour wedding cakes

We fell in love with watercolour cakes when the trend first hit, for that ultra-pretty and effortless look. But unfortunately, these pretty washes of colour are becoming a little washed out.

KEEP: Painterly confections 

Watercolour might be on its way out, but there are other art-influenced trends that have been steadily gaining popularity- the acrylic-painted cake that's a more textured version of the former, and more elaborate ones like this Impressionist Monet-inspired stunner. 

 

 

All in the honor of Claude Monet. #ourheadbakertotallykilledthis #winifredkristecake #art #claudemonet #edibleart

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See also: 8 COOL WEDDING VENUES MORE AFFORDABLE THAN A HOTEL WEDDING

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