12 Winter Wedding Ideas That Bring the Cozy on Your Big Day

Updated 01/04/18

The idea that wedding season solely comprises the months of May through August has long since been debunked. More and more couples are choosing to tie the knot in seasons besides summer—with fall and winter lending themselves to gorgeous seasonal décor and a certain romantic coziness.

If you’re planning your nuptials for December, January, or February, there’s a treasure trove of inspiring winter wedding ideas from bridal blog favorite 100 Layer Cake to peek at. From festive, wintery florals to seasonal elements to heartwarming cocktails that celebrate the season, these special details make sure your wedding is unique and unforgettable.

Keep clicking for inspiring winter wedding ideas to make your big day extra special.

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Let your creativity soar with festive place settings that bring a winter wonderland to life.

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Evergreen foliage can stand in for florals, while string lights make for a magical touch.

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Table assignments tied to a tree pay homage to the holidays while also providing a wonderful scent.

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Winter whites make a snowy wedding even more striking and memorable.

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Tartan blankets are a cozy, functional addition to outdoor receptions.

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Winter accessories make for unexpected décor details that play to the theme.

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A wedding cake topped with cranberries and cinnamon sticks is a beautifully minimalistic approach that ties into the season.

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Candles in glass lanterns are a lovely way to bring light into the reception space.

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Seasonal cocktails are a delicious way to ensure guests stay cozy throughout the festivities.

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Pine cones, seasonal florals, and foliage bring the right dose of color to a simple wedding cake.

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Create a cozy gathering area around a fireplace with beautiful florals and soft checkered blankets.

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Send guests off with tartan throws to keep them warm once the festivities are over.

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