In times gone by it wasn’t uncommon for young couples to consult the Tarot as to what month of the year according to the stars would be their best time to wed, this would depend on what time of year their sun or moon sign was inline with Venus the goddess of love, which I would take as a positive sign, and so on. Personally I would like to think that the longevity of a marriage would depend on the love of you and your partner and not on the date you get married.
These days the factors that make us decide differ a little. Each season brings its own style and flavor to a wedding. The time of year you choose to get married will indeed affect the style and economics of the wedding in many ways including location of the reception, honeymoon destinations, wedding theme and price. Whatever type of wedding you desire there will be a season to suit you.
An autumn wedding brings to mind golden and copper themes through the materials and the flowers. Flowers this year are earthy yet wealthy. Take bold colours in purples russets, yellowish and reds. Put in a natural twist with dark leafy wooden and foliages containers. If you select flowers that are in time of year this provides down the cost just a little.
Seasonal fruits that you could include about the menu are Pears and Apples; these are in time of year all full all year round. Each one of these factors combined provides a good autumn breeze fully day. That August is fairly popular for weddings bear in mind, if the reception has been had by you in a hotel publication well in advance. The weather is outstanding if you are thinking of honeymooning in Europe also. Stay away from south East Asia because these are encountering their monsoon seasons although.
The wintertime wonderland wedding, an extremely romantic setting of Burning up log fires, mulled wine receptions and Xmas card settings. This might be an inside wedding defiantly, probably in a Hotel or castle adorned with rich reds and golden glowing candles.
A December wedding may be beneficial as the marriage reception price is dropped in many hotels in the first few days after Christmas. The holiday spirit that is still lingering at this time will add to the atmosphere. Snowdrops, Tulips, Amaryllis, and White geisha include some of the winter blooms. Seasonal fruits to be enjoyed include winterberries, Apricots, Cherries and dates.
A New Years Eve wedding can be a good idea, ringing in the New Year with a festive and fun time for all involved. Honeymoon destinations for the winter months vary, you can opt for a skiing holiday with a romantic log cabin accommodation or maybe head for the sun kissed beached of Thailand. Keeping in mind flights are usually scarce and pricey around Christmas so book your honeymoon well in advance.
Spring / Summer sun will provide for beautiful garden weddings adorned with all of mother natures glory, a fabulous season for a wedding. The colors and flowers to choose from are in abundance from roses to the petals of the cherry blossom, the look of this season is relaxed and simple taking bold flowers and strong colors softening them with driftwood or delicate wisps of grass and raffia. Some of the fruits in season are Peaches, passion fruit, and Citrus fruits, and Quinces.
Freshly picked chocolate dipped strawberries would go down well with a champagne reception. A marquee would be a fantastic idea for this season allowing everyone to soak up the atmosphere, remember to include catering and furniture hire as part of the costs if you are watching the budget. The world is your oyster as far as honeymoons go but remember our summer is winter in most of the southern hemisphere including Australia.
Whatever your plans don’t stress yourself and take as much help from friends and family to make the big day one to remember for all. Booking your honeymoon online including accommodation and avoiding travel agents can save time and money.