Every year, wedding trends seem to be getting bigger and bolder with dazzling new colors schemes and unique themes. However, more and more happy couples are choosing to add a surprising flair to their wedding motifs – edible decorations. Although this may sound odd, with some ingenuity and artistic skill is surprisingly easy to turn candy, desserts, and even fruit into eye-catching wedding art and accessories. These tasty decorations are easy to customize and tweak to match any wedding color palette or theme. They’re just the thing for an unforgettable wedding experience for both you and your guests.
If you’re looking for a creative backdrop for your wedding’s bar, photo booth, cake table, or even guest book, consider choosing a tasty alternative. In 2016, donut walls became a national wedding trend as pictures and ideas began flooding social media. Paint a basic pegboard and add some matching decorations such as flowers, ribbon or a cute sign. Hang an assortment of decorated donuts on the board. Although it sounds simple, this edible backdrop is an jaw-dropping and beautiful way to catch your guests’ interest. Decorate the donuts to match your wedding theme or invest in a professional bakery for charming and tasty guest favors.
Cupcake and Cake Pop Bouquets
For brides eager to try unconventional wedding bouquet, cupcake bouquets are just as pretty and elegant. These pastry flowers are also great for table arrangements and other floral decorations. Cake pops are slightly more informal but still very pretty when decorated to match your wedding theme. Some of the best designs come from professional cake decorators, but many online tutorials also offer easy how-to tips for brides that wish to create their own edible flowers.
Although sugar is taboo when it comes to our own health, it’s extremely useful for amazing and elegant art. Around the world, professional cake decorators and artists have used this baking staple in mind-blowing art displays and cake decorations. By following a basic spun sugar recipe, it’s relatively easy to create smaller-level sugar decorations such as spun sugar strands, ribbons, and even small bubbles. These delicate sweet creations are great for table decorations and place settings. Larger creations are great for embellishing your wedding cake. Consider looking for a professional sugar artists if you wish to use more intricate sugar art in your wedding’s motif.
Summer weddings are great for luau-themed weddings and tropical paradise decorations. Add natural beauty and sweetness to your summer decorations by using fruit to create colorful and bold table centerpieces and displays. Strawberry roses and kiwi lotuses are perfect for adding color to each guest’s place setting. Larger fruit arrangements take a little time and practice to make, but the end results are always well-worth the effort. Melons, grapes, apples, and nearly every other fruit are perfect ingredients for unique, personalized fruit arrangements.
Candy Jewels and Gems
For more subtle and elegant decorations, add sparkling gems and jewels into your wedding’s theme. The delicate shine captures the earth’s natural beauty and gives your wedding a magical, rich atmosphere. Unlike costly, real gems, homemade, edible jewels are easy to create in a variety of sizes, styles, and colors. These gleaming precious stones are perfect for adding unique elegance to your wedding cake. Candy gems are also an easy way to add a shimmering layer of beauty to any table at your wedding’s venue. As a sweet and memorable guest favor, continue your gem theme by sending edible agate slices home with your guests in personalized gift baggies or boxes.
Although these beautiful and tasty decorations are far from traditional wedding options, they’re the perfect way to add a unique atmosphere to your wedding, regardless of color palette and theme. With a little research and planning, it’s easy to create edible and eye-catching wedding accessories perfect for your special day.