Planning a Christmas or Winter Wedding?

Article by Arricca Elin Sansone for CountryLiving

Slide 1 of 16: If you need a signature cocktail for your reception, this pretty rum drink accented with coconut milk and topped with pomegranate arils is the answer.See more at Half Baked Harvest.

  © Kristen Kilpatrick/ Half Baked Harvest

1) White Christmas Mojito

If you need a signature cocktail for your reception, this pretty rum drink accented with coconut milk and topped with pomegranate arils is the answer.

Slide 2 of 16: If there's anything more charming than this mini gingerbread house/place card, we don't know what it is! The tiny house doubles as a personalized favor that's totally edible! See more at Sugar and Charm.

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2) Gingerbread House Place Card

If there’s anything more charming than this mini gingerbread house/place card, we don’t know what it is! The tiny house doubles as a personalized favor that’s totally edible!

Slide 3 of 16: How perfect for a winter wedding! This darling pine cone fire starter is the ideal themed favor your guests will enjoy using to light their fireplaces or fire bowls at home.See more at Something Turquoise.

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3) Pine Cone Firestarter Favor

How perfect for a winter wedding! This darling pine cone fire starter is the ideal themed favor your guests will enjoy using to light their fireplaces or fire bowls at home.

Slide 4 of 16: Looking for a striking centerpiece for a small or rustic wedding? Snip off single flowers from a poinsettia plant, and place in decorative vases to line the center of the table. One plant yields lots of blooms, so you won't break the bank on your floral budget. See more at Julie Blanner.

 © Julie Blanner

4) Poinsettia Centerpieces

Looking for a striking centerpiece for a small or rustic wedding? Snip off single flowers from a poinsettia plant, and place in decorative vases to line the center of the table. One plant yields lots of blooms, so you won’t break the bank on your floral budget.

Slide 5 of 16: These adorable cookies would look delightful on the dessert table or wrapped in cellophane and given out as favors. See more at Studio DIY.

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5) Stencilled Macaroons

These adorable cookies would look delightful on the dessert table or wrapped in cellophane and given out as favors.

Slide 6 of 16: Dress up the tables at your barn wedding with greenery interspersed with these adorable Mason jars filled with cranberries and floating candles. It's inexpensive yet totally rustic chic! See more at A Pretty Life in the Suburbs.

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6) Floating Candles and Berries

Dress up the tables at your barn wedding with greenery interspersed with these adorable Mason jars filled with cranberries and floating candles. It’s inexpensive yet totally rustic chic!

Slide 7 of 16: These incredibly intricate, lovely wreath cookies look (almost) too pretty to eat! Send one home with each guest, or include them in your dessert buffet.See more at Honey & Lou Baking Co.

 © Honey & Lou Baking Co.

7) Wreath Cookie Favor

These incredibly intricate, lovely wreath cookies look (almost) too pretty to eat! Send one home with each guest, or include them in your dessert buffet.

Slide 8 of 16: Pine cones and preserved greenery make these seasonal boutonnieres stand out with their simple elegance. See more at Lot 450.

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8) Natural Boutoninieres

Pine cones and preserved greenery make these seasonal boutonnieres stand out with their simple elegance.

Slide 9 of 16: Use any cake recipe you like (or try ours!), then decorate with a forest of delicate frosting trees. Use this as your main cake for a small wedding or as the topper at a larger affair.Get the recipe.

 © Becky Luigart-Stayner

9) Pine Tree Cake Topper

Use any cake recipe you like (or try ours!), then decorate with a forest of delicate frosting trees. Use this as your main cake for a small wedding or as the topper at a larger affair.

Slide 10 of 16: This gorgeous, understated combination of ivory, pink and red roses and anemones, accented with seeded eucalyptus, would suit equally well as your bouquet or as a stunning centerpiece. See more at Julie Blanner.

 © Julie Blanner

10) Seasonal Bouquet

This gorgeous, understated combination of ivory, pink and red roses and anemones, accented with seeded eucalyptus, would suit equally well as your bouquet or as a stunning centerpiece.

Slide 11 of 16: Make this gorgeous gingerbread house your wedding cake, or use it to top a more traditional cake. Or simply use it to decorate your venue. It's guaranteed to add that one-of-a-kind Christmas-y touch for your special day. See more at Sugar and Charm.

 © Sugar and Charm

11) Gingerbread House Wedding Cake

Make this gorgeous gingerbread house your wedding cake, or use it to top a more traditional cake. Or simply use it to decorate your venue. It’s guaranteed to add that one-of-a-kind Christmas-y touch for your special day.

Slide 12 of 16: How cute is this for a rustic wedding favor your guests actually will use, er, devour! The DIY kit includes a tiny chocolate bar, graham crackers, and marshmallows. You even can personalize the candy bars with wraps in your wedding colors. See more at Mountain Modern Life.

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12) DIY S’mores Favors

How cute is this for a rustic wedding favor your guests actually will use, er, devour! The DIY kit includes a tiny chocolate bar, graham crackers, and marshmallows. You even can personalize the candy bars with wraps in your wedding colors.

Slide 13 of 16: These pretty and practical napkin roses are simple to fold, and they add a touch of elegance and a pop of color to a traditional place setting.  See more at StoneGable.

 © Yvonne@StoneGable

13) Napkin Rose

These pretty and practical napkin roses are simple to fold, and they add a touch of elegance and a pop of color to a traditional place setting.

Slide 14 of 16: A sprig of fresh greenery, a few berries, and a cinnamon stick are all you need to dress your place setting at a small informal event. You could attach a place card, too, for an inexpensive but classic seasonal accent. See more at Julie Blanner.

 © Julie Blanner

14) Seasonal Place Setting

A sprig of fresh greenery, a few berries, and a cinnamon stick are all you need to dress your place setting at a small informal event. You could attach a place card, too, for an inexpensive but classic seasonal accent.

Slide 15 of 16: These lovely clear vases show off gorgeous holly leaves and berries, and they're so simple to make! They work well anywhere you need a splash of color from centerpieces for the guests' seating areas to the buffet table. Mix and match vase shapes for extra style points.See more at 33 Shades of Green.

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15) Holly Vases

These lovely clear vases show off gorgeous holly leaves and berries, and they’re so simple to make! They work well anywhere you need a splash of color from centerpieces for the guests’ seating areas to the buffet table. Mix and match vase shapes for extra style points.

Slide 16 of 16: Dress up each place setting with these gorgeous cookies, which guests can enjoy or take home with them. See more at Honey & Lou Baking Co.

 © Honey & Lou Baking Co.

16) Elegant Place Setting Decor

Dress up each place setting with these gorgeous cookies, which guests can enjoy or take home with them.

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