Today’s blog post was written by nationally recognized event consultant, Sonia Sharma. Sonia has put together the hot trends popping up for Spring 2011 and how to recreate them at your own event.
Trend Alert: Citrus for Spring
Spring is in full swing and love is in the air! Flowers are in bloom and trees are abundant with fruit. This seasons wedding decor reflects the bounty of nature with lemons, limes, mint springs and herbs. Many brides are going to have their ceremony and cocktail hour outdoors and will use natural elements in their decor. Lemons, limes and kumquats are great to have on cocktail tables, at your bar and in floral arrangements. Vintage colored glass or white glass containers look great with fruit and flowers at a Spring wedding. Wooden tables, benches and chairs also add a natural element to the overall look and can make any Spring wedding look chic and earthy at the same time. Planted herbs can be used as place card holders and table numbers as a for an organic feel that goes perfectly with citrus. You can also incorporate citrus in your signature drink with mojitos, lemon drop martinis and strawberry lemonade. If you are in love with the bright orange, yellow and greens of this season you should take a chance on some vibrant shoes to go with your dress as well. This season is all about the citrus fruits and there are so many ways to incorporate them into your Spring wedding.
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