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11 Winter Wonderland Wedding Ideas That Are Pure Magic

You don’t need to bring in the entire enchanted forest, just some strategically placed branches (and candles, galore).
12/13/2017 01:18pm ET | Updated December 13, 2017

You know what all of your 153 guests need? The chance to be transported from the bleak midwinter to a mesmerizing winter wonderland, that’s what. And while, sure, an open bar doesn’t hurt, either, we’ve found 11 ways to make the cold-weather charm give your guests the shivers.

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1. White flowering branches

You don’t need to bring in the entire enchanted forest, just some strategically placed branches (and candles, galore).

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2. Greenery and string lights

The holiday season may be over, but string lights are forever. (If you want to recycle more of your Christmas decorations, use them thoughtfully.)

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3. A giant wreath backdrop

Another element carried over from the holidays, but this time it looks totally different when it’s ten times the size — and has a cool, minimalist vibe.

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4. Fairy lights in a jar

Because a winter wonderland needs some magic, right?

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5. Messy braids with delicate hair pieces

And it needs its Ice Queen.

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6. Sparkly bridesmaids in faux fur

There’s power in numbers: What your ’maids wear can elevate the whole room — especially with something that twinkles.

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7. Flower girls in faux fur

Everything’s cuter in miniature form.

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8. A hot chocolate bar

So your guests can get extra cozy.

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9. His & her wool blankets

The one thing you’ll most definitely use after the wedding.

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10. Blanket favors

OK, let your guests in on the hygge, too.

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11. A gorgeous snowfall exit

Don’t leave anything to chance. Get yourself a snow machine.

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