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21 Gorgeous Ways to Incorporate Gold Into Your Wedding Décor

While some brides go all out with gold glitter table linens, others choose to use the gilded color as an accent on ivory wedding cakes or calligraphy on escort cards. No matter how much of a bullion tone you desire for your own celebration, there are plenty of ways to add golden glamour to suit your individual style on your big day.
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From rustic outdoor celebrations to opulent ballroom affairs, we're seeing more and more weddings that incorporate the color gold into various décor elements. The glitzy metallic hue can be showcased in polished, matte, or glitter forms, allowing the royal shade to translate beautifully to a range of bridal styles and wedding events. While some brides go all out with gold glitter table linens, others choose to use the gilded color as an accent on ivory wedding cakes or calligraphy on escort cards. No matter how much of a bullion tone you desire for your own celebration, there are plenty of ways to add golden glamour to suit your individual style on your big day.

We've browsed hundreds of real weddings to find 21 unique ways to incorporate gold into wedding-party attire, invitations, ceremony décor, paper goods, floral designs, reception decorations, cocktail accessories, wedding favors, and your wedding cake! See the ideas below, and let us know which element(s) of your wedding will go for the gold!

1. Flower Girl Attire
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Photo by Jose Villa Photography

2. Bouquets
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Photo by Elizabeth Messina; Floral design by Bob Gail Special Events

3. Wedding Dress
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Photo by Elizabeth Messina; Gown by Monique Lhuillier

4. Shoes
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Photo by Michael Carr Photography

5. Bridesmaid Attire
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Photo by Marc Royce Photography

6. Invitation
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Photo by Christian Oth Studio

7. Aisle Runner
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Photo by Kimberly Jarman Photography; Aisle runner by The Original Runner Company

8. Name Cards
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Photo by Vue Photography

9. Escort Card Display
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Photo by Kristen Weaver Photography

10. Charger Plate
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Photo by KT Merry Photography

11. Chairs & Centerpieces
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Photo by Aaron Delesie Photographer; Consulting by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants

12. Candles & Glassware
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Photo by Elisabeth Millay Photography; Consulting by DFW Events

13. Linens
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Photo by Donna von Bruening Photographers

14. Table Cards
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Photo by J. Cogliandro Photography

15. Place Mats
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Photo by EDLT Photo

16. Table Numbers
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Photo by Andi Diamond Photography

17. Signage
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Photo by EDLT Photo

18. Straws
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Photo by James Christianson

19. Coasters
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Photo by 6 of Four Photography

20. Favors
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Photo by Justin Marantz

21. Wedding Cake
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Photo by Katelyn James Photography

If you're considering adding gold to your wedding color palette, we encourage you to discover these wedding events that featured the gilt hue beautifully. Plus, follow us on Pinterest for further inspiration!