36 Awesome Cranberry Ideas For Winter Weddings

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We all got used to traditional decor for winter weddings: fir branches, pinecones, wood slices, ornaments, antlers and moss help to create a cool mood and remind of holidays. But what if you need something more original and bold for your winter nuptials? For a fresh spin on traditional décor, it’s time to consider cranberries. These festive berries have a rich color that perfectly embodies the season and will look great as an accent and of course taste amazingly. Of course, you can take some other type of red berries like holly ones, which also remind of the holidays. Cranberries fit rustic, woodland, backyard and just modern festive weddings – they always add a cozy touch.

How can you use cranberries for a wedding? The first thing that comes to your mind is food and drinks – yes, these are tasty ideas, suitable not only for the winter but also for the fall. But you can also use them for décor, flower arrangements and even bridal crowns, let’s see how.

Décor

Cranberries are the best thing to create a simple winter centerpiece: fill a vase or a jar with cranberries and water and put a floating candle atop – voila! You can also add holly leaves, fir branches and other winter stuff with cranberries. One more idea is a floral arrangement in a glass vase and cranberries inside it – what may be more simple and elegant? You can also fill trays with cranberries to hold escort cards and give bottles with cranberries as favors, it will save your budget.

tall vases filled with cranberries and topped with floating candles

tall vases filled with cranberries and topped with floating candles

mason jars filled with water, dumped fresh cranberries and Dusty Miller

mason jars filled with water, dumped fresh cranberries and Dusty Miller

winter wedidng centerpiece with a floating candle, fir branches and cranberries

winter wedidng centerpiece with a floating candle, fir branches and cranberries

white rose arrangement and a vase filled with cranberries

white rose arrangement and a vase filled with cranberries

golden trays filled with cranberries to hold the escort cards

golden trays filled with cranberries to hold the escort cards

glass with a floating candle, fir branches and cranberries

glass with a floating candle, fir branches and cranberries

glass with cranberries and a floating candle is a simple centerpiece

glass with cranberries and a floating candle is a simple centerpiece

cranberry with lime in bottles wedding favors

cranberry with lime in bottles wedding favors

candle lantern with cranberries

candle lantern with cranberries

salt, cranberries and fir for decorating the table

salt, cranberries and fir for decorating the table

red flowers and cranberries in the vase to rock

red flowers and cranberries in the vase to rock

Bouquets

Add cranberries to your winter bouquet to make it special and a bit rustic – this is gorgeous idea and a fresh take on a traditional bouquet. You can also decorate your bouquet wrap with berries but be careful not to spoil your dress. You can also incorporate them into your bridal crown, they look good with fir brnahces and any flowers.

creative bouquet with pinecones and cranberries

creative bouquet with pinecones and cranberries

decorate your bouquet wrap with cranberries

decorate your bouquet wrap with cranberries

ivory roses, thistle and cranberries for an oirignal bouquet

ivory roses, thistle and cranberries for an oirignal bouquet

a rustic wintry bouquet with cranberry accents

a rustic wintry bouquet with cranberry accents

winter wedding bouquet of rich red berries and a touch of faux fur

winter wedding bouquet of rich red berries and a touch of faux fur

add cranberries to your bridal crown for a rustic touch

add cranberries to your bridal crown for a rustic touch

white flowers and cranberries are a simple yet chic combo for a winter bouquet

white flowers and cranberries are a simple yet chic combo for a winter bouquet

Food

Candied cranberries are a cool and tasty wedding snack, and you can also pair them with pastry and cheese for a delicious appetizer. Choose cranberry cake and cupcakes, decorate and top them with fresh or sugared cranberries. If you use cranberries, branches and pinecones for cake décor, you’ll get a cool rustic piece, it will be not only tasty but also picture-perfect.

cranberry cupcakes for a winter wedding

cranberry cupcakes for a winter wedding

candied cranberries, cheese and pastry for a winter wedding appetizer

candied cranberries, cheese and pastry for a winter wedding appetizer

cranberries in vintage silver mugs for decor and as food

cranberries in vintage silver mugs for decor and as food

cranberry topped wedding cake

cranberry topped wedding cake

gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting and candied cranberries is a perfect piece for a holiday wedding

gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting and candied cranberries is a perfect piece for a holiday wedding

modern cake with sugared cranberries and fir

modern cake with sugared cranberries and fir

one-layer cake topped with fresh cranberries

one-layer cake topped with fresh cranberries

one-tier wedding cake decorated with fir and cranberries

one-tier wedding cake decorated with fir and cranberries

slightly covered wedding cake topper with cranberries for a rustic wedding

slightly covered wedding cake topper with cranberries for a rustic wedding

white cake decorated with pinecones, cranberries and branches

white cake decorated with pinecones, cranberries and branches

yummy sugared cranberries are a perfect winter wedding snack

yummy sugared cranberries are a perfect winter wedding snack

Drinks

Choose cranberry drinks and cocktails as signature ones for your winter nuptials: cranberry margarita, martini, champagne, sangria, mules and so on. You can also add drink stirrers with cranberries to usual drinks like champagne.

champagne with cranberries as a cocktail for your bar

champagne with cranberries as a cocktail for your bar

cranberry and rosemary mules as a signature cocktail

cranberry and rosemary mules as a signature cocktail

cranberry apple cider sangria

cranberry apple cider sangria

cranberry bourbon fizz

cranberry bourbon fizz

cranberry margarita for your cocktail bar

cranberry margarita for your cocktail bar

cranberry sangria for fall and winter weddings

cranberry sangria for fall and winter weddings

hot chocolate with orange and cranberries

hot chocolate with orange and cranberries

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