Irish Theme Weddings

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IRISH THEME WEDDINGS

Irish wedding themes have become more and more popular in recent years. Below are some ideas on how to create an Irish Themed Wedding:


Photo Courtesy of Tamara’s
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ATTIRE
– Wedding gown with irish lace
– A mantilla made of irish lace
– A wedding veil with a Celtic Knot detail
– Flower girl wearing a flower wreath with trailing green and white ribbons
– Carry a hankerchief made of old Irish linen

CAKE
– A decorated cake (such as shown in the above picture)

CENTERPIECES
– Clover bunches in flowerpots
– Buy or make a black pot and fill with gold foil chocolate coins.

COLORS
Here are some suggestions on wedding colors:
– Some shade of green
– Gold
– Celadon
– Champange
– Blue (the color is symbolic for good luck for the Irish and was once Ireland’s national color)

FAVORS
– Gold foil covered chocolate coins.
– Small terra cotta pots filled with wildflower seeds (decorate pots with shamrocks and rainbows)

MUSIC
– Dance to an Irish Jig during the reception!

OTHER IDEAS
– Exchange Claddagh rings. On the Claddagh, the hands mean friendship, the crown means loyalty, and the heart means love
– Irish tradition calls for the bride to carry a horseshoe down the aisle for good luck. Many Irish store sell small horseshoe pins for this purpose.