WEDDING THEMES 2022 – Advice from Top Designers

There is nothing better than a wedding that is personal and reflects what is important to the couple—and themed weddings are an excellent way to add personal touches to a wedding and reception. Typically, couples and wedding planners use a theme to help pull together all the various elements of the wedding into a unified vision. So, let’s take a closer look at wedding themes, ideas, and colors for 2022.

WHAT IS A WEDDING THEME?

A wedding theme is simply an idea or concept that flows throughout the events and ceremonies.Every wedding has a specific theme that ties different aspects of the wedding together—and that theme goes way beyond just colors and patterns. Tabletop decors such as napkins, linens, table runners, placemats/chargers are a great way to bring a theme of a wedding to life.

WEDDING THEME IDEAS FOR 2022

Here are some popular wedding themes to help set the tone for your 2022 wedding!

01 CLASSIC WEDDING THEME

 image of tabletop décor for a classic wedding theme

A classic wedding theme typically includes:

  • Traditional ceremony
  • Soft color scheme
  • Timeless wedding dress
  • Classic bridesmaid dresses
  • Lace, embroidery, and/or rhinestones
  • Decorative ribbons and placemats
  • Elegant and refined floral arrangements
  • Soft and subtle prints
tabletop décor for a classic wedding theme

02 BOHEMIAN WEDDING THEME

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A bohemian wedding theme typically includes:

  • Personal and relaxed ceremony
  • Wooden arches, tables, and/or chairs
  • Floral or macrame table runners
  • Flower crowns
  • Waterfall floral arrangements
  • Earthy decorations
  • Bohemian rugs and furniture
  • Light and flowy wedding dress
  • Multiple prints in a similar color palette

03 GARDEN WEDDING THEME

image of a table scape for a garden wedding theme

A garden wedding theme typically includes:

  • Outdoor ceremony and/or reception
  • Floral wedding invitations
  • Greenery centerpieces and table runners
  • Floral arrangements
  • Botanical decor
  • Airy wedding dress
  • Free flowing bridesmaid dresses

04 RUSTIC WEDDING THEME

image of décor for a rustic wedding theme

A rustic wedding theme typically includes:

  • Relaxed, casual ceremony and reception
  • Plenty of floral arrangements and greenery
  • Wooden furniture, signs, and décor
  • Mason jars and mismatched vases
  • Simple, natural, and earthy decorations
  • Natural textures
  • Rustic candles
  • Simple and natural flowing wedding dress
  • Marbled and Earth-toned florals for prints

05 VINTAGE WEDDING THEME

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A vintage wedding theme typically includes:

  • Venue with classic architecture
  • Antique furniture and décor
  • Distressed, classic, and timeless décor
  • Linen table runners and tabletop décor
  • Brass cutlery and vintage bottles
  • Vintage-inspired wedding dress and/or hair style
  • Vintage-inspired bridesmaid dresses and/or hair styles

06 FRENCH WEDDING THEME

image of French wedding theme featuring charger placemat and table linen

A French provincial wedding theme typically includes:

  • Vintage inspired décor
  • Brass cutlery
  • Pastel color palettes
  • Embossed invitations
  • Unstructured florals and trailing greenery
  • Lace accessories
  • Crystal mismatched bottles, bud vases, decanters, and chandeliers

07 MODERN TROPICAL WEDDING THEME

Tropical wedding theme image featuring glass placemats

A modern tropical wedding theme typically includes:

  • Exotic floral arrangements
  • Vibrant color palette
  • Subtle tropical leaves
  • Combination of fruits, greenery, and candles
  • Pair natural and geometric pieces together
  • Textured place settings
  • Printed table runners

UNIQUE WEDDING THEME COLORS FOR 2022

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Here are some unique wedding theme colors to consider for your 2022 wedding:

  • Black wedding theme
  • Black and white combination
  • Dark or navy blue
  • Classic blue
  • Navy, white, and gold
  • Copper colors
  • Greenery tones
  • Dusty blue and blush
  • Moss and blush
  • Dusty rose
  • Berry pinks
  • Monochromatic color palette
  • Terracotta and rust
  • Champagne and neutral colors
  • Bold jewel tones

HOW TO PICK A WEDDING THEME

When considering your wedding theme for your 2022 wedding, you’ll need to consider all of the following:

  • A Venue
  • The Color Theme
  • Your Shared Interests
  • The Season of Your Wedding
  • Your Budget

Here are a few things to also keep in mind when choosing your 2022 wedding theme:

  • Your wedding theme should stand out. Bring your cultural background to your wedding. Even if it’s a multicultural wedding. There are always ways to bring little detail to make it more unique to the couple.
  • Your wedding theme should be personal. It should reflect both you and your spouse—and guests should walk in thinking this is so you!
  • Your wedding theme should be easily recognized by guests. In other words, if guests have to ask what the wedding theme is, you’ve definitely missed the mark.

Design Team

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