A Timeless Theme of the Season
For your marriage, do you dream of originality, ambiance and personality? Gone are those overused themes seen everywhere, why not look for something to make your day truly extraordinary… There is a tendancy to decline according to your guests which offers you the opportunity to succeed an absolute personalization of your ceremony, and the evening reception, of the meal or even of the wedding gifts.
The idea is relatively simple: To celebrate the season your marriage falls in. If it takes place lid-may, Spring may be your theme, the end of September opt for Autumn, the start of March one may celebrate winter… Celebrate with the produce of the seasons, the colours, the decorations and the seasonal flowers.
In the month of April, you can taste delicious langoustines and light asparagus. Salted meadow lamb is the tradition of Easter and the bar, king of the sea hunters is highly appreciated by gourmets: do not forget them. The rare but delicious morille, the tasty and rustic chanterelle, as well as the shot appreciated by all for its fine taste and slightly sweet, will accompany perfectly the meat that you have chosen. For dessert, the strawberry gariguette will be of the party! In May, enjoy the last nuts of Saint Jacques, the saint stone, a legendary fish or choose a calf of milk and its peas of season. The strawberry is beautiful and well blossomed and already the cherry points the tip of his nose. Finally in June, sea spiders, mussels, crabs invite you to your table, with beans, tomatoes, courgettes, artichokes or aubergines. It is also the time for sweet and perfumed apricots, peaches with delicate flavors and juicy and melting pears. With this pretty basket, you will have something to make a delicious and original menu.
The season of poetry and the rebirth of nature par excellence, spring will be a wonderful source of floral inspiration. Roses, orchids, gerberas, tulips, lily of the valley, lisianthus, myosotis, magnolias, peonies, daffodils and wisteria are the best known for this pretty season…
Spring immediately makes us think of greenery. You can also dream of pale pink, mandarin orange, sun yellow, and soft beiges. Season of renewal and love, spring is distinguished by its buds and cherry blossoms … The floral ornaments will indeed be the protagonists of your decoration. Use without counting, all kinds of fresh flowers. Choose different supports for your flowers. As for the vases, you can divert transparent vials in soliflores, bottles of water or fruit juice in glass to install floral wedding compositions in the center of your tables, cans decorated with lace or burlap, lanterns, and glasses on foot to arrange some large buds of flowers. Squares of green herbs and bouquets of daffodils will enhance your decor with splendor.
To all fruits and vegetables of June, are added peppers and plums. On the meat side, Label Rouge poultry and beef pear are signs of excellence. And if you wait for September, mushrooms, nuts, blackberries, blueberries, mirabelles, figs and grapes will be of the party.
It is the season of the arums that will be perfect for your decoration, but also nasturtiums and poppies, begonias and dahlias, lilies and freesias. Also do not forget honeysuckle, fuchsias and hydrangeas …
Who says “summer” says “sparkling colors”. Nevertheless the first colors that come to mind, would rather be blue for the sky and the sea and yellow for the sun … your wedding under the theme of summer will be colorful and flowery. Think of the deckchairs, the shade sails and the rowing boats. And why not organize your lay ceremony on a beautiful sandy beach?
There is still time at the beginning of autumn to enjoy the produce of September still present. You can savour the headline produce from this season, la coquille Saint Jacques. On the undergrowth side, you will find ceps, sheepsfoot and trumpets of death. The chestnut and the quince are fully mature and the clementine begins to arrive.
Beyond the autumn flowers such as Coreopsis, Erigéron, Scabieuse, why not bet on chestnuts, hazelnuts and pinenuts, branches, carpets of multicolored leaves, cucurbits and ornamental coloquintes? This very atypical idea for your wedding will delight your guests.
The colors of autumn, red, yellow, brown, and green are dazzling. Make, for example, garlands with red and yellow leaves simply hung with tiny clothespins to a tight string. Also arrange an assortment of nuts, oak acorns, hazelnuts, branches and leaves in glass jars.
From the end of December to the end of March, you will enjoy lobster, oysters and monkfish, turbot, scallops and salmon. The goose, the capon or the pheasant will marry perfectly with the truffle. On the orchard side, oranges, clementines and pears will be de rigueur! When the month of March arrives, we appreciate the morels and the spinach. With these few ideas you will have enough to concoct the most exquisite and most tasty wedding menus.
Flowers also grow in winter. Christmas rose, primroses, thoughts, mimosas, camellias, irises, jasmine and snowdrops will be a delight… think also of the holly that will brighten up your wedding table.
White flowers, the symbol of winter par excellence … Branches of cotton flower, tulle, white candles, white rose petals, white hangings… The idea is to use this elegant and refined color to create a feeling of winter but nevertheless warm and friendly.
And you, which season will you choose for your wedding?