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Incorporating Metallics into Your 2016 Wedding

As spring 2016 wedding dates draw near, couples across the country are stuffing envelopes, hiring caterers and creating DIY decorations that will make their wedding day one-of-a-kind. Bridal Guide has put together a list of all the hottest trends for the 2016 wedding season, one of our favorites of which is adding metallic hues to your décor.

A versatile way to incorporate a bit of shimmer into your wedding style, there are plenty of choices to consider when it comes to creating metallic decorations for your reception. Whether you love the romantic look of rose gold, the rustic appearance of copper and bronze, or the rich look of gold, there is a metallic hue that will match your wedding style.

Decide which metallic you love most and get started on one of these beautiful wedding crafts:

Shimmering Backdrop

A recent wedding reception favorite, a photo backdrop is a great way to create lasting memories with your loved ones as you celebrate your marriage. Paired with an instant print camera and some silly props, guests of all ages will be lining up to have their photo taken. And if you are interested in incorporating metallics into your wedding décor, this is the perfect spot!

Wedding Chicks has created an easy-to-follow tutorial to make your own metallic ribbon backdrop. All you need is a 4 foot wooden dowel, twist ties, and your metallic ribbon and lace.

gold roses metallic applique setMetallic Lace Bridal Belt

A beautiful way to incorporate a metallic hue into your wedding attire a handmade metallic lace belt is an inexpensive yet gorgeous addition to your style. Wedding Ideas Magazine has a great tutorial to follow, and Lace Heaven has all the supplies you will need. Just choose a sheer ribbon you love and some romantic metallic floral appliqués.

Congratulations on your engagement and happy crafting in the months leading up to your wedding day!

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