Lakes – Inspired Wedding Decor Ideas

W hat’s better than getting married at a beautiful location by the water, like the Lakes? Are you looking for ways to incorporate your love for this stunningly romantic locations in your wedding? If you feel like having something extraordinary for your Italian lakes wedding, you could draw inspiration from our theme ideas that suit any style.

Photography: ©Manisol Wedding

Welcome Bag

Prepare your guests with some Italian themed essentials and goodies. It will give them a small taste of what’s to come! Include a mini bottle of Italian Red Wine, or Prosecco or Limoncello to start the celebrations. Also, include some perfumes and essences of the local area.

Photography: ©Jen Luan

Lake- Inspired Wedding Invitation Suite

A luxury Lake Como wedding invitation with a watercolor painted illustrations for a destination wedding at the Lakes. Give your guests an insight into your wedding style with your wedding invitation suite. You can even put subtle details across your “save the dates” and invitations, such as small illustrations and motifs of the lakes. Or go for including Italian phrases, a map of the lake where your wedding will be held and even a postcard.

Stationery: A la carte Paperie

Traditional Vintage Car

A traditional stylish Italian car for your arrive at your ceremony or leaving your reception. You’ll find various vintage Italian cars that you can rent for the day to show off your lakes theme. And the best part? It makes for a gorgeous photo opportunity too!

Photography: ©Andrew Bayda

Elegant Wedding Boat

Arrive and depart in style at your chosen lakeside wedding venue, treat your guests to an exciting lake cruise or speed off in a speed boat for those magical wedding day photographs.

Photography: ©Kenzie Victory

Traditional Lucia Row Boat

An iconic of Lake Como. “Lucia” Row Boat once used at Lake Como for transporting goods to the market, it got famous in the well known romance written by Alessandro Manzoni I Promessi Sposi. Today this 18th century boat accommodates passengers for a leisure cruise along the lake shores. Just recently it is used for weddings and with some decorations can be transformed into something very beautiful. Couples and guests have a full impact while arriving at the wedding venue by this traditional boat.

Photography: ©Andrew Bayda

Stylish Escort Card

This classic and modern display captures the essence of the elegance and style. The gold calligraphy is an unexpected elegant choice for your escort cards. It’s perfect for a bride who wants an elegant way to include Italian style wedding decor.

Photography: ©Paola Colleoni

Ceramic and Brass Centerpieces

Create your elegant table with antique ceramic in neutral tones centerpieces. Mix with different size brass pots to hold an assortment of flowers and candles. The all-white and gold palette are also gorgeous to compliment an elegant cohesion to this display.

Photography: ©Rene Zadori

Lake Hues

Nothing says absolutely elegant on the lake like beautifully soft colors. Take inspiration from this dreamy lake district and source soft hues like pink and white shades. Create a refined atmosphere that perfectly frames the beauty of the lake background.

Photography: ©Rene Zadori

Add Gold for Big Impact

Use golden charge plates underneath on your table to give a touch of luxurios theme to your wedding. Dress down a classy place setting using a vintage wood gold large plate, it makes a perfect impact to remind your guests of a gorgeous evening in the lakes as they enjoy their meal.

Photography: ©Rene Zadori

Crystals & Candlelight

We are swooning with this curated tablescape laden with silver and glass candelabras and accompanied with blush blooms. We also adore the dreamy atmospher they create during the golden hours on the lake.

Prosecco Station

A Prosecco station adds a touch of personality to your day and makes your drinks stand out from the usual reception tipples. It is ideal for brides who want their special day elegant and sophisticated. Delight your guests with an area dedicated to bubbles in your romantic lake setting.

Prosecco Bar: ©Bubble bar NYC

Traditional Italian Cake

Millefoglie is a traditional Italian wedding cake made of layers of beautifully crisp pastry topped with whipped cream, plenty of berries and topped with powdered sugar.  A wedding cake to taste first with the eyes and after with the palate. Organize a show cooking surprise capable of leaving all mesmerised, guests and couple included. An unforgettable moment and experience!

Photography: ©Rene Zadori

Olive Oil Favors

At the very end of all, make sure to offer mini bottles of olive oil for your guests to take home and enjoy as a post-wedding treat. You can find handcraft custom olive oil wedding favors for your guests like this mini bottle evoking as precious feel. The lake areas are very popular for their olive oil especially the Lake Garda area. The smooth, sweet and delicate taste is a delicious way to evoke thoughts of Northern Italy.

Producer: ©Ota Olive Oil

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