50 Modern Wedding Ideas

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50 Modern Wedding Ideas

Planning a wedding? 

From modern centerpieces to modern wedding attire, here’s your ultimate guide to pulling off the best modern wedding.

Ceremony Ideas
Host your wedding in an unconventional venue, like an aquarium.

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Wow your guests with crystal trees lining your ceremony aisle.

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Petals placed in clean lines rather than swirls gives this romantic look a modern touch.

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Make a massive room feel more intimate with draped fabric.

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Scalloped flower petals jazz up your aisle and won’t get ruined as you make your grand entrance — a win win!

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Ghost chairs perfectly complement the modernity of a loft wedding setup.

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Take advantage of modern technology and project an image along your aisle instead of using a runner.

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Dress up a structural backdrop with dozens of candles.

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Bouquets

Forget flowers all together and get SUPER modern with a broach bouquet

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Attire
Have your bridesmaids wear different shades of the same dress for a gorgeous ombré effect.

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Break the traditional wedding fashion rules — wear a gold glitter top, and let your bridesmaids each choose her own little black dress.

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Centerpieces
Candles and crystals take center stage in this centerpiece.

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This modern take on a red rose centerpiece looks even more glam when set against a glittery table cloth.

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Long-stemmed calla lilies criss-crossing along the table really pop against glittery table linens.

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Skip the vase and use a unique framed vessel dripping in crystals.

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These lamp-inspired centerpieces give your tables a contemporary feel.

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Contain your flowers in crystal cuffs.

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Who says you need flowers in your centerpieces? Use a bold fruit instead.

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A single orchid stem makes a chic centerpiece.

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This leafy centerpiece adds a tropical touch to your tables.

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Instead of flowers, create fine feathered arrangements for your tables.

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Silver-painted branches lend a modern feel to a winter wedding.

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All-white flowers really pop when paired with purple uplighting and crystal-covered vases.

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Flip your centerpieces upside down!

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Reception Ideas
Crystals suspended from the ceiling twinkle in the light from the eye-catching globes on each table.

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Create a lounge area with a unique piece of modern furniture. Add candles and pillows to entice guests to kick up their feet for a bit.

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Reflect the great outdoors with images projected on the walls.

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Mix and match booths with eclectic chairs, accentuated by a beaded backdrop and patterned table cloth.

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A cascading floral runner across the center of the table is just the icing on the cake for this luxe table arrangement.

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Make your first dance even more unforgettable by dancing on clouds.

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Transform a loft into an ultra-romantic reception space with uplighting, candles, and chandeliers.

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Create a one-of-a-kind wall mural of your favorite photos from your engagement session.

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Ghost chairs help give your room a sleek, streamlined look, and you can still make the bride and groom’s chairs stand out!

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Reflect the night sky beneath a clear wedding tent, dance under the stars.

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A mirrored table engraved with your wedding date is such a chic choice for your sweetheart table.

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Pair all-white furniture with bold flowers.

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Add a modern touch to your outdoor wedding with a black and white dance floor and a wall covered in eclectic mirrors.

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Create a lounge area near your dance floor so that your guests who don’t want to dance can still be a part of all the action!

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Make a statement at your cocktail hour with a monogrammed bar sculpted from ice.

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Take advantage of a loft space with long tables and monochromatic centerpieces lining the table.

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Make your sweetheart table really stand out by placing a dramatic beaded chandelier overhead.

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Create a can’t-miss-it focal point in your reception room with creative uplighting on your monogram.

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Raise your flowers above the table for a true wow factor.

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Gold glitter table linens are an unexpected, glamorous choice.

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Fabric draping, chic uplighting, and lounge furniture create a party vibe in this reception space.

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Cakes
Make your cake table a part of your décor with this sleek idea.

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Dress up your cake table with a ruffled skirt.

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Square tiers give off a more modern vibe than the traditional round cake.

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Vary the shapes of the tiers on your wedding cake, and don’t forget about the bling!

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As always, reach out to us for the best wedding and event planning ideas and help. Also, you’re going to want to visit our Pinterest for more inspiration.

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