Creative Ways To Use Wedding Horseshoes Throughout Your Wedding Day

January 06 2018

" Horseshoes are traditionally thought to bring good luck to a wedding day and brides often tie them to their wedding bouquets as a good luck charm as they walk down the aisle. Today we’re looking at lots of lovely ways you can incorporate wedding horseshoes into your special day. From table plans to centrepieces, we’ve got heaps of ideas that will leave you feeling lucky… "

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We’ll start with the most popular way of using horseshoes at your big day. Simply hang a horseshoe over your hand as you hold your bouquet. We recommend choosing a horseshoe that fits in with both your bridal blooms and your colour scheme. We have a range of wonderful wedding horseshoes to choose from. Add a vintage touch to your flowers with our Eloise Horseshoe or find your ‘Something Blue’ with our Lauren Horseshoe – the blue ribbon adds a super pretty touch to your aisle style. Our Nina Horseshoe features an elegant ivory ribbon – perfect for any style of wedding! Our horseshoes feature neutral tones so that they can fit in beautifully with any colour scheme or wedding theme.

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Why not offer your wedding guests some good luck on your special day? Horseshoes can make wonderful escort cards in your wedding place settings. Simply tie a card with the name of each guest to some ribbon and attach it to the horseshoe. Not only do they make unique place name cards, they can double up as charming wedding favours for your guests.

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Show your wedding guests to their seats in style by creating a horseshoe table plan! You could use individual horseshoes to indicate your table name and number. We also love the idea of using horseshoe illustrations on your save the dates and invitations to give your guests a small clue about your lucky wedding theme.

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Horseshoes also make fabulous centrepieces for your tables. You could pin one to a wooden crate full of blooms and foliage, or you could rest one up against a vase or lantern.

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Make the bride and groom chairs stand out by hooking a horseshoe to the back of your chairs. They’ll look lovely and you can take them home after the big day to use as part of your home décor.

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If you’re having an outdoor or country barn style wedding day, you can easily use horseshoes to create some fun outdoor games. Create a DIY signpost for people to try and throw the horseshoe onto – if it hooks in place, the guest can win a small prize. This is an easy way to keep your guests entertained and it’ll help to break the ice too.

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If you want a statement cake topper for your dessert table, look no further than a horseshoe! Ask your cake maker to create an iced horseshoe, it’ll transform even the simplest of cakes and it’s the perfect fit for a rustic wedding celebration.

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As you can see, there are lots of wonderful ways to incorporate horseshoes into your wedding day. They look fabulous and they’re bound to bring good luck to your big day!

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