An Asian Wedding Theme


Asian themed weddings are romantic, elegant and full of celebration.

And as many of you probably already know, colors play a very important role in Asian culture, especially on a couple’s wedding day. Here are two color schemes I think are great for Asian weddings of any kind, whether that’s traditional or just for the love of Japanese cherry blossoms. Enjoy!

asian-wedding2 Clockwise from left: Fortune Cookie Place Card Holder | Cherry Blossom Large Rectangular Tag | Asian Couple Cake Topper | Take-Out Boxes | Diamond Tea Light Holders

Red and gold is the color scheme of choice for weddings in China because it is believed to bring the couple happiness and good fortune. It’s also customary for a Japanese bride to wear a red kimono with gold embroidery for her wedding reception.

asian-wedding3 Clockwise from left: Cherry Blossom Hand Fans | Miniature Wooden Elephants Asian Wedding Favor | Silver Script “Double Happiness” Cake Topper | Tulip Stem Champagne Flute

Cherry blossoms are elegant, pretty pink flowers native to Japan, and they are a popular theme for weddings all over the world. In Japanese culture, these delicate flowers are a symbol of transience and hope, and in China, they symbolize feminine beauty and power.

To view all of our Asian inspired favor ideas, click HERE. For other Asian color meanings and symbolism, check out An Origami Wedding.

Happy weddings!


Photo courtesy of: amrufm.

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One thought on “An Asian Wedding Theme

  1. Oh that’s great, I had heard that this favor shows symbolic but was not aware of the fact that color also plays an important role in this favor..
    Thanks for sharing with us..

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