Celebrate Love: Ideas for a Peacock Themed Wedding

Vibrant, unique, sophisticated and fun – if these words describe your dream wedding celebration, then take a  look at these gorgeous ideas for a peacock themed wedding.

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photo – The Perfect Pose

Table Linens

We’re building this flamboyant, but elegant theme on our fair trade, 100% cotton Dance O Peacock table linens.  Each piece – round tablecloths, rectangular tablecloths, runners and dinner napkins – is hand printed in layer upon layer of color.  You’ll have cobalt, turquoise, ochre and sage to play off of as you create your tables.

Consider using an extra long Dance O Peacock tablecloth (120×70) at the Bridal Party table, and coordinating round tablecloths around the room.  A runner down the center of a dessert or guest registry table is another lovely tie-in.

Peacock Wedding Tablecloth
Dance O Peacock hand printed tablecloth (rectangular)

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Dance O Peacock round tablecloth

Peacock Wedding Ideas
Dance O Peacock table runner

Ideas for a peacock wedding theme
Dance O Peacock cotton dinner napkins

Place Settings

There’s no doubt that peacocks like to be noticed…  so create a noticeable (and memorable) table for your guests with a few bold basics.  Mary Elizabeth Arts specializes in wedding accoutrements…her peacock glassware would be amazing for the Briday Party, and make great take home gifts for them as well!

Koyal is a catering wholesaler, and they provide a range of blue chargers that would just sparkle at all the tables – personally, I like the idea of mixing the shades of blue from table to table.

Finally, in a simple but glamourous treatment from Wedding Bee, we see a gold charger (perfect with the ochre of Dance O Peacock) topped with a pocket folded napkin and a shimmering feather.  So pretty!

Peacock wedding ideas
Peacock Wedding Glassware – Mary Elizabeth Arts, Etsy

blue peacock wedding chargers
Peacock Blue Chargers – Koyal

Peacock wedding place setting ideas
Peacock Feather Place Setting – Wedding Bee

 

Centerpieces

Honestly, you just can’t go wrong decorating around a peacock theme.  Everything just works!  The colors, the textures, the glamorous sense…  This is especially true when it comes to complementary flower arrangements and centerpieces.  While the 1st and 3rd examples use peacock feathers and elements of bold color, by basing the arrangement on a neutral (greenery in the first, white callas in the 3rd) they remain absolutely elegant, and never over the top.

My personal favorite, however, is the 2nd example – simple, natural, gorgeous Palm Fronds.  The champagne flute style vessel is wonderful too.  Love it!

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Peacock centerpiece and place card – Mani Mela Weddings

elegant peacock theme wedding
Palm Centerpiece – Scarlet Petal

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Calla Lily and Eucalyptus Bouquet – Bouquet Bouquet

 

Cakes!

Now here’s where I really start to get excited! :)  Yes!  Beautiful and edible!!  Perfect.  I chose  these particular peacock themed cakes because while colorful and glamourous, they each have a clean, fresh, graphic look – similar to the look and colors of our foundation linens, Dance O Peacock.  I truly don’t have a favorite here – I am sure that no matter which cake you pick, you’ll have “oohs” and “aaahs” from all your guests!

ideas for a peacock themed wedding
Vegan Peacock Cake – Cake Central

Ideas for a peacock wedding
Blue and White Peacock Cake – The Big Fat Indian Wedding

peacock wedding cakes
Mark Joseph Peacock Feather Cake – Brides

 

Guest Favors

It’s nice to leave your guests with a simple, useful thank-you and reminder of your celebration.   Here are a few to consider…

  • A hand printed muslin bag, which you could fill with a unique candy or nut treat from a favorite local merchant.
  • Seed packets, for flowers or trees, make a wonderful favor – truly a gift that grows in beauty.
  • A personalized treat!  These are particularly nice if you have children at your reception. (Although, adults will probably want one too…)

peacock wedding favors
Muslin Wedding Favor Bags – Clementine Weddings, Etsy

Peacock wedding favors
Tree and Flower Seeds as wedding favors – Peacock Tree

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Personalized Peacock Cookie Pops – LMK

Up Close…

If you’re considering Dance O Peacock table linens for your celebration, I recommend that you purchase a swatch.  These are generously sized and reasonably priced – you’ll be able to see the colors exactly as they are, and get a feel for the high quality of the cotton.

A wonderful benefit of purchasing at least some of the linens for your wedding is that they then become top-notch keepsakes for the bride and groom, close family members and close friends.  You’ll be able to entertain for years with these beautiful linens, and each time hold a special memory of the day that started your life together.

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Dance O Peacock swatch – hand printed, high quality 100% cotton

Putting it All Together…

Take a final look at some of our peacock elements, as they play off of each other in color and style.  Now this is a look people will talk about!

Ideas for a Peacock Wedding
The Vibrant, Exotic Look of a Dance O Peacock Wedding

If you love global, exotic and vibrant looks, but haven’t yet settled on one, check in on Friday when Kamini introduces wedding ideas for Sultan’s Palace!  (You’ll love it, I promise. :) )

 

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