Lesner Inn’s Annual Open House: Fea­tur­ing 2018 Wed­ding Trends

Just like fash­ion, wed­ding trends are ever chang­ing & some­times it is hard to know if some­thing is hot or “so 2017”. The team at Lesner Inn wants to save you the leg­work & give you the top trends for this com­ing sea­son, straight from us in the know! We were able to show­case many of these trends at our open house on Jan­u­ary 28th, but in case you missed it, here are some inspir­ing pho­tos to show why you should incor­po­rate these trends into your upcom­ing wed­ding!

No longer for just the kitchen & bath­room, mar­ble is mak­ing its way into the wed­ding scene in a big way! From charg­ers to flo­ral vases, there are many ways to incor­po­rate mar­ble into your tablescape. You can even break out of the box & incor­po­rate mar­bled swirls into fon­dant for your cake or back­grounds for your invi­ta­tions! We decided to use a mar­bled linen from Water­ford Event Rentals, & even had mar­bled menu cards made from Paper Dolls Design for the place set­tings!

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These break­fast treats aren’t going any­where any­time soon. Cou­ples began to offer dough­nuts as an eco­nom­i­cal dessert option a few years ago & it is still going strong. Whether you dis­play these on a dough­nut wall or on per­son­al­ized plat­ters, guests will go nuts for sug­ary sweets! Add edi­ble glit­ter as a sweet & sparkly treat!

Bold Flo­rals
Rose bou­quets may be a clas­sic, but flo­rals with bold & excit­ing col­ors are being seen more often in the wed­ding scene! Add a pop of color with a pro­tea or ranun­cu­lus bloom & let your flow­ers do the talk­ing! Win­ter berries were added to this bou­quet from Wan­der­ing Petal for a touch of some­thing unique!


Deep Reds & Roman­tic Tones
For that roman­tic feel, you can’t go wrong with a deep red to com­pli­ment nat­ural tones. We have seen this color pop up in linens & brides­maid dress options & can’t get enough of it. We com­pli­mented our mar­bled & gray linens with bur­gundy nap­kins & bold red flo­rals!



We have to say that this is our favorite so far. Remem­ber the trendy wooden wel­come signs of the past? In 2018, you should be wel­com­ing your guests into your wed­ding with a trans­par­ent acrylic wel­come sign or mail­ing them a mod­ern laser engraved clear invi­ta­tion. We used trans­par­ent acrylic stands to hold up dec­o­ra­tive man­zan­i­tas, but another great idea is using a trans­par­ent table for your sweet­heart or cake tables. You can even spice these up by putting uplight­ing under­neath of them!

Cop­pers & Golds
This might be linked to the Moscow Mule craze, but we don’t hate it! Cop­per flat­ware, cop­per cake top­pers, cop­per jew­elry, cop­per table num­bers, cop­per chargers…the oppor­tu­ni­ties are end­less! Of course, gold tones in gen­eral aren’t going any­where!!


Wreaths & Hang­ing Décor
View More: http://stellarexposures.pass.us/openhouse18Not just your mama’s door décor any­more! We are see­ing so many flo­ral hoops & wreaths, adorn­ing wed­ding arches, entrance­ways, & even see them sus­pended above tables. These can be full of sim­ple green­ery or they can have elab­o­rate flo­ral focal points. We love what Wan­der­ing Petal did with this hang­ing piece over our head table!

We are so happy that we were able to show­case many of these 2018 trends at our open house! With the help of some of our favorite ven­dors, were were able to demon­strate what a real wed­ding with us would look like! As always, we would love to meet any of you newly engaged cou­ples! Whether you’re local or live across the coun­try we hope to have the oppor­tu­nity to be a part of your wed­ding day! Give us a call at (757) 4811122 or send us an email at This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more infor­ma­tion about our wed­ding & recep­tion ser­vices!

Thanks to Stel­lar Expo­sures Pho­tog­ra­phy for doc­u­ment­ing our 2018 Open House!

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