WEDDINGBELLS TREND REPORT 2016

Have you seen it?  The Weddingbells Trend Report for 2016 is filled to the brim with beautiful and stylish ideas to make your wedding day super special!  We are honored to have been included with some of our signature stationery and styling designs.  Check out a little preview below:

FLOWERS:

Beautiful gold accents pair perfectly with gorgeous blush blooms and sprinkled with a few brighter shades of yellow, pink and orange and set in low vases. Styling and stationery by Megan Wappel Designs.  Flowers by Stôk Floral & Design. Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Beautiful gold accents pair perfectly with gorgeous blush blooms and sprinkled with a few brighter shades of yellow, pink and orange and set in low vases. Styling and stationery by Megan Wappel Designs.  Flowers by Stôk Floral & Design. Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

For the groom/groomsmen, a stylish and classic combination of white and green is sure to make a statement. Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Flowers by Stôk Floral & Design.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

For the groom/groomsmen, a stylish and classic combination of white and green is sure to make a statement. Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Flowers by Stôk Floral & Design.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

FOOD & DRINK:

Transparent jars are the way to go to make appetizers look absolutely irresistible.  Consult your caterer and get creative with display options like these whimsical terrarium-like jars of edible art.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Appetizers by O&B Caters.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Transparent jars are the way to go to make appetizers look absolutely irresistible.  Consult your caterer and get creative with display options like these whimsical terrarium-like jars of edible art.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Appetizers by O&B Caters.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

No doubt guests will enjoy a little fuel between the ceremony and cocktail hour and a tasty sandwich is just the thing.  Have a few options (including some vegetarian) for your guests to choose from as they make their way out from the ceremony...and be sure to also have some chilled bottled juice and water on hand.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Sandwiches by Maman Toronto.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

No doubt guests will enjoy a little fuel between the ceremony and cocktail hour and a tasty sandwich is just the thing.  Have a few options (including some vegetarian) for your guests to choose from as they make their way out from the ceremony...and be sure to also have some chilled bottled juice and water on hand.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Sandwiches by Maman Toronto.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Showcase fresh, local apples with a cool and fun cider bar.  Serve an array of refreshing cold cider in the summer and offer cozy and comforting hot cider in the cooler months.  Pair different varieties with tasty treats such as mixed nuts, chips sweet popcorn.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cider by Pommies.  Popcorn by Bobbette & Belle.  Decal by Dance Floor Décor.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Showcase fresh, local apples with a cool and fun cider bar.  Serve an array of refreshing cold cider in the summer and offer cozy and comforting hot cider in the cooler months.  Pair different varieties with tasty treats such as mixed nuts, chips sweet popcorn.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cider by Pommies.  Popcorn by Bobbette & Belle.  Decal by Dance Floor Décor.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

CAKE:

What could be more romantic than a delicate flower garland?  Perfect for Spring or Summer, a leafy floral crown and a garland of petite blooms will make your wedding cake that much sweeter.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by Nadia & Co.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

What could be more romantic than a delicate flower garland?  Perfect for Spring or Summer, a leafy floral crown and a garland of petite blooms will make your wedding cake that much sweeter.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by Nadia & Co.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Meringe peaks are as delicious as they are pretty!  And they look especially sweet when displayed atop rustic, single-tiered cakes.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by Truffle Toronto.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Meringe peaks are as delicious as they are pretty!  And they look especially sweet when displayed atop rustic, single-tiered cakes.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by Truffle Toronto.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

For a fun and sophisticated twist on wedding cake, try sprinkles!  For this unique confection, The Wedding Cake Shoppe used whimsical funfetti on a classic damask and flower motif.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by The Wedding Cake Shoppe.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

For a fun and sophisticated twist on wedding cake, try sprinkles!  For this unique confection, The Wedding Cake Shoppe used whimsical funfetti on a classic damask and flower motif.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by The Wedding Cake Shoppe.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Calling all non-traditional brides!!! Black cakes are all the rage for 2016.  Elegant and unique, they can be accented with modern gold patterns or dramatic gum paste blooms for a gorgeous and stylish display.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by Sweet Philosophy.

Calling all non-traditional brides!!! Black cakes are all the rage for 2016.  Elegant and unique, they can be accented with modern gold patterns or dramatic gum paste blooms for a gorgeous and stylish display.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by Sweet Philosophy.

With yummy drips of caramel, chocolate or pastel ganache, wedding cakes have come undone in the most delicious and artful way.  Get creative with colorful cascades of glimmering gold or sweet pastels suited perfectly to modern and chic soirees.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by The Wedding Cake Shoppe.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

With yummy drips of caramel, chocolate or pastel ganache, wedding cakes have come undone in the most delicious and artful way.  Get creative with colorful cascades of glimmering gold or sweet pastels suited perfectly to modern and chic soirees.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Cake by The Wedding Cake Shoppe.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

DECOR:

Rose Quartz and Serenity aka Pantone’s colours of the year are the perfect combination of fun and elegance to create the most perfectly dreamy and romantic wedding day design.  Styling and stationery by Megan Wappel Designs.  Ribbon, tape, rose petals and mini clothing pins from Creative Bag.  Nail polish from Lauren B. Beauty.  Painted cookies and macarons by Nadia & Co.  Candy from Sugarfina.  Ribbon cookie by Confetti Co.  Ice cream cookies by Whisk.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Rose Quartz and Serenity aka Pantone’s colours of the year are the perfect combination of fun and elegance to create the most perfectly dreamy and romantic wedding day design.  Styling and stationery by Megan Wappel Designs.  Ribbon, tape, rose petals and mini clothing pins from Creative Bag.  Nail polish from Lauren B. Beauty.  Painted cookies and macarons by Nadia & Co.  Candy from Sugarfina.  Ribbon cookie by Confetti Co.  Ice cream cookies by Whisk.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

The beautiful art of hand lettering adds such whimsy and elegance to stationery design.  Seen here, romantic calligraphy meets modern type to create a romantic and pretty envelope design.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Stationery by Sarah Kim Lettering & Design.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

The beautiful art of hand lettering adds such whimsy and elegance to stationery design.  Seen here, romantic calligraphy meets modern type to create a romantic and pretty envelope design.  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Stationery by Sarah Kim Lettering & Design.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Having a retro-styled wedding or soiree?  Delight your guests with thoughtfully curated place settings using bold colours and vintage-inspired trinkets like this fun, mini-Eames chair.  Add retro furniture, quirky patterns, and vintage glassware and voila...a perfect 1950s-inspired celebration.  Styling and stationery by Megan Wappel Designs.  Mini Eames chair by Hot Pop Factory.  Plate decal from Dancefloor Décor.  Crystal glass from BYOB Cocktail Emporium.  Ferns from Stok Floral & Design.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

Having a retro-styled wedding or soiree?  Delight your guests with thoughtfully curated place settings using bold colours and vintage-inspired trinkets like this fun, mini-Eames chair.  Add retro furniture, quirky patterns, and vintage glassware and voila...a perfect 1950s-inspired celebration.  Styling and stationery by Megan Wappel Designs.  Mini Eames chair by Hot Pop Factory.  Plate decal from Dancefloor Décor.  Crystal glass from BYOB Cocktail Emporium.  Ferns from Stok Floral & Design.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza.

From centerpieces to dinnerware, barware and everything in between, copper is taking over and adding subtle warmth and sheen to wedding celebrations everywhere!  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Mugs from BYOB Cocktail Emporium.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza. 

From centerpieces to dinnerware, barware and everything in between, copper is taking over and adding subtle warmth and sheen to wedding celebrations everywhere!  Styling by Megan Wappel Designs.  Mugs from BYOB Cocktail Emporium.  Photo by Carlo Mendoza. 

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What are some of your favorite wedding trends for 2016?  Share on the comments below, we'd love to know!  To see the full Trend Report, click here.