Sometimes all it takes to warm up a winter wedding is a splash of color. Emerald green has an elegant touch that instantly makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Add pops of emerald green in unexpected places (like your wedding cake or your engagement ring) and this color will add enough glamor to make your guests green with envy. Scroll down to see 20 emerald details that will instantly spice up your sophisticated event.


1. Emerald Cake: Hello, gorgeous! The mineral inspiration in this tiered cake is spot on. You can almost feel the hand-painted details popping right out of the frosting. (via Melissa Jill Photography / 100 Layer Cake)


2. Radiant Ribbon: Jewel tones make a winter wedding a little more cheerful. The long emerald ribbons tied around this beautiful bouquet are the perfect vibrant touch for a winter bride. (via Brianna Wilbur Photography / Style Me Pretty)


3. Sassy Shoes: Forget the ruby red slippers and strap on a pair of these babies. The velvet texture is a nice little surprise underneath your wedding dress. (via Carrie Patterson / Martha Stewart Weddings)


4. Vintage Gem: This emerald engagement ring is so stunning, you’ll never want to take it off. Talk about forever! (via popRing)


5. Magical Menu: Go glam with this winning combination of emerald and gold. The color combo adds a regal feeling to your reception. (via Ashley Goodwin)


6. Dress to Impress: Nothing says elegance like full-length emerald bridesmaid dresses. The long sleeves and high neckline will keep your gals warm during the winter event. (via Dearheart Photos / SouthBound Bride)


7. In Loft Calligraphy Agate Slice Place Cards ($6 each): Customize your seating chart with these lovely agate place cards. Bonus: They’re only a click away on Etsy! (via In Loft Calligraphy)


8. Emerald Doors: Play up the background colors of your venue with some touches of green, like this couple did for their romantic library nuptials. (via Readyluck / Style Me Pretty)


9. Suitably Green: Dress your guy or gal in head-to-toe green for a dashing look. It’ll instantly brighten up any room they step into. (via M&J Photography / Love My Dress)


10. Go Green: Bring a little bit of nature into your wedding day with winter evergreens. The naturally green florals will liven up your reception space in no time. (via Ben Q Photography / Hey Wedding Lady)


11. Green and Gold: Spice up your tablescape with an emerald napkin for a splash of color. It will instantly make the delicate details of your table pop. (via Virgil Bunao Fine Arts Photography / Style Me Pretty)


12. Geometric Cake: Make a statement with a wedding cake that doubles as art with watercolor details and geometric shapes. It’ll turn your traditional white buttercream into a glamorous dessert. (via The Frosted Affair / The Pink Bride)


13. Shine Bright: Now THIS is a ring! Slide this art deco beauty onto your left hand and watch the compliments pour in. (via Judy Pak Photography / Magnolia Rouge)


14. All in the Details: These pretty emerald details are everything. Mixed with the different golds and sparkling jewels, it’s hard to look away! (via Michele Beckwith / Style Me Pretty)


15. Turn the Tables: Use the draw of subtle dark green table numbers to encourage your guests to take their seats. The contrast of the glittery gold chevron table cloth is absolutely gorgeous. (via Chard Photographer / Ruffled Blog)


16. Inviting Stationery: Winter weddings call for dark colors and warm invitations. Your guests will feel the love that was put into these hand-written invites. (via Ashley Lurcott / Bridal Musings)


17. Dazzling Dress: Go for glam on your big day with a dress that makes a statement. This Jenny Packham gown has it all: emerald sequins, amazing details and, most importantly, a very happy bride. (via Caught the Light)


18. Take Your Seat: Adorn the backs of your chairs with greenery and flowers for that extra special touch. You can easily turn your sweetheart table into your own personal escape. (via Gayle Brooker / Grey Likes Weddings)


19. Emerald Bow Tie: Give your dapper spouse-to-be an emerald bow tie to top off that wedding ensemble and take a suit from everyday to wedding day. (via Julie Harmsen / Ruffled Blog)


20. Emerald Boots: Winter weddings may call for some wardrobe changes. Whether it’s boots or a simple jacket, a pop of emerald green will show off your white wedding dress. It’s the perfect touch for your outdoor wedding. (via Sawyer Baird / Style Me Pretty)

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