Warner Hall Waterfront Wedding

2014 Wedding Trends

As we look ahead to the year, it’s hard to believe the Warner Hall wedding season is already here with the first wedding of the spring only weeks away! We can’t wait to watch all of these special events unfold here at Warner Hall…and see the intricate details we know our brides are already working on.

Wonder if we’ll see any of these wedding trends the media says is hot for 2014!?

-Some brides stick with a traditional wedding whereas others choose a themed wedding. For the 2014 bride, Old Hollywood Glamour will be a top choice, along with fairy tale themed with refined romantic elements. Woodland weddings that look rustic and natural will also be a big trend.

-Wedding invitations are getting smaller. The most requested size is smaller than the standard 5×7. Dainty and pretty are the themes brides are said to choose. Freehand illustrations on invites a popular choice for 2014.

-The gown. We have seen some incredible ones walk across our lawn, down our grand stairs and out of the Washington Suite. In 2014, top gown trends include jeweled necklines, embroidered rhinestones and crystals, cascading back peplum, antique lace inspired and more modern coverage. Silhouette styles and “hug your curves” styles are said to be top picks.

-We’re looking to see more flower crowns and hair embellishments and long, dramatic veils this season.

-Colors. It covers the theme of the whole day from wedding party dresses to the cake and all the details. In 2014, pink is back with nudes, blushes and peach tones. We read that mint may also be a top choice. A navy blue and soft pink combination could make some appearances as well.

-The party! Weddings are a celebration and the reception is always rounds out the day. This year, brides are said to be including more spicy foods on the menu with 90’s music on the play list. Photo booths with fun props will continue to be a guest favorite.

-The wedding cakes are taking a turn from classic butter cream. Lemon may be popular for summer weddings with winter brides preferring chocolate cakes with rich accents of mocha or praline.

-Unplugged. Many brides are opting for unplugged weddings and asking guests to refrain from cell phone use throughout the ceremony and reception.

Want to read more? Here’s where we read up on these top trends. What do you expect to see this year?

Photo courtesy of Catie’s Photography.

Sources:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/05/wedding-trends_n_4476377.html

http://bridemeetswedding.com/10-hot-wedding-trends-for-2014/

http://laurenconrad.com/blog/2014/01/wedding-bells-the-biggest-2014-wedding-trends-lauren-conrad-rose-gold/

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140107-907264.html

    • Warner Hall Entry Drive

      Reconnect, Restore and Rejuvenate!

      It’s time to Reconnect, Restore and Rejuvenate!
      And there’s no better place….
      Than the wide-open space…
      Of beautiful Warner Hall!

      Looking for a Spring, Summer or Fall “Stay-cation” with your family and friends that is an easy drive? Of course, the safety, health and physical welfare of our guests and employees is at the forefront of our minds. Rest assured, we have all sorts of measures in place to keep you safe, both physically and mentally.

      So, come on! Set your body and soul free from the C-19 quarantine and set your GPS for the Inn at Warner Hall.

      Need some incentives? Check out these awesome specials.

      Spend three days in the bliss of our 38-acre waterfront paradise and only pay for two.

      Spend a full week and only pay for 5 nights! Plus, receive a $50 gift certificate for dining at one of our local restaurants and the keepsake board game Gloucester County-Opoly!

      Only time for two nights? We’ll give you a $50 dining allowance for one
      of our area restaurants.

      Make your reservation online and mention the special of your choice. We’ll adjust the pricing when it comes in through cyber space. Better yet, want some conversation? CALL US! 800-331-2720.

    • Celebrate a “Special Occasion”

      A professionally arranged bouquet of gorgeous seasonal flowers, or a dozen roses with assorted greenery and keepsake vase, paired with a bottle of Chandon Champagne and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, all enjoyed in the privacy of your room will make the occasion not only “Special” but, “Simply Divine….”

      Advance Notice required (72 hours suggested)
      $120 including tax

    View All Specials & Events
    • There’s no doubt, it makes our day to know that keeping Warner Hall and its history alive for all to enjoy is so meaningful to all, from the descendants of the great men and women who lived here to the guests who lodge here. We recently received this lovely note of thanks and had to […]

    • We are certainly sad to see this vacation of ours come to an end. How lucky we were to have found this place. Warner Hall is exactly what the B&B experience should be. You have combined all of the essential elements of the perfect getaway. We will be back, many times I’m sure! Thank you! […]

    • Warner Hall not only equaled but exceeded our expectations. The warm Southern hospitality, the gracious surroundings, and the incredible cuisine combined to create a memorable birthday for Donna and for our friends. An outstanding evening of fellowship and food! You have paid attention to detail in the restoration, decoration and in the reception, hosting, “ghosting” care […]

    • Warner Hall Entry Drive

      Welcome Back Friends! We’ve Missed YOU!

      It’s time to Reconnect, Restore and Rejuvenate! And there’s no better place…. Than the wide-open space… Of beautiful Warner Hall! Looking for a Spring, Summer or Fall “Stay-cation” with your family and friends that is an easy drive? Of course, the safety, health and physical welfare of our guests and employees is at the forefront […]

    • Warner Hall Christmas

      A Colonial Christmas Celebration at Warner Hall for CHKD

      The Ware River Circle of the King’s Daughters and Sons will host their 30th annual Christmas Open House – A Colonial Christmas Celebration – at the Inn at Warner Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The event benefits the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, local charities and the Ronald McDonald House. Tickets are $30 […]

    • Gloucester Main Street Bank Building

      Gloucester Main Street Re-Visioning Iconic Bank Building

      Restoring iconic buildings and breathing new life into them is, as you know, something that the Inn at Warner Hall greatly values. It’s our responsibility to preserve our past, and at the same time, grow into the future to build stronger communities. That’s why Innkeeper Theresa Stavens is honored to serve on the Feasibility Oversight […]

    View Blog