HOW TO: Create the Ultimate Game of Thrones Wedding
Winter is Here!Game of Thrones fans are eagerly waiting to see what the season 7 finale has in store for Jon Snow, Daenerys (Mother of Dragons), and our favorite royal family… the Lannisters. Due to the success HBO’s fantasy drama, many fans are creating their own version of this epic tale at their weddings. Inspired by the Renaissance tone of this world-wide phenomenon, the wedding experts at Chapel of the Flowers are giving their tips on how to create a Game of Thrones wedding that would even please the Lord of Light.
Game of Thrones Wedding Ideas
Designing a Game of Thrones themed wedding doesn’t have to cost a ton of money, or take a lot of effort. These simple suggestions will make your special day feel as if it was torn from the pages of a George R. R. Martin novel.
STEP 1: Invitations
Send your loyal (or not so loyal) subjects a wedding invitation that sets up the anticipation of your Westeros-inspired affair. (Photo by: CarlayDiem)
STEP 2: Pick your House
Unlike the show, you can decide which houses will unite in holy matrimony, and sit upon the Iron Throne. Figure out which house you wish to represent at your wedding, and design your look around your favorite Stark , Targaryen, Wildling, White Walker, or even a warrior of the seven kingdoms.
Ivy & Aster bridal collection features this “Mother of Dragons” inspired wedding dress.
Look like “Queen of the North” (Lady Sansa Stark) in this Oleg Cassini wedding gown at David’s Bridal.
Make a oath to your lord (or lady) in this “Red Lady” Melisandre themed mermaid-style dress by XSCAPE.
Seek your inner dark Queen in this Cersei Lannister style dress by Tadashi Shoji
Game of Thrones Groom
Add a little fur to your collar to pull of the look of the Night’s Watch. (Photo By: FurHatWorld.com)
Sunspear sigil of House Martell cufflinks. (Photo By: URWshop)
Use a pasley pattern fabric in your suit to pull of the “regal” look. (Photo By: Noose and Monkey)
STEP 3: Wedding Party Attire
Not to be out-done, you shall now choose the attire for the rest of your wedding party that is fitting for your house, or wedding style. Let them accessorize their look with some of these Game of Thrones wedding accessories.
Let your groomsmen wear “The Hand of the King” instead of the traditional boutonniere. (Photo By: ProjectCustom)
Your maids can decorate their hair with braids and crystal filigree hair combs. (Photo By: Captive Photography)
Don’t forget to display your rings in a exquisite dragon egg ring box. (Photo By: UrbanoRodriguez)
STEP 4: An Epic Soundtrack
No Game of Thrones wedding would be complete without the theme song. Make sure to walk down the aisle during the iconic melody.
STEP 5: Divide and Conquer
The medieval feast will commence after the first kiss, with no blood shed.
Make sure to divide your wedding guests into the houses of the 7 kingdoms to ensure there isn’t a Red Wedding on your hands. Game of Thrones seating chart. (Photo By: Patdy Photography)
STEP 6: All Must Wine and Dine
Give your guests the ultimate party by taking them away to a land far away. Book a venue reminiscent of your favorite city of Westeros, or decorate your wedding reception with Game of Thrones inspired décor, foliage, and textures.
Chapel of the Flowers’ Glass Garden wedding venue will make you feel like you are standing under the enchanted Weirwood tree in Winterfell.
Have a royal feast for your reception in Las Vegas at this regal reception location.
Let your guests write a wedding message in a scroll instead of the traditional guestbook. (Photo via theKnot.com)
Give your guests some “liquid” courage with these Game of Thrones bottle opener key chains. Tyrion would approve. (Photo By: bycandlelight27)
STEP 7: The Final Act
Leave your guests satisfied with your grandiose wedding by feeding them sweets and divine cake.
Get a custom cake topper with the iconic Game of Thrones font. (Photo By: HappyTopperStore)
Want to cut your cake with a Longclaw, Oathkeeper or Needle sword? Try using the envelope opener version (or full size version), to cut your wedding cake.
Whether you see yourself as a “King of the North” or a HODOR, your wedding will be an unforgettable gala… full of character and love. Interested in creating a G.O.T. wedding in Las Vegas? Chapel of the Flowers offers affordable packages and picturesque wedding venues for your fantasy-inspired wedding.
Award-winning Chapel of the Flowers has provided traditional, intimate and elegant Las Vegas weddings on the world-famous Strip for nearly 60 years. It is a full-service wedding venue, with three elegant wedding chapels as well as a beautiful outdoor gazebo and glass garden. Its cobblestone-accented grounds and lush landscaping create a variety of options to capture that picture-perfect moment. The chapel’s professional wedding planners work with couples on a daily basis from one-year out to day-of planning.