- Wedding Theme Ideas
-Baseball Wedding Ideas
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Baseball Wedding Theme
If you were able to meet with one of our consultants
we would be able to ask you a few questions to find out exactly what you have in
mind for your Baseball Wedding Theme. However, it has
been our experience to find that most brides have one common question. "How do I
have a Baseball Wedding & Reception that doesn't look like a Baseball Awards
Banquet"? Here we will suggest some ideas and you can choose how much
or little to incorporate.
The key to pulling off a coordinated
event: Evoke your theme throughout the affair, it should be the subtle thread that ties
everything together. Your location, invitations, flowers, menu,
cake, and favors should all cleverly reflect one common concept.
Then, get as creative as you can!
The motif is the visual
representation of your theme, which is created by the use of objects or
symbols. If you use a "Baseball" theme incorporate the use of
Diamonds to represent
the baseball diamond and Pearls to represent the baseball. These symbols
may be repeated on your invitations, guest book & pen, ring
pillow, flower girl basket, toasting glasses, programs, plates,
A baseball theme may also suggest tickets, bats, mitt, helmet,
uniform, cleats, peanuts, Cracker Jacks, popcorn, hot dogs, lemonade,
Coke in classic bottles, vintage, baseball cards, vendors, Take Me Out To The Ballgame, Root, Root, Root, Ballpark...
Develop your motif using this list of words related to the theme or brainstorm your own list to create your pool of ideas. This list is very
important for generating ideas that can be applied to all areas of the
event (engagement party, bachelor & bachelorette parties, luncheons,
the ceremony and reception).
In Houston the ideal place for your
baseball theme wedding is
Minute Maid Park, it combines the feel of an classic
old-time park with the amenities of modern ones with a number of
venues to accommodate 100 to 800 guests or more.
We would suggest
that you use white and ivory or bronze and blush for your colors.
Or you may want to use the colors of your favorite team.
For a formal wedding
invitations featuring pearls would add an elegant touch.
For a semi-formal or casual wedding
give guests a hint of what’s to come with wedding invitations
that resemble baseball admission tickets.
We have had a few brides that want
to go all out with this theme, choosing to have there wedding
ceremony on a baseball diamond, preacher standing on the
pitcher's mound, bridesmaids on the third base line and
groomsmen on the first base line. The groom waiting at home
plate, and when the bride comes out they walked up to the
pitcher's mound together.
wedding ceremony will take place outside hang pomanders
(kissing balls) of white & ivory carnation down from
a wedding arch & trees. Tie
flower orbs of white & ivory carnation to
Programs done with
baseball wording.. like The Starting Lineup for the bridal party and a head
shot of each party member with there vital stats.
to that gorgeous engagement ring, amp up the bling by
donning a diamond-accented wedding gown with lines so
sleek, all eyes are on you. Keep your hair simple and
chic, but tuck in a few sparkly hair pins. Don't forget
to strut your stuff with diamond-studded sandals or
deliciously retro shoe brooches.
For your Bridal
Bouquet choose traditional blooms (carnations, roses,
peonies in whites and ivory) add
pearl pin accents or give your blooms a sparkling center
with Swarovski-studded pins and picks. Don't forget to
add a rhinestone-studded monogram to your bouquet wrap.
bridesmaids carry posy bouquets of white and ivory
Flower Girl carry a pomander of white & ivory carnations and
spray roses. A treasured
mitt makes a wonderful ring pillow.
Add a vintage feel to the wedding by
having the ring bearer wear knickers.
Instead of the
traditional unity candle, use a ball shaped candle in the
center, instead of a pillar candle.
If you want to add a little whimsy you could wear
baseball cleats as your shoes. Makes for some adorable
photos, when the photographer takes a shot of just the
bride & grooms feet.
And for fabulous photos, exit under a shower of pennants
.... or ask your groomsmen to line the chapel steps so
you can duck beneath an "arch of bats" as husband and
Pennants with the guests name and table number pinned to a
length of clothes line between two trees.
autograph a baseball bat instead of using a traditional guest
book. Be sure to have markers available.
Instead of using table
numbers on reception tables, name each table after members of your
favorite baseball team or if you want to add a vintage feel name
them after players in the baseball "Hall of Fame".
For the escort card table have cards made with a picture of the
player on one side and on the other side put the guests name,
"The Reggie Jackson" Table and Game Date (your wedding date).
Decorations & Flowers:
A baseball shaped ice
sculpture with flowers frozen inside for your buffet table, head table or
even on guest tables.
A topiary with a ball of white
carnation or roses to represent a baseball for centerpieces.
A ball of
white carnations or roses setting on a square sheet of
wheat grass with diamond-shaped tealights.
ring of grasses with a clear wide mouthed glass vase or
oversized brandy snifter
in the center of the ring. Fill your containers
with peanuts and top with a couple of small pennants.
baseball bat to a base and add a flower ball to the
top. Or use wood candle holders in 3 different
sizes with candles or a flower ball on top of each one.
Napkins folded in a diamond shape with a single
Baseball Gumball placed on top. For Baseball Candy! Shop at CandyWarehouse.com
paper lanterns in the center of the dance floor since
they look like baseball.
Set a silver
& glass pedestal decanter filled with lemonade on a
buffet table. Float lemon slices at the top.
favor bags on the table filled with popcorn and peanuts.
Dress up your tables with
elegant vintage baseball cards — or simply name them
after leading lights from your favorite team.
Don’t forget the apple pie!
Not a fan of cake, serve apple
pie, cut the pie like you would do a traditional wedding cake
and serve guests individual apple tarts. Place
a set of Home Run figurines on the table next to the pies or have
your wedding cake decorated with red stitching to resemble a
baseball and use Home Run figurines on top. Another option is a
cake made in a diamond shape.
Set-up a candy bar
featuring old fashioned (Nostalgic) candy you enjoyed as a child
and Baseball candies. Try things like: Old Fashioned Peanut
Brittle Squares, Boston Baked Beans, Salt Water Taffy, Double Bubble Bubblegum, Zagnuts, Gum Drops, Hard
Candy Sticks, Jawbreakers, Double Bubble Big Slugger Baseball
Bats, Milk Chocolate Baseballs, Gumball Baseball Bats, Baseball
Hard Candy Lollipops, MLB Team Baseball PEZ Dispenser, Baseball
Mints, Bubble Gum Sports Whistles, Homerun Baseball Gumballs,
Candy Baseballs. Place gumballs into Gumball Dispensers.
for dance floor giveaways, these
Baseball Tambourines or
be given out by your DJ between sets of music to keep your dance floor
hopping--you'll score a home run at your reception.
Decorate with ribbons in your wedding colors.
Have a great baseball
reception, keep your dance floor hopping when your DJ passes out full size
Baseball Hat for your guests to
dance the night away in, they'll have a great time. The
also be turned upside down and used to serve dry snacks or add a floral
For Cocktail Hour
For a twist on the traditional cocktail hour, serve foods
generally found at sporting events: popcorn, peanuts, Cracker
Jack, Coke in classic bottles, Ballpark franks, nachos, beer…
The carts make these fabulous. You get the idea!
Waiter going round and passing out cute little baseball candies
and cookies. It reminds you of someone going down the isles at
the game selling sweets.
For the non-drinkers, serve up personalized bottled water ...
and classic Coke in glass bottles. This will get guests cheering
A fun addition to cocktail hour? Mock up some "sports news
sections" to take to the printers, with headlines starring you
and your honey: Baseball's Winningest Couple Returns To
Baseball themed music
incorporated with other music selections. Use your imagination and have a
as umpires, waiters dress as food vendors.
Baseball theme section for more ideas.
Chair Covers, Satin Chair Sashes, Chair Bands
Deco Beads, Gel Beads, Vase Fillers
Paper & Plastic
Votive Candles, LED
Candles, Votive Holders
Tissue Poms White Pkg/5
Pom Pom Garland White Pkg/2
Glittered Hanging Dots White Each
8" Lighted Tissue Lantern White Set/3
12" Rd Tissue Lantern White Lighted Each
Baseball Personalized Mint Tins Personalized Mint Tin Each