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While flowers are the traditional wedding decor, fruit is quickly becoming a common way to add color and style into your wedding day.  Fruit can be used in a variety of creative ways and can help you save on the cost of the wedding in the end.  The vibrant color of lemons and limes as a centerpiece contrasted against a black table cloth, will add a bright flash of color and keep a formal wedding feel. Adding an orange to the place setting, or giving guests an apple escort card as they walk in can be a fun way to keep the fruit theme alive.  Keep reading to find out how to fill your wedding day with fruit and fun!

Start your citrus-themed wedding with bright lime green colors mixed with a vibrant oranges and pinks.

After you exchange the rings—and your guests enter the reception—have them pick up a fruit escort card that leads them to their table.

Create centerpieces filled with fruit…keep them whole or slice them up to add texture.

Once your guests find their seats, have waiters pass hors d’oeuvre’s such as chocolate-dipped strawberries or lime mousse shooters.  Don’t forget about fruit-themed cocktails like apple martinis or mango mojitos to get the party started.

When it is time for the traditional cake cutting, add color to the cake with mouth-watering fruit decorations.  To add a twist to the traditional dessert, consider a fruit filling, fruit pies or dessert cups filled with fruit.

When the dancing and speeches are done, your guest will begin to leave and take their “perfect pear” favor or bride and groom caramel apples from Red Riding Hood Edibles!

DIY: Check out Sunflowers in my Kitchen who created her own fruit filled desserts!

This fruit filled post is a small example of the endless ideas that you as a bride can come up with! Have fun experimenting with the vast variety of fruit available and email me your creations and decorations when you are done!!

Sources:  Bridesmaids Dresses. Pink and Green Flower CenterpieceEscort lemons and limesRingsFlower CenterpieceLime Centerpiece. Lime Mousse Shooter. Chocolate Dipped StrawberriesFruit Filled ShellsFruit CakePear Favors.

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