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by Kayla Duncan
Alright Moonstruck fam, today’s post is going to blow your mind. Are you ready to step into a world where minimalism meets the allure of nature? Well, hold onto your veils, because the hot new trend on the wedding decor scene is none other than Japandi style! If you’re someone who revels in the beauty of simplicity, adores natural elements, and dreams of an earthy yet luxurious wedding, then Japandi might just be the style you’ve been waiting for.
So, what exactly is Japandi, you ask? Picture this: a seamless blend of Japanese minimalism and Scandinavian simplicity. Sooo, pretty much the equivalent of a perfect fusion dish that combines the best of both worlds. From the Japanese side, you get that Zen-like minimalism that’s all about clean lines and uncluttered spaces. On the Scandinavian end, there’s a warm coziness and a strong connection to nature. Put them together, and you’ve got a match made in decor heaven!
For brides who believe that less is more, Japandi style is a breath of fresh air. Say goodbye to overwhelming details and hello to serene elegance. The core of this style is all about embracing simplicity in a way that elevates the overall atmosphere. Imagine a wedding venue adorned with just a few carefully chosen pieces that exude timeless beauty. This simplistic, luxurious style is one that epitomizes “quality over quantity” with its unstinting use of texture, muted earthy color palette, and minimalistic design.
Now, let’s talk about those textures that make Japandi decor truly special. Think about incorporating the raw luxury of travertine, white oak, black stone, and smoke bush. These materials bring a sense of grounding and natural beauty to your wedding space. They’re like the building blocks of a scene straight out of nature’s notebook.
To truly make your Japandi wedding pop, it’s important to choose the right complementary textures. Tweed, raw pottery, cheesecloth, gauze, linen, and parchment are your go-to options. These textures add depth and personality to your decor, creating an inviting and harmonious ambiance. Guests will be drawn to touch and feel the different elements that come together in perfect harmony.
Ah, “raw luxury” – the two words that perfectly encapsulate the essence of Japandi style. It’s a paradox, a beautiful juxtaposition that combines the unrefined with the opulent. Imagine guests stepping into your wedding venue and being greeted by the organic elegance of raw materials, expertly curated to create an atmosphere of sophisticated luxury.
One of the most exciting aspects of this decor style is its versatility. It serves as a blank canvas, allowing you to infuse your own personal touches and unique vision. Whether you’re a bride who adores the idea of a monochromatic color palette or someone who wants to add a pop of color here and there, Japandi’s quiet luxury provides the perfect backdrop for your creativity to flourish.
So, how can you incorporate this dreamy decor style into your own wedding? Start by choosing a venue that complements the Japandi aesthetic – think airy spaces with ample natural light or that have unique textures built right in. (We’re not biased or anything, but we’ve seen LOTS of venues that lend themselves to this style… we’re even putting on an event at one soon! More on that in a bit, though.)
Next, focus on the materials and textures that define the style. From your table settings to your floral arrangements, weave in those travertine, oak, raw pottery, and black stone elements. And remember, the complementary textures are your secret weapon for adding that extra touch of charm.
If you’re seeking a wedding style that speaks to your love for simplicity, natural beauty, and a touch of raw luxury, Japandi is calling your name. It’s a style that celebrates the elegance of minimalism while embracing the warmth of natural elements. So, go ahead and let your wedding be a reflection of your unique journey, surrounded by the serene beauty of Japandi’s quiet luxury. Your special day deserves nothing less than the earthy style of dreams – the enchanting world of raw luxe.
We hope this post has inspired you to consider Japandi decor for your upcoming nuptials. And more importantly, we hope we’ve piqued your interest about this particular design style. If you’d like to see it in action, come pay us a visit at the Ronin Art House open house event on September 24, 2023! We’ll be there alongside other local Houston wedding vendors to showcase the beauty that can be found in simplicity. We’d love to see you there!
Happy planning, lovely brides!
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