Birch is all over the wedding scene these days. I love birch because it reminds me of the north. It reminds me of quiet lakes, canoes, deep forests and cottage campfires.

Birch fits in perfectly with a white winter wedding. Here are a few ways to beautify with birch:

Hanging birch cones filled with fresh flowers.

Birch vases make for stunning centerpieces.

They look lovely grouped together.

Birch can also be used for your dessert table.

What about birch place cards?

A birch-inspired wedding cake.

Birch branches form a dramatic, yet simple backdrop.

Birch-inspired wedding invitations.

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