If you are a fan of the epic fantasy world created by J.R.R. Tolkien, then you have come to the right place. From the rolling hills of the Shire to the towering peaks of Mordor, there is no shortage of inspiration to draw upon when planning a wedding that celebrates this beloved literary masterpiece.
The epic tale of Middle-earth created by J.R.R. Tolkien has captured the hearts of millions around the world, and what better way to celebrate your love than with a wedding inspired by this fantastical world?
In this blog, we will provide you with tips and ideas on how to incorporate elements from the Lord of the Rings into your special day, from choosing the perfect cake to incorporating subtle nods to the story in your menu. Whether you are a die-hard fan or simply looking to add a touch of magic to your wedding day, we hope our suggestions will help make your Lord of the Rings themed wedding a day to remember. So, let’s dive in!
Lord Of The Rings Themed Wedding Ideas
1. Speak Friend And Enter
The Lord of the Rings “Speak Friend and Enter” mat is the perfect wedding gift for fans of the epic fantasy series. This durable, machine-washable mat features the iconic phrase from the series, “Speak Friend and Enter,” printed on its surface. It’s sure to make a great addition to the home of any fan of the series. This mat is not only a nod to the fantasy world of Middle-earth, but also a welcoming message to guests to speak up and come on in. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of the books and movies or just appreciate a good literary reference, this mat is sure to delight anyone who crosses its threshold.
2. Middle-earth Menu
Each dish on the menu has been carefully crafted to capture the essence of the various cultures and regions of Middle-earth.From ‘The Shireland Starters’ to ‘The Prancing Pony Refreshments’, there is a range of food items for every middle-earther. This creative menu will surely delight the guests and leave them thinking more about the food.
3. Books Stacked Cake
This stunning book cake is a tribute to J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy series, The Lord of the Rings. With fine details etched into the “pages” and “cover,” the cake looks like a book bound in leather. On the cover, “The Lord of the Rings” is calligraphed in a replica of the well-known Elvish script. On the spine is inscribed the One Ring’s symbol, and beautiful floral designs adorn the pages.
The cake is large enough to serve 100 guests, making it a perfect centerpiece for a grand wedding reception. The intricate design and attention to detail make it a work of art, and the combination of flavors and textures make it a truly delicious treat. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of the books or just appreciate a good literary reference, this cake is sure to be a highlight of the reception and a memorable part of the wedding celebration.
4. Arwen’s “mortal life” quote
Incorporating Arwen’s poignant quote from The Lord of the Rings into a glass display could be a beautiful and meaningful addition to a wedding. Arwen’s famous quote, “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone” looks beautiful when etched into glass. The perfect wedding gift, this glass piece serves as a reminder of Arwen’s brave decision to choose a mortal life with the man she loves. The quote is sure to be a meaningful and lasting gift for the newlyweds.
5. Galadriel’s Dress
Galadriel’s dress is a beautiful and regal choice for a Lord of the Rings themed wedding. The dress is a long, flowing gown in shades of green and gold, with intricate detailing and embellishments. It’s a perfect choice for a bride who wants to look like a queen on her special day.
To incorporate this idea into a Lord of the Rings themed wedding, the bride could wear a dress inspired by Galadriel’s dress, with similar beading, embroidery, and flowing sleeves. The wedding party could also wear attire inspired by the elves of Middle-earth, with flowing, ethereal fabrics and delicate details.
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6. The One Ring To Rule Them All
A Lord of the Rings themed wedding ring could be a unique and meaningful gift for a couple who are fans of the books or films. The ring can be customised with either the well-known inscription from the One Ring or the couple’s desired elvish inscription. The ring can also have stones that mimic the hues of the elven woodland set in a noble metal like gold or silver.
7. Arwen’s hairstyle
This idea will surely delight the brides. Arwen’s iconic hairstyle from Lord of the Rings is a great idea for a bride with a Lord of the Rings themed wedding. The style features a long braid with two sections that cross over the top of the head, arranged into a bun. Accessorize with a few small braids, curled sections, and small flowers to complete the look.
8. Lord of the Rings candle
A Lord of the Rings themed candle is a great idea for a Lord of the Rings themed wedding. You could choose from a wide range of scents such as Mountain Pine, White Sandalwood, and Journey to Mordor. This would be a great way to add some atmosphere to the wedding.
9. A Long Expected Party
A Lord of the Rings themed wedding invitation is a great way to add a touch of fantasy to your big day. Featuring the famous quote “A Long Expected Party,” these invites are sure to capture the imagination of your guests. The design can be kept subtle, or you can go all out with a Tolkien-inspired design. Whether you choose a classic, elegant look or a more elaborate and detailed design, these invitations will give your guests an exciting glimpse into your special day.
10. ‘One Ring To Rule Them All’ Photo Frame
A great idea for a Lord of the Rings themed wedding gift is a photo frame with the quote “One ring to rule them all and in the marriage bind them” inscribed on it. This would make a memorable and meaningful gift for the happy couple. It will be a reminder of their special day and a reminder of the love that binds them.