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21 Gorgeous Ways to Incorporate Gold into Your Wedding Décor

From attire and invites to cakes and coasters, get inspired by these glamorous golden details.

No matter how much gold you desire for your own celebration, there are plenty of ways to add golden glamour to suit your individual style on your big day.

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Photo: Andrena Photography

From rustic weddings to opulent ballroom affairs, we're seeing more and more weddings that incorporate the color gold into various décor elements. The glitzy metallic hue can be showcased in polished, matte, or glitter form, allowing the royal shade to translate beautifully to a range of bridal styles and wedding events. While some brides go all out with gold glitter table linens, others choose to use the gilded color as an accent on ivory wedding cakes or calligraphy on escort cards. No matter how much gold you desire for your own celebration, there are plenty of ways to add golden glamour to suit your individual style on your big day.

We've browsed hundreds of real weddings to find 21 unique ways to incorporate gold into wedding party attire, invitations, ceremony décor, paper goods, floral designs, reception decorations, cocktail accessories, wedding favors, and your wedding cake! See the ideas below, and click on the links below each image to see more from these real weddings!

1. Flower Girl Attire

Gold Sequin Flower Girl Dresses
Photo by Jose Villa Photography; From Real Wedding: Destination Beverly Hills Wedding with a Celebrity Chef & Performers

2. Bouquets

Gold sequin white wedding bouquet wrap
Photo by Elizabeth Messina; Floral Design by Bob Gail Events; From Real Wedding: Farmers Market-Inspired Cocktail Hour & Shabby Chic Reception

3. Wedding Dress

Bride holding gold sequin flats in gold dress
Photo by Elizabeth Messina; From Real Wedding: Farmers Market-Inspired Cocktail Hour & Shabby Chic Reception

4. Shoes

Gold Sequin Wedding Shoes
Photo by Michael Carr Photography; Planning & Design by Ann Whittington Events; From Real Wedding: Romantic Lakefront Ceremony & Elegant Tented Reception in Texas

5. Bridesmaid Dresses

Nikki Sixx Courtney Bingham bridesmaid dresses
Photo by Marc Royce Photography; From Real Wedding: Mötley Crüe Member Nikki Sixx's Marie Antoinette-Inspired Wedding

6. Wedding Invitation

Gold Foil Ornate Wedding Invitation
Photo by Christian Oth Studio; From Real Wedding: Glamorous Indoor Garden Wedding in New York City

7. Aisle Runner

Gold Custom Aisle Runner Original Runner Co
Photo by Kimberly Jarman Photography; Aisle runner by The Original Runner Company; From Real Wedding: Former Miss Arizona's Wedding at the Historic Arizona Biltmore

8. Name Cards

Leaf escort cards with gold dip and calligraphy
Photo by Vue Photography; From Real Wedding: Southern Lake House Wedding with Ivory and Green Color Palette

9. Escort Card Display

Gold manzanita branch centerpiece on table
Photo by Kristen Weaver Photography; From Real Wedding: Gold & White Wedding with Brazilian + Indian Flair in Orlando, Florida

10. Charger Plate

Gold charger plate and flatware at reception
Photo by KT Merry Photography; From Real Wedding: A Gorgeous and Elegant Outdoor Florida Wedding

11. Chairs & Centerpieces

Gold and white tent wedding reception
Photo by Aaron Delesie Photographer; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; From Real Wedding: Elegant All-White Country Club Wedding with Natural Greenery

12. Candles & Glassware

Gold rimmed glassware and charger at wedding
Photo by Elisabeth Millay Photography; From Real Wedding: Alfresco Ceremony and Reception at a Central California Vineyard

13. Linens

Gold sequin wedding reception linens
Photo by Donna von Bruening Photographers; From Real Wedding: A Charming Tented Wedding in South Carolina

14. Table Cards

Gold die cut table name card with calligraphy
Photo by J. Cogliandro Photography; From Real Wedding: NFL Tight End Owen Daniels' Houston Wedding

15. Place Mats

Gold polka dot confetti place mat bridal shower
Photo by EDLT Photo; From Real Event: Modern Spring Bridal Shower with a Pink, Gold, and Black Color Palette

16. Table Numbers

Gold glitter standing table number at wedding
Photo by Andi Diamond Photography; From Real Wedding: A Waterfront Winter Wedding with Blush & Gold Details in Tampa, Florida

17. Signage

Gold Cheers sign on black and white stripes
Photo by EDLT Photo; From Real Event: Modern Spring Bridal Shower with a Pink, Gold & Black Color Palette

18. Straws

Gold Striped Straws and Menu Frame
Photo by James Christianson; From Real Wedding: Summer Destination Wedding with Rocky Mountain Views in Aspen, Colorado

19. Coasters

Gold Foil on drink coaster at wedding cocktail hour
Photo by 6 of Four Photography; From Real Wedding: Black Tie Southern Wedding at an Art Museum in Savannah, Georgia

20. Wedding Favors

Gold Favor Boxes Packaging with Custom Ribbon
Photo by Justin Marantz; From Real Wedding: Unforgettable Miami Wedding with Acrobats, Tiger Cubs & Fireworks

21. Wedding Cake

White wedding cake with gold foil details
Photo by Katelyn James Photography; From Real Wedding: Pink & Cream Wedding in Richmond, Virginia with DIY Elements

If you're considering adding gold to your wedding color palette, we encourage you to discover these gold weddings that featured the gilt hue beautifully.

Opening photo by Andrena Photography; Planning & Design by Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events; From Real Wedding: A Glamorous White & Gold Ballroom Wedding in Los Angeles