Hunger Games Wedding Inspiration and Ideas

Submitted by randerson on Friday - November 22, 2013

The fans are hungry and ready for their next helping! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the highly anticipated sequel to 2011's The Hunger Games, premieres today nationwide. In celebration of its release, today's blog post features three fun ways to weave this dystopian story into your wedding stationery, fashion, and decor. Feast your eyes on the loveliness below.

Bow & Arrows Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of the book and film series, is a skilled archeress whose bow-hunting skills come into play quite often throughout the series. Since bow and arrows also hint at love--and Cupid's arrow---this theme would be a lovely addition to your wedding day. There's so many fun ways to aim at this theme:

  • Arrows "shooting" into your wedding cake
  • Inscriptions on your wedding bands
  • Bow and arrows hung from the ceiling or as table displays

To keep the look light and romantic, you could try a softer color scheme with gilded touches, as illustrated on the inspiration board below. Our Love Arrows stationery suite offers an airy palette that complements this theme very well.

Hunger Games Wedding Inspiration - Bows & Arrows

Photo Credits: Bow & Arrow by Natalie Spencer Photography via RuffledSave the Date by MagnetStreetCake by Justin Marantz via Hostess with the MostessBouquet by Natalie Barrett Photography via Bows and ArrowsRing via Etsy 

  Enchanted Forest The annual Hunger Games takes place inside a giant arena---a sprawling landscape filled with dense forests, rolling meadows, grassy fields and rushing streams. This woodland panorama lends itself nicely to a rustic, outdoorsy wedding theme. There's a bounty of beauty and nature to explore for this theme:

  • Owl/bird feather boutonnieres
  • Twigs, berries, and pine needles
  • Botanical, organic hairpieces
  • Rustic wedding cake or dessert

You could even kick-off your woodsy wedding theme with a tree-laden Save the Date, such as the one pictured below, or another nature-inspired Save the Date design. Hunger Games Wedding Inspiration - Forest Theme

Photo Credits: Save the Date by MagnetStreetTablescape by Ashley Photographer via Green Wedding ShoesHeadpiece from Etsy, photo by Caroline TranCake by Courtney Clarke via Wedding ChicksFeather boutonnieres by Stacy Jacobsen via Green Wedding Shoes

  Fiery Fashion If you saw the first film, then you'll probably remember one of the more striking scenes: Katniss and Peeta, riding into the arena on a chariot, their outfits bursting in flames (literally).  Fire remains a strong theme throughout the series, as evidenced in the name of the sequel, Catching Fire. Why not heat up your wedding day with some fiery fashion and decor? A simmering palette of reds, oranges, and yellows can ignite this theme, as shown on the inspiration board below. From ombre patterning to roast-your-own s'mores (how fun is that?), there's a lot of fun ways to turn the heat up on this theme. Our stationery suite Whispering Feathers stationery suite takes on a fiery twist when personalized in warm red/orange hues, as pictured below. Hunger Games Wedding Inspiration - Catching Fire

Photo Credits: Cake via Maggie Austin CakeWedding Invitation by MagnetStreetS'mores by Jessica Bennett Photography via Grey Likes WeddingsRattan lights via Etsy

  What do you think of these ideas? Are you planning your own Hunger Games wedding theme? We'd love to hear your thoughts and ideas.