Damask patterns are perfect for just about any wedding style. It was first used to describe a type of fabric developed in China, which was later produced in Europe in the 14th century. It initially featured scroll patterns that often included fruit, animals and flowers. From that time to this, the definition of “damask” has changed from fabric to the pattern itself. When you think of patterned wallpaper from the Victorian era, you’re probably thinking of damask. However, this pattern can be personalized with just about any color palette or design, and you can get really creative with having it represent your individual style. There are even popular damask designs with skulls, cats, or 70s motifs.
There are countless ways to use damask in your wedding and reception, including the following:
While this pattern can make any wedding look sophisticated, you’ll want to pick and choose your damask items. Having every piece of décor in damask can be a bit overwhelming, so it’s best to use it in one or two statement pieces and in a couple smaller items. You can then use more subtle patterns and colors like pure white, black, red or pink as highlights.
Shutterfly has excellent damask home décor items, which are perfect as gifts for the bride and groom. Or, purchase these items to continue your own damask theme. This pattern is a timeless classic that can elevate the look of any home or occasion.