Who knew fruit could be so beautiful? Check out these fresh ideas to get inspired for your own big day.

If you're looking for an easy way to brighten up your cold-weather celebration, try incorporating fresh citrus touches. Yes, your favorite fruits, including lemons, oranges, limes, grapefruits and kumquats, double as delicious style details! Peak citrus season occurs during the winter, but the fruity finds feel right at home when used as décor elements at a spring or summer wedding.

Citrus fruits are available in some of our favorite hues for warm-weather nuptials, so they can both complement a spring or summer color palette or entirely redefine a fall or winter celebration. And while they're totally stylish, they're also very affordable. That means you can cut down on pricier blooms and include the cost-effective fruit for that extra splash of visual interest.

You'll be pleasantly surprised how many opportunities you have to add a hint of citrus to your wedding day: From boutonnieres and centerpieces to favors and cake decorations, adding citrus can transform mundane details into something unexpected and exciting. And no matter what time of year you plan to tie the knot, using citrus as a wedding-day accent is an easy and fresh way to add bright pops of color to your wedding reception.

Ready to consider these fun, colorful ideas for your own special day? Then click through to see 22 exciting ways to use citrus throughout your wedding!

At left: A cut grapefruit paired with a bright yellow ranunculus makes for the perfect bold place setting at this colorful wedding.

Photo: Chelsea Scanlan Photography

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