It doesn’t even matter what kind of wedding
you dream of. It could be a very small and intimate event where you are
surrounded by those who love you most, or it could be a grand party in a
ballroom, where every single guest feels embraced by opulence and luxury. No
matter the size, the theme, or the style of your wedding, you want this event
to be infused with YOU and your LOVE STORY.
One of the best ways to do this is by
adding some of your favorite book or music quotes to the wedding décor itself –
and there are so many wonderful ideas on how to do that!
Following, we have gathered some of the
prettiest quote ideas to incorporate in your Big Day – so read on if you are
looking for inspiration.
On the cake. On the side of the
middle tier or on top of it, on the cake topper or simply on a wedding sign on
the cake table, a quote will go very well with your cake. This is an excellent
idea for those of you looking for a unique way to decorate a simple white cake
– but it can be beautifully combined with other wedding trends too (e.g.
geode-inspired cake colors).
On the dress. How about sewing
or embroidering your favorite quote on the inside of the wedding gown? This is
a wonderful way to keep your favorite words close to your heart as you move
through this huge life event. If you don’t want to ruin your dress, you can add
your quote on your wedding bouquet wrap as well – it is also a very nice idea
for those who want to make their wedding processional feel more special.
On a wedding sign. This is one
of the easiest (and probably most popular) ways to incorporate quotes in the
wedding day. You can use wedding signs as a wedding backdrop for the ceremony,
you can place them near the cake table, or you can just hang them randomly
around the wedding venue. Either way, they will make the entire décor shine with
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traditions have changed quite a lot in the last few years. For instance, it
used to be absolutely forbidden for the groom to see the bride before the
actual wedding ceremony – but these days, a lot of brides and grooms actively
choose to take this into their own hands with a First Look photo session.
Why would you have such a photo shooting?
We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more.
A First Look photo shooting can
be really beautiful, and it can lead to truly emotional pictures. Plus, for
those of you who are very anxious and nervous, being with your loved one can
help you ease the nerves before the ceremony. If you’re afraid to cry and
completely ruin your makeup for the rest of the day, a First Look photo session
might be a good idea for you (even if you do
cry during the photo shooting, you will still be able to retouch your makeup
before the ceremony).
Of course, time can be an
advantage too. By shooting most of your pictures before the ceremony, you will
have more time to spend with your guests after the actual “I DO” – either by
jumping directly into the wedding reception or by holding a cocktail hour you
can actually participate in.
On the other hand, it is
important to note that having a First Look photo shooting you will have to wake
up earlier as well (so that you can fit it all in before the ceremony). For
some of you, a photo session can also increase the nervousness and anxiety too
– so if you think you will feel pressured by the presence of the camera and
wedding party around you before the ceremony, you might want to reconsider
whether or not you want to have a First Look photo session.
Of course, you can settle for
an “altered” version of the First Look photo shooting too. For instance, if you
are worried that this will spoil the surprise during the ceremony, you can have
a First Touch photo session (where you don’t actually see each other because
you are facing opposite directions), or a First Look without all the
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day is going to be very special – and, as the bride, you want to make sure
every single element of it is perfect. Of course, you will put a lot of
attention to detail into everything connected to the Big Day – but even with
the best planners on your side, you should still be prepared for unforeseen
accidents (such as wine spilled on your wedding gown, for example).
What are some of the things you should
definitely bring with you at your wedding to fix this kind of situations? We
have some tips for you – so read on and find out more.
Baby powder. You have no idea
what a miracle maker this can be. While it may not be able to magically erase
greasy stains off your dress, it can definitely make them less visible by
absorbing the oils in them. Furthermore, if you use a stain removal wipe to
“erase” a wine stain from your dress, you can also add a bit of baby powder on
top – it will stick to the stain and cover it so that it’s not too noticeable.
Clear nail polish. You probably
know that nail polish can be used to stop stockings from running – but this is
just one of the reasons you should pack some with you on your wedding day.
Another way you can use it in case of an unforeseen circumstance is to glue
rhinestones on your dress, purse, or shoes (it will act just like a clear glue
and stick the rhinestones back to their place).
Lip balm. Not only is this
essential to apply before makeup (to make sure your lipstick is applied
smoothly), but it can also come in handy in times of…zipper trouble. Just use a
little bit of lip balm on a zipper that’s stuck and it will help you in a
matter of seconds!
Dryer sheet. Sure, this might
sound weird – but a damp, used dryer sheet can prevent your dress from sticking
to your stockings. You just need to rub the dryer sheet on the area to make the
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Wedding trends are ephemeral – what will
remain after the wedding day is you and your loved one, facing the world
together as a married couple who fondly remembers their Big Day of shine,
beauty, and grace.
Of course, wedding
trends can be extremely inspiring – but for those of you who prefer
timelessness over fads, there’s nothing more important than the kind of
elegance that will look stunning on your wedding day and thirty years from now as well.
What are some of the most beautifully
timeless wedding ideas you could incorporate in your Big Day? We have some tips
for you – so read on to find out more.
The simple white dress. You
don’t need an ultra-intricate wedding gown to exuberate elegance and beauty. A
simple dress made from a quality fabric and sewn in a way that embraces your
body with grace will look amazing today, tomorrow, and always. In fact, simple
dresses are actually back in fashion and they are bound to be a pretty huge
trend in 2019 – so if you’re getting married this year, you can actually
double-score with a simple dress!
The white ceremony chairs.
We’re not saying wedding chairs covered in bright-colored blooms don’t look
beautiful – they do! But are you sure
twenty years from now your daughter won’t look at your wedding chairs the same
way you look at overly bouffant sleeves in your mother’s wedding photos? White
chairs can never go out of fashion for a wedding – so why not settle for them?
Tall flower centerpieces and
arrangements. We’ve seen a lot of exciting trends in the wedding flower niche –
and they look absolutely fantastic. But if you want to pick timelessness over
temporary trends, tall arrangements are what you are looking for. If you want
to add a dash of contemporaneity to the mix, you can create these arrangements
in tall, fully transparent or metallic-colored hexagonal vases.
Lounge areas. This might feel
like a new trend and something that will easily fall out of popular attention.
However, lounge areas can never get old – they’re the perfect solution for
guests who don’t want to dance or simply want to socialize without having to
scream at each other.
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Without doubt, the cutting of the cake is
one of the wedding
moments people get most excited about – because, let’s face it, who doesn’t
love a lush, delicious, sweet snack?
The way your cake looks is one thing, the
way it tastes is another. Even the way you display it throughout the wedding
can have a huge influence on your wedding day!
What is the best moment to cut and serve
the wedding cake, though?
We have some tips for you – keep reading
and find out more.
Traditionally, the cake cutting
takes place between the dinner and the dancing part of the reception party
(after the First Dance) – and it makes perfect sense this way. The reason most
couples go with the traditional cake cutting timeline is because this can also
act as a trigger for guests that they can head home (especially if they can’t
stay for the after party). Plus, serving dessert right after your First Dance
is a nice way to give guests a kick of energy – just enough for an evening full
of dancing and having fun.
However, keep in mind that it
is perfectly acceptable to alter the traditional timeline as well. For
instance, if you want to have your First Dance before the meal, you will have
to serve the dessert after the last course. Likewise, if you don’t want a
traditional cake cutting moment, you can leave the cake on the dessert table
and encourage guests to grab a slice when they want to.
In general, the earlier you
serve the cake, the better it is for everyone. As mentioned before, the cake is
usually a trigger for guests to know that it is acceptable to leave the party
and head home. This is precisely why you want to serve your cake earlier in the
reception timeline, rather than later – especially if you have seniors or
parents with children invited at your wedding. Yes, you are allowed to make
your own rules, of course – but keep your guests in mind as well!
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Offering wedding favors is not an absolute must – it’s not like you’re cutting the ceremony off the Big Day or not serving any kind of food to your guests. Favors are, however, a nice gesture of appreciation – they show your guests that you really appreciate their presence there and that you would like them to leave your wedding with a small memory of this beautiful moment in your life.
Have you considered offering wedding favors that are based on flowers and/or plants? They can be such a subtle and beautiful gift, especially when you sprinkle them with a bit of your personality and your own sense of uniqueness!
Here are some of the prettiest ideas for plant based wedding favors to inspire you:
• Edible seeds. This is the perfect blend between a classic edible wedding favor and a plant based one. Offer your guests edible seeds wrapped in pretty packages and they will more than love it. For instance, candy-covered sunflower seeds can be a really nice treat – and when packed in a personalized envelope, they can be more than appropriate for a wedding.
• Pine saplings. Want to help the environment and to help your guests “upgrade” their patio? Offer them pine saplings to plant when they get home. They can be beautifully packaged in burlap, and they work marvelously well with fall and winter weddings. Everyone will love the idea!
• Petal boxes. Fill little boxes with the petals of the same blooms you have already included in your wedding décor. If they are fragranced, it’s even better! Don’t forget to personalize the boxes and add something cute to them – something that will remind guests that your wedding was absolutely amazing!
• Framed dried flowers. You can do this with the same blooms as you have used for the wedding décor or with any other type of blooms. Offer your guests these pieces of home décor and they will definitely love the gift. Romantic and timeless, dried and pressed flowers have a special allure to them – one that seems to always tell a story of beauty and love!
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