When it comes to your wedding we all want to ensure our day is a special and memorable one. Opting for a champagne breakfast soirée? Or perhaps you’re leaning towards a destination wedding? Maybe you’re more partial to a formal sit-down reception? Or even a roaming dining cocktail event?
That’s the big wedding element sorted. But what about all of those smaller touches which enable you to have your personality as a couple shine through? The little touches that say “you”.
With this in mind we’ve put together six ways you can help make your wedding day as personalised as possible.
1. Theme it up
By far, one of the easiest ways to make your big day memorable is by choosing a specific theme.
You could go with an autumn theme if you want to symbolise a time of change, or if you want something truly unique try a circus theme, with juggling acts, serve hotdogs and cotton candy and have a kissing booth.
2. Write your own vows
While traditional vows are still popular, personalised vows are on the rise.
Some couples choose to write one set of vows that they both say, while others choose to write their vows individually. In the latter case it is best to talk about what you would like to say to make sure you’re both on the same page.
3. Say cheese!
Having a photo booth is a sure-fire way to capture memories a photographer might miss. For an extra-special touch, outfit your booth with themed props that match your wedding theme.
4. Make an entrance…special
Create a unique entrance to your reception. Display engagement photos, your parents’ wedding albums and other meaningful mementos from your lives together.
5. Get the laughs going
Keep your guests smiling all night and hire a professional jokester to work the room. Whether they’re doing a stand-up routine or just warming up the crowd between meals, the right comedian will know what is and isn’t appropriate material for the occasion.
6. Kick up your heels
Take a few dance lessons before your wedding, but instead of the standard waltz, kick it up a notch by learning a sultry tango or a high-energy swing routine, and then surprise everyone during your first dance.