The words ‘dream wedding’ and ‘budget’ are easier said than done. Especially when you want a celebration that guests should be talking about long after it’s over. In the hustle bustle of arranging a dream affair, even the most organised bride could forget taking care of the little details that can make a serious impact!
Don't stress—we're about to walk you through them! You might need a little lighting love, a creative guest book idea or a really awesome exit strategy. Whatever boxes you have to check off, get inspired by our tips and tricks for some of the most looked-over planning details!
Chances are you won't be able to personally greet all your guests upon their arrival, so a welcome basket of goodies is a great way to say, "Hello, we're glad you're here!" right away. It could be anything from a bag of edibles or local souvenirs, especially if it’s a destination wedding!
You might find balloons better suited for a kid’s party than your wedding day, but you can add a simple touch of whimsy and fun while still keeping it classy and appropriate. Our current favourite being pretty metallic alphabet balloons, as a ceremony backdrop. You could write "Love, or consider your initials or wedding date as a fun alternative.
You will be amazed at how fun cocktail napkins can truly kick off the party and have all the people bond over the silliness! Personalise your cocktail napkins with a cute quote that defines you as a couple or the date to keep it as wedding memorabilia.
Amp up the romance without spending too much—use lots of candles. You'll easily achieve that dramatic, moody look you're looking for!
With such a romantic glow, you won’t need to spend a fortune on flowers as your centrepiece or even the stage!
Sure, a standard table number could get the guests to go be seated there but why be ordinary? You could personalise your table numbers in a myriad of ways— Be it through antique looking key plates and crystals, vintage trunks or simply with a photo of the couple!
Opt for a cake topper that makes a statement and reflects your and your groom’s personalities or depicts a story between you two! Remember Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover’s monkey toppers? Bride and groom figurines are so yesterday— be more fun than that!
Forget the typical ‘meet the couple at the stage’ and set up a visual guest book instead! Leave a polaroid camera at the table so your guests can take a selfie as proof of their attendance and have them pin it up for a fun decor display.
Gone are the traditions of throwing confetti or rice as the couple makes their egress. Sparklers have a bigger wow factor and make amazing photos altogether!