That’s the question every engaged couple should ask themselves. There are so many weddings across the world on a daily basis. When you think about it, you’ll find it incredibly hard to do something that hasn’t been done before. Even the most creative best man speech probably mirrors some other speech made by some other best man at some point in history. But that doesn’t mean you have to take the road most frequently travelled. You should ask yourself how your wedding is going to be different. If you’re looking for a little inspiration to make your big day unique then here are a few ideas.
Make the reception fun and engaging.
There’s nothing wrong with taking the traditional route. Some people like to get married at the top of skyscrapers or underwater, but you might have your heart set on a traditional church wedding. Still, whatever kind of ceremony you have planned, you should aim to make your reception as wild and unique as possible. The ceremony is about you and your partner, but the reception is a chance for you to have fun with your family and friends. Think of ways to make this event special for you, your partner, and your loved ones. You could look into photo booth hire for the reception. There’s no better way to make memories than capturing funny photos with your relatives and closest friends.
You should also plan some big finale for the event to really leave a lasting impression on your guests. Why end the reception in a typical fashion by letting the party slowly peter out? You could end with a huge firework display, for instance. That’ll definitely make sure this is a wedding to remember in the eyes of your guests. Obviously, it’s a big day for you and your partner, so you need to make sure you opt for fun and engaging activities that you’ll both enjoy. But you’re trying to make it memorable for everyone involved. Maybe you could arrange for some crazy transport to take you from the ceremony to the reception venue. You could even take hot air balloon rides. Think outside the box.
Personalise the event for every guest.
As mentioned above, this wedding is a way of marking the union between you and your significant other, but it’s also an event that you’re sharing with the most important people in your life. If you want to make your wedding different then you should personalise it as much as possible for everyone involved. That way, it’ll definitely be a one-of-a-kind celebration. It’s all about the little personalisations when it comes to making your wedding special. Simply creating a quirky homemade nametag for everyone (to help with socialising) could make all the difference. You could even write their names on wooden spoons or some other decorative table piece if you want to create a nice aesthetic for the event. As for the ceremony itself, you could hand out a short personalised message to every guest when they enter the value. It’s just a nice way of thanking them for being there. Maybe you could even provide accommodation for guests in the form of a luxury campground at your venue. As long as guests are happy to camp (or glamp) then this could be a real hit.
Get creative with the menu.
The best way to make your wedding different is to get creative with the menu. Why do things the traditional way when it comes to the food you eat? For example, you might not enjoy many of the traditional wedding cake flavours. Maybe you and your partner love chocolate cake. Why not have a chocolate wedding cake? Or maybe you’re vegan, so you could have a vegan cake. You should definitely have plenty of options in terms of the main meals too. Make sure you offer your guests gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan options from a delicious range of food. You could even put out a buffet so that people can help themselves to food rather than sitting and waiting for dishes to arrive. It might encourage people to mingle and socialise.
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