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In Beach wedding/ Venues/ Wedding Ideas/ Wedding Trends

Elegant Destination Wedding Inspiration

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Few weeks ago we had the opportunity to plan an elegant wedding in a charming oceanfront location nearby Lima and we felt in love with the decoration details. This wedding was all about flowers arrangements, flower centerpieces and a beautiful flower and foliage arch for the ceremony. The stunning venue did its part too, since all these elements combined with the location made everything even more perfect. Here I want to give you an idea of how the decoration details bride and groom choose really made a difference in creating the atmosphere they were looking for.

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oceanfront wedding reception

When I received the call from the couple, I immediately understood that they were looking for a special location and this is really one of a kind. That is why I proposed them this beautiful oceanfront villa with romans architecture pieces, a little pool and a beautiful garden area. I also understood they were looking for an elegant wedding with a Peruvian touch, so me and my team tried heard to propose them little but meaningful decoration details. 

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First, the charming and elegant arch! This was a super fluffy arch with foliage and flowers as ceremony backing. It was a great choice to have the ceremony in the evening under a beautiful sunset. The sunset light combined with the arch really created an outstanding atmosphere for unforgettable photos. 

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As I said above, this wedding was all about flowers. Apart from the arch, the beautiful flower arrangements at the center of the buffet table added an elegant touch to the wedding reception.

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The bar was one of a kind with the beautiful eucalypt foliage backing, highlighted by hanging light bulbs. At the side of the bar we placed two big flower arrangements, to create a perfect symmetryThe effect was very elegant and romantic.  

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Another beautiful decoration detail was the ceiling of the tent, which mixes foliage dangling lianas with ivory fabric. 

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The table set up was very elegant, with a beautiful white, ivory and light pink roses with foliage, white tablecloth and crystal dishes with golden border. The chairs chosen for the reception were golden tiffany chairs with white cushions. 

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The tree in the reception area was decorated with hanging jars with white candles, another elegant touch. 

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On the wooden table for the sweets we placed a huge flower arrangement in ivory, light pink tones with foliage with truffle towers and little traditional Peruvian sweets. 

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wedding sweet table

Also the cake was very flowery, a beautiful three-tier with the top tier covered in gold fondant and decorated with white, red and gold flowers.  

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In DIY/ Wedding Ideas/ Wedding tips/ Wedding Trends

How to Design a Wedding Mood Board

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Nowadays planning a wedding could be a bit challenging, due to the enormous variety of existing wedding themes, trendy color palettes, wide range of flowers available, multiple table arrangements ideas, etc. That’s why we always suggest our couple to start from a wedding mood board, a collection of pictures from other weddings with ideas, colors, decorations they might like. You don’t know what a wedding mood board is? Ok, let’s start from the very beginning. A wedding mood board is the visual representation of your wedding, which should reflect your vision and inspiration. It should contain specific ideas, details and elements that must be included in your wedding design.

Making a mood board is not an easy task! We know that with Internet you have access to thousands of wedding ideas, wedding trends and so on, so you might need to spend a bit of time surfing the net and collecting ideas.

First step: questioning! Start asking yourself the basic questions, such as: When do I want to get married? Where am I going to get married? How many guests do I have? Among others. Try to answer these questions before designing your mood board.

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Second step: choose your wedding theme, such as rustic, classic, glamourous, shabby, boho, etc.

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Third step: it’s time to choose your color palette! Look into color palettes websites, there are many available. You can create your palette from an image, you have tons of options.

Wedding Color palette

Fourth step: Once you have a clear the wedding theme and the color palette you can start selecting more specific ideas searching the net. Try to divide idea, that will help you narrowing down the selections you make. For instance, you can divide your search in categories: wedding cake, table flower arrangements, ceremony arch, table settings, flower bouquets, etc.

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Fifth step: Once you have your first selection, try to narrow down the pictures you selected at first. For instance, if you have 5 flowers bouquet, reduce the selection to two options. I know this is not easy, but you have to try, otherwise you’ll end up having too many ideas on the table and this could be confusing.

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Sixth step: create the mood board. You can use the tool you prefer, from Power Point to a simple Word, where you can paste the pics. Today we have other app and software you can use for creating your mood board. Pinterest is the one we use the most. It is very useful and efficient since you can share the board you create with your partner and work together. If you have a wedding planner, you can also share the board with him/her.

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Seventh step: check everything once again and see if you need to make any change or cut some ideas. Kee in mind that less is more, so try to include very specific details.mood board wedding final

I think that the mood board is a very effective way to plan a wedding, it makes things easy for us and for the couple itself. You should try to stick with the mood board and try to analyze any new idea considering the mood of your board. I mean if you want a classic ivory peonies bouquet, but you are planning a glamorous wedding with red roses flowers arrangements, you should probably stick to red roses bouquet. So, this tool will definitely help you out in the planning process. Also, it will reflect your idea, what you envision for your wedding and you must share it with your wedding suppliers so that they have a real sense of what you want for your special day.

So now guys, you have a lot to work to do before sending your wedding planner your mood board! 🙂

 

In DIY/ Wedding Ideas/ Wedding tips/ Wedding Trends

How to do your own Photobooth

Photo booth wedding DIY

Photobooth has been considered a must have in weddings so far. It was a wedding trend few years ago, but now it seems that a wedding without a photobooth is not a real one! One of the first thing couples ask for lately s how to make their own photobooth without using a company specialized in this kind of service for events. We believe that is actually quite easy to have a nice “homemade” photobooth. Here we want to share a couple of ideas and tips for your customized and DIY wedding photobooth.

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  • If you want to hang up your guests photos, this is a nice option. A photo display with a peel and stick design which makes your installation super fast. The size of this display is 30×30 inches, but you can certainly find a smaller or a bigger one, depending on the space you have
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In Catering/ peruvian style/ Venues/ Wedding tips/ Wedding Trends

Romantic Wedding in The Sacred Valley

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A couple of weeks ago we had the opportunity to be part of a very special wedding celebration in the heart of the Sacred Valley. The venue of the event is one of the best places in the Sacred Valley, has a colonial architectural structure, and stunning Andean mountains around it. The Ceremony area was in a charming garden with a grand tree in the background.  We absolutely loved the ambiance as it was so romantic and beautiful.  The guests were truly amazed by the view and the intricate details of the whole event.

Wedding in Sacred Valley
Selecting the perfect venue for this couple was just the beginning.  We made sure that all details planned ahead of time were included. When planning a wedding with a couple that has never seen their venue in person, the most important thing is that we recreate the perfect setting and even more important recreate their expected dreams for decoration and make sure that every little detail was considered. The theme for this wedding was romantic and dreamy, so we chose an outdoor ceremony in a flower-filled garden.  To enhance the experience, the outdoor ceremony also included a tent or “huppah” with flower details that combined with the bride’s bouquet and the wedding’s color palette.

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For the reception, the Bride and groom opted for rustic-chic decoration paired with vibrant color centerpieces with red, yellow and orange roses. The centerpieces were arranged using a natural style, like a garden with foliage in a gold vase. The ceiling had a beautiful white tent paired with gold string of lights.  The bar was made of wood simply decorated with light and flowers in a vase.

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For many couples, the wedding cake is an essential part of the wedding celebration. The use of colors is definitely a new trend for wedding cakes. For this wedding, the cake was very important, the couple chose a 2-tier cake covered by fondant and it was hand-painted with gold touches. The cake was placed on the dessert table on top of a wooden base and surrounded by orange flowers.

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The bride´s bouquet was lovely! The bride opted for an airy bouquet with orange roses of different sizes and green touches of nature, all perfectly assembled. Many times, the flowers in the bouquet define the centerpieces and this was the case in this wedding.  Everything had a delicate balance and looked great.

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Overall, I really enjoyed the planning process for this wedding, looking into all the details, the decorations, the lighting, the romantic style of the wedding. The Bride, groom and all the guests really enjoyed their time in Peru and I am sure they went back home with some great memories.

In Invitations/ Wedding tips/ Wedding Trends

Details you Cannot miss while Planning your Wedding

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We are used to talk about wedding etiquette a lot in reference on what you should do and what you shouldn’t during your wedding planning process. We all know that planning a wedding is a big, let’s say huge, thing! And sometimes leaving apart some details can definitely happen. That is why we are here! We will provide you with a complete list of little details that you shouldn’t miss while planning your wedding, think about this as a wedding essential little details checklist, a part from the big items such as decoration, flowers, cake, church, priest or officiant, this is a very imporant list of details you should take in account.

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It often happens that between a wedding cake tasting, the wedding dress shopping, the venue hunting, you can miss the little things. Never forget that in weddings every detail counts! And your guests will definitely appreciate it! Let’s be honest your guests can also be judgemental when it comes to weddings, they will compare your wedding with theirs (if married), they will look into the details and they notice if there is something missing or something wrong … this is part of the game guys. So better be prepared!

  • Escort Cards: it is important that every guest has his own escort card, never forget to include one of your guest. Go through the complete list of invitees hundred times if necessary, check that all the guests’ names are spelled correctly and that they are assigned to the right table. Also, try to design escort cards in line with your wedding color palette and put them at the reception entrance. They need to be easy to find and the tables chart needs to be self-explanatory. You do not want that your guests get frustrated while looking for their escort cards.

scort card for weddingCredits: Lara Momentos

  • Wedding website: nowadays it is essential to have a wedding website. It has to be useful for your guests in terms of including wedding ceremony/reception venue address, the wedding exact timeschedule, the dresscode if any, and any relevant information. In this article you will find all you need to know to set the perfect wedding website: http://sayidoinperu.com/blog/tips-perfect-wedding-website/ Remember that if you are planning a destination wedding, the importance of the website actually increases, considering that here you can include travel tips and recommendations for your guests, flight and accommodation information, restaurants recommendations among others.

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  • Nice favors: this is another important details! It is a way to let your guests know how thankful you are that they made it to your wedding! So choose nice favors, possibly in line with your wedding theme (if any), and put them on a nice table so that your guests can grab a favor before going away. It is very common today to opt for edible favors, such as a little bottle of wine, a little pot of jam or honey. Your guests they will definitely love it and use it!

Nice favors for weddings

  • Have a Plan B: this is essential especially for outdoor wedding. So have a well planned contigency plan in case of bad weather, your guests will not appreciate being outside under the rain for your wedding ceremony or reception. It would be awkward!

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  • Food allergies: check with your guests if they have any food allergy or if there is any vegetarian/vegan among them, so that you can arrange a special menu for them. Once you have this clear, provide a complete list tou your caterer, highlighting the names of the guests and the tables where they will be seated. This is a nice touch that your guests will definitely appreciate.
  • Suppliers food: take in account that also the suppliers you selected for your wedding need to eat, so order some additional meals and pay for them in advance. You do not want to deal with this issue during the wedding reception.

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  • Music list: provide a detailed music list to your DJ or music band, include songs that you love it and that are meaningful for you and let them understand what are your favorite music genres. Specify to your music vendor the song you want him/her to play and when. I am referring to your reception’s entry music, your first dance song for instance. Also take in account your guests’s music tastes if you want them to have fun.

As you can see planning a wedding is a huge thing and sometimes is not easy at all to have every detail under control. Try to make lists of things you should look into and ask for help! That’s one of the best tip we can give you, always have someone, such as a wedding planner or a family member or a friend, able to look into these details with you. Four eyes see more than two!

 

In Cakes/ Decorations/ Wedding Trends

The Ultimate Guide To 2019 Wedding Cake Trends

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Eating cake at a wedding reception is something that will never go out of style! The wedding cake is en essential part of a wedding celebration, it has to be a beautiful cake, ideally in line with the wedding theme and at the same time it has to be delicious, let’s say as delicious as it looks! In the last couple of years we saw several cake trends, very far away from the idea of the white and classic 3-tier wedding cake. We have seen unique creative ideas, such as the naked cake for 2018 weddings. The aim of this blog is to focus on the latest 2019 wedding cake trends for the upcoming wedding seasons. So if you are planning to get married soon, get on board and read this article, which we consider the ultimate guide to 2019 wedding cake trends.

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-Colourful cakes: the use of colors is definitely a new trend for wedding cakes. You will see intense or light colors, such as blue, green, pink, coral among others on cakes this year. It is also common the use of hand-painted cakes, especially for cake covered by fondant. The use of gold and metal details is becoming a trend again this year as well, also black fondant cake are common this year. So in other words colors are a must! Our tip: stick with your wedding color palette!

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-Geometrical shapes: another trend is to use geometrical shapes instead of the classic rounded cake. For instance it will be easy to find 3-tier squared, rectangular or hexagonal cakes. Or you will also find structural and contemporary design with geometrical details on it.

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-Flower details: wedding cakes are now topped with real flowers arrangements, greenery and foliage, the use of edible flowers is also very common.

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-Non-traditional wedding cakes: another trend for 2019 wedding is to have cake in line with a country traditions, basically no-wedding cakes. For instance we plan wedding in Peru and it is very common that bride and groom ask for a traditional Peruvian dessert made as wedding cake. This is happening more and more often everywhere. So, get rid of fondant or buttercream, and go for a delicious pavlova, a turron de Doña Pepa cake, a classic sponge cake with whipped cream or an Italian millefoglie.

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-One-tier cake: forget the high wedding cakes construction, 3, 4, 5 tiers of cakes. This year will be very common to have simple one-tier minimalist wedding cake. Simple doesn’t mean boring taste or decoration. If you are afraid that a one-tier cake will not be enough to feed all of your wedding guests, you can have a bigger cake inside of the same flavors and taste to slice and serve.

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-Alternative cakes: the use of other elements instead of real cakes, such as donuts or macaroons towers are also very common this year. Also the cheese cake is a real trend this year, with the cake tiers made with actual wheels of cheese topped with fresh fruits. The cheese wheels cake is a good option for couples who are not into sweets, served this fromage cake with jams, fresh fruits and nuts.

Alternative wedding cakes

Alternative wedding cake

 

 

-Letter cakes: this is also a new trend for 2019 weddings. So opt for bride and groom’s initials shaped cakes topped with fresh cream/whippedcream/creamcheese (this is actually up to you) and decorate with fresh fruits or flowers.

Letter cakes

Remember that choosing your wedding cake is a very important decision of the wedding planning process. All your guests will be eager to have a slice of cake at the reception and the cake cutting is a very important moment of your wedding day, a memory taht you’ll cherish forever. Also some additional tips: think about using a selection of wedding cake photos to show the cake designer and make sure that he/she has understood your idea and schedule a cake tasting few months before the wedding to make sure that the combination of flavors is the one you are looking for.

For more wedding trends stay tuned since we will share them soon on our blog!

In Decorations/ peruvian style/ Wedding Trends

An Oceanfront Peruvian-Style Destination Wedding

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Credits: Photographer Lara Momentos

A couple of weeks ago we had the opportunity to be part of an amazing wedding celebration nearby Lima. The venue of the event is one of the best we have ever seen in Lima area. It is a beautiful Roman Empire style house located on a rock in front of the Pacific Ocean, few kilometer south of Lima city. The ceremony area was basically a cliff on the Pacific Ocean and all you have in front of you was the immensity of the sea. We loved so much the atmosphere of this event we planned, we were totally merged in a special setting rounded by the Ocean breeze! Guests were deeply amazed by the view and the outstanding details of the wedding event. 

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We know that for many destination weddings guests coming to Peru from abroad have high expectations on the event and the trip abroad. They are excited for the wedding event itself plus they have a big curiosity of learning more about the Peruvian culture and meeting local people. That’s exactly what happened during this event, a lot of good energy and vibes coming from the guests who really wanted to have fun in a traditional Peruvian style setting.

peruvian reception decoration with colourful style

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Bride and groom opted for Peruvian decorations, in the traditional vibrant colors: yellow, red, blue, green, pink and purple. We included colorful fabrics for the buffet table, the dessert table and the cheese table, colorful flowers in high vases as centerpieces, Peruvian red, orange and yellow aji peppers and native potatoes bouquets as flower decorations, cascading pompoms inside the reception tent, little llama as table nametags and Peruvian fabric embraided tote bags as wedding favors in perfect Peruvian style. So, every elements of the decoration was perfectly in line with the main theme of the event: a Peruvian style destination wedding!

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peruvian food for weddings

The food was also in line with the theme: little “tamales”, baked potatoes with “ocopa” sauce, steamed rice with corn and parsley, “aji de gallina”, “lomo saltado” among other traditional dishes. The perfect celebration of Peruvian traditional “criolla” cuisine!

wedding cake based on turron and elegant world cake

Bride and groom also wanted to include a very special cake, a part from their three-tier classic wedding cake. They decided to have a two-tier “turron de Doña Pepa” cake, which is a sweet traditionally eaten in October, the month of the “Señor de los Milagros”, a holiday month in Peru. This delicious sweet is made of anise cookie bars and a sticky delicious syrup and topped with candy sprinkles. It is an explosion of tastes, highly addictive…I can swear! 😀

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It was such a privilege for us to be part of such an amazing celebration and we loved all the planning process, since we felt that we put together a perfect Peruvian traditional wedding with a very special modern touch.

In Decorations/ Flowers/ Wedding Trends

The Importance of Flower Decorations for Outdoor Weddings

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Flowers decorations are key for outdoor wedding celebrations, they bring that bucolic touch to the event bride and groom are looking for. If you are planning an outdoor wedding you want to get married in an open space, in the middle of nature, in a beautiful garden with trees all around, in the middle of a valley with the Peruvian Andes as background or on the beach with the Pacific Ocean at the back. But in few words, what is important to you is: to be rounded by nature!
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Lately we organized a charming outdoor destination wedding in Lima, in a beautiful villa on the top of a hill where you could appreciate Lima’s skyline! The event was not properly in the middle of nowhere or into the wildest nature ever, but we tried to recreate the bucolic atmosphere with flower decorations. We know that nothing is impossibile when it comes to bride and groom’s wishes! 🙂

flower decotations for outdoor weddings

So we tried to incorporate in the decoration several flowers elements, such as swing decorations, little flore arrangements for the ceremony path, and we also include a tree decoration for the cheese table. The atmosphere was really magic, a real fairy tale.

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For the ceremony we used swing decorations, three big flower arrangements and several white babiesbreath arrangements for the path to the ceremony.

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The imponent tree decoration was set right in the middle of the cheese table, rounded by bread rolls, olives, dry and fresh fruit and obviously many different kind of delicious cheese.

sweet table decorations for wedding

For the dessert table we use a huge flower arrangements on the green tones. We placed right behind the wedding cake. It looked amazing! The cake was a naked ones with red berries and topped with one of the cutest cake topper we have ever seen. The little sweets placed all around were the perfect complements for the beautiful flower arrangements.

bar decorations with wood and flowers

Where we could not use flowers we decided to use wooden elements, such as for the bar and the beers station. Foliage, flowers and wood were the main carachters for this wedding event.

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The reception table was a long squared table for about 30-35 people, with a long flower arrangement on the white and green tones. Actually the mise en place of the table was really simple but the main character was the flower arrangement for sure. We rounded the reception table with swing flower decorations, to complete the natural feeling of the area.

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The beautiful swimming pool also helped us including another nature element: water. Obviously at the end of the part bride, groom and guests jumped into the pool. It was a lot of fun!

This wedding really helped us understanding that nothing is impossible when it comes to wedding events, and that the importance of flowers decorations is really undisputed. We loved playing with flowers and wooden elements to recreate the atmosphere bride and groom were looking for.

In Decorations/ entertainment/ Wedding Trends

Five Welcome Table Ideas

Welcome Table Ideas

The most challenging issue for modern bride and groom is to have some original and special element in their wedding. Originality and brand new ideas are valuable when it comes to wedding celebrations. Never forget that! Welcome table is a very important decoration element for your event, considering that it is the first decoration your guests will bump in when they enter the reception area after the ceremony and we can say that it’s the first impression they get of your wedding. So be very careful about the items, such as tablecloths, frames, letters, flowers you place on it and the color palette you use, that obviously need to stay in line with your color palette.

Here I will give you few tips and suggestions to have a unique and creative welcome table for your special day:

guest book instrumentsCredits: Photography by Christina Ahlheim

1. If you are deeply attached to some items, a box, a musical instrument if you are both musicians for example, you can definitley make this object your guestbook. Your guests can sign the item, write their best wishes and dedicate you some nice words. This is a customized option and you will definitely have a valuable memories of your special day.

wooden heart-shaped pieces – guest bookCredits: aLovelyDetailCo

2. Another nice idea is to have a frame filled with little wooden heart-shaped pieces. Your guests can sign one of the little heart and perhaps include a little inscription for you and place it inside the frame. This is an original idea, ideal for rustic wedding, where wood is the main decoration element. This is actually a more romantic idea compared with the first one I gave you above, once you have this frame you can hang it up on the wall of your newl-weds home.

Jenga blocks as guest bookCredits: Photography by Christina Ahlheim

3. Another funny idea is to use Jenga blocks, so that your guests can sign a block and place it on top of the structure. Try to choose a jenga with clear blocks, this way would be easier for your guests to write on them. If you use a colourful jenga provide sharpies of different colors (clear and dark colors).

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4. Another creative idea is to create a puzzle out of a nice photo of you both. Your guests could sign a piece and try to assemble the pieces of the puzzle to reach the goal of having a portrait of you. This way you will have a personalized puzzle for the rest of your life, it will be a very nice memory of your wedding celebration.

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5. A very creative idea is to place on your welcome table a guestbook that your wedding guests can sign it, but a part of the classic inscription, you can put a polaroid camara and adhesive tape at the side of the book, so that your guests can take an instant picture of them (like a selfie or any other funny pic), stick it on the guestbook and write something for you. This is basically a modern version of the traditional guestbook. Also, another suggestion I have is that you can have one or two strings between two trees or poles where your guests can hang up the funniest pictures of the event. This way you will definitly have funny memories of your wedding!

 

 

 

 

In Decorations/ Save The Date/ Wedding Trends

Tips For an Outdoor Wedding Celebration

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What are the key elements that we cannot miss for an outdoor wedding ceremony and reception? After planning and designing weddings I always take a moment to reflect and think about my job, what I could have done better and what I actually did pretty well. So, after designing several outdoor wedding celebrations I came out with a list of must-have items for a beautiful and memorable outdoor reception!

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Here a list of things that you should not forget to include during your outdoor wedding reception planning process:

  • Lighting: Is there anything must valuable and important than lighting for an outdoor reception? My answer is NOOOO! It is essential to have your lighting well put in place for the dining area, the dancefloor, the cake table and the bar. If you get married at sunset or right before that and the party will last until dawn it will be dark soon and you need to have your lighting well set and also a back-up plan in case something happens. A generator could be a solution to all your problems sometimes. So make sure you have a generator available in the venue.

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  • Tent: this is actually optional in case you are hosting your wedding during summertime and you know it is not going to rain! In other words you really need to be unlucky to get the only rainy day in summer… but you never know, bad things happen…so I always suggest a tent. For other seasons I believe it is mandatory to have it. In summertime, you might consider to have a tent to provide some shade for your guests, in case of high temperature, you do not want to leave your guests under the sun. However you should always try to place your ceremony in a shaded area.

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  • Refreshment and water: If you are getting married in spring or summer time, it will probably be quite warm, so provide refreshments for your guests, especially men if they are required to wear a suit.
  • Umbrellas: Have a stash of umbrellas ready for your guests, in case of rainy day. You do not want them to get wet, especially if they have a wedding reception and party to attend.

Refreshment and water for weddingsCredits: Photographed by Snapmotive

  • Blankets: Have blankets available for your guests, in case of high humidity and low temperatures. This depends from the seasons. If you get married in spring, temperature would likely drops at night, so blankets are a must-have.
  • Plastic heels protectors: In case you are getting married on grass, just distribute heels protectors for your female guests.
  • Ice: If you are getting married during summertime, do not forget to have plenty of ice available for refreshments, some cold food, fruits and more.
  • Flowers: try to place your flower decorations just one hour before guests’ arrival, they could get ruined under the sun.

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  • Insects: call a professional company specialized in keep bugs away, do this 3-4 days before the event.
  • Place a basket with the following items in the bathroom could be useful for your wedding guests: Bug spray, flip flops of different sizes, Suntan lotion, first aid kit.

Wedding Bathroom BasketsCredits: Dulce Garden Party

So here my tips for outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions! I hope they are useful for your wedding planning process.