Special Details to Include in Your Wedding
When planning your big day it’s very easy to become overwhelmed by all the details your have to consider. While you will get the big ticket items taken care of you can overlook to smaller details which will really add to your day. To avoid making this mistake, be sure to look over the list of special details listed below. These are the important items that will truly make your big day the special event you’ve been dreaming of and is ultimately the things people will remember for years to come.
Care Packages for your Bridal Party
Your bridal party will be just as busy as you are the day of the wedding making sure everything happens according to your plans. These are the most special people in your life who you’ve trusted with helping you execute the day. Show your appreciation by putting together a care package for them that will get them through the day. You can give it to them the night before or the morning of the wedding and it should include items that will help them enjoy the day as much as you will. Items in the care package could include treats that will help get them through those long periods with no food to breath mints or gum. You can also include comfortable food wear for late night dancing as feet get tired from being in dress shoes all day long or robes for getting ready in the morning or preparing for bed. This care package does not need to be expensive but it does need to show your bridal party that you truly care for them and all they’ve done to get you through your special day.
Personalized Tables at the Reception
Instead of using ordinary table numbers, show your guests how much they mean to you by personalizing the name of their table. When planning the table arrangements, you will logically group alike people in one table. Make it personal by naming the table something that is special to the group. It could reference a particular memory, be the place you grew up or something related to your alma mater. Take it one step further by including pictures with the table name to make it more personal.
Nothing is worse than not knowing what’s going on. If your guest don’t know the program for the day, you run the risk of people wandering around and being confused about what’s happing or where they need to be. To make sure your day runs smoothly and that everyone knows what’s going on, create a program for both the ceremony and reception. For the ceremony include details like names of the people participating, a list of the various aspects of the ceremony and an explanation of the significance of the elements of your ceremony. For the reception include the timing of the meal and different events like speeches and the cake cutting.
Greet Every Guest
Even if you have a large wedding, it’s important that you greet and thank everyone who is celebrating with you. Even though it’s the polite thing to do, it will also serve as a reminder to you of all the people who care for you and are there to celebrate your special day..
Provide Thoughtful Wedding Favours
Wedding favours are a perfect way to thank every guest for attending with your own personal sense of style and flare. Make it something that reflects the personality of the bride and groom and it will be a perfect way to cap off what was sure to have been an amazing day.