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How to make your day Unique

Copying the ideas of others is fine - but you are still unique

Here are some ideas to make your day completely personal and specific to you


Here are 14 ideas (which cost little or nothing) to make your day really special to you

Read on...

here you are - ideas are gifts and these come free!

 It's time reveal some of my favourite ideas to make your wedding
unique and totally "you," so that your wedding is an unforgettable
experience for you and your guests.

   Why is this such a big deal?

   Well, I don't believe ANYBODY'S wedding should be "a package."
Your wedding is YOUR day, and it should feel it’s the right fit for
your personalities from start to finish.

    What I realized after seeing lots of brides on their wedding day,
is that the thing that makes each wedding
unique is...YOU.

   Now, before you tell me how obvious that is, think about it.  What
is the one thing that is completely original and unique about your
wedding day, that no other wedding day has ever seen or done

   Your guests have never been at party celebrating YOUR love and
relationship with your fiancé.  They've never seen YOU in that
gorgeous gown, walking down the aisle, partying on the dance floor.

   The secret to having a wedding that leaves a lasting impression on
your guests and really feels like "you" is weaving as much of your
personality as possible into your wedding day.
   Believe me, I've seen lots of weddings.  Including the details
of what makes you special and the things you love not only makes
you FEEL how special you are that day, it draws your guests in,
makes them feel connected to you, and without fail guarantees an
unforgettable day for you and your guests. 

   And these things cost LITTLE OR NO MONEY.

   Some examples of how to do it...


1) Naming Your Tables.  Instead of using traditional table numbers,
   name your tables after a special interest or hobby that you share.
   Such as...players on your favorite football team,
   cities you have visited together, or types of wine.

2) Newlywed Trivia.  Create a list of trivia questions about you and
   your fiancé for your guests to answer.  This not only lets your
   guests get to know you as a couple, it breaks the ice as guests
   answer questions as each table.

3) Favours That Represent You.  Give your guests favours that say
   something about your interests.  One couple gave bottles of
   mead (honey wine) they had made themselves.

4) Share Your Childhood Photos.  You can do this in a collage of
   photos of the two of you growing up, in your signature guest book,
   or displayed on your gift table.

5) Display Your Parents and Grandparents Wedding Photos.  This is a
   romantic and elegant way to share your family history.

6) Love Letters.  You can put together a collage or scrap book of
   letters you and your fiancé sent to each other if you had a
   long distance relationship – assuming they are printable of course!

7) A Groom's Cake.  Have a groom's cake designed to celebrate your
   fiancé's interest or hobby e.g. a fire engine if he is a fireman; a
   guitar or other instrument if he is a musician. 

8) Personalize Your Vows.  If this is a civil ceremony write your own vows and add personal
   details like, "I promise to bake bread with you" or "I promise to
   watch the game with you on Sunday" to let your guests have a glimpse
into the details of your relationship.

9) Tell Your Love Story.  Have either your celebrant, Best Man or your master
   of ceremonies share your love story with your guests. 

10) A Photo Montage.  Play a montage of photos of the two of you
   growing up and then together set to your favourite music (Your Song!).

11) Invite Your Guests To Perform.  If you have musicians or dancers
   in the family, ask them to perform at your ceremony or reception.
   (But make sure they will still enjoy themselves and aren’t terrified of the idea of performing for you!)

12) Make Memories With Music.  Play your favorite songs and artists
   during your ceremony and reception, or the songs that your family
   and friends love.  Some fun places to use your favorite tunes
   include your walk down the aisle, your introduction music, and
   your parent dances.

13) Dedicate a Song.  If there is a song that reminds you of one of
   your loved ones, have your entertainer dedicate it to them.  It
   can be serious, sentimental, or silly.

14) Thank Your Guests.  When you are cutting the cake, or at
   the end of the night make time to thank your guests.  You might
  invite them to the dance floor to form a big circle and dance together to a
   song like "That's What Friends Are For" or "Friends In Low Places."


   You don't HAVE to use all or any of these things.  But I
do encourage you to express your personalities in a way that fits
who YOU are, because it will engage and involve your guests like
nothing else.


1) Make a list of all you and your fiancé's hobbies, interests,
   and quirks.  Are you a sports fanatic?  Are you into painting or
   writing?  Do you have any favorite musical artists?

2) Looking at your list of hobbies and interests, write down some
   ideas for how you can work them into your favors, decor, or music.

3) Pick out your favorite unique ideas and DO THEM.

   Hopefully this email has given you some inspiration for ways to
make your wedding unique. 

   Here's to an unforgettable wedding!


P.S.  Looking for some more ideas to fit your particular personalities?
Give me a call or email and I'd be happy to brainstorm with you.

P.P.S. Did this email give you a good idea to make your wedding
unique?  Tell me about it!  Just hit reply and send me an email.   

From the studio

Confetti doesn't have to be the same as every other Bride's

Check out some other options - cut your own shapes!

Dancing shoes

He's wearing Converse trainers - why not!

How high can you go?!

She claimed they were really comfortable
Maybe some alternatives?

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