Do you need some inspiration for your upcoming wedding? Don’t be afraid to create new traditions and step outside the box. While many brides are still holding fast to the tried and true rituals, if you want to try something different now is your time! Check out these trends blooming this year:
First Look – A first look creates an intimate time for the bride and groom to take a second to themselves and appreciate the moment with each other, and you’ll likely get more genuine reactions and better pictures in this first glimpse. Enjoy some quiet time with your fiance before the craziness starts and guests arrive. After all, the day is about YOU!
Sustainability – More and more brides are opting to go green with “upcycled” DIY projects, invitations on recycled paper or online, and organic decor. If you’re not a DIYer, even something as simple as using one location for your reception and ceremony can help reduce your carbon footprint.
Family Style Seating – No one likes creating that dreaded seating chart, so don’t! Large family-style tables and alternative seating arrangements let your guests sit where they want or float around and engage with more people.
In all, we are seeing more and more brides stray from tradition on their wedding day. From going against the “bad luck” curse with a first look, to helping the environment, to creating a more social seating arrangement, weddings are becoming more personal. Feel free to forego tradition and do whatever makes you happy. It’s your day!