The perfect venue, gorgeous flowers, delicious food, a show-stopping cake – these are the elements that make a wedding beautiful and luxurious. But the most unforgettable weddings are those in which the couple’s personality and style shine through. We’ve seen couples be really creative and fun, using decor and accessories to express their love story, interests, and sense of humor. Looking for ways to add a personal touch to your wedding festivities? We’ve got you covered. Here are ten inspiring ideas taken right from our Real BB Wedding archives.
Melanie and Nick exchanged vows at the historic Suffolk Theater in Riverhead, NY. Staying on theme, their ceremony program was printed on a popcorn box, which guests could later fill up with the signature movie snack.
And they lived to tell the tale… Caroline and Jonathan personalized cocktail napkins with fun facts like not letting an 8.3 magnitude earthquake ruin their dinner date.
Alli and Jake enlisted the bride’s talented mother to paint charming, personalized illustrations that were used for the reception table markers.
Bride Christina honored her Greek heritage by accessorizing guests’ place settings with Evil Eye charms. The thoughtful favor added a vibrant pop of color to the tablescape.
Watch out, Ladies! Looks like we have a future heartbreaker on our hands. Lauren and Jordan’s ring bearer nearly stole the show when he rolled up with his mini Mazerati!
Is there a doctor in the house? Actually, there are two and they just got married. While it may be part of Rachel and Rich’s job to write out prescriptions, the newlyweds sought the advice of their guests on the best medicine for a happy future.
Nina and Vincent traded in the expected wedding guest book and had everyone sign a vintage globe. While the guest book usually gets packed away in a box, the globe will become a treasured decorative piece that the couple can put on display and enjoy for years to come.
When you have your wedding at the Bronx Zoo, animal motifs will inevitably become part of decor. Rashna and Sean welcomed guests to the reception with safari inspired escort card holders.
If there’s a day to have your name in lights, it’s your wedding day! Marisa and Harlan did just that and had a cool neon sign of their last name made.
Couples have been using the cake topper as a way to be expressive and sentimental, or to show their playful side. Madalyn and Jonathan revealed their shared passion for art with this lovely cake topper of a groom sneaking a kiss from his bride within a picture frame.
You’ve seen some great ideas. Now it’s time to take a break from Pinterest and Instagram and think about what makes your relationship unique and special. By weaving a few of these aspects into your wedding decor and accessories, you’ll not only be putting a personal stamp on the celebrations, but will also feel more relaxed about the whole planning process.