9 details that can level up your wedding aesthetic
by SoonlyWeds on 16/08/2021
Credit to @wedding_photography on Unsplash
Every couple knows that planning a wedding is a serious matter. It involves a lot of work — from choosing your suppliers to creating a guest list, and from picking the venue to processing legal documents, etc. There is a myriad of things to prepare for the biggest day of your life. One of the decisions you need to make is regarding the overall look of your nuptials. All the wedding details should match your theme to achieve consistency and cohesiveness.
We’ve come up with 9 fabulous ideas to take your design to a whole new level. Consider these tips when planning your event.
1. Neon signs
To personalise your day, add unique wedding details like neon signs. This is a colourful, unconventional option to add a contemporary edge to your event. They are vibrant, lighthearted, and can serve multiple purposes. You can use them to direct guests, name stations, and highlight key elements, like the date, official hashtag, or your initials, and are a fun way to add flair to your day.
These modern signs are highly customisable, enabling you to pick colour, shape, and size to fit your event’s theme and style. For example, a cursive design in pink neon adds a light-hearted touch to an otherwise traditional wedding.
When using neon lights in your aesthetic, hang them in a way that will catch your guests’ attention. Why not add a little creativity to turn a simple spot into an instant photo booth backdrop! Think about this detail during your wedding planning.
2. Seamless transition
Part of wedding planning is thinking about the guests’ comfort. Your invitees will love it if they don’t have to wait too long to transition from the ceremony to the reception. You want to establish continuity, so do your best to keep the gap between your events as short as possible. If you booked one venue for both the ceremony and reception, this should not be a problem. However, if your chosen venue cannot accommodate both, you may need to make some adjustments. For instance, you could have a mini-reception for the guests by offering light snacks and drinks after the ceremony. You can also treat them to a wine-tasting session or a short historical tour of the venue and its grounds.
3. A unique guestbook
Your family and friends would love to have the chance to express their warm wishes and tips for your marriage. This is where a guestbook comes in. It’s one of the wedding details you can always return to, reminding you of who was present at your wedding and what kind words they wrote for you.
If you want to go classic, choose a blank book with a stylish cover, like leather, with your names printed in gold cursive text. To make things more interesting, find an old typewriter and allow your guests to type their messages.
Credit to @linaaa3 on Unsplash
4. Guest transportation
Another detail to consider during your wedding planning is guest transportation. Whether taking your attendees from the hotel to your ceremony and reception or vice versa, providing for their transportation is a great way to make a good impression. Try to find a rental company that allows you to charter vehicles, like a bus or a van, to keep your guests safe and comfortable (especially if your wedding will serve alcohol at the reception).
Another example of unique wedding details you can bring into play on your big day is a hashtag, to let everyone know about the new chapter in your life. A hashtag can be an effective organisational tool, engaging your family, friends, and guests who could not make it to your celebration.
6. Open bar
Offer signature drinks or a personalised menu and make your event even more unforgettable. Your guests will love having a glass of Martini or Margarita at your cocktail hour while waiting to transition to the reception.
7. Professional entertainer
Here’s one of the classic wedding details you should seriously consider. Do you want someone to control the flow of your reception? Then hire a professional entertainer to keep your guests engaged. We’re sure you’re going to love seeing your family and friends getting up and showing off some dance moves!. A professional can perform the perfect song and allow your guests to have a good time, helping to make your day truly exceptional.
Your guests drove all the way to your venue to show their love and support and giving them something to demonstrate your appreciation can mean a lot to them. And a wonderful way to express your gratitude is by giving them wedding favours. Whether it’s custom face masks, hand sanitisers, handkerchiefs or confectionery; wedding favours will put a smile on your guests’ faces.
9. More sweets
Go beyond having only cake on your big day, and consider offering your guests sweets. They will no doubt love an assortment of delicious treats, but ensure that there are gluten-free options for guests with food allergies. Consider your family and friends’ health conditions during your wedding planning.
We hope you loved these 9 wedding details ideas that will take your event to a whole new level!