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Happy Monday! I know not everyone gets excited for Mondays, but I love them because I usually have a lovely wedding to share with you, and today I have one of my favorite weddings EVER. It’s so fabulous and there are so many great details and images that I’m sharing it in two parts. Today is the sweet and small backyard ceremony the couple had for just family and close friends, and tomorrow will be the fantastic carnival-themed reception with the best DIY details you’ve ever seen! Read More
Traditions can be great, but not all wedding traditions are necessary, or even meaningful, in today’s weddings. The thing that is important in a tradition is that it means something to you. So don’t do the traditional wedding vows if they hold no personal meaning for you – write your own! Or if your father isn’t in your life for whatever reason, don’t feel like you have to have someone give you away. You do the things that feel right and make you happy on your wedding day.
Here are some old traditions that no one miss, and a couple that I think are outdated and awkward.
1. Having a Bride’s Side and a Groom’s Side
While the idea of having your friends and family on your “side” doesn’t bother me (at least you’ll know where to look for your peeps) I also love the idea of letting people sit wherever they want for your ceremony. And it eliminates the need for ushers, which I also think are totally unnecessary (also unnecessary: guestbook attendants.) Read More