Few events are as memorable as weddings are. Whether it’s the bridal entrance, finishing touches, or the dance at the reception, you’ll always remember this day for the rest of your life. But one thing you want to avoid is to sit in your lounge one day, looking back on your wedding day with regret over something you wanted to do but failed to do.
These thoughts could be the difference between a perfect wedding and a wedding that could have been perfect. Those touches, though not expensive, could be the magical touch your wedding needs to give your guests an enthralling experience they’ll never forget.
We’ll share some of the best of such finishing touches in the rest of this post. Here’s to making your wedding an unforgettable experience.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.1 – Large Interactive Props
Weddings are usually fun events because of the occasion they are to celebrate. Love is beautiful and helps put everyone in a light mood. But have you attended a wedding where there is a conscious effort to inject fun and playfulness into the atmosphere? One tends to keep such a wedding to memory forever. And it will be one you can smile at while recalling it in the future.
For this particular idea, it could be giant letters proclaiming love to your partner. Large interactive props could also be in the form of a giant Secret Garden door symbolizing the new couple’s entrance into a world of marital bliss. As an added benefit, the door would be an amazing backdrop for your wedding photographs.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.2 – Do It Yourself Accessories
If you, your partner, and a large number of your guests are artsy people, then this idea is just perfect for your wedding.
Here’s the idea— set up a creation corner in a conspicuous part of your wedding venue. Your guests can come there and create their accessories using things like safety pins and cards placed on clips. They could create buttonholes or fascinators and choose from trims, buttons, or feathers.
The best part of this idea is that after creating their accessories, your guests can keep whatever they made and use it as a souvenir to remember their memories on your wedding day.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.3 – Wishing Tree
Everyone at your wedding is there because they are happy and wish you well (at least that’s how it should be). Is it better to send those wishes from the bottom of their hearts than by having a wishing tree at the venue?
This idea works best if you’re having a garden wedding. Even if it’s not a garden wedding, it’s still no cause for concern. You can buy a wishing tree or even hire one for your wedding.
Place the tree in an adorned pot covered in red ribbons. Next, get your guests to write their wishes on tags and stick them to the tree. This idea is the perfect way to achieve two things in one stroke. On the one hand, you’re creating a natural wedding moment. Or, your guests can send their goodwill right there, in real-time.
If you’re interested in this idea, remember that the longer your guest list is, the bigger the tree you’ll need.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.4 – Do It Yourself Photo Booth
The photo booth is becoming a common feature at weddings. It’s gained acceptance amongst most, so it’s fine if you want to try this out. The most peculiar thing about this is that the photo booth is not an actual booth.
Set up a tent with funny props and backdrops in the corner of your wedding venue, combined with a Polaroid camera and funny-looking favors, and you have yourself an attention grabber.
If you can get this right, your wedding is going to be one to remember.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.5 – Interactive Favors
Traditional wedding favors are boring. That may be why they often get left behind by most wedding guests. So why make wedding favors no one will want when you can make them interactive and entertain your guests?
Interactive favors could be funny fancy dresses or tiny bottles of the couple’s best tipple. The fun part of this idea is that it can help break the ice at the wedding before the wine can go around.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.6 – DIY Signboards
You can create your signage. It’s one way to let everyone at the wedding into your personality. It could be anything from painting your nightclub or chalk paint on wooden cuts.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.7 – The Pudding Tent
The pudding tent is another fun-filled idea for your wedding. Instead of having your caterers go around serving everyone dessert, you can have your friends who love pudding contribute to preparing their favorite. You can put them all on a table inside the tent. Add a note about what kind of pudding it is, who made it, and the ingredients used.
Finishing Touches Ideas No.8 – Signature Drink
Have one of your friends follow you around after dinner, holding your after-dinner wine. This idea always works well, no matter how you do it. The other option is to have professional waiters serve Mexican tequila in crisp suits.