13 Ways to Make Your Wedding Day UniquePosted by Olivar Calvo Sandy on June 17 2016.
Your wedding will be one of the most amazing days of your lives, so it’s only fitting that your celebration is as unique as you and your partner are. To help you in your planning, the UK’s largest wedding website hitched have come up with 13 ideas that are guaranteed to put a unique spin on your day.
1. Put Your Name in Lights
If you love the idea of having personalised wedding signs, why not take it to the next level and choose an illuminated sign of both your initials? Make sure the letters are placed somewhere prominent at your reception (by the dance floor would be a great place) to give the room a glamorous transformation.
Image credit: Fairytale Finishes
2. A Unique First Dance Song
Not everybody wants to dance to John Legend or Ed Sheeran and that’s okay – if you and your partner prefer a bit of Arctic Monkeys over a power ballad then choose your favourite track as your first dance song.
3. A Tower of Doughnuts
If you’re having a dessert table or just aren’t keen on a traditional cake, then opt for a tower of your favourite treats for your guests to tuck into. Krispy Kreme do a tower of assorted doughnuts that would be perfect for weddings – just make sure to get in there quick before it all gets devoured!
Image credit: Krispy Kreme
4. Creative Wedding Favours
When it comes to wedding favours, anything goes nowadays. Think temporary tattoos, mini jars of Nutella and retro bags of popcorn – your guests will love the thought you’ve put into the favours. If you have a particular theme, you could even tailor your favours to co-ordinate with this. Check out these 47 unusual wedding favours.
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5. A Unique Table Plan
Make a decorative statement with your table plan and come up with unique ways that you can display it. This wooden one from The Wedding of My Dreams would be ideal for a rustic or outdoor celebration, plus you can decorate it further with things like plants and bunting.
Image credit: The Wedding of My Dreams
6. Choose an Unusual Mode of Transport
Arrive at your wedding in style by choosing a unique mode of transport. Classic cars and vintage VW camper vans are perfect for a vintage celebration. If you want to add a dash of celebrity glamour to your day, make a really big entrance by turning up to your wedding in a helicopter!
7. A Quirky Cake
If you and your other half want your wedding day to highlight your personalities, why not extend this to your cake too? Choose an eye catching one with decorative details or opt for a themed creation to suit your interests. This amazing Alice in Wonderland cake from Sadie May cakes is perfect for Disney obsessed couples. Or you could try these cupcakes.
Image credit: Sadie May Cakes
8. Plan a ‘Wed-fest’
A ‘wed-fest’ (that’s a festival inspired wedding FYI!) would be an amazing idea if you’re planning an outdoor celebration in the warmer months. Turn your reception into a festival and include details such as cider stations, a burger van and live music – your guests will certainly remember your day forever!
9. Quirky Shoes
If you want your day to be mostly traditional with
little unique touches, then a pair of unusual wedding shoes is a great way to inject some personality into your bridal look. Think coloured shoes or eye catching details which will grab your guests’ attention when they peep out from under your wedding dress. Irregular Choice stock a fabulous range of bridal wear shoes in their signature quirky style.
Image credit: Irregular Choice
10. Serve up Unique Wedding Cocktails
To make your reception drinks unique to your day, choose ones with seasonal ingredients or give them creative names.
You could even set up a drinks station so that your guests can whip up their own cocktails – don’t forget to add fun straws!
11. Quirky Wedding Pictures
Another way to give your day a unique twist is to grab your photographer for some unique wedding snaps. Make use of your venue’s surroundings or strike some funny poses which will make you giggle when you look back at your wedding album. If your pet is making a special appearance at your day, make sure they star in your photos too!
Image credit: Sam & Louise Photography
12. Fun Photobooth Props
A photobooth is a great way to get extra snaps for your wedding album – simply add some fun props to put a unique twist on your photos. Think oversized glasses, feather boas, speech bubbles and fake moustaches for your guests to play around with.
13. Wear an Untraditional Wedding Dress
To go all out with your bridal look and make a unique statement, choose a dress that throws all the traditional rules out the window. Think coloured fabrics, floral prints and eye catching details. The ‘Oriel’ style from Modeca has some serious gothic glam with its purple hue and black detailing.
Image credit: Modeca
These are just some of the ways you can give your wedding a unique twist – are there any here that you’ll be incorporating into your big day?