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Waikiki, pineapples, fire dancers and hula girls!
No matter where you are, it’s easy to bring Hawaii, or any beach, to your own back yard (or wedding venue!). This will be for the casual and laid-back bride that wants an exotic, island feel to her wedding.
Suggestive music selection should consist of soothing, pleasing, and relaxing tunes during important parts of the ceremony and reception.
You’ll want to include loose, colorful orchid blossoms or plumeria flowers as apart of your decorations and/or favors. Silk flowers are also another option, and these will last forever. You can also float some of these loose orchids in a few punch bowls filled with guava and passion fruit juice placed around the venue. Consider having a flower piece as a favor for your guests to bring home, along with a tasty treat such as chocolate covered macadamia nuts. Floating coconut candles and seashells are decorative accents you can add in to the ambiance of the reception room. Consider a Hawaii-style side dish like fresh pineapple, luau punch, lomi salmon and haupia (a Hawaiian coconut flavored jello dessert) to create an authentic feel to the food being served.
Acknowledging special guests is customary in Hawaii, so giving guests a lei will show acknowledgment towards their presence and importance. You can get creative in customizing your own leis, and if you choose to make them out of shells, they will look intricate and will last forever as a memento of your wedding.
* A Midsummer Night’s Dream …for you brilliant, dark, literary, sexy Shakespearean lovers! As dramatic as you wish, set a mysterious mist of an enchanted forest where fairy lights dance to an everlasting tune. Lilly pads sprinkled with fairy dust floating on a pond amidst the exotic, blooming flowers, hanging vines, and & an entwinement of ribbons.
“I know a bank where the wild thyme grows” — William Shakespeare
* Vintage …a wedding full of nostalgia. Walk down memory lane into choosing your own antique look. With a bohemian feel, this can be a very relaxed atmosphere filled with its‘ own unconventional paradox: laid-back and upbeat…all at once. Be outside the norm and use eclectic styles from an almost forgotten time in the past. Change from your ceremony gown into a casual white sundress at the reception and let down your locks wearing a “modern day hippie” headband made of beautiful flowers around your head. Your wedding can be a field of free spirits under a candlelit night sky.
DISNEY WEDDING THEME
For you Disney dreamers and princesses, having a Disney themed wedding would be the perfect fit for you. There is SO much to choose from with these types of weddings. Depending upon the characters you love, your favorite Disney location, and many more factors…you can personalize this fairytale wedding to where it syncs up with your own Cinderella wishes.
You can chose to have your Disney destination in Florida, California, Hawaii, or even on-board the Disney Cruise Line. There are a variety of bridal collections available: The Escape, Wishes, Couture, & Memories Collection…All of which offer a distinctive vision that celebrates your heart’s desire and personal style. From Cinderella’s Castle to underneath the stars and fireworks in the exotic Epcot’s setting, there are plenty of options, accommodations, and activities based upon your wedding preference.
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As you can see, there are SO many wedding themes to play around with! And I only listed a few of them!…so get in-tune to your own personality and style and do some research as to what wedding theme is the match for YOU on your very special day.
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