With the New Year comes new wedding trends and ideas! Special themes and trends have become quite popular over the last few years, with more and more couples planning their big day around a specific topic. Couples have plenty of ideas to work with and there are numerous themes out there that can fit your style perfectly. Themes can be chosen depending on the time of year your wedding is taking place and depending on the hobbies you and your partner enjoy.
Once you have chosen a theme, you can get started on the details of your special evening. To help kick off the planning process, check out these unique trends that are sure to pop up all throughout 2015!
Less Tradition, More Free Spirit
Lots of couples have thrown the traditional wedding idea out the window and have replaced it with a casual evening for friends and family. The bigger, the better, is a saying that doesn’t apply to these kind of weddings! Sometimes having a smaller get together can cause less stress during the organization process and it will feel much more personal throughout the evening.
With websites out there teaching the not-so-crafty how to craft, many brides have been able to create their own decor for their big day. Popular DIY wedding items include centerpieces, favors, decorations, table numbers, guest book, seating cards and even invitations and save the dates! Doing these things on your own can not only help you save some money, but it will allow you to put your own touch on the details and decorate them the way you desire!
Alternative Bouquet Ideas
If you’re interested in having your bridesmaids hold something as they walk down the aisle and pose for photos but do not like the traditional bouquet idea, use one of these cool and one-of-a-kind suggestions that will be sure to impress your party guests!
- Kissing balls
- Small lantern complete with a mini candle
- Paper flower bouquet
Instead of having the food served or going with a buffet style, why not let your guests taste a bunch of everything? Set up tasting stations throughout the party and let your friends and family decide for themselves what meal they would like. You could set up the entire evening this way if you’d like, starting out with stations filled with appetizers and hors d’oeuvres, then dinner and dessert. Make the stations more fun by decorating them to go with your theme, this way everything throughout the party flows beautifully!
Rare Venue Locations
More and more couples are tying the knot outside of church and instead choosing somewhere they love and enjoy. Barn style weddings have become much admired, along with vineyards and beaches. Some couples may have a spot they always go to or the place where they met, where they dream of saying their I do's.
Your wedding day is a special day for you and your sweetheart, so if you're not interesting in doing the whole traditional setting, plan things the way you both want and don't be afraid to be a bit different than everyone else. Most importantly, remember to enjoy this time in your lives, because it will be over before you know it!
Have an idea that you think we will be seeing at weddings in 2015? Share with us by commenting below!