by: Lauren

One of the biggest reasons for why I love details so much is because they are the perfect way for a couple to infuse their personalities and lives into their wedding. Gone are the days of the boring-favors-that-you-throw-away-on-your-way-out-of-the-reception and the sign-your-name-on-the-line-guestbooks. Everyone is recognizing that weddings are just so much better when they reflect the bride and groom… and the details are the key to this!

So now you might be thinking that you and your fiance don’t have personalities or lives that are interesting enough to have these awesome and unique details for your wedding. I know, I know… I thought the same thing! The difference between you and me though is that my husband and I weren’t able to completely infuse US into our wedding because we just didn’t know how. But YOU can, because I’m going to tell you! :)

Thursday Tips: Wedding Details Inspired By YOU! via TheELD.comPhoto by ELV Photographer, BRAUNphotography

So first, here are a few questions to ask yourselves. Don’t base your answers on what you *think* would translate into great details. Answer based on you and your fiance’s personalities and your life together!

1. How did you meet?

2. Do you have any special dates you have gone on, things you do, or places you frequent?

3. How did your fiance propose?

4. What are your careers? Hobbies? Passions?

5. Favorite foods, flowers, games, things, colors?

Thursday Tips: Wedding Details Inspired By YOU! via TheELD.comPhoto by ELV photographer, Josh McCullock Photography

Okay, so now that you have the answers to the above questions, you can create a sort of story of your relationship and your personalities. Next, you’ll want to take a look at the bits and pieces of your “story”, and see how they will translate into details! The following details are all excellent things that can be customized to reflect your personalities and story…

– Overall theme of your wedding

– Save The Dates, Invitations, Stationery Items

– Welcome Bags

– Attendant Florals (bouquet stem wraps, items incorporated)

– Ceremony

– Guestbook/Sign In

– Escort Cards

– Favors

– Food & Drinks

– Centerpiece/tablescape elements (table number, items in centerpieces)

Thursday Tips: Wedding Details Inspired By YOU! via TheELD.comPhoto via ELV Planner, Bellwether Events

Ummm, yeah, so you get that the details are just about EVERYTHING, right? ;) Well, it’s true. The details ARE just about everything for a wedding. That’s my point though. Sure, you can be inspired by other people’s weddings and the awesome posts here on ELD and all over the blogosphere, but the best inspiration of all is going to be YOURSELVES! It is YOUR wedding after all!
 
So now tell me what you’ve come up with! Anything in particular that you’re thinking of doing as a detail that is inspired by you and your fiance? Need help, advice, or just someone to tell you it’s a great idea? I’m here to help! :) Comment here or send your questions/thoughts via the ELD Q&A Page! Or if you REALLY want some major help with your details, email me… we just might be able to work something out! :)
 

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Lauren

Founder & Editor at Every Last Detail
Lauren Grove is the editor and owner of Every Last Detail. A clueless bride-turned-wedding planner, Lauren uses her experiences and knowledge to educate and inspire brides all over the world.

9 responses to Thursday Tips: Wedding Details Inspired By YOU!

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  1. Katherine

    It is all about the details. Your blog is a great resource for brides to be. Hugs!

  2. Ruth @ My Love Wedding Ring

    That is such a good article, it is a great thing to bring the focus of the day back round to the bride and groom, it is was makes them unique after all, they are the only ones that are them!!

  3. Mikkel

    Completely agree! It’s all about the bride and groom!

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  5. Sara

    This blog post inspired me to start thinking about our favors and ways to incorporate our story into the wedding…the result: whoopie pie favors!

    • Lauren Grove

      YAY Sara!!! Whoopie pie favors sound AMAZING! :)

  6. Trend Wedding

    I love this! Such a pretty professional and this is great blog.

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