Mostly people pick themes for the wedding to make their life easier, the to-do list more manageable, the final product a fantastic, spectacular whole, from the smallest to the biggest detail.
If it is well-thought out, priced and synergized just right, as well as executed well, there will be a beautiful, flawless complete wedding celebration underway, guaranteed and to boot, it will be completely unique and memorable, done for a mere fraction of the cost.
Through the use of a theme, you are in the position of communicating with your guests, way before the couple even arrives. It shares with them something about you and things that you love, cherish and prefer. It should showcase a little bit of your personality, what attracted you to each other, tell a story of your love etc.
If you both love a certain sport, maybe a sport theme will be OK (watch our girls and boys!) or if you met on an island vacation, on the beach, an island or beach theme for your wedding will be perfect, celebrating the first moments you encountered, met and fell in love.
Ahhh, a sunset, sand between your toes, slight breeze – OK, no bikini’s here for wedding-dress OK (unless you are on the beach of course and it is your preference!) All the power to you…Once you have opted for your ultimate personal and overall wedding theme, the backdrop and coordinating, silver thread if you will that will tie in every little detail of your special day, into a spectacular event, all elements can be quite easily and successfully be tied into this one, sole theme with relative ease.
There are myriads of products available out there, including the wedding favors and gifts, to make it MORE memorable and coordinated!
Ask and answer for yourself what you would need for your wedding and make the choices according to your theme.
Colors, tastes, sounds, music, décor, food and drink, favor, fabric etc. all start to come together nicely in a tidy package, once you put your mind to it.
Think about what and how each decision you make, can make your theme come to life and have this personal wedding event of all time, just the way you want and like it to be. If you are having and Asian wedding, for example, there are numerous sites online and niche providers that can assist you with Asian designs, favors, fabrics, tastes and extravagances, music and flavors to please, tantalize, invite and spoil your guests and the wedding couple with! For the tables and reception, think fortune cookies, chopsticks, and take-out boxes, fortune cookie place card holder, or metallic / silver take-out box that has the names of the couple engraved on it.
Here are some illustrative ideas and examples from themed weddings.What about a seasonal, wintry, cold-blast type winter, ice wonderland, with snow, blue, silvers and white, silver-toned cotton for snow, tinsel and icicle lights, snowmen, ice-princesses and silver-toned glitter and faux flowers like lilies.
Similar for Spring, Fall and Summer-type themes. It helps with color-schemes, linens, fabrics, flowers, ribbons, favors, menus, drinks, etc. all brought and tied together with this one unifying aspect – YOUR UNIQUE DREAM WEDDING THEME.
What about beach theme or type wedding. Think elements and components like shells, fish, sand, and water, sea-grass, pearls, treasure, pirates, waves, smells and sounds of the sea, favors, like ships, beach umbrellas, flip-flops and more.
All freely and cheaply available, but here not cheesy at all, just coordinated in a creative way to get a message across, set the state, create some atmosphere and become the backdrop to your perfect wedding day.
Elegant, useful, creative, stylish, favors galore, abound for myriads of themes, like silver dolphin-shaped bottle-opener or a shell shaped candle accent.
These can all be added to the list and festivities, quite affordably, making the whole event more memorable and enjoyable for you and your guests all-round.
Even if budgets are stretched to the limit, there are classy and not too expensive favors available, like shell card holders, or a mini beach pail filled with candies or countless others.
How about flowers being the theme of your wedding – multi-colored, onecolored, two-toned, pastels, reds, pinks, yellow, orange, yellow and green, you name it, there are possibilities! For favors, tables, décor, decorations, arrangements, even bouquets, candyholders, place-card holders, candles, tea-lights and candy that are shaped in that particular flower and so on are all doable and requires little effort for maximum impact.
Combining themes like winter, holidays and flowers might have you opting for greenery and red and gold colors like bells and holly wreaths or maybe even some birds to add that festive touch beyond the ordinary!