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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

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How to Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

With your wedding day planned uniquely for you and the one you love, there are many options available to personalize your ceremony. This important moment shared between you, friends, and family is the perfect opportunity to allow what makes you unique as a couple to shine! Keep in mind that whatever you decide is absolutely OK. Making meaningful changes that will resonate with you personally makes it that much easier to relive the moments! Don't forget to grab a free copy of our Wedding Ceremony Cheat Sheet below! It's a great resource for answering commonly asked questions!

Here are three wonderful options for personalizing your wedding ceremony:

1. Music

Creating a personalized ceremony playlist is a memorable option for your wedding day. Incorporating songs that are unique to you and your loved one adds a special touch to your ceremony. If you are working with a DJ, they will assist you in creating the right music for your event, simplifying the process overall. For those that are not working with a DJ, we recommend assigning a specific person the job of playing your ceremony music. Remember, there is more involved than just hitting play on a cell phone and walking away. Make sure you pick the right person. Someone who will understand the importance of timing, ques, pauses, announcements, atmosphere, etc. 


2. Creative Unity Ceremony

Unity ceremonies are a traditional option for personalizing your ceremony. Mixing sand into a container such as a jar and lighting a candle together are classic approaches to this option. However, there are various creative approaches for your unity ceremony from creating a painting together to crafting a time capsule unique to you that can be enjoyed at a later anniversary. Creative unity ceremonies allow for a significant moment that can also be saved as a memory from your wedding day. 


3. Including Friends and Family

For the couple that would like to create more moments for friends and family to participate in their wedding, there are various options to include them during your ceremony. A loved one can officiate your ceremony for example. However, it is important to check on the local laws in the location of your wedding to ensure this is possible. Fun options like including family pets or coordinating a dance to exit your ceremony with your wedding party are more unique choices to involve others. 


4. Your Ceremony Exit Special

It’s that memorable moment where all eyes are on you! You can exit while wearing sunglasses on, walk out to a memorable song, like the one you heard while on your first dance or date night. Anything that is special to you as a couple that you can incorporate into your wedding day. Keeping it simple and easy is also important. Find your inspiration in what makes you great together!



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