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Modern Ideas for Your Wedding: Breaking Out from the Traditional

Weddings have certainly changed a lot over the years. While it was once the done and proper thing to get married in a church, these days you can get married in a wide range of venues. There are much fewer rules involved and wedding trends are consistently changing over time

If you’re looking to host a modern, lavish wedding, here you’ll discover some great ideas you’ll want to consider.

Go for a unique yet simple wedding cake

The traditional simple fruit cake is long gone in today’s modern weddings. Instead, couples are opting for more extravagant, over-the-top wedding cakes. However, experts claim over-the-top wedding cakes are now on their way out due to being largely overdone.

So, if you’re looking to host an on-trend wedding, you’ll want to opt for a unique, yet simple wedding cake.

Offer your guests wedding baskets

One of the most modern wedding trends is to offer your guests wedding baskets at the venue or reception. Now, this doesn’t mean you need to give each of your guests a basket of their own. It simply means offering a basket which contains essential items your guests may need throughout the day.

Bathroom wedding baskets are especially popular. In the women’s basket, you can add sanitary products and nail polish for example, while the men’s basket could contain toiletries, plasters and painkillers. If you want to go really modern, you could even provide little bottles of vaping liquids from a store like VIP. A lot of people vape these days, or they may be simply not smoking just for your wedding. So, giving them little bottles of e-liquid will certainly be appreciated!

Add beautiful table wreaths

When choosing your table centrepieces, you may want to consider adding table wreaths. These have started to become popular as they’re beautiful, but don’t take up too much vertical space on the table. This means guests will still be able to see each other, making it easier to chat and get to know each other.

The above are just some ideas couples are utilising on their big day. Whatever style of wedding you’re going for, the above will definitely help to enhance your special day. It’s all about thinking outside of the box. Modern wedding themes change frequently, so it’s a good idea to keep researching as your wedding draws closer to ensure you’re benefitting from the latest wedding ideas.

 

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