11 Things You Will Wish You Did at Your Wedding
In a world full of Pinterest perfect weddings, we bet there is at least one thing you've come across where you thought “I wish I did that at my wedding!”. It's been over twelve years since my own wedding and while I loved every minute of my day, seeing other wedding ideas and what has been done at other weddings has made me think this once in a while! There's stuff on Pinterest that is enough to inspire any bride-to-be…and keep them glued to their computer screen for hours on end.
We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite can’t miss surprises that we discovered online. From cool wedding stuff to games to honoring the people you love, here are 11 great ideas for anyone you know of getting married!
Provide coasters that help people keep their drinks while dancing.
Create cool door tags for guests who are traveling and stay overnight.
Have a creative RSVP card.
Make your ring bearer a ring security guard (love this one!)
Compile addresses of all of the guests at your wedding - that's your Christmas card list done!
Leave fun facts about you on the tables
Pin something sentimental on your flowers.
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If you're into social media, make your own Instagram hashtag that your guests can use. It allows you to see all of the pictures your guests uploaded to Instagram in one search.
Photo credit Faithfully Focused Photography
Play The Shoe Game at your reception. The bride and the groom are seated back to back and each hold one of their partners’ shoes and one of their own. Then, the maid-of-honor, best man, and other guests read a list of “who” questions about the relationship (“Who does most of the housework?”, “Who made the first move?”, etc.) to which the bride and groom hold up the shoe of the person who best fits the answer.
Photo by J.R. Phillips Photography
Give each table a song name. When their song plays, the whole table has to get up and dance.
Take a picture of the rings with a newspaper from the day of your wedding and include it in your album