We’ve seen the wooden “choose a seat, not a side” sign one too many times these days. But that’s okay — it’s quite popular! Whether you want to give guests directions, broadcast a message, or simply add a personal touch to your decor, a little functionality, lovey dovey-ness, and a whoa lotta cute goes a long way. A few of our favorite awesome ideas? Marquee lights, customized flags, window panels, laser cut outs, yarn art, and painted mirrors.
Photo: Laura Murray Photography
Looking for some truly unique extras for your wedding ceremony and reception? From oversized floral cascades on cakes (with a more haphazard assortment and placement of blooms) to unexpected floating pool letters and appropriately placed signage (cue groom pointing above to “best day ever”) to a date mason jar guestbook for guests to share their best ideas for the new Mr. and Mrs., click here to see what’s wowed our editors lately.
Kati and Christopher were married at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Col. on May 31. “Christopher has been visiting Winter Park with his family since he was a child,” Kati said. “As we approached the main lodge on the dirt road to Devil’s Thumb Ranch, we both started laughing right then and there. With a beautiful surrounding meadow and the continental divide as its backdrop, we both knew it was the perfect place for our wedding.” She wore an ivory cotton lace mermaid wedding gown, accessorized with a statement necklace and scallop-edged platform pumps, while the groom wore a tan suit, accessorized with a tie and sneakers. Bridesmaids posed arm-in-arm in their pastel dresses in different styles in the woods before the ceremony! “The moment we remember so well is reciting our vows to each other in front of our closet family and friends with the breathtaking backdrop behind us,” she said. “It was in this moment that the entire wedding came together for us.” Notice the “Best Day Ever” letters that hung over the altar? Inside the barn, tables were decorated with burlap runners, centerpieces filled with garden roses, astilbes, and larkspurs and glitter numbers. The newlyweds’ best advice? “Breathe. Make sure that it’s your day. You only get it once, and it happens in a blink, so enjoy every second of it.”
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