(Closed) How are you incorporating FI’s Interests/tastes into the wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Themes
Post # 3
828 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

  • We are having an outdoor ceremony. He really wanted an outdoor setting.
  • He is involved in the menu selection.
  • He is involved in the bar selection.
  • I choose a color scheme with neutral colors in it so that it wouldn’t be overtly feminine which happens to be my taste as well.
  • Our reception is at a contemporary venue which is both of our tastes. 
  • He will be involved in the music selection for the reception.

I am always puzzled as to why the groom often feels like he has to have a cake or some other item with a sports team on it which has nothing at all to do with getting married and makes it seem like he wants to separate himself from the rest of the wedding and decor.

Post # 4
303 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Barn

Mines won’t be too involved either. He’s huge on hunting so it’ll be a country theme with lots of wood, and im even thinking of getting small metal rifle guns to include with the men’s boutinneres!

Post # 5
2589 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

He wanted to have a “Light Saber Tron Laser Glow in the Dark” theme wedding…


… so we got a glow bar.  Which is actually pretty neat 🙂


and his band will be playing a set, and he’s arranging all of the music. 


Post # 7
1271 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’m serving a lot of cheese and booze.

Post # 8
389 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Is this enough? Lol Anything else and it would be the Chinese comic wedding from hell!

  • Our wedding colors are my favorite (lilac), his favorite (green) and two others to complete the look.
  • He loves chocolate, so that’s our cake flavor.
  • He’s having Dragon Ball Z cufflinks.
  • I’m doing a DIY cake topper to represent us.
  • The recessional song is from his favorite movie.


Post # 10
268 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We are having fireworks at our Destination Wedding for the fiance!

I am also surprising him – I am having a custom garter made in his footy team colours & logo! He will love it! 🙂

Post # 11
4887 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’m wearing a white dress.

I’m walking down the aisle to Radiohead (although this is for both of us 😉 )

We’re having an actual wedding cake and not a dessert bar.

He made our card and ring boxes himself because he loves building things

Our table numbers are numbers that are special to us, not just regular numbers

We’re hosting an open bar for the rehearsal dinner (our treat) and the wedding itself

He chose our first dance song out of a list of 5 I gave him

There isn’t a spot of pink anywhere in our wedding (our choice)

Our invitations were semi formal but hilarious  (both of us)

His wedding presents from me were a kegerator and I also got him a boudoir book

I got him a surprise Radiohead groom’s cake

Post # 12
1855 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Well I’ll be at my wedding, so I’m incorporating my presence into his day.

But seriously, Fiance doesn’t care about the wedding at all. We’re having whiskey for him. That’s it. He would be happy getting married at City Hall.

Post # 13
1829 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012


@iheartsquishy:  THANK YOU. my fiance and i discuss this all the time. it’s really belittling that grooms get painted as these big oafy “i dont care, as long as there is beer” types. our wedding isn’t going to be all about me OR him. it just is what it is. my fiance has been more than happy to be equals in almost everything wedding related

Post # 14
1212 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@MrsLulu:  thanks for incorporating me too!!

Post # 15
2254 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My Fiance has actually been pretty pro-active in the wedding planning. These are things that he has done/or will do for the wedding:

  • Fiance is picking out his and the GMs tuxedos for the wedding.
  • He’s selecting the design and making the wedding invitations, with help from my sisters and Maid/Matron of Honor.
  • He very vocal of the reception menu and cake flavors.
  • He is designing and drawing our thumbprint tree. 
  • He also picked out the DJ and the videographer.


Post # 16
10288 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

Well, I’m already married but I’ll still play…

  • Probably the biggest piece of DH’s personality came into play with our table numbers. He loves Super Mario so I made table numbers with all of the different characters…

  • Beyond that, we had a canoli cake which is one of DH’s favorites. He was ADAMENT about this aspect so finding a bakery to make canoli filling in a wedding cake was a challenge. A lot of them won’t even consider it since canoli is a lot heavier and more difficult to work with than traditional fillings but it turned out fantastic. 
  • We served Sam Adams Octoberfest as one of our beers. Not only did it fit with the fall theme but it’s also one of DH’s all time favorites. Most of the guys seemed to really enjoy that. 
  • Other than that stuff, the only other thing that was oober Darling Husband was my gift to him. He’s an iPhone/iPad developer so I got him iPhone cufflinks…

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