(Closed) Parasols?

posted 10 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2008

I don’t know if you have considering it, but I have seen a few brides use their programs as fans.  Basically a large single sheet on a stick.

As for the parasols (keep in mind we have a tight budget for our wedding), I would skip them for the guest but consider them for the wedding party.  They would make an awesome prop for pictures. 

Our wedding will be outside with an indoor reception too.  I was advised to make sure that the locations are clear on the invite so your guest will dress comfortably.  We stated that our cermony would be on The ____ House Lawn and reception would be immediately following inside the house.

Good Luck and Best Wishes! 

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I made my program into a fan. I made each page of my program a fan blade for 5 total and then attached each with an eyelet and ran a piece of ribbon through. I’m at work otherwise I’d post a picture. But if it’s something that interests you, I’d be happy to share. I was able to get 4 blades per page of paper.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

If it’s an outdoor ceremony then I have to say that parasols look fabulous in pictures, especially when backlit.

there’s something about it where everyone looks more glamorous holding a parasol. 

I myself am doing colored thai parasols in circles, squares and triangles for the cocktail hour which will be in the sun, the ceremony is in a wooded redwood grove so it’s shaded.

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