(Closed) Grand entrance/petal toss?

posted 9 years ago in Ceremony
  • poll: Shower us with petals as we enter reception?
    Sure why not! : (6 votes)
    46 %
    Could be ok, but guests might not be into it. : (4 votes)
    31 %
    This idea seems wierd, so no. : (2 votes)
    15 %
    Not sure, I'll just leave a comment : (1 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 4
    Member
    62 posts
    Worker bee

    Well as for things not being strewn on the ground, there are still the always-popular bubbles if you don’t want to forgo the grand exit! Or even sparklers, if they’ll permit it.

    I’m having a hard time picturing how the petals coming into the reception would work, since usually everyone is seated when the bride and groom enter…what would the set-up look like? If there was a way for you to set up some kind of ‘path’ as you walk to the reception site I think it would be really cool! Another option I’ve seen is for people to do the ‘grand exit’ from the actual reception at the end of the night, assuming you can swing leaving earlier and have someone to take care of the break-down. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    754 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2008

    Our venue did not permit flower petals on the wood floor.  They said the petals stain the wood.  I have always like the bubble idea.  You can also have ribbon wands that people wave.  If I had heard of this when I was planning, I would have done the ribbon wands.

    Post # 7
    Member
    2365 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Hmm, that would become messy. So I say no.

    Post # 8
    Member
    2640 posts
    Sugar bee

    Glad you got it worked out.  I didn’t think it was weird.  But wasn’t sure if you’d be able to do it at the reception.

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