(Closed) Hey bees, what does regal mean too you? VERY PIC HEAVY!!!

posted 6 years ago in Themes
  • poll: What do you feel about full on regal weddings?
    i love them, they are beautiful affairs : (76 votes)
    24 %
    i love them, but too elaborate for my tastes : (44 votes)
    14 %
    i like them, but simply not my style : (103 votes)
    33 %
    i don't particularly care for them, for reasons i shall express below : (92 votes)
    29 %
  • Post # 3
    9916 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    A lot of your pictures are nice.  I don’t like the idea of pretending to be a king and queen because of all the political and socal meanings behind a monarchy.  However, you could definitely use a lot of the aspects of the pictures above without the king/queen stuff.  

    Post # 5
    5064 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I think it would be cool to make your own original Coat of Arms or combine your two family crests. Also I would a make  a feature of both your first initials and print it on invites, napkins, placecards etc.

    Post # 6
    3220 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I agree, I think king/queen is a little too… something?  I don’t like the idea of seeming more important than my guests or like I’m ruling over them?

    Edit: just saw your update.  I think if you theme it like the Tudors or just regal, it could be nice.  But I still personally wouldn’t wear a crown or use “king/queen” favors.

    Post # 7
    2009 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @peachacid:  +1.

    I don’t get pretending to be royals if you’re not.

    Post # 8
    4371 posts
    Honey bee

    I like some of those pics, but some are kinda hokey, like the one with the thrones. 

    Post # 9
    143 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @MzJynxie:  I  had an adult Disney couples  inspired themed wedding last month. People did not like the idea but when they went to the wedding, many told us it was very beautiful. My main advice is to stick to theme if you are going for it, every detail must stay true to the theme. We did red roses, and up lights, and monograms and candleabras. Very royal and it was beautiful. Go for it if you love it! Also our colours made a statement, I think pink and gold look very royal and elegant but make sure whatever your colors are they fit well.


    Post # 11
    4324 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 1992

    @MzJynxie:  Yes… white roses indeed…. until these guys show up! 



    I think you’ll be fine! Sounds lovely. 


    Post # 13
    470 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    go for it !! Laughing



    Post # 14
    420 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    When I first saw the title I was expecting something very tacky.  While I think it would be very easy to go overboard and I agree with PP about pretending to be royalty when you’re not, I do like a lot of the pics you have posted.  I think as long as you’re very careful not to go overboard or come across as being better than your guests you’ll be fine.  To me a lot of your pics look elegant rather than royal.  Maybe leave out the monograms, tiara, thrones and the likes?  

    Post # 15
    2697 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I only see regal in one or two of the pics. I imagine lots of red, purples, or blues when I think of royalty. Not gold and white, really.

    Post # 16
    5073 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    no offense, but my first thought was


    seems way over the top to me – like the real reason for the day has been completely lost in all kinds of. . . stuff  

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