(Closed) Hodgepodge wedding.. does it really matter?

posted 8 years ago in Themes
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I don’t want to say no, because people may think that you are a little indecicive (no worries, ours has a billion themes that are gonna look a little crazy LOL) but it’s your wedding so what does it matter? You are just incorperating everything to make your day special so I say go for it 🙂

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

i think it sounds like an awesome representation of you two. if people question the cohesiveness, just tell them that the theme is your relationship and the merging of your lives/heritages.

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think its great that you’re doing everything based around your own likes, cultures and interests, as opposed to just picking a set theme and abusing it!  I think that everyone will notice that its all little pieces of the two of you coming together, and not just a mangled disaster!

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I think as you should share with all of your guests where all of your awesome influences came from! Even if there are a few people on the invite list that are confused by the combos, you’ll at least know your respresenting yourselves and have shared peices of yourselves with all of your guests!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

as long as you two are happy with it, i don’t really think it matters…i love that you are using some many personal aspects instead of just the “love” theme or “romantic” instead yours will be creative and memorable!

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

sounds beautiful!  i’m biased though because we have a lot going on too.  garden of eden theme because our names are eva & adam.  colors are mauve, magenta, gray, & black; i like girly colors and he likes guy colors.  table names will be personalized Loteria cards that we played at our shower (we’re both Mexican), underlying bird theme because I love that motif and i used it for our save the dates and invites, thank you cards; i think it compliments our nature-y theme.  maybe it’s too much, but I love it all and don’t want to change anything.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Do what YOU & YOUR Fiance want!  

No one says there needs to be a “theme”.  I, personally, don’t get the whole theme thing (no offense to anyone-its just MHO before anyone jumps on me).  I, too,  have a “hodgepodge” of things that will be for mine.  I am getting married on a beach but have come to terms that I don’t want my “reception” to be beachy.  Honestly I don’t care what it looks like bc I am just happy that I will be with the person I’m marrying and my closest family & friends.  I could care less if we just showed up at the local TGI Fridays and got wings.  And no one who is going to be at my wedding would think that is crazy.  They also wouldn’t think it was crazy if I spent $20k on a wedding either.  No one knows what to expect with me because I like so many things and change my mind about everything.

Keep adding to what you have and don’t care what anyone else thinks.  As long as you & your Fiance are happy-who cares what other people might think.  They will just be happy that they are spending time with you two!

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Honestly, I have become a bit impatient with the whole idea that you have to have a “theme,” colors, etc. to make everything uniform.  As far as I’m concerned, the wedding should reflect the couple, in all their complexity.

Our wedding had all sorts of elements that reflected both of our cultures and preferences.  But the remark I’ve heard the most from our guests is that the two of us seemed so euphoric.  And as far as I’m concerned, that is the best that could be said about any wedding.

Post # 11
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Busy bee

I love that you are adding elements that have meaning to both of you.  Sounds great.

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

It sounds like everything you described fit the two of you well and I’m sure no one will be sitting at your wedding wondering about the “theme” (other than maybe a couple brides/future brides who have also spent a lot of time considering theme while planning:)

Since you are incorporating so many cultures & unique customs, you might consider including information about each (and how it is relevant to you) in programs. Normally, I’m not a huge program advocate, but I like to know the background on unique customs when I see them and it would help people to see that each of your choices are meaningful to the two of you and your relationship.

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

Hon, we’re not even doing colors. Take that, Martha!

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I would put a note about the different ways you’re incorporating your heritages (and yourselves!) in your programs. I think that would be a great way to emphasize the touches of personality and make it special for your guests, since they’ll know where everything is coming from.

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