(Closed) Most unique thing you have seen at a wedding?

posted 11 years ago in Beehive
Post # 3
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Gonna hafta pat myself on the back here.

I decided (and this was pre-Weddingbee for me, which means I must actually be somewhat good at crafts on my own!) to make my sister’s cardbox.  In line with her fall theme, I created a 3D paper-maiche autumn tree — and guests would drop the cards in a hole in the trunk. 

I really should see if I could get a copy of picture featuring Lu (yes, since he took a month to create, the tree/cardbox took on a name and identity).

Post # 4
91 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2020

I didn’t see it myself, but a friend went to a wedding where the programs contained a short bio for EACH GUEST in attendance at the wedding.  It was a thoughtful way to show how that person connected to the bride and groom and so people got to know each other at the wedding!

Post # 5
2373 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

At the last wedding I went to the bride’s sister made her gown… it didn’t look like a handmade gown either- it was compareable to a Melissa Sweet.  It was gorgeous.  I’m learning to sew so I can do this for my sister.

Post # 6
752 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Jules, I love that idea! It sounds like a theatre program, where they list bios for the whole cast and crew. What a great way to make your guests feel welcome and incorporated!

Post # 7
342 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Wow!  Jules, do you happen to know how many guests were at that wedding with the bios in the program?  That is such a sweet and thoughtful idea!

The most unique thing I’ve seen at a wedding was at an American/Iranian wedding.  The ceremony was a unique blend of both customs and was really special and interesting.  The program contained descriptions and explanations of each tradition in the ceremony so that both the Iranian and American guests could follow along and understand the significance of the other culture’s rituals.

Post # 8
1022 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I don’t know if it was incredibly unique, but my sister had a very handmade feel, and just knowing that she did so much of it herself really added to it.  She made her own dress (and it looked amazingly vintage) and did her own cake.  My parents and aunt made all of the food. 

Post # 9
84 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

MagPie518- if you could post one I would love to see a pic of Lu:) – sounds beautiful and would love information for a cardbox for my oct wedding…..

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