Have you noticed how weddings have become more and more personalized? From bride and groom specials on the bar menu to wedding favours with personal messages to all the guests… Couples are going all out to make their wedding truly unique. And another new trend to have become extremely popular is adding your love story to the wedding. Yes! It’s such a beautiful way to add a bit of ‘you’ to the wedding and also go down the memory lane yourself. And won’t it be nice for all the guests to know how you both met? We’ve got you 10 awesome ways to add your love story to your wedding.
1. A bridal lehenga that’s more than just an outfit
Images: The House of PixelsDesigner Kresha Bajaj of Koecsh Studio wore a customized wedding lehenga that featured the couple’s love story and it truly was beyond spectacular. Kresha picked up specific details and weaved them into her wedding outfit. From the proposal in Maldives to where the couple first met and their first trip together, the lehenga sure left all of us awestruck.
2. Your mehendi can tell your story too
Image: Cupcake Productions on InstagramRecreate a special moment or bits and pieces of your love story in your bridal mehendi. It could be your proposal, where you first met or any other moment that defines your relationship. This bride chose to keep it fun with burger and fries to mark their first date and a caricature of the groom wearing D&G, her first gift to him!
3. A photo booth that’s basically your love story!
Image: Masoom Minawala on InstagramPOPxo SuperBlogger Masoom Minawala of Miss Style Fiesta recently tied the knot and her entire wedding was full of drool worthy ideas! Masoom had a script photo booth with their love story written on it. Now isn’t that beyond amazing?! You can even have a script backdrop for exchanging the garlands.
4. A wedding invite that tells your story
Image: Kards Wedding Invitations on InstagramIt’s the cutest thing ever! And your love story should be out with the wedding invite itself! This adorable invite is that of a couple who met on LinkedIn and joined hands a few months later. From caricatures to quirky one liners, you can experiment so much. We’re totally loving this personalized wedding card.
5. The times of love
Image: Kards Wedding Invitations on InstagramDeliver your very own ‘Times Of Love’ with the morning chai to all your guests. A personalized newspaper that’s all about the couple's love story, their pictures and other interesting details about their time together. For a destination wedding, you can even add the itinerary and details of the functions. Super cute, right?!
6. A blackboard for school sweethearts
Image: Devika Narain on InstagramIt could be a photo backdrop or just an adorable decor element at your sangeet venue. A chalkboard with your love story beautifully hand painted all over it. You could even break it down into a timeline with the most special dates and instances of your relationship. We love it. What about you?
7. A centerpiece can say a lot!
Image: Masoom Minawala on InstagramMasoom Minawala of Miss Style Fiesta had ferris wheels as table centerpieces at one of her wedding functions. The prop represented the London Eye where her now husband had first proposed to her. Now isn’t that totally adorable?
8. Take a photo walk
Image: Cupcake Productions on InstagramA picture speaks a thousand words. Let a photowalk lead your guests to the main stage. Line both sides of the walkway with your pictures with little captions to describe those moments. It could start from your childhood to when you started dating, the proposal, the special occasions and end with your latest pictures together.
9. Say it with a dance performance!
Image: Bhumi & Simran Photography on InstagramNothing like a fun dance performance to share your love story with the world. Get all your friends and family to help and prepare a piece that no one will ever forget!
10. A story that runs all across the table!
Image: With Love Nilma on InstagramThe moment we spotted this, we knew we had to share it with you guys! While this is a table runner made out of the pages of Mills & Boon, you can totally have your own story right there. If you plan to have a sit down dinner at any of your functions, this is it!