Looking to do something different when you say ‘I Do'?

Check out these alternative ideas to make your ceremony stand out for all the right reasons...

The backdrop

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For an outdoor wedding, we love the idea of a backdrop made of bamboo, pampas grass, macramé or, for a seaside affair, driftwood draped with sheer fabric curtains.

Face the front

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Rather than exchanging your vows with your backs to your guests, or even side on, why not turn the celebrant around and face your guests instead?

Warm the rings

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Yes, really. The idea behind this is to pass the rings around in a small bag before you exchange them so that every guest can give the rings their blessing, which is then passed to you. Sweet, right?

Borrow a tradition

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It's tradition in the Jewish faith for the newlywed couple to spend a few minutes alone together immediately after the ceremony rather than heading straight into the waiting throngs.

They still join the crowd, but they enjoy a precious private moment first.

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