Wedding ceremony idea – Signed With Love

Wedding ceremony idea – Signed With Love

After my engagement proposal plan Grow Old Together for Daisy and Danny, I would like to plan a wedding ceremony for them. The couple would like to have a ceremony that is simple, natural but identified, and has something relating to postal, love letters, as a lovely detail in their favorite movie The Notebook. It is also because they have written many love letters to each other and loved the feeling of waiting the rise of mailbox flag.

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Following their characteristics, I was inspired by the nature beauty of a summer farmyard or immense garden with lakes in a manor. I wanted to compliment the space in every way by going for an overall fresh and natural look. The ideal venue comes to me by the landscape of Pippin Hill Farm in America. However, in Finland, we also have some good places with vast field to stick with the venue concept, such as Suomenlinna, Haiko Manor or other farmyards in the countryside.

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The concept of the wedding is combination between the 40s – 50s styles (it is not only the style in The Notebook film, but also considered as the era of postal development), and the vintage style with tender color flowers and rustic decorations. The color theme is not much so strict because of the vintage style’s abundance, but in some sets, I would prefer retro colors such as pastel blue, pink, mint green or pale yellow.

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The invitation letters have vintage style that is made from light brown paper and sealed with a wax seal mark. Also, at the front side of envelops, we can decorate by special custom stamps. It can be the date of ceremony and abbreviated names of the bride and groom.

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The outfits is relied on the 50s style. While Daisy, the bride wears a tea-length white dress with the stiletto or Mary Jane, tweeds, braces and bow ties all combine to achieve rustic the groom style.

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The wedding ceremony will be celebrated in the morning under eagerness of summer sunlight. Thus, a parasols basket for guests would be an ingenious idea for this outdoor wedding.

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In addition, because of being one of the most memorable moments of the wedding day when the bride stands into and see her love standing at the end, the wedding aisle is a detail that we need to pay attention. The vintage-inspired Mason jar vases will add a rustic touch to the aisle. Each jar is adorned with lace and a twine bow and has a wire handle for easy hanging on an aisle chair. I would like to use baby’s breath in the vase because it adds such a beautiful effect when looking down the aisle and looks great in pictures. These adorable vases can be got double use by moving them after the ceremony to use as reception decor. The gateway arch is simply framed by branches, decorated with neutral colors wild blooms or pink roses in little glass of bottles or jars.

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The bride can reach the ceremony by a vintage automobiles to impress the guests.

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After the marriage announcement of the celebrant, groom and bride can capture their happy milestone with guests by together releasing into the sky balloons printed names of the couple on. It would be a fantastic picture and a memorable moment.

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The reception would be organized in the evening as dinner. However, the guests can come earlier to write guest book, take picture at the photo-shoot booth and have some sweets, popcorn or small pastries on a candy table when gossiping before dinner time. In term of dinner menu, there are about ten dishes including salads, soup for starter, the main courses such as toasted beef, stews, and desserts with jelly and fruits.

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The dinner tables will be set in rustic style with white table cloth, wood chairs. On the table, there are wooden boxes with flowers which also have DIY old spoons with words on it. It look identified with your own words, own style and would work perfect for seating cards or table numbers for the wedding.

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The guest book is something special because our guests type their notes or advices to the bride and groom by the vintage typewriter putting on the reception table. After that, they will put these message into ready-to-send envelops that already have stamps and then put in a mail box. After the wedding, bridesmaids or close friends can help to send these letters, maybe on different times, to the house of the couple. As a result, somehow their remarkable milestone could be still reminded every day or every week later on.

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At night, after the dinner, there is a private show especially for family and close friends, but anyone who have time, they are welcomed to join with. Because the bride and groom have many friends working in musical industry, it would be an acoustic music show in rustic style, with light strings, low-height wood table and some snacks. At this show, people can sing together and have some kind of short speeches to share their sentiment to the couple and emotions they had through this event. It is not only expected to be very touching moment and but also a nice way to warmly and immaculately close a memorable day.

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– Written by Daisy –

 

 

Engagement Proposal: Candlelight Dinner on Bali Beach

Engagement Proposal: Candlelight Dinner on Bali Beach

Inspiration

During my research about different marriage proposals, I have fallen immediately in lovely with the idea of an engagement proposal on the beach. Because I am a big fan of Bali and it`s location in the Indian ocean, I have combined these both things with each other and have created an unforgettable marriage proposal.

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Who? (with who?)

The guy named Alexander (aged 28) is German and the girl named Yumi (aged 26) is Balinese.

Alex works in a successful event design company in Hamburg, Germany. According to his passed bachelor degree in tourism & event management he has travelled through Asia during several months. His favourite spot was the island Bali (Indonesia). Thus he has spent the last weeks up to his home flight there.

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Yumi has balinese roots and has lived up to her 8th year together with her family on Bali. Today Yumi lives in the capital of Germany, Berlin, and has successfully concluded her study in an graphic & design university. On account of her wanderlust Yumi tries to fly at least once a year to Indonesia to see her family & relatives.

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4 years ago Alex and Yumi were apart of each other on vacation on Bali. On their return flight to Germany both sat side by side in the airplane. Like the destiny so wanted the both have got into conversation and were likeable to themselves from the outset. Experiences have been exchanged, the boy and the girl joked a lot and exchanged after the 12-hour flight, finally, also the mobile phone numbers. After several dates they fell in love and spent their vacations on Bali – also this year.

What?

After a 4-year relationship Alex would like to make a marriage proposal to Yumi.

When?

Alex and Yumi are on their second common vacation on Bali, the island which has brought them together.

Where?

Bali owns some of the nicest beaches worldwide. Where, if not there? With a surprise dinner with candlelight the big moment has come.

Why?

Alex and Yumi are for several years firmly together and still in love thus like on the first day. Alex knows that his respect with Yumi cannot be nicer and he would like to spend the rest of his life with her side by side. He knows how much Yumi loves her family and her native country, so he has decided to propose marriage to her – after preserved blessing of her father here on Bali.

How?

After a romantic dinner on a lonesome beach the both decide on a relaxed walk along the beach. By candles distributed everywhere on the beach the atmosphere is magic. After a few minutes the both come to a way lined up from candles which leads up on a rock. On top Yumi recognizes a heart laid from shells with a ring being arranged in the sand. At the same moment Alex gets on his knees and asks Yumi whether she would like to become his wife.

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After the expected „YES!“ both let the evening end – happy under the stars.

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Key Elements

The key elements can be found in the sea of candles and the togetherness on the beach. Because the island has a symbolic value of the couple, is reflected here the uniqueness and memorability of the idea.

 Other Memorable Engagement Proposals:

Winter Marriage Proposal

The Proposal

Best Marriage Proposal

 

Text by Jennifer Steinweg

Engagement Concept: Jar of Love

Engagement Concept: Jar of Love

Engagement Concept:

Research Findings:

After doing all my research I found that for most couples the more intimate and meaningful the proposal the happier their marriage. For most proposals that I read about the guy in the relationship would always look for the element of surprise. Many of the websites I visit has a section designated to unique ways to surprise your future bride. Due to this research I made sure to include meaning and surprise in the proposal. With my research in mind I feel that this engagement concept will work for every couple.

Who?

Richard and Deborah has been together for 3 years they meet through mutual friends. Both are young professionals therefore they do not have a lot of money. They have many things in common like cooking, hiking, and skiing. They have been living together for 1 year now. Richard knows she is the one for him and wants to save up the money to buy her the perfect engagement ring.couple2

Where?

For this style of engagement the guy could easily plan a party however if not and instead he desired a more intimate setting he could ask in their house with a romantic dinner planned.  Nevertheless, with the current plan Richard will plan a small party in a location close to their house, preferably a roof-top terrace or back garden. There everyone will be ready to watch the proposal and celebrate their engagement.engagementparty

When?

Right before they sit down for her favourite meal and enjoy a small celebration with close friends and family. Exactly 125 days after Valentines Day, which would be mid-June.v-dayjuneWhy?

By waiting for 125 days before asking the guy has time to accumulate the extra funds needed to purchase the best possible engagement ring. With a daily love note Deborah knows just how much she means to him. Also due to the fact that she received the note in February she then knows just how long the guy has wanted to ask her and spend the rest of his life with her.  ring

How?

Valentine’s Day comes around where the guy decides to give his girlfriend a jar filled with 124 reasons why he loves her, the last note will say:

“For the last reason why I love you go to the roof…”

When he gives her the jar they both agree that she will open and read the note at 17:00 every day until she gets to the last note. On that night the guy will prepare her favourite meal and plan a romantic night. At 17:00 while she is reading the note he will be upstairs with all the people she loves the most waiting on one knee to ask her to marry him. After she accepts his proposal there will be a dinner party.love notes jar

 

 

Useful Websites for further research or ideas:

How He Asked

Everything Engagement

The Knot

Engagements 

 

 

Text by Katherine Cloud