Honoring Non-Immediate Family Members At Your Wedding

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Your immediate family members can have key roles in your wedding. The parents of both the bride and groom often provide some financial support to the couple, and may have a hand to play in wedding planning. You can have a sibling – or siblings – join you at the altar as part of your wedding party. What you might be less sure of is how to properly honor family members who fall just outside your immediate family. You can feel that your grandparents, cousins, and aunts and uncles deserve some recognition on your special day, even if you are unsure what that recognition should look like. You can find that with some relatively minor gestures, you can show them how much they mean to you!

Providing Corsages And Boutonnieres For Relatives At Your Wedding

One small way to help your family members stand out is to provide corsages and boutonnieres for those who are not part of the official wedding party. These do not need to be large – in fact, be careful about their size, because they can be unwieldy if they are too big. Selecting a flower that matches your wedding colors can help other wedding guests identify the people in your family.

Should I Create Tables Just For Family During My Reception?

If you are planning to have a seating chart for your reception, you can certainly create tables for family members. The ease with which you can do this can depend on the size of your wedding, and on the size of your family! You do not need to do anything special with the table centerpieces, but you can put family members physically closer to where you and your partner sit, to help reflect their importance. One thing to think about is how you can keep family members from the bride’s side and the groom’s side near each other. After all, your marriage has brought them together!

Look For Opportunities To Incorporate Family Customs Into Your Event

When you look for family traditions to incorporate into your wedding, talk to more than just your parents. Other relatives may have input on customs that are significant to them, and they can recall older traditions that your parents may have let slip when they were married. Bringing back these traditions can show these relatives that you care, and that you want them reflected in your special day.

Texas Old Town Can Provide The Right Space For A Wedding Everyone Enjoys!

Texas Old Town can provide you with a great space for your wedding ceremony and reception, allowing you to enjoy a gorgeous event surrounded by Texas Hill Country! In addition to providing a lovely setting, we are proud to provide amenities that can make your celebration easier, and a big hit with your guests. To schedule a tour of our event venue in Kyle, TX, call our office today at 512-396-1800 orĀ complete our online contact form.