Tips On Enjoying (Or Skipping) Different Wedding Traditions

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Throughout your wedding day, you and your partner will have the opportunity to take part in many different traditions. While you may be excited to celebrate through some of these moments, others may have you feeling less excited. You can decide to cut certain moments out of your planned evening, or make changes to them to better suit your event. If you are interested in enjoying a nontraditional wedding, you can find it freeing to cut or change certain familiar moments or programs from the celebration. Of course, if you want to create a more formal and traditional atmosphere at your wedding, it may be difficult to stray too far from events that are familiar to guests.

Make The Most Of Events That Excite You

Certain moments like your first dance, your cake cutting, and your wedding toasts can be more than just expected events. These moments can create beautiful images for your wedding photographer to capture, and they can help set the tone for your reception. They can also be moments that you and your partner continue to hold onto when you think back to your celebration. If you are looking forward to something, you may want to take care to make sure you have the time to make the most of it. If you are working with an event coordinator, you can let them know that you want to make sure you have the time and focus to enjoy these experiences as much as possible.

Skipping Certain Traditional Wedding Moments

Your wedding can be an amazing experience, but it may rush by before you know it. If you want to give yourself time to enjoy yourself, you may want to cut a few of the traditions that you feel less excited about, or those that may feel out of place with your planned event. For instance, while some couples look forward to the bouquet and garter toss, others prefer to do without them. Cutting out things that do not excite you can free up your evening, or give you more time to spend on other activities that are planned.

Putting Your Personal Spin On Your Wedding Celebration

Are you interested in sharing your first dance with your guests instead of dancing with your partner and no one else? Is there someone you would like to hear from during your wedding toasts who would not typically be featured during this moment? Take advantage of your control over your event to change any event or activity that you feel you could improve on.

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