Tuesday’s Top Tips: How to Customize Your Wedding Ceremony

10-Ways-to-Customize-your-Wedding-Ceremony-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyThere are so many ways to customize your wedding day, really the options are limitless. But, in my opinion, one of the most overlooked areas is there wedding ceremony itself. This is the main event of the day and it doesn’t have to be a cookie-cutter template straight from the book. So today I am sharing some of my favourite tips, as well as some personal experience, on how to customize your ceremony.

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Wedding DIY #5: Ribbon Roses

BlogDIY5 Stephanie Beach PhotographyWe had our ceremony in a courtyard of a hotel here in Ottawa. The reception venue was beautifully decorated and had these gorgeous chandeliers (these may have been one of the biggest selling points of the space) , the ceremony space had a really nice gazebo with tulle and orchid decorations. But the chairs we rented for our guests to sit on were pretty boring. So, I went looking for inexpensive ways to decorate the space. Since I would need some of our family to do the decorating the morning of the wedding, I was looking for something that would be quick and easy for them as I really didn’t want to bother anyone too much. That is where these ribbon roses came into play. I spent quite a long while making them the weeks leading up to the wedding (mostly because I wasn’t sure how many I would need and ended up making a ton of extras), but they were pretty easy to make and despite the few minor burns the hot glue gun gave my fingertips, they were pretty fun to make as well.

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