If you’re planning a wedding, you’ve probably been organising all of the big things and leaving the smaller ideas until the last minute. If that’s the case, or if you’re just super organised and looking for small memorable wedding ideas in advance, we’ve got you covered.
1. Change of Shoes
A lot of women wear heeled shoes at weddings even though they can be long days. Why not provide them with comfier flat shoes in the women’s toilets in case they want to change? A basket of cheap flip-flops will do the job perfectly.
2. Food Favours
By the end of the night you are more than likely going to have food leftover. Depending on the type of food service you are offering, this could be anything from small canapes to cake. Buy little cardboard boxes for your guests to bring home any extra food when they’re leaving. It prevents food waste, and who doesn’t want extra cake when they wake up hungover?
3. Photo Thank You Cards
It’s the done thing to send out thank you cards to your guests, after the wedding, to thank them for coming and to thank them for any gifts they brought. Wait until you get your photographs back from the photographer and send a favourite photo as your thank you card. It’s something your guests will actually want to keep.
We love the idea of hiring a caricature instead of getting a photo booth. It’s a fun alternative that will definitely to be popular. Bonus – Your guests will get a fun keepsake to remind them of your wedding.
5. Karaoke Hour
If you’re looking for a fun activity for your guests to do during the reception, karaoke might be what you’re looking for. It’s a really good way to get all of your guests socialising and having fun. Tip – Allocate an hour or two for karaoke instead of giving guests the option to play all night. It can get annoying for guests who don’t want to play.
6. Kids Games
If you are having kids at your wedding you should definitely plan some activities for them to do. This could be as simple as colouring books or as big as hiring a clown or a magician.
7. Personalised Place Cards
Your place cards should be really stylish and personal if you want people to share your wedding on social media. There’s something about items with people’s names that really makes them want to share it with the world. Use cool writing that matches the theme, or be really extra and use photographs of you with the person.
If you are looking for a wedding entertainment idea other than music, a comedian could be the way forward. It’s a great way to loosen up your guests and get them in a good mood. Have the comedian roast you and certain guests like the maid of honour and best man.
Here at Marry Me Ireland we have a wide variety of exceptional celebrants who can deliver the wedding ceremony of your dreams – traditional, unique or otherwise. So get in touch today and we can start planning your special day!