Ahh, the day has come for the best gift giving event of your life. Your shower! (And your wedding, too!) After opening piles and piles of home goods and kitchenware, you get to shove it all in your car and … Continue reading
Happy New Year! We are so excited to ring in 2020 this month, but are grateful for 2019 – an amazing end to our decade! We are excited to announce that we were selected to be a part of WeddingWire’s … Continue reading
HAPPY DECEMBER! As things speed up and the holidays quickly approach, we thought we’d share some of our favorite Instagram posts from the last week. Here’s a curated collection of some great ideas, unique vendors, and wedding picks for you … Continue reading
One of the most exciting parts for this design-minded girl (Breck) was dreaming up and creating all the pieces for my wedding, shower, and website. I’m pretty picky, so I knew exactly what I wanted, how I wanted it to … Continue reading
Pinterest has revolutionized the creative industry by creating a designated space to be inspired and share your work. From quick recipes to seasonal decor, and cleaning hacks to wedding inspo, there’s content for every hobby and passion on Pinterest (because … Continue reading
Let’s talk backdrops. Whether you’re saying “I do,” in front of it or you’ll be dining with it behind your sweetheart table, you should never underestimate the power of a gorgeous backdrop! Here’s a few ideas that we hope will … Continue reading
Okay, so weddings and dance floors seem to go together, I admit. However, if you’re like me and cringe at the thought of dancing in front of crowd with all eyes on you, you might want to keep reading. Believe it … Continue reading
Where are my shoe lovin’ girls?! Wedding shoes are a big deal. You ARE spending your entire day in them, after all. With that in mind, you should think about the pictures, the ceremony, the various events through the day, … Continue reading
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Your wedding day is going to be one of the happiest days of your life. All of your friends and family are there to mix, mingle, and most importantly, celebrate you, the newlyweds! The people you love most will be front and center, right beside you throughout the entire ceremony to support you through it all. Although it’s easy to imagine that the day will go perfectly, pairing up complete strangers to walk down the aisle before you might be a little stranger for some. So what do you do? Well, we’re here to give you some great ideas for pre-ceremony events that will help your wedding party meet each other in a no pressure, casual environment without all the stress of your wedding day. Scroll though the ideas below to see what you can do to unite your wedding party and have a good time all at once!
There’s nothing like a fun night at the bowling alley with your friends. Something about greasy food and strikes just helps people bond! As an added plus, the competitive nature of the game will help your wedding party engage in some friendly rivalry and get to know each other in the process.
Host a Watch Party or Tailgate Party
Calling all sports fans! This idea is a perfect way to bring your wedding party together in a casual environment. Whether you all gather around the TV in your living room to cheer on your favorite team or you host a tailgate party at the stadium, a little food and a good game can turn a group of acquaintances into friends in no time.
Throw a Potluck Dinner
We all love good ole fashioned home cookin’, so why not round up some of your favorite dishes and host a dinner for your wedding party? Each guest can bring a dish of their choice and when dinner is done, you can all sit around the table during dinner telling stories about each other and building those connections that will make the walk down the aisle more fun and less awkward.
Have a Game Night
While Minute to Win It isn’t the craze on TV anymore, that doesn’t mean the competitions aren’t still the best ice breakers ever. This idea is a low-budget way to get your wedding party moving, shaking, and competing to win their claim to fame for the night. An alternative to this would be to pull out your favorite board games and get to playing! Once the rivalries come out, the stories will be soon to follow and you’ll have a great opportunity to celebrate old friendships and new connections before the wedding rolls around.
We’ve all heard it said that, “It’s in the details.” For some, that can be referencing the flowers and the dress, but for others it goes so far to encompass the text on the programs. If you’re someone who understands that … Continue reading