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Nov 29, 2015

5 Ways to Make Your Wedding More Intimate

If you’re having a small wedding, or want to ensure it feels that way, these 5 tips will help make it an intimate affair. Don’t let the size of your guest list inhibit the environment you want to create on your wedding day!

1. Make it a backyard affair

Your home is the most intimate wedding venue possible. Setting up a few long tables in your backyard & and adding lighting can turn this heart warming place into your dream reception area.

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Event by Belle Destination Weddings & Events, Photo by Jana Dillon
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Event Design by GATHER Events, Photo by B Wright Photography
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Rentals by Archive Rentals, Photo by Bird of a Feather

2. Keep it to your immediate family

As an alternative to eloping, decide to have your wedding with just your immediate family members present.

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Photo by Hopkins Studios

3. Be a part of the cocktail hour!

Use the cocktail hour as time to interact with your guests and thank them for coming. If your guest list is truly small, this is a great time to have your toasts and mingle before dinner.

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Moira K Lime Jewelry, Photo by Hive and Honey
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Florals by Brie’s and Honeybees & Flowers, Photo by Sara Weir

4. Make it all about you two.

Escape for a few moments, whether to a sweetheart table or to take photos at sunset where you and your brand new spouse can take in the day, just you two.

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Florals by Krista Jon, Rentals by Archive Rentals, Photo by Photography by Charise
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Photo by Megan Clouse Photography

5. Go small on dessert

Having an intimate wedding means big wedding cakes and dozens of dessert bars are unnecessary. Your guests will love bite size desserts & coffee that they can enjoy at the end of the evening.

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Photo by Jillian Rose Photography
4 Ways to Make Your Wedding More Intimate - Inspired by This
Florals by Brie’s and Honeybees & Flowers, Photo by Sara Weir

 

 

 

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