The proposal was made and accepted. Now the fun begins with the planning of your special day. The days, weeks, months leading up to the actual ceremony should be fun! These are the moments that you will look back on, in years to come, and cherish.
You deserve the best and most wonderful day of your life . A day full of love, laughter and precious memories that you can share with those that mean the most to you. So when planning your day think about what is most important to you both. I'm sure for each couple it means different things. For some it's all about the party, but for others it's about declaring your love for one another and sharing these intimate moments with family and friends. Whatever you want for your wedding day it is all about you and your dreams for your future together.
Remember it's your special day so have the day that you want
Many couples choose to follow a traditional wedding script but where the vows are more personal to them.
Some couples also include a form of symbolism to add to the celebration of the coming together of two people. This can be a lovely and memorable part of the ceremony and can be performed either as a couple or also involve children, family or friends.
Here are some popular examples:
This is an old Pagan custom that dates back to the time of the ancient Celts. It symbolises the binding together of two people and the origin of the phrase, 'Tying the knot'
For this reason it is fitting that the first gift a couple should exchange, once married, is a single rose.
The delightful blending of the 'Sand Ceremony' is popular and contemporary.
The sand is used to symbolise the merging of two lives and, or their combined 'families' with children