Planning a wedding can be stressful and not knowing where to start is pretty common for all of us, but, we all have that inner alter-ego awaiting to be expressed, and for us hopeless romantics who hasn’t fantasised about being a princess? A princess living in a fairytale land waiting for her knight in shining armour? So, even if we do envy the royal wedding of the century, here are some wedding tips on how you can outshine the royal wedding and plan your own big day that is fit for a fairytale princess.
A regal invitation
It’s important to set the tone for your wedding from the beginning, which starts from sending out your invitations. Opting for a custom made invitation with gold calligraphy is the first step and it will have your guests anticipating for more surprises on the big day, with invitation it is never too much with decors and creative designs.
A dreamy enchanted garden
Selecting the location is crucial in creating that fairytale vibe and what better than an enchanted garden wedding? This will create a magical atmosphere that everyone will feel completely enchanted in and make you feel like a real princess, with fairy lights resembles fireflies in enchanted gardens. This simple yet magical reception idea will definitely make your day memorable.
Decorating surrounding tress with twinkling lights dripping down will make your guests dazed. It will make your wedding reception feel like a different realm, stepping into a magical new world created just for you. Walking through the lights towards the fairytale style wedding reception totally beats the royal wedding any day.
Creating an indoor ‘secret garden’
If you are not in for an outdoor reception, then why not transform your indoor reception space into a secret garden with trees flowing from the tables and regal chandeliers and candles washing over the room? Recreating an enchanted forest vibe can make it feel just as real.
Create a regal atmosphere
Royal weddings are usually donned with with long tables, golden chairs and a majestic chandelier centrepiece. This long table setting replicates castle table placings that is well suited for a fairytale princess, having this setting is a great idea whether it is a day or night wedding.
Table setting decors
Choosing table setting decors is just as important as they creates the minor details that serves your royal wedding theme, and in this case you can opt for menu cards in the shape of a scroll, and use brassy gold utensils and gold lined glassware to recreate the royal vibe. Also, adding flowers and green garlands as centrepieces further accentuates the regal vibe.
Recreate castle like atmosphere
If your are one for indoor weddings than this would be a perfect reception idea for you. Choosing an indoor reception with a regal interior is not as hard as you would think. Many hotels have a well maintained renaissance interior with murals and golden details, so, simply adding a few more flower centrepieces and candles will complete the look.
Use candles to light up the aisle
Using candles to light up the aisle is whimsical and romantic, the light is not too strong or too dim and can be adjusted to your personal liking. The flickering candles lights under the night sky is a great way to replicate a walk amongst the stars. It not only makes your walk down the aisle more magical but also accentuates your dress and all eyes will be on you the entire time.