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Decorations for Wedding - What to Avoid on Your Special Day

Your wedding day should be one of the most special and memorable events in your life. Whether it's your first time walking down the aisle, or you've found the love of your life the second time around, everything should be beautiful and to your specifications. To help make the day the best possible, here are a few suggestions on what to avoid in your decorations for the wedding.

One of the most important things to remember when choosing decorations for wedding is that they shouldn't be so overpowering that they distract from the people and the events taking place. Often, for instance if the pew bow decorations for a wedding are so large and ornate, that many churchgoers will be enthralled by the gawkiness of the wedding decorations, instead of the loveliness of the bride or the handsomeness of the groom.

Another characteristic of decorations for a wedding that should be considered is how the decoration will fit in the decoration scheme of the place of the ceremony. Everyone, I'm sure, has been to a wedding where some decorations for the wedding simply seem out of place given the environment. So before you start thinking of choosing the decorations for wedding that you want to use, be sure to take a look at where the ceremony is to take place and plan accordingly.

One idea that most people don't consider when choosing decorations for a wedding is the fact that most churches and other ceremony places require that the area to be cleaned very quickly after the ceremony is complete. Now granted, you and your fiance probably won't be the ones cleaning things up, but there is a pretty good chance that a few of your bridesmaids or groomsmen will help with the job. Take it easy on them and choose decorations for wedding that are easily gathered together and disposed of.

If there are a great deal of people attending your wedding ceremony and celebration, there is another factor that you want to consider when choosing the best decorations for the wedding taking place. That factor is the number of people that will be brushing against, running into, or knocking over your chosen decorations. If you consider this, you'll quickly realize that fragile or overly ornate decorations for a wedding are not the best way to go.

Another thing to avoid when selecting your decorations for wedding is items that would cause unnecessary discomfort for your guest. If you want flowers to line the aisle that you walk down, consider using silk flowers with a small hint of essential oils on the petals as an alternative to fresh flowers so that who are prone to allergies can enjoy your wedding without sniffling or sneezing.

Decorations for wedding can be a great way to show your own personal style on the day that was meant especially for you and your fiance. Just about anything is possible, but if you keep these few pointers in mind, the day will go that much smoother and be that much more enjoyable.

Jen Carter is a wedding planner and owner of My Wedding Blog, offering free wedding tips and advice for bride and groom.