Where you first met, your favorite drink, where he proposed, or even your favorite sports team can all be a muse for you while planning your wedding. It is a time when women are getting inspiration from anywhere to be a theme for the wedding. They are saying bye to the simple pick a color scheme and the basic traditional approach, and they are entering into individual style, personality and originality. When done right you can truly tell who the couple are the minute you walk into the ceremony space and it continues throughout the reception venue. Pulling out pieces of who you two are together will help you be creative and pull from places while meeting with a wedding planner, or if you are planning it on your own it will help guide you in communicating clearly with all of your vendors what you want.
Brides are finding their influence for colors, venue, gowns, decorations and even their food from usual and unique resources. You do not need the ability to think outside of the box when you are planning your wedding all it takes is a simple idea transformed by your bridal team to turn it into your complete vision. If you met your groom at a coffee house and you wanted that to be the theme of your wedding you can choose the colors of your favorite coffee brand, make it an lunch wedding with a dessert bar and choose an outdoor venue. Take simple ideas from a coffee house and add some elegance to it to make it appropriate for the wedding. From invitations to decorations you can have a wedding that is all yours.
Take your favorite pillow, your favorite book and even a picture can be used as a guide. With books, magazines and even television shows that are dedicated to weddings there are tons of different avenues to take when it comes to achieving your vision. If you are able to hire a wedding planner choose someone who is truly invested in making your vision reality. If you are unable to hire a wedding planner watch "My Fair Wedding with David Tutera" because you will get a lot of ideas and a better understanding of how to make a theme work without being cheesy. You can access a lot of material by joining The Knot.
A wedding does not have to be stiff it can be a great representation of who you are as long as you include your personality and seek help from the right places.