You’ve been dreaming about your wedding day since you started reading fairy tales as a little girl. Now you’ve found your Prince Charming, the date is set and you want to make sure your wedding is as perfect as you’ve always dreamt it would be.

With endless options to choose from, personalising your wedding has never been easier. Here are some great ideas you can adapt to create a memorable wedding day.

  1. Cash as a wedding gift

Yes, you read that correctly and no, the traditional retail registry has not been replaced, but couples are increasingly opting for monetary donations instead of the usual homewares to pay for lifestyle experiences, their honeymoon or even to put towards a deposit on a home.

Another popular trend is asking people to donate to the couple’s chosen charity in their name.

  1. Interactive entertainment

One of this year’s most popular wedding trends is treating guests to experiences they won’t easily forget. Instead of wedding souvenirs that are quickly discarded, guests go home with wonderful memories that will stay with them for years.

Popular wedding experiences include unusual forms of entertainment such as sketch artists, tarot card readers and amateur theatre performances.

  1. Bite-size wedding cakes

Offer a wedding cake with a difference. After the toast and speeches, guests want to get onto the dancefloor and no-one really wants to wait around for the cake. Providing your guests with ready-made, bite-size cakes allows them to party and eat their cake too.

You can personalize the cake with your choice of frosting flavors and fillings. Cookies and cream or red velvet are fast overtaking traditional chocolate and vanilla wedding cakes.

These are just a few of the top wedding trends of 2018 that you can make your own. Find out about other great trends when you book an appointment with one of our experienced special event planners. Merrimu Receptions is an award-winning wedding venue of distinction that’s centrally located and boasts world-class facilities, including a ballroom and dance floor. Contact us to start planning your personalized wedding today.

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