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Wedding – Reflection of love, worship, celebrations, togetherness. It is a ceremony that unites two souls for a lifetime after abiding their traditions and cultures. This D-day holds a special feeling as one has to start a new innings of his or her life. Holding great value and verve in a person’s life, the celebration of the same is done to make it memorable for a lifetime of both bride as well as groom. Not just only couples excited about the wedding, but there are close participants who are energized about the day. They are actively engaged in making the arrangements during pre-wedding days as well as on the wedding day and make sure that the wedding show up in a great manner.

Maid of Honor

Organizing and motivating are basic duties of the Maid of Honor; hence it is desirable to choose a best, oldest and loyal friend.  It is good to prefer such friend as MOH who is aware about likes and dislikes.

Maid of Honor can be considered as a chief ringleader who along with the wedding planner takes care of the shower as well as the bachelorette party. Moreover, there is also responsibility on the MOD that a bride remains at the top of everything and might also be asked for raising a toast.

Best Man

Can be a brother or best friend; Best Man can be a brother or the best pal, or it can be someone who can easily gel with the bride. He looked upon someone who can take care of all bachelor events and also good at supporting the groom, and must charmingly raise the toasts at the rehearsal dinner.


As they are members of the bride team participating in all pre-wedding activities; bridesmaids have to be vivacious and chirpy gangs of girls. Adding vibrancy and charm with their dance and enthusiasm are expected by the bridesmaids. In addition, they can be banked for arranging the best wedding flowers, running errands, visiting sites and taking care of several other tasks.


Groomsmen or ushers take care of the guest seating and also assisting the best man in arranging the bachelor party. They also take part in local or regional traditions and also have active role in decorating newlywed’s car.

Flower Girl

Spreading petals of the flowers as the bride walk down the aisle; flower girl has to be cute little girl who can be a cousin or a niece aged between three and six. These small kids are also excited to accompany ring bearer, but one might also face their crying and unwillingness to walk down the aisle.

Ring Bearer

As the name suggests, the one who bears the ring. A boy who is young and can don the knickers or saddle shoes should be a ring bearer. He is present with the flower girl when she walks down the aisle.

Traditional. If you’re having a traditional wedding, then a traditional type of wedding guest book may work best. Most of these have white covers and plenty of room for the guest’s signatures. Even if you decide on a traditional guest book, you could still have a list of instructions beside the book such as “Please write some of your memories of the bride or groom”. Otherwise you may get many short comments about how beautiful the wedding is but nothing really personal as many guests aren’t sure exactly what they should write.

guest book traditionalCoffee table book. Another chic style of wedding guest books is a coffee table book guest book. You can choose a hard back book that can be a favorite of either the bride or groom or both and guests can sign right on the pages of the book. Another option for the coffee table book style is to request your official wedding photographer to create a coffee table book out of your pre-nuptial photos.

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Cards. Small cards are a great alternative to wedding guest books. When a guest enters, she can select a card, sign it and send best wishes to you in the form of a verse or special sentiment. This is ideal for larger ceremonies where all signatures might not fit on a single platter or photo frame. You can choose any box of cards that suits your occasion. Guests will feel more comfortable sending you personalized messages in a card and envelope than they would when writing in a book or on a picture frame.

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Scrapbook guest book. If you want a more personalized style for your guest book that includes your photos, you can choose the scrapbook style guest book. In this guest book, you can showcase your love story by using photos taken over the years. Guests can write their wishes on the pages of the scrapbook and will also enjoy looking at your photos.

guest book scrapbook

Picture frame. Another popular alternative to a wedding guest book is a picture frame with a mat. This picture frame has an extra large mat surface on which guests can place their signature. Couples place their engagement picture inside the frame. Then it is set on the guest sign-in table at the wedding reception where guests get a chance to sign their names in marker. This wedding book alternative allows you to proudly display your wedding guest’s signatures on your wall.

guest book scrapbook

Ceramic Platter Guest Book. Your guests can use a special ceramic marker to sign the ceramic pottery. After the wedding, have the piece fired in a kiln. The pottery makes and excellent display piece in your along wide your best china.

guest book ceramic platter

Video guest book. If you want to go high tech on your wedding day then why not place one of the many great video cameras at the entrance to your wedding reception venue. Then as each guest arrives they can record a short message on it. Also as with the other type of wedding guest book we have discussed above arrange to have someone standing close by to help those who cannot operate the camera themselves.

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Photo guest book. You simply provide a camera on the table next to the wedding guest book and leave written instructions asking guests to take their own photos and put the pictures in the book. You could even have pre-written prompts on each page under where each photo would go that ask for name, relation to bride and groom and other information. You can make these prompts totally serious or more humorous – the choice is yours.

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The little details of a wedding, such as the wedding favors, wedding save the dates, and wedding place card holders, are among the best ways to show off your personal style and take your wedding theme to the next level.

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Budget. Cost does not have to be an obstacle when choosing appropriate wedding decorations. Place card holders can be both simple and stylish if chosen carefully to fulfill their purpose as visual directives and decorative highlights.

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Mood. Set the tone for your wedding reception with specially selected place card holders. Capture the moment with accents that add a unique touch.

place card holders setting the mood

Make them visible. A placeholder that can’t be seen is one not doing its job. Visible might mean different things depending on the place settings and flower arrangements. Find items that display the guest’s name clearly and can be immediately seen as they approach the table.

vizible place card holders

Theme. While a theme is not a requirement for an appropriately designed wedding ceremony and reception, thematic decor can help bring character to an otherwise predictable event. You can harmonize by bringing your theme together with table card holders of complementary colors and styles. You should emphasize by leaving your guests with a lasting impression using thematic place card holders that double as wedding favors. And you can magnetize by capturing your guests’ attention with thematic place card holders. Use color and design to gain the notice of your guests and lead them to their reception destinations.

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Socialization. Create moments for mingling by making the most of your place card holders. Strategically pair guests through matching colors or styles and give them opportunities to share stories about the bride and groom from personal perspectives.

place card holders socialization

Think about your guest’s needs. Every person that comes to your reception will most likely be different having different physical abilities and some with handicaps. Keep that in mind when choosing and designing your place card holders. You might have an elderly guest who has poor eyesight. Or someone who is color blind think about each person on the guest list and see if you can find ways to use the place card holder to make it easier to find their seat. A great idea is to call people on your guest list in advance to anticipate any such needs. Not only will it be appreciated it will help things go smoothly.

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Use unique designs. This is another way to make sure your seating immediately draws your guests’ eyes to what they need to know. If it has some distinct shape it becomes easier to identify. Try out different types, shapes, and colors. The main thing to keep in mind is that they attract they eye but at the same time don’t mess up the design scheme of your place setting.

unique place card holders

Contents. Place card holders are one of the most practical wedding decorations available. Frequently used to help guests find their assigned places at a reception or other wedding-specific gathering, they often contain one or more of the following features in their design: guest name, table numbers, photos, a list of other guests, and the name of the bride and the groom.

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