Category Archives: Wedding Traditions

10 Wedding Invitation Facts You Didn’t Know

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10 Wedding Invitation Facts You Didn’t Know  “The honour of your presence is requested at the wedding of…” Did you notice the extra “u”? This seemingly anglicized spelling of “honour” derives from a ruling laid down by Emily Post in the 1922. In the United States, the phrase “request your presence” is used when the ceremony is ...

Cake Serving Sets

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The cake serving set is a small purchase in the scheme of things for weddings today, but the cake cutting ceremony is a tradition that holds so much meaning. The cake cutting tradition has been around since The Roman Times, and is still a monumental moment for newly weds at weddings today. Wedding cakes date back ...

Wedding Garters

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Wedding garters represent a tradition that goes back centuries. This is one of the oldest surviving wedding traditions and has evolved from the Middle Ages to the fun reception activity that is known today. The tradition of the garter started in the 14th century in England, when wedding guests considered it lucky to get a piece ...

Aisle Runners

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Aisle Runners are a tradition that adds a “regal” touch to wedding ceremonies. They are most often used in churches, but many couples also incorporate them into their outdoor weddings. It helps to define the aisle of ceremonies that do not take place in a church. Traditionally, a white aisle runner is used in weddings, as it ...

Unity Ceremony

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A Unity Ceremony at a wedding symbolizes the uniting of two families through marriage. One of the most common Unity Ceremonies is with the use of a Unity Candle, where the couple lights a single candle together from their separate family candles. For couples being married outside, however, this can become problematic if it’s a ...