20 Ways to Make Your Wedding Stand Out

Cool and quirky wedding ideas

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Every bride wants their wedding to be a day to remember, so we’ve come up with twenty ways to make sure your wedding stands out!

Quirky Cakes

Show off your personality with a quirky wedding cake. Get it customised to match your theme, or ask for it to be decorated in a way that means something to you. These cakes from The Cake Whisperer are amazing and would keep your guests talking for months!

Quirky Cakes

Statement Shoes

If you like to stand out, team your traditional wedding dress with some vibrant shoes, then show them off with a cheeky flash. No one will expect to see a bold color pop under a white wedding dress! These brides, captured by Julia Seiler Photography, have got the idea.

Statement Shoes

Daring Décor

When you’re choosing your venue consider the décor. Will it make for good photographs, work with your color scheme and suit you as a couple? Lindsay (Lindsay Skeans Photography) shot a wedding where the couple posed by a super quirky wall of graffiti for memorable wedding snaps!

Daring Décor

Paper Posies

These paper flowers from Out of the Box Bouquets are really unusual. Not only will they intrigue your guests, but they’ll be a permanent keepsake from your wedding day!

Paper Posies

Stunning Stationery

Your wedding stationery is the first hint to your guests what your wedding will be like! Tease them and get them excited for the big day by investing in beautiful stationery which works with your wedding theme. Find more stationery ideas.

Stunning Stationery

 

Groovy Groomswear

Groovy Groomswear

You can’t make a statement alone on your wedding day! Get your groom to dress to impress, whether it’s traditional tails, a modern suit or a bright patterned tie.

Find more groomswear ideas.

 

Trendy Talons

Nail expert Alli from The Daily Varnish shares her top two looks for bridal nails!

“Nail art can be scary but these metallic polka dots over a subtle base color give the nails a soft yet interesting look. Polishes used: Essie No Place Like Chrome and Essie Maximillian Strasse Her.”

“This is a trendier choice though still subtle. Blue, clear and silver microbeads sprinkled over a white base adds just a touch of something blue to your overall look. Polishes used: Ulta Snow White, Reflections Microbeads (can be found at craft stores).”

Trendy Talons

 

Loud Lips

Loud Lips

A bright red lip looks incredible with a vintage style wedding dress. Don’t be afraid to add color to your lips for your wedding day, just make sure you trial it beforehand so you know you feel confident with it on!

This bride, styled by Jessica Jean Myers, worked the bold look. Photo by Luminous Studio.

 

Rainbow Rings

Lots of brides choose to accessorise with pearls and their engagement ring. If you want to make a more memorable statement, choose a brightly colored cocktail ring for your right hand. Browse more beautiful rings here.

Rainbow Rings
 

Luscious Lingerie

Luscious Lingerie

It’s not just about making your day memorable for your guests! Make the night of your wedding extra memorable for you and your groom by wearing some statement lingerie and a quirky garter underneath your wedding dress, like this one captured by HannaMonika Photography.

 

Cool Car

Start as you mean to go on by arriving at your wedding in a cool and colorful wedding car. View our wedding car gallery for more ideas.

Cool Car

Tempting Treats

Think of candy or cakes... add some extra wow factor for your guests by providing an ice cream cart, a popcorn stand, a candy buffet etc. They won’t forget the delicious treats in a hurry! This candy buffet from Berliosca Cake Boutique is ideal.

Tempting Treats

Fabulous Favors

You buy your wedding favors as a token of appreciation for your guests, so you want it to be something different they’ll want to keep! Consider these cool and quirky bubblegum dispensers from Weddingstar.com

Fabulous Favors

Guest Games

There’s always that awkward feeling when your guests sit down to a table of unfamiliar faces. Break the ice by leaving some fun games for your guests, like quizzes about you and your groom. They’ll soon be talking and competing against other tables!

Guest Games

Bring on the Band

For a truly memorable wedding party, invest in a live band or an excellent DJ who will bring a lot to the party. Make a list of tunes you know your guests will love!

Bring on the Band
 

Have a Hashtag

Have a Hashtag

Can you get your wedding trending? Even if you can’t, specify a hashtag for your guests to use when Tweeting or Instagramming snaps of your day, so you can find all of their comments and pictures after the wedding is over. Love this hashtag, snapped by Lauren Methia Photography.

 

Fun Photobooth

Whether you go professional or just leave a camera by a dressing up box, a photobooth is a really fun way to entertain your guests. You’ll get lots of quirky snaps and they’ll have the time of their lives dressing up! Snapshot Photobooth can provide hours of fun!

Fun Photobooth

Fabric Flowers

Invest in a fabric bouquet you can keep forever, or make your own using folded ribbons and brooches! These fabric flowers from Alternative Blooms are simply stunning, and look real! You could have them embellished with diamantés, feathers and pearls too for a different look.

Fabric Flowers

Bold Bridesmaids

Inject some color into your bridal party by dressing your bridesmaids in bright gowns that go with your color scheme and suit their personality — they don’t all have to dress alike! These bridesmaids are styled to perfection in a wedding captured by Candace Berry Photography.

Bold Bridesmaids

 

Hot Hair

Hot Hair

Make a statement with your wedding hair — pile it into a high beehive, or wrap a wreath of flowers around it. Experiment with your hair and choose a style that compliments your guests. Don’t be afraid to include color, texture and accessories!



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