Planning a wedding is full of exciting choices to be made, and for a bride who likes to be an individual, having unique ideas to choose from is undoubtedly helpful. Hopefully you can find some inspiring ideas to include in your own special day. Every bold bride loves to make an entrance, and let’s not forget that the exit can be just as important. Whether you want to make sparks fly, or send sweetness into the air, starting your marriage off right is always important. We believe that there are many traditional ways to send-off a couple, but who says you have to do that. We know that there is certainly a perfect send-off for you and your significant other.
Confetti comes in all shapes, colors, and sizes, and is always a great choice for throwing at a send-off. If you love some sparkle, and want a celebratory end to your ceremony, why not choose confetti? Having a specific shape in mind can also add a uniqueness to your send off. Say a February bride might decide to get heart shaped confetti, and play into a valentine’s theme. If you have a strong motif included in your wedding decor, custom confetti is a good chance to include it into your send off. If you are worried about the mess that confetti may leave behind, or are concerned about the environmental impacts, you can look into eco-confetti, a biodegradable alternative.
Dried Flowers and Herbs are a perfect choice for throwing positivity at an eco-friendly bride. If eco-confetti still feels like it does not belong falling to the earth on your wedding day, try a natural “confetti”. These dried herbs and florals not only bring a natural touch to you wedding, they will create subtle and enjoyable fragrances. You can choose one flower you like best, or let guest make their own mixture to throw, giving meaning to each element you include. There is nothing as fitting as a natural bride being showered with flowers on the big day.
Paper airplanes are certainly a youthful choice for a send off. The playful nature of paper airplanes makes them plenty of fun for a younger bride and groom, or a family affair. Plenty of fun for the kids, or just those that are a kid at heart, paper airplanes will bring lots of joy following the ceremony to reception. Guests can add a heartfelt element to their planes by writing secret notes of love and luck for the happy couple. A great touch for a travel themes wedding, or just an adventurous couple. This send off is sure to be remembered, and will leave a lasting impression on your friends and family.
Sprinkles make a colorful start to any marriage. Being showered in these sugary sweets is a great symbol of the sweetness of love. For a bride with a sweet tooth, this could be the obvious perfect choice, so similar in size to rice, and color to confetti, it becomes the best of both worlds. Having friends and family throw handfuls of sprinkles can represent so many beautiful things, and is sure to make for a magical moment. What couple wouldn’t want to have a one of a kind Candyland moment.
School Pride Poms are a fun choice for a college sweetheart couple who are full of school spirit. Get your bridal party and family involved with your school spirit by giving them poms or ribbons in your old school colors to wave at your send-off. It is a great way to incorporate the beginning of your love story into the beginning of your future. This can also be a good choice for sports superfans to incorporate their favorite sports team into a romantic moment for the couple.
Beach balls just seem like they belong at a fun, summer wedding. If you are planning your festivities at the beach or near the pool, what could be a more fun send-off than your family and friends having the time of their lives passing beach balls around the crowd. This positive environment is simply a perfect way to begin a lifetime with anybody. For a fun loving, not-so-serious, couple, this beach ball send-off could be the most possible fun you could have leaving your friends and family.
Lanterns are a trend that we have all seen on the internet, and fallen in love with, so why not include them in your wedding. This romantic atmosphere has gone viral for how spiritual and breathtaking of an experience lantern lighting can be. For the romantic couple who wants a meaningful send-off, or a couple who wants to have beautiful memories for years to come, lantern lighting send offs are sure to bring friends and family to tears. Bonus if you can get guest to write wishes for the couple on their lanterns.
Feathers free-spirited brides and bohemian style events would be greatly complimented by the tossing of feathers to the sky. Guest could partake in the throwing of feathers as the bride and groom leave to symbolize the softness of love. Bride and groom could float through this send off like the god and goddess that they are, and the natural floating effect of the feathers will provide the photographer plenty of time to grab a shot before the feathers have all fallen.
Sparklers for couples who want a late-night send off, let your friends and family light the way to your future with a sparkling glow. The kids and adults alike are sure to love this playful exit, and you and your significant other will definitely have sparks flying. A great chance for a photographer to capture loving night shots, and a great opportunity to get all of your guests in one photo. Sparklers can also be purchased in specific shapes such as hearts, just to add a personal touch.
Leaves on a fall day are to be expected, but how can you recreate those magical moments when the leaves all fall in a shower around you? It is simple, have your loved ones help you create this fall moment by showering you in fall leaves. This can be the perfect addition to a fall wedding, especially if the outdoor scenery is a perfect match for falling leaves. You’ll feel free and excited in this recreated windy fall moment.
Glow sticks are another great choice for an after dusk send off. The quicker your guests wave, the more energetic your send off with be. Another family favorite, as the glow sticks provide such fun colors and energy that will be sure to carry the party on. Whether you choose to have glow sticks thrown in circles, or waved like long sticks, the glowing quality will transport you to a celebratory state of mind.
Smoke bombs are as trendy as our modern brides strive to be. This smoke bond trend has been all over, and is especially popular in photography, making for some great wedding day shots. Tons of colorful fun for our modern couples, this trend is sure to make a lasting impression. You’ll have to be sure to get lots of loving photographs of you and your significant other embracing inside of these colorful clouds.
Butterflies bring a liveliness, and an elegance to any event, and that is no different during a bridal send-off. Depending on the season and location of your ceremony, sending-off the bride and groom with a butterfly release is not only beautiful, but moving. The butterflies represent the beginning of a life, much like the couples new life together. This is a fun spectacle for everyone, and can be just darling when you have the flower girl in charge of the release.
Tambourines are a recommended element for musical couple to include in their send off. Giving guests the ability to make noise makes them feel like they are actively participating in the send-off portion of the ceremony. If you DIY your tambourines they can have a personal touch, otherwise including initials, or the wedding date can make these pieces extra special.
Fake Snow might seem cheesy, but for a winter wedding, or a bride who loves the holidays it can be a perfect touch. You can choose to use white petals, artificial snow, tissue paper, or snowflake sequins to accomplish this. Choosing a send-off like this is sure to give you your winter wonderland moment, and start your new life in the most magical way possible.