Wedding signs are one of those details that can give your big day that subtle difference between being ordinary and becoming super-stylish.
Let’s think about wedding signage for a moment.
They’re there to communicate all sorts of messages to your guests. They can show directions, create a mood and raise a smile…
If you’re getting married in an out-of-the way venue, say for example a country church or barn, then your wedding signs will play an important part in showing guests the route directions and avoid confusion.
They may also point out where guests should park.
If you’re marrying in a large hotel then your wedding signs should direct guests to exactly where they need to go.
Personalise your signage
Now here’s where you make your wedding all your own. Think about the style of day you’re having and ensure that your wedding displays match it.
So if you’re having a country style event, then you could opt for more rustic calligraphy. If it’s a city event, then something more sophisticated is called for. Art Deco signage can work well under these circumstances.
Sometimes, sadly, you and your fiancé may have lost relatives who have passed and will be missed on your wedding day. Why not make a memorial sign to show that you are remembering them on your special day.
Another way of personalising your day is by putting little love notes around your venue. These can be calligraphed postcards placed in frames or simple chalked messages. If you’re stuck for ideas, then delve into a poetry book or visit a poetry website for some ideas.
Signs can also entertain your guests and make them laugh. Maybe you want to calm the nerves of the bridegroom as he takes his steps down the aisle to await his bride. In which case a sign like this could certainly raise a smile and lighten the mood.
If you want your wedding to be more informal and casual, you won’t want bride and groom sides at the ceremony. So that people don’t have to hesitate wondering where they can sit, put a sign in place to guide them.
You can place your signs on easels, against chairs and furniture or hang on a wall. Don’t forget that they can also be placed on decorative bases too.
We’ve talked before about creating focal points at a wedding and signs are a great way of doing this and drawing the eye to a particular area.
We’re also fans of using lighting to create a mood and ambience. Pick out a light up sign and you can do all this! We love the way our York stylist used a neon sign as a backdrop against the top table… Simply stunning!
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