We've rounded up the most popular real weddings ideas that you've repinned from our site. The result? Inspiring photos that range from pre-wedding picnics to decadent desserts.
For their open air reception, Leila and Tony made guests feel cozy by setting up a seating area complete with living room furnishings. For added comfort, they also set out a coat rack draped with pashminas for guests to borrow.
It may have started as a southern wedding tradition, but these days, groom's cakes are a great way to personalize the dessert table at your rehearsal dinner or reception. This golf-pro groom's confection was a three-foot high golf bag with a monogram and a key chain shaped like the couple’s dog. It featured layers of red velvet, tres leches, and chocolate fudge cake.
Your guests can help themselves and the environment when they take home your eco-friendly treats at the end of the night. Loved ones at this wedding enjoyed make-your-own packets of wildflower, sunflower, and garden vegetable seeds scooped from turquoise mason jars.
Getting hitched in the great outdoors? Take advantage of your natural surroundings by making them the backdrop of your wedding portraits. These newlyweds couldn't resist the urge to strap on skis and pose for pics on the mountains in Sundance, Utah, and based on the killer views, we don't blame them.
Your dress may be the main focus of your wedding-day look, but the shoes will be a close second, so be sure to go heavy on the glam. This bride's glittering Christian Dior booties matched the hand-beaded Florentine fresco motif on her celery-colored silk faille gown, creating a dazzing effect.
To seamlessly flow from ceremony to cocktail hour, enlist a bit of live music like this couple did. Their four-piece band led a parade of guests to the reception with a rendition of "When the Saints Go Marching In" -- an idea inspired by a band the newlyweds spotted on a London street corner.
No one wishes for rain on their wedding day, but maybe a little drizzle isn't such a bad thing. This couple, who posed for rainy portraits in the hills of Positano, Italy, even believed it to be a sign of good luck, and nine months to the day of the wedding, their daughter was born.
Even if you're not going far, a special set of wheels is always a fun addition to a wedding. These newlyweds stepped into a rented 1950s Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud after their reception. Gold ribbon draped across the hood and tied to the hood ornament suspends a wreath of garden roses and their tiny buds in shades of pink, peach, and cream.
Thank loved ones who have traveled to your wedding from far off destinations with baskets of thoughtful loot. Make them location-themed or aim to make guests feel comfortable and include staples like spring water, lip balm, insect repellent, chocolate -- and hangover remedies.
There's nothing like an epic fireworks show to put guests in a celebratory mood, and that's exactly how newlyweds Ginger and Greg marked the transition between dinner and dancing at their wedding. After the fireworks display ended, a DJ took over the music and the fabric draped around the tent lit up in different colors.
Let’s be honest. The children attending your wedding aren’t going to notice a perfectly arranged floral centerpieces, so top their table with something that will get their attention. At this real wedding in Salt Lake City, Utah, the kids’ table was set with candy-filled vessels.
To make their first-look experience even more romantic, this groom packed a picnic breakfast and met his sweetheart by the Potomac River for a morning rendezvous. Since the event wasn’t until that evening, the couple decided to make the most of their time together.
This elevated make-your-own sandwich bar included grilled marinated hanger steak; sliced soppressata; green-zebra, orange, red, and yellow tomatoes; herb and cheese flatbreads; and ficelle, raisin-pecan, and olive breads. Garden scissors were placed next to rosemary and basil so guests could snip fresh herbs into their dishes. Additionally, strawberry-fig jam, rough mustard, and chive butter were offered as condiments.
The bride and groom wanted to give their 41 guests something living to take home. After deciding on mini succulents, they spent the months leading up to the big day collecting glass containers. Their florist filled them with the small plants just a couple of days before.