Saturday 20 July 2019

11 inspiring ideas to make your wedding magical

From spectacular magic tricks to enchanting décor and spellbinding venues, SoGlos finds 11 inspiring ideas for making your wedding magical.

A wedding day promises to be one of the most magical days of your life, saying those all-important vows to your loved one, and celebrating with your nearest and dearest.

Whether you’re planning a wedding of Disney dreams or looking to add some subtle but stunning touches into your big day, SoGlos has uncovered 11 inspiring ideas to add some extra-special sparkle into your celebrations.


1. The venue of dreams


A magical setting is the perfect way to enchant your wedding guests – and what’s more magnificent than a castle? Providing a beautiful backdrop and glorious photo opportunities, watch your dreams come to life with a fairy tale celebration at one of Gloucestershire’s grandest castles.


2. Wow guests with real-life magic!


The perfect way for adding a literal dose of magic into your big day, a magician provides dazzling and highly memorable wedding entertainment. A member of the world famous Magic Circle, Gloucestershire magician Richard Parsons offers mind-boggling tricks that involve cards, coins, money, fire, and items vanishing before guests’ eyes!


3. Perfect planning


Along with reducing stress, working out logistics, and taking care of everything from food to favours, a wedding planner will also add their magical touch and inspired ideas, helping to bring a couple’s big day dreams to life.


4. Amazing images

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If you’re aiming to create a wedding that’s magical in every aspect, find a photographer whose style complements your theme; create images that are beautiful, elegant and with a touch of fairy tale charm.


5. Light up the room


Twinkling fairy lights are a simple but effective way to create a magical backdrop during wedding ceremonies and receptions – the more the merrier! Meanwhile dramatic chandeliers, hanging lanterns and romantic candles can all enhance the lovely look.


6. Disney-themed fun


Flying carpets, fairy godmothers and enchanted spells – Disney is the epitome of magic, so why not create your own Disney-themed wedding? From beautiful quotes to favourite songs and decor, discover A Whole New World of ideas.


7. Into the woods


There’s something enchanting about woodlands and saying your vows within a picture-perfect natural setting. Towering trees decked out with romantic lights and a background of gentle music as the bride walks down the aisle… what could be more magical?


8. Fabulous and fantastical


From unicorns and mermaids to Harry Potter, choose a wedding theme that’s magical in itself! Sure to bring out everyone’s inner child, creating a fantastical celebration promises plenty of fun and plenty of photo opportunities too.


9. A real-life princess


Beautiful brides can transform into a fairy tale princess with their very own magical, glittering wedding dress – not to forget a sparkling tiara for the final touch! Choosing a gorgeously elaborate gown is also sure to cast a spell on your husband-to-be…


10. Bright and beautiful


Create a rainbow of colour throughout your wedding venue; blooming lovely florals, flowing drapes, bright balloons, and showstopping centrepieces are just some of the many ideas to transform the space into a spellbinding world of many colours.


11. The sound of music


Music plays an integral part in a couple’s big day, from a bride’s step down the aisle to the romantic first dance. And whether you incorporate live music into your celebrations, or choose a song with literally magic lyrics, the right musical entertainment is the final ingredient for a truly spectacular wedding.


By Kathryn Purvis

© SoGlos
Thursday 10 May 2018

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