If there’s one occasion that brings out the sentimental side of us all, it’s a good wedding. Whether you’re closely related to the happy couple or just a member of their wider friends and family, gathering together to celebrate true love can soften even the hardest of hearts. Rather than fight the love, romance and magic of a wedding, why not throw your arms wide and embrace the sentimentality of it all? You could even go one step further and bring a little schmaltz of your own to the proceedings by creating a meaningful message to surprise the bride. If you want to up the sentimentality of an upcoming wedding, here are a few of our favourite ideas.
Wedding rings are one of the most meaningful pieces of jewellery you’ll ever wear. However, you can make these precious accessories even more sentimental by having them engraved. If you’re the groom, do as @hitchedcouk recommends and “Steal away your wedding rings before the ceremony and get them engraved with something meaningful – whether that’s the date you met or a favourite song lyric or quote.” When your bride sees the effort you’ve gone to, she’s likely to fall in love with you all over again.
Slip the bride a note
Relive the excitement of your school days, and bring a little innocent romance to your wedding day, by passing your bride-to-be a note before she walks down the aisle. Give the note to a bridesmaid or friend to be delivered on your behalf or tuck the note into a bunch of flowers and leave it on the bride’s doorstep. In your note, tell your soon to be wife just how much you love her and what makes her special to you. The more heartfelt your message is, the more of an impact it will have, so don’t be afraid to let your emotions show.
Reference her parents
Although weddings place most of the focus on the bride and groom, the parents of the happy couple are always a big part of the celebration.You can surprise the bride by giving her a locket with a hidden picture of her parents inside. This type of thoughtful gift is likely to mean a lot, especially if her parents are no longer around. Give the locket to the bride before she walks down the aisle so that she can choose to wear the necklace for the ceremony if she wants.
Surprising the bride with a sentimental message on her wedding day is a fantastic way to mark the occasion and show the bride just how much you care. Get more wedding ideas and inspiration by exploring our site or getting in touch with a member of our expert team today.