8 Ways To Honor Deceased Loved Ones At Your Wedding
A wedding is a wonderful day and maybe even one of the most important days in a bride and groom’s life. However, it is never easy to spend this day without someone who is special. The people we miss the most can still be celebrated with a meaningful gesture or dedicated moment on your wedding day. There are many ways to honor deceased loved ones at your wedding. Let’s go over some of our suggestions.
Reserved Seat In Their Honor
Saving a seat for your deceased relative or friend is a heartfelt way to make sure s/he is included in the wedding celebrations. Consider placing a photo of your loved one on the seat with a personal note.
Add A Note In Your Ceremony Program
The ceremony program is a lovely way to include the memory of your loved one. It can include a message to everyone at the ceremony to keep the memory alive as a bright spot to be cherished.
Display Family Photos
Consider adding family photos near the guestbook table for all of the guests to enjoy. This is a great way to celebrate and honor family and friends both living and deceased.
Play A Song
Pick a song that meant something to your loved one that reminds you of him/her. Consider walking down the aisle or having the first dance include the song.
Make A Toast
Make a toast to your loved one during the reception. Consider toasting with their favorite wine or cocktail
Add An Heirloom Or Photo Locket To The Bouquet
Attached a piece of jewelry or even a photo locket to your bouquet so your loved one can be close to you during the ceremony.
Did your loved one have a favorite color? Consider incorporating it into your wedding decorations.
Special Food Item
Did your loved one have the perfect dessert recipe? Consider adding it to your menu so everyone can enjoy the tasty treat.
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