Saturday, 21 September 2013

Decorating Your Wedding Car

Decorating the wedding car is one of the most fun and creative aspects of the wedding. There are two times the wedding car can be decorated. There are the decorations that are placed on the car when the bride is riding to the wedding destination. There are also the decorations that are placed on the car after the wedding when the bride and groom are on the way to the reception. The first set of decorations should be elegant, while the second set of decorations should be fun and unique.

Sometimes the bride and groom will want the car the bride rides in to the wedding to be decorated. When this occurs the car is usually decorated in an elegant fashion. Bouquets of flowers are placed on the hood of the car, near the side view mirrors, attached to the windows and in the rear window. The flowers are attached to the car with different colored ribbons, or white string. When choosing which color and what types of flowers to use for the wedding car decorations, it would be good if they followed the theme chosen by the bride and groom. The flowers should reflect the preferences of the bride and groom.

Sometimes the friends of the bride and groom decorate the wedding car before the newlywed couple ride in it to the reception. This type of decoration is usually informal and the design is at the discretion of the person decorating the car. Usually a "Just Married" sign is attached to the back of the car. Recently people have started using window markers to write the "Just Married" sign across the rear window. Other messages can be written on the windows of the car. Car chalk can be a cheap way to write messages on the doors and hood of the car. Traditionally cheap tin cans are tied to the rear bumper of the car with string and they make noise as the couple rides down the street to the reception.

Ideally a couple only gets married once in their life. The wedding can take months and sometimes years to plan. The couple takes time to choose the colors they will use in their wedding, the flower arrangements, dresses for the bride and wedding party, and so many more things. Likewise, time, effort and consideration should be taken when decorating the car for the wedding party and reception. Decorating the vehicle is an opportunity to get very creative. The decorations should be a reflection of the love and joy the bride and groom share.

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