{Top Image via Cloud9Bliss}Many couples want to include special details or rituals in their event to honor lost loved ones on their wedding day. There are lots of different ways you can do this and its important to choose an option that will be meaningful to you and your family.  Below we have 8 ideas t... read more

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Many couples want to include special details or rituals in their event to honor lost loved ones on their wedding day. There are lots of different ways you can do this and its important to choose an option that will be meaningful to you and your family.  Below we have 8 ideas to share as inspiration.

Keep a lantern lit during your ceremony and/or reception.

Honoring Lost Loved Ones

Hang a charm with a photo from your bouquet.

Bouquet Charms

Create a display of photos to honor those who are no longer with you.

Wedding Photo Display
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Another way to keep a lost loved one close on your wedding day is wear something of theirs.  You could sew a piece of a handkerchif  into your dress.  You could also use a source like Lace Studio and have a tiny piece of your mother’s or grandmother’s dress turned into jewelry.

Honoring Loved Ones
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Your wedding programs are a place where you can easily add a sweet note or “in loving memory of” line to make mention of lost loved ones.

Honoring Loved Ones

Another idea is to include one of their home recipes or a favorite food of theirs in your wedding menu.

Family Recipes at Weddings

You could also select a special dance, maybe their wedding song or a song that reminds you of them, to honor someone.

Honoring Loved Ones

Place a flower on an empty, reserved chair during the ceremony as a way to take a special moment to remember that person.

Honoring Loved Ones
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