15 Wedding Bloopers to Make you Giggle

The silly flaws in your wedding day will be the things you remember 30 years from now. They add character to the day and make it your own. Let’s just hope none of these happen…. and if they do just remember you will be laughing about it in 30 years.

1. Aggressive swan meets Bride


wedding swan

2. Getting that perfect wedding shot.



3. With this ring….. oops


there goes the ring

4. Please stand for the Bride.


5. Feeling faint.


6. Hold on to your pants.


7. Just be glad it came out white.


8. Bride and Groom sitting in a tree…. KISSI… woops


9. Down with the ship.

lake dunk

10. The graceful entrance harsh entrance

11. Here comes the Bride.fall down

12. Do you have the rings?everyone down

13. Every party has them.

drunken guest

14. Oh Uncle Herman!



15. She’s next!bouwuettoss


A Very Frozen Themed Wedding

Like everyone else in the entire world, I too fell in love with the movie Frozen. Since winter can be difficult to time to incorporate a fun theme theme I was inspired to create a Frozen themed wedding.

Ceremony – The easiest way to cut your budget but still wow your guests is to pick the correct venue for your theme. Pick a location that can help carry your theme. Or have your wedding outside, nothing more beautiful then fresh snow. But be sure to keep your guests comfort in mind as well by providing outdoor heaters and warning them to bring warm attire.




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Reception Decor – Don’t try to fit the season.  Use it to your advantage. Have an “Ice Bar” for your guest to enjoy the outdoors along with adding to your frozen theme.  Include decorative ice sculptures, white chandeliers and blue, purple and teal hues to portray a cool atmosphere.

wedding ice bar by ice culture for winter wedding in Muskoka








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Shoes – Colored wedding shoes are all the rage right now.  Go will a cool icy color to give the appearance of ice slippers.


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Flowers – White and blue flowers are a clear choice but they can also limit your color palette and variety.  Add some bright purples, fuchsia and deep blues to the mix to add to your wintery look with a little more color from Frozen.






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Invitation-  If you are planning a themed wedding its important to incorporate your theme in your invitations. It will be your guests first glimpse into what to expect on your wedding day. So give them a sneak peek into your Frozen themed weddings with a subtle wintery invitation.  Or go full blast with Elsa and Ana included!




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With this Ring… – If you want to not only carry out the frozen theme through your wedding but into your lives together as husband and wife. Consider one of these Disney inspired wedding rings brought to you by www.gemvara.com



Centerpieces –  Of all the wedding details the centerpieces are my favorite. They open so many possibilities and allow your creativity to really explode. Its also a great way to stand out.  Can’t decide on one look? Switch it up and have alternating arrangements throughout the ball room.  Just make sure the arrangements don’t clash with one another.





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Cake – An all white cake is a classic. With this Frozen theme it fits right in. Want to really surprise your guests? Splurge for a cake made of ice…. with cupcake deserts to sooth your guests sweet tooth.





Drinks and Specialties – As more couples are wanting their wedding to really stand out its becoming more common to include specialty items for your guest. Such as a snow cone machine, decadent sorbet or specialty cocktails.



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Dresses – There are no rules anymore. A bride doesn’t have to wear white, bridesmaids can wear white and matching isn’t required.


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Photos – Don’t forget to take advantage of the natural additions to your theme, especially if you are getting married in the heart of winter.




Want more ideas? Try this Pinterest board for inspiration.

10 Most Expensive Weddings Ever

Weddings are a billion dollar industry. The average wedding cost $25,000. Here is how the average wedding compares to some of the more extravagant weddings of all time.

10 Most Expensive Weddings – An infographic by the personal loans team at Aussie

Whirlwind Wedding

December is referred to as engagement season. Maybe you were one of the lucky ones to have gotten engaged over the holiday. If so, congratulations! Going even further, maybe you are one of those brides that really wants to have a summer or “gulp” spring wedding and don’t want to wait another year. Well then this infographic is for you.


Registry Trends

Wedding season is just around the corner and if you are a lucky spring/summer bride you probably have wedding registry on the brain. Not sure how you stack up to other couples who are in the same boat. Take a look at these registry stats and get ideas on what to register for.


Color Inpiration: Winter

Winter is such an under used time of year to get married. I do understand that its cold,especially if you live in Minnesota like I do. However there are so many benefits to getting married during this time of year.
Benefit 1. More choices for location. You don’t have the same stress as a summer or fall bride in having to book your wedding venues a year in advance. So if your having a short engagement consider a winter wedding.
Benefit 2. Its cheaper. Most venues this time of year have a reduced cost since its a slow time of year. And as long as you pick in season flowers it will save you a bundle.
Benefit 3. If you live in a location with a lot of snow travel can be hard for your guest but it will also be a time when most people are available and flights are cheaper making travel a much more manageable cost for your guests.

So if you do decide on a winter wedding here are a few fun color combos that are sure to spark some ideas.

winterandblue winter white redwhiteandblack goldblackandwhite goldandwhite colbaltandwhite


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Throw a Jumbo Grad Party

High School graduation is only a couple months away and we all know what that means…. graduation parties! Graduation parties used to be very traditional. The moment you showed up you knew exactly what to expect food, cake, cards.  In the last few years graduation parties have taken an unexpected turn into the occasional themed party, my favorite. You don’t have to break the bank though to throw your own themed graduation party. Here is one of my favorite themes, a larger than live games party.  All made with homemade items.

Make your own tic-tact-toe with freebee’s and colored electrical tape.

Frisbee tic-tact-toe

Frisbee tic-tac-toe

These larger than life dice were made with foam tiles, the holes were cut out with soup cans.

Jumbo Yahtzee

Jumbo Yahtzee

Dominoes made with similar material and strategy as dice. Fun for kids!

Jumbo Dominoes


Jumbo playing cards can be purchased in any novelty shop but make a fun activity for solitaire fans.

Jumbo Playing Cards

Jumbo Playing Cards

Make your own jumbo ladder golf with PBC pipes and nerf balls.

Ladder Golf

Ladder Golf

Make jenga out of old scraps of wood. For easy sliding cover with baking powder.

Larger than life Jenga

Larger than life Jenga

You cant have a game party without a checker board. This particular board was made from carpet squares and Styrofoam checkers.

Self made chess board

Gigantic Checker Board

Not into do-it yourself?  You can purchase similar items online.


Jumbo Inflatable Dice Decoration

Gigantic Chess

Giant Chess Set

Giant bowling set

Giant Bowling Set


Giant Garden Black and White Dominoes


Jumbo Giant Inflatable 4ft Football With Tee

The larger than life games are sure to be a hit with any age range and will be a memorable graduation party for your guests.

Your Brain On Weddings

You’ve heard the expression pregnancy brain. Well this is what your brain looks like six months before your wedding day.

Wedding planning can be a little overwhelming. Combat your stress with some stress management tips.

Create Your Own Wedding Day Countdown

If you have a wedding website for your upcoming wedding or a blog to keep friends and family up to date perhaps you would like to include a wedding countdown widget to your personal wedding website.
Moments of Elegance offers customized wedding day countdowns that you can embed into any website in a snap. Here are just a few of the designs available for your customization.

getting married in days

getting married in days

getting married in days

To create your own visit Moment Of Elegance .