13 Gorgeous Little Touches Your Parents Will Love

Your wedding is a big deal for so many different people in your life in particular your family who have been with you through it all. Your parents will no doubt be a ball of emotions on this special day – it’s such a fun, and momentous occasion for all the family and of course seeing their little girl or boy at the top of the aisle is sure to bring on the tears! While the day is of course all about you and your soon to be new hubby or wife, it can be lovely to include those closest to you in some sweet little ways as well. And there are some gorgeous ways you can go about it from first looks with your parents and siblings to reserved signs on their ceremony seats and reception tables. Check out more great ideas below…

1. Make Sure Your Family Feel Part of the Wedding Morning Fun with Robes

Photo from Michael & Lauren’s real wedding by Michelle Prunty Photography

2. Surprise Your Mam or Dad with a Secret Message or Sweet Gift

Photo by Finn Mooney

13 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts for Parents

3. Have Some Handkerchiefs for their Happy Tears

Photo by Love by Serena via Style Me Pretty

4. Capture Your Mam or Dad’s First Look at You in Your Gown

Photo by Tomasz Kornas

If you’re looking to include your parents or grandparents in your day, opt for a special table dedicated to your ‘family tree’ with pictures of family members on their wedding day. It’s a gorgeous way to honour their love stories and you could even add in small write up about how they met or some love quotes or song lyrics.

5. Have Some Cute Reserved Signs for Close Family

Photo by Shea Christine Photography via Style Me Pretty

6. Have a Family Member Walk you Up the Aisle (or Two if You Like!)

Photo from Bevin & Gary’s real wedding by Eden Photography

7. Get Your Parents Involved in the Ceremony 

Photo by Kelly McAllister via Waterlily Weddings

8. Honour Your Family’s Love Stories with Photos of Them on Their Wedding Day

Photo by Tomasz Kornas via Maeve & Dylan’s real wedding | Photo by GreenAutumn Photography via Style Me Pretty

9. Make them Feel Special with a Reserved Sign on their Table

Photo by McCoy Made Photography via Rustic Wedding Chic | Photo via Wedding Chicks

10. Or a Sweet Personalised Place Card

Photo by Shaun Menary Photography via D Weddings

11. Leave a Thank You Note for them at their Seat

Photo by Ashley Seawell via Southern Living

12. Play a Song that Means Something to Them (and Save a Dance for them As Well)

Photo by Christina Lilly Photography via The Knot

20 of the Best Father Daughter Dance Songs

13. Say a Big Thanks to Them with a Special Sign

Photo by Bonavita Photography | Photo by Brooke Courtney Photography via Ruffled

The following two tabs change content below.
Pamela Mahon

Pamela Mahon

Pamela enjoys writing about all things decor (she loves buying it too) and has a not so secret addiction to stationery. Her favourite section on the site is the galleries section (too many pretty images to choose from), and she can often be found lurking in the fashion and beauty forums as well.
Weddingsonline.ie Ltd, Swords Business Campus, Balheary Rd, Swords, Co. Dublin.
Tel +353 1 905 9680 Email: [email protected]
Registered Company No: 318585 VAT Registration No: IE6338585T
More in Advice, Planning, Planning & Advice
Dreamy Destination Weddings for Irish Sun Seekers

If you can't imagine fun without sun, then these wedding options should be on your radar. Read More »