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30 Brilliant Ideas to Steal from Real Weddings

Real weddings are one of our most popular features and it’s no surprise. We all love seeing how REAL couples’ vision for their day unfolds and all the little personal touches and details that make it unique to them. Real weddings are one of the best places to get inspiration for your own celebrations so we’ve put together some of our favourite ideas from recent real weddings to give you some ideas. Here are 30 brilliant ideas to borrow for your own Big Day…

1. A Pretty DIY Hanger for Your Gúna

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Photo from Ruth & John’s real wedding by Emma Russell Photography

2. Some Fun Decor for the Wedding Morning

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Photo from Niamh & Paddy’s real wedding by Your Dream Wedding in Spain

3. A Beautiful Charm Pin for Your ‘Something Blue’

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

4. Some Cute Thank You Gifts for Your Maids

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Photo from Alex & Neil’s real wedding by Lyndaloo in Spain

5. A Funny Gift Idea for Couples

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Photo from Barry & Marie-Michelle’s real wedding by Paul Kelly | Studio 3

6. Frame the Lyrics to Your First Dance Song as a Romantic Wedding Morning Gift Idea

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Photo from Cormac & Linda’s real wedding by Julie Cummins Photography

7. Don Some Fun Superhero Cufflinks…

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Photo from Patricia & Brian’s real wedding by Couple Photography

8. Or Some Equally Awesome Socks for the Lads

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Photo from Cormac & Linda’s real wedding by Julie Cummins Photography

9. A Surprise Sign Wishing the Happy Couple Well

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Photo from Francis & Emily’s real wedding by Couple Photography

Or a Romantic Surprise Sign for Your Soon to be Hubby or Wife

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Photo from Francis & Emily’s real wedding by Couple Photography

10. Get Everyone Mingling with this Sweet Idea

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Photo from Alex & Neil’s real wedding by Lyndaloo in Spain

11. Give Your Getaway Car’s Number Plates That Personal Touch

The boy got the girl or did the girl get the boy? Either way, Michael & Aisling were the picture of happiness walking down the aisle recently. Lots of fun and emotion everywhere as family and friends enjoyed the beautiful weather for their reception at Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club on the banks of Lough Ree. Thanks to you both for having us and I hope you have a great time on honeymoon! We have some great offers running at the moment which include Wedding Photography, Wedding Videography and our world famous Wedding PhotoBooth so if you have any family or friends who are getting married then let them know about us and what we do. ATL Photography – www.atl-photography.com ATL Videography – www.atl-videography.com ATL PhotoBooth – www.atl-photobooth.com

Photo from Aisling & Michael’s real wedding by ATL Photography

*Irish Company Printpoint.ie specialise in wedding number plates!

12. Have an Ice Cream Van Pull Up for a Nostalgic Sweet Treat

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Photo from Francis & Emily’s real wedding by Couple Photography

*Browse Irish Cream Van Suppliers in the weddingonline Supplier Directory!

13. Don Some Cute ‘I Do’ Stickers in Honour of the Occasion

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Photo from Ruth & John’s real wedding by Emma Russell Photography

14. Include Your Pet in the Wedding Day Fun

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Photo from Tara & Gearoid’s real wedding by DKPHOTO

15. Leave Out Some Games for Guests to Enjoy

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Photo from Julie & Sean’s real wedding by Michelle Prunty Photography

16. Have Some Fun with Your Wedding Cake

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Photo from Grace & Karl’s real wedding by Couple Photography

17. Make the Day All About You with Childhood & Relationship Photos

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Photo from Ruth & John’s real wedding by Emma Russell Photography

18. Or Pair Photos with The Year and Use Them as Table Names

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Photo from Emily & David’s real wedding by DKPHOTO

19. Go for a Cute Personalised Cake Topper that Looks Just Like You

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Photo from Sharon & Tadhg’s real wedding by Eden Photography

20. Leave Some Props on the Tables so Guests Can Have Some Photo Fun…

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Photo from Emily & David’s real wedding by DKPHOTO

21. And Some Betting Slips for the Speeches

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Photo from Sharon & Tadhg’s real wedding by Eden Photography

22. Create a Wedding Hashtag So You Can Have a Peek at Everyone’s Snaps

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Photo from Kathleen & Craig’s real wedding by The Fennells

23. Take a Bridal Party Selfie!

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Photo from Clair & Will’s real wedding by Insight Photography

24. Make the Day Extra Special with Some Cute Personalised Details like These Napkins

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Photo from Ruth & John’s real wedding by Emma Russell Photography

25. Get Guests to Sign a Caricature of You Guys as a Brill Keepsake

The boy got the girl or did the girl get the boy? Either way, Michael & Aisling were the picture of happiness walking down the aisle recently. Lots of fun and emotion everywhere as family and friends enjoyed the beautiful weather for their reception at Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club on the banks of Lough Ree. Thanks to you both for having us and I hope you have a great time on honeymoon! We have some great offers running at the moment which include Wedding Photography, Wedding Videography and our world famous Wedding PhotoBooth so if you have any family or friends who are getting married then let them know about us and what we do. ATL Photography – www.atl-photography.com ATL Videography – www.atl-videography.com ATL PhotoBooth – www.atl-photobooth.com

Photo from Aisling & Michael’s real wedding by ATL Photography

*Browse Caricature Artists in the weddingsonline Supplier Directory!

26. Have a Wishing Tree so Guests Can Leave Some Sweet Sentiments or Advice

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Photo from Laura & Stuart’s real wedding by Insight Photography

27. ‘Let Love Grow’ with Lovely Seed Wedding Favours 

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Photo from Ciaran & Fionnuala’s real wedding by Kathy Silke Photography

Or Support a Cause Close to Your Heart 

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Photo from Niamh & Paddy’s real wedding by Your Dream Wedding in Spain

28. Make Sure Guests are Ready for the Morning After with Hilarious Hangover Kits

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Photo from Alex & Neil’s real wedding by Lyndaloo in Spain

29. Ensure the Dance Floor is Full with a Basket of ‘Dancing Shoes’

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Photo from Alex & Neil’s real wedding by Lyndaloo in Spain

30. Have the Craic on the Dance Floor with Some Props

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Photo from Victoria & Desmond’s real wedding by Tara Donoghue Photography

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