Nothing says elegant more than calligraphy. Signs, nametags, and bulletins can all have calligraphy for the font. If your handwriting is neat enough, you can consider doing it. It’s best, however, to hire someone to do it for you. Etsy designers can do custom designs for you for your big day.
Give your guests something personal that speaks to you or the area where the wedding is located. Offer a baked good, local candy, or a personal memento in a welcome gift bag or farewell gift. If you offer a welcome bag, your guests will remember that you took care of their needs when they arrived.
This one may not be cheap, but guests will definitely remember it. If you have a favorite cocktail (alcoholic or non), consider serving your guests this beverage. Give it a personal name and twist that makes it unique.
Offering finger food between the ceremony and reception is a perfect way to elevate elegance. Flatbread with colorful toppings; toast with a creamy spread; or tomato, basil, mozzarella, and a glaze are all options to consider.
Adding floral to the aisle, tables, and other decor is a great way to add elegance. It’s a long-standing tradition to include flowers at a wedding, and for good reason. They add taste to the wedding and elevate the event’s feel.
Earth and soft colors make weddings feel inviting and calm. Earth tones such as light greens, light blues, creams, grays, browns, whites, and blacks bring about a calm feeling. Avoid bright colors unless it’s time to dance.
There’s nothing like a sunset to enhance the elegance (and romance) to your outdoor wedding. Even if you’re inside, sunsets and nighttime allow for a sweet and gentle atmosphere.
Soft lighting and candles are probably the top things that will elevate your wedding. Lighting with a yellow or orange hue calms the nervous system. It also makes the area feel very classy. Consider adding candles to tables and the buffet area. Just makes sure open flames comply with venue regulations.