The 12 Days of Christmas Inspired Wedding

Although we can’t give every bride gifts this Christmas but we can give all of you some amazing wedding planning tips inspired by the famous 12 Days of Christmas jingle!

12 Drummers Drumming

Instead of allowing your pageboy to carry the rings down the aisle, why not make him your little drummer boy? You will have a better peace of mind (not having to worry that he drops the rings). He can announce your entrance to the ceremony and bang away to his heart’s content! Just make sure you put those drumsticks away during the speeches!

Photo taken by Cilik Photo

11 Pipers Piping

Pipers at Asian weddings may not be as common as overseas western weddings where Pipers are often seen at Scottish affairs. There are other wind instruments such as trumpets, saxophone or tubas and trombones that are more commonly seen at a local wedding. If you have you got a talented family member who can play a musical instrument, you can make the day personal and cut down on your wedding budget by asking them to entertain guests.

Photo taken by Asmady Ahmad Photography

Photo taken by My Live Entertainment

10 Lords-a-Leaping

Grooms’ leaping for joy is a classic wedding picture! You can literally feel the happiness from looking at these photos. If there are any specific poses you want during your wedding day, make sure your wedding photographer is informed beforehand.

Photo taken by Vanessa Moon Photography

9 Ladies Dancing

Although you may no longer be able to proudly dance to Beyoncé’s ‘Single Ladies’ and proclaim you womanhood, you can still strut your stuff to a new groove with your new hubby! Take center stage on your wedding day for your First Dance to a romantic number from your favourite movie or a choreographed piece that might just become viral! As long as you’re having fun too!

Photo taken by Clipz Studio

8 Maids-a-Milking

Okay, so they will most definitely not be milking cows at your wedding! But your bridesmaids will be kept busy on your big day too! Aside from assisting you with your dress and emergency items, assign them dedicated jobs like helping with the smaller children, handing around the guestbook and making sure your guests are comfortable.

Photograph taken by SA Wedding Studio

Photo takeny by I Photography - Wedding Photographer

7 Swans-a-Swimming

Be as elegant as a swan as you glide down the aisle! Look amazing in your photographs with these three top tips:

  1. Stand up straight with shoulders slightly thrown back while pulling in your core (tummy) muscles. You’ll look slimmer and more confident instantaneously!
  2. When you’re being photographed; take inspirations from the models by standing in side pose by turning your hips and tush jutting out ever so slightly and have one foot in front of the other.
  3. Shake any tension you feel by exercising your mouth or hands, which will a telling sign of nervousness.

Photo taken by Vanessa Moon Photography

6 Geese-a-Laying

There’s this saying when two couples get married, they are starting a new nest! So mini soaps in a nest make for a fabulous significant wedding favour idea! Fortune cookies with a message that is cleverly enclosed in a painted eggshell to reveal a thank you not will be a cute choice too.

Photo taken by Tempahan Gubahan Hantaran

5 Golden Rings

You probably won’t need 5 wedding rings! While wedding rings are forever, you should not delay the ring hunt and should start looking for them in advance as you may not be able to find the perfect rings off the shelf. Don’t rush into buy the wrong thing and ensure sure you choose a style that matches your personality. Modern gold rings come in many delicate and intricate designs nowadays.

Photo taken by Mode Goldsmith and Jewellery

4 Colly Birds

Draw inspiration from the majestic bird by working feathers into your headpiece or gown. Table centerpieces or aisle decorations can be created from birdcages decorated with vintage jewellery, pearls and large candles inside. However, be careful not to go overboard with the feathers, you wouldn’t want to end up looking like a bird yourself!

Photo taken by Salmah Ibrahim Pelamin

3 French Hens

It’s easy to have a French inspired wedding theme. We’re not talking about mimes and hosting at the Eiffel tower but think pale pastel reds, whites and blues hues and macarons. This bride cleverly got her guests to dress in blue while her bridesmaids dressed in red!

Photographs taken by Lakesight

2 Turtle Doves

Turtle doves mate for life hence the significance of th What are you planning as the wow factor finish to your big day? A dove release is a super romantic way to bring the celebrations to a close. But maybe you don't fancy birds.  Try balloons, fireworks or sparklers instead!

Photo taken by Kevin Teh Photography

1 And a Partridge in a Pear Tree… or rather a wish tree!

Wish trees are a novel reception idea where guests can leave their personalised messages on a tree instead of a boring 'ol guestbook. Prepare some tags with each guests photo so they can find their tag and leave their message. You'll find the 'wish tree' will definitely draw people's attention!

Photo taken by Time Lock Deco

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We wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Happy Planning Your wedding!

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