Add Family Photos to Your Gallery Wall If you created a special altar to honor your family members, take these framed photos home and add them to your mantle or gallery wall. Invest in silver frames or some that match your home decor for an easy transition. If the photos are already framed, take them as they are to your wedding—talk about a quick cash savings! “Bringing the photos from home in their original frames usually works very well,” explains Laura Irizarry-Garcia of LIG Events. “Guests love looking at them, and its a great way to include those family members who might not be with you any longer.
There is no in between. Either way though, if youre looking for a bit of creative inspo re: decorations that you definitely wont be seeing everywhere this year, look no further than clear acrylics.
Keep the Candles Can you ever have enough candles? Said no one, ever. Unless your wedding pillars are completely melted by the end of the party, pop them into a box to be re-lit at home. Place candles of varying heights along your mantle or save them for a romantic night in the bedroom. If you have a memorable flame, such as a unity candle or a candelabra you placed on your sweetheart table, save the setup for special occasions. Break out the candelabra on your first anniversary for a sentimental toast to one year.