Susan Cordogan of Big City Bride swung by the blog to discuss tiny touches that are guaranteed to elevate your wedding.

Well Wishes

What can I say… people love love! Tradition has it that tossing coins into a fountain brings love and luck. If you have a waterside reception, give your guests coins for well wishing.

The Favor of Great Favors

Face it… no one wants chachkis! So don’t waste money on favors that will underwhelm your guests. Favors should have meaning and purpose, like this “Tea Time” bridal shower that combined eclectic tea cups with guest seating assignments.

Sweet Seats

Deck out your special seats with custom decals that spell out your new married name. You can also customize seats for your bridal party… I guarantee they will be taking snaps of them in their personalized chairs.

Grand Exit

Amp up your exit by adding a decal to your getaway car!

Think Outside the Box

Make your card container part of your decor. This antique bird cage hung from a life-size tree in the cocktail hour. It was eye catching and provided an element of safety as the cage was elevated and easily visible.

Photography: Amy Aiello Photos, Riverbend Studios