Wedding Ideas Can Lead To A Green Wedding
When looking for wedding ideas, you can usually find all kinds of options. A green wedding is just one of many to choose from. A green wedding is a great way to give back to the Earth’s environment without giving up style or beauty.
Other wedding ideas can be quite costly or detrimental to the environment, not to mention your wallet. Therefore, here are some ideas to consider if a green wedding is a viable option in your future.
Don’t think that by having an earth-friendly wedding means that you have to sacrifice style. There are many options these days for couples who want to help encourage, and maybe even educate their guests, on all the green options that are out there. Maybe you just started on your journey of going green, either way there are some great options. Choosing natural candles made with beeswax or soy base can add style and beauty to your eco-friendly wedding décor. You can opt for locally grown or organic flowers, which can give you many environmetal friendly options. When creating a wedding that is not wasteful or polluting you have to do a lot of research.
Eco-friendly wedding rings can be made from recycled metals and stones. You can also transform a vintage piece into something special so that way you are not wasting an old ring. Say you have a ring that has been passed down to you, but it’s not your style. You can take it to the jeweler and have them completely redo it. Not only are you helping the environment by recycling, you will also be creating a unique and one of a kind ring that no one else will have. Use the internet to search out eco-friendly ring options. You will be surprised at all the interesting and unique options that are out there.
Your wedding invitations will begin to set the tone for your green wedding. There are so many ideas out there for you that you might like. You really need to use your imagination. You can go to a store that does wedding invitations on one hundred percent recycled paper or go on the internet and see all the different types there are. You could make your own if you can not find anything you like and customize it to your own liking. By going out and buying your own one hundred percent recycled paper, you can have a invitation party and have people help you put them together. There is also the option of doing it electronically where you can create your own wedding website that is unique to you and your future groom.
One of the most important choices, and the piece that will be the star of the show, will be the wedding dress. The best option for an eco-friendly dress would be to re-use a wedding dress. You can usually find one EBay or perhaps your mother saved her dress so that you could wear. If this is not your style, take it to a tailor or a designer to alter allowing you to create a dress that is unique to you and is eco-friendly as well as cost effective. If neither of these choices work for you, you can always go rent a dress. After all, it’s not like you will ever wear it again. You could also buy vintage, which fashion is in right now. Either way pick which option is best for you. If buying a new dress is your hearts desire then consider using eco-friendly fabrics like organic cotton, silk or hemp. When your done with your dress, you may want to consider recycling it by donating it to a charity.
Natural Party Favors
Eco-friendly options are becoming more appealing to brides and grooms, so there are tons of options for party favors for your guests that you could give something organic such as trees, seeds, organic chocolates or have a local artist do a little water color on one hundred percent recycled paper. If you don’t have the time or energy to do this, there are many retailers who desiring to be in this growing market. You just need to ask. If they don’t offer green options, then just go on the internet. You could also give your guests a certificate saying instead of buying wedding favors, you donated the money to a charity in there name. Not only is it green, but its charitable. After all, how often are the party favors left behind for the trash anyways.