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5 Wedding Trends That Will Impress Your Guests In 2018

Nailing down exactly the style you want for your wedding is so hard nowadays.

The possibilities are endless!

On social media, you will find new and old wedding trends buzzing all over the world.

Not to mention the influx of traditional British style weddings due to the royal wedding this year.


With all these choices it is hard to decide what you want and what is trending.

If you are looking for some guidance, here are 5 really hot trends that your guests will love in 2018.



Balloons are a fun and festive alternative to flowers and can really transform a space.

Instead of that flower wall, fill it with colorful balloons.

A nice mix of Mylar(foil) and latex(rubber) balloons can add depth and texture to your balloon display as well.

Hang them from the ceiling or string them up like garland.

If you are looking to spice up the altar, consider a round archway or an almost closed off circle of balloons to say your vows under.

This is an unexpected way of symbolizing the eternity of marriage.

Small Wedding Parties

This year, brides and grooms are scratching the old ways of huge wedding parties and downsizing for a more intimate and personal ceremony.

Avoid the hassle of coordinating a huge wedding party by just choosing one or two bridesmaids and groomsmen.

To make it even more intimate maybe just choose a maid of honor and best man and not even worry about bridesmaids and groomsmen.

If you are stuck on the British wedding style, switch out the adult party members for kids to make for an even more memorable day.

Moody Florals

Soft, bright, and green floral settings have been the standard for weddings the last few years.

Wedding planners are saying out with the old and in with the moody.

Darker, moodier arrangements are what you should strive for this year.

This could include shades of colors like purple, wine, lilac, and mauve.

These edgier arrangements will give your wedding day a unique but beautiful feel.

Alternative First Look

The first look between a bride and groom on their wedding day is one of the most cherished moments of any wedding.

2018 is mixing things up and brides are doing their first look with a family member or loved one instead of the groom.

Moms, dads, and grandparents are great choices for this intimate moment.

Have the first look with a group of people or keep it personal with just the bride and her dad.

Make sure to grab the photographer to capture those priceless reactions.

This sweet moment will give you a nontraditional and unique memory to reflect back on.

Neon Signs

That's right, neon signs!

These groovy signs are hot right now and having some neon will really make your wedding unforgettable.

Place one by the bar, hors d'oeuvres, and where the reception is taking place to guide your guests.

If you want to make it more personal, get the neon sign customized.

This could include the bride and grooms names or initials.

However you decide to add neon to your special day, it is bound to set your wedding apart.

2018 wedding trends

Trends On Trends

These trends can really make your wedding day something that will not only impress your guests but leave them talking about it weeks later. 

While these are popular right now, keep your eyes open for new and exciting trends that are going to pop up before the end of 2018.

Do your research and make it your day!

Looking for additional help on planning your wedding? Take a look at our free guide "The Ultimate Checklist: How To Plan Your Wedding" now! 

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