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Give a box full of memories to each bridesmaid as her gift. Stash inside treasures from your past together for sentimental significance.

Frame a picture of you and your bridesmaid and fill the surrounding mat with memories of the two of you.

Create a monogram to be printed on items such as cups, koozies, CD covers, hotel room signs and gifts, save the dates, invitations and programs.

Forgo the traditional wedding guest book and have your quests sign a mat surrounding your picture or small slips of paper to later go next to a photo of them from the night.

No photographer can be everywhere all night, so have a “photo booth” set up in a special corner for guests to take their own silly snapshots.

Who's ready for the party to be over at 11?  Spread the word to your guests to bring their pajamas and throw a PJ party after the wedding.

Instead of listing all your wedding party in the program, thank each person individually by saying what they have meant to you over the years.

Tired of hearing 1 Corinthians 13?  Ask a longtime friend or family member to speak in his or her own words on your behalf.

Throw formality out the window for your outdoor affair by asking your bridesmaids and groomsmen to hold hands as they walk the aisle together.

Create your bouquet by asking someone from each significant time in your life to hand you a flower as you walk down the aisle.

Follow the Turkish Shoe Signing Tradition and have all the single females sign the bottom of your shoe.  She who is left at the end of the night is the next to marry!

Don't forget your "Something Blue".  Take the extra fabric from removed when hemming & have it monogrammed with your new monogram & the wedding date.

Sharing the Father Daughter dance is a special moment, but including your sister and all the other fathers & daughters in the room makes it unforgettable.

In need of a centerpiece for your tables?  Get together with your bridesmaids and paint terracotta pots in your wedding colors and fill them with wildflowers

Looking for someone to officiate your ceremony?  Consider asking the parent of a longtime friend to marry you!

Many people have given out CD's filled with their favorite songs, but how many have written in the liner notes the significance behind each song that was chosen?