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Alright all you beautiful brides-to-be…wedding season is officially here and I know you’ve got so much on your plates right now. Drew and I are about to hit our one year anniversary and I can still vividly remember all the details there are to consider when planning a wedding and it can definitely get stressful at times. SO I wanted to take a little load off your shoulders and give you some ideas on something that can be a very sweet end to your wedding night. If you’ve always imaged sneaking out with the love of your life and opt out of an exit, that’s magical too! What’s important is that you do what you want. BUT for the purpose of this blog post, I’m going to tell you all about
Here’s a few options that I’ve seen (and personally did at our wedding) that I think you’ll love! It’s fun to go out in a bang and all of these make great images for the last page of your wedding album 😉
This is really in these days and I totally understand why! I LOVE IT! The images always turn out SO well, and speaking from personal experience, it’s a pretty magical way to end your night so I highly recommend it! But, the question is, which ones should you buy?
I HIGHLY recommend these sparklers because they don’t create smoke, they burn for 2-3 minutes, and I personally used them at our wedding so I can vogue for them. If you’d like to know more about sparklers specifically, head to one of my favorite photographer’s, Abby Grace Photography, to read her blog post about them!
I always think of the scene from Tangled or/and images from Thailand’s Lantern Festival. There is something so enchanting about lanterns. I’ve actually never photographed or attended a wedding with a lantern send off before, but I hope I get to someday!!
If you aren’t into sparklers/lanterns or it’s not possible with your venue, bubbles are a fun option. They are simple, there’s no clean up required, and your guests can take them home as a party favor. If children at your wedding- they will LOVE playing with them. We recommend doing this as you leave your ceremony because the bubbles will show up SO much better than they would in the evening!
I hope you’ll find this resource helpful as you’re choosing your exit. You’re doing a great job- keep it up! Your grand exit will be here before we know it!!
andddd…Just for laughs…this is what some of our groomsmen did with our sparklers (and bug spray) after we went through our sparkler exit…never a dull moment 🙂 haha