How to Gently Break the News About Your Small Wedding to Your Big Family

Apart from matters of health and safety during the pandemic, couples may want to have a smaller wedding with 50 guests or much less because of reasons such as you want to stick to a budget, you simply don’t want to be the center of attention amongst a crowd, or you just can’t keep on postponing anymore and want to get married already even if that means having a smaller event for now.

But here’s the tricky part: telling your big family.  The wedding guest list often tends to be a sensitive topic, especially when it comes to making a shortlist. Who and how many will be included? Will your Titos, Titas, Lolos, Lolas, and Cousins be offended if they didn’t make the cut? Here are some tips to help you.

How to Gently Break the News About Your Small Wedding to Your Big Family

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Spontaneity at Its Finest: A Stunning Impromptu Wedding Set In the Maldives

Ryan and Nya are an OFW couple whose wedding in the Philippines has been postponed three times. They decided to do something spontaneous for a change and booked a flight to the Maldives with only a week to plan and to pack their bags. A few days before their flight, they learned that their resort can hold weddings rich with unique culture and beautiful scenery. They decided to take their weddings bands with them, and the rest was history.

The couple was mostly barefoot and sported sunglasses throughout the ceremony. They drank coconut juice instead of wine. They even rode a Dhoni or “bridal boat” instead of a bridal car. It may not have been what Ryan and Nya initially planned, but it was even more beautiful than what they had dreamed. Take a sneak peek of paradise as you scroll through the beautiful photos by Meeru Moments of Ryan and Nya’s traditional Maldivian wedding.

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Posing for the Prenup: Here Are 8 Outfit Ideas for Your Engagement Shoot!

If you’re planning on having a prenup shoot with your fiancé before the big day, you might want to ask yourselves: Where will it be? Is there going to be a theme? What are you going to wear? With so many ideas and inspiration online for prenup photoshoots, one way you can truly make it your own is your wardrobe. Choose pieces that match your aesthetic as a couple (and your wedding’s) and create different looks that really show off your unique personalities. Another pro-tip we can give you is to make sure you plan ahead so your outfits don’t contrast with each other’s or the venue. Do you really want to look back on photos with your heels sinking in the garden or busy prints stealing the spotlight? That’s a definite no and no! So are you ready for some ideas to get you started on your planning? Go ahead and get inspiration from these couples and their charming engagement shoots!

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This Couple Chose Street Food as Wedding Cocktails and Everyone Had Fun!

Who said elegant and formal can’t be fun and quirky? Ray and Chec added casual fun to their wedding day by treating their guests to some street food! Barbecue sticks up in the air and huge smiles on their faces, it was a good way to break the ice. The couple also chose fun colors like blue, peach and pink to liven up their special day. If you’re thinking of ways on how to marry formal and casual elements, take it from Ray and Chec’s wedding day! Scroll through this set by CamZar Photography.

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The Blue Leaf Events Spaces Have New Rates for Intimate Weddings!

We have some good news for you today! If you’re looking for a versatile and classy venue for your intimate wedding, The Blue Leaf Events Spaces are rolling out their new package rates for the rest of 2021. This means that if you’re planning to hold a 30-guest event and up, you can expect special package rates that will make it easier on your pocket and on your overall wedding planning experience. Inquire with them directly through any of the contact details listed below. Happy wedding planning!

Package Inclusions: Venue Full Catering Services Ceiling Drapes LED Wall 3-Layered Fondant Cake Complete Lights and Sounds Photo Booth Prenup Shoot Location Note: Special offers are also available for venue rental only option.

 

Contact Details:
The Blue Leaf Events Pavilion (Taguig City)
+63 (917) 828 2583
+63 (2) 8844 2583
inquiries@theblueleaf.com.ph

The Blue Leaf Cosmopolitan (Quezon City)
+63 (917) 868 2583
+63 (2) 8288 1446
cosmopolitan@theblueleaf.com.ph

Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf (Quezon City)
+63 (917) 796 0106
+63 (2) 8536 5410
gallery@theblueleaf.com