Bringing a blast from the past to your wedding is one of the best ways to add personal flair. Your wedding reception an amazing place to celebrate years of wonderful memories. We have put together a list of our favorite nostalgic touches to include in your wedding.

Love Stories of the Past

Were your grandparents or great grandparents married for 50+ years? Celebrate love by displaying photos of them at the happiest point of their lives. If you have heirlooms, they make a great addition to sit near the photos and make for a great conversation starter!

Outdoor Lawn Games

If you are getting married outdoors in the spring or summer seasons, incorporating some fun outdoor games for guests to play during cocktail hour is always a hit! Games like Cornhole, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, and Ladder Ball are fun and easy for guests to play, even if they are dressed to the nines.

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Classic Movie Decor

If you and your spouse have a love of film, you can incorporate quotes and movie posters from films that fill you with memories. Choose films from childhood years like Alice In Wonderland, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid, or go full-glamour with old romantic films such as Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, or An Affair to Remember. Hollywood and film-themed weddings are so fun, and have the potential to be classically breathtaking!

A Vintage Candy Bar

Who doesn’t love candy? Set up a candy bar with mason jars or plastic bags so guests can choose what they want to enjoy. For those who were raised in the 80s and 90s, treats like Airheads, frosted animal crackers, Cow Tales, Warheads, Gummi Bears, and Nerds will have guests remembering the days of the past.

“Leave Some Wisdom” Typewriter

To really bring your guests back, set up an old working typewriter so guests can leave you words of wisdom to take into your wedded bliss. This may really entertain your grandparents as they are probably professionals, but your younger cousins may need some help from the older generations.

These ideas can add some wonderful personality to your wedding, and we hope that you find them useful! If you decided to use any of these ideas, we would love to hear all about it, so contact us today!


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