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Best Wedding Tattoos For Newlyweds: 11 Unique Ink Ideas for Your Big Day

Best Wedding Tattoos For Newlyweds: 11 Unique Ink Ideas for Your Big Day

Anyone thinking about getting married should seriously consider commemorating their big day with a matching tattoo.

This is a popular trend right now, but it’s also a beautiful way to show your love and commitment to each other.

If you’re not sure where to start, don’t worry!

This article will discuss the 11 best wedding tattoos. We will also provide ideas for unique ink designs to make your big day even more memorable.

And who knows? Maybe learning how to become a tattoo artist is something you and your spouse can do together as a fun way to bond before the big day!

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Matching Tattoos For Those Who Want To Tie The Knot (Exciting and Unique Ideas for Newlyweds!)

Matching Tattoos For Those Who Want To Tie The Knot

So you’re about to be newlyweds. What better way for the husband and wife to show their love for each other, and the permanent nature of that love, than by getting a tattoo that will be etched onto them permanently?

In this guide, we’ve gone into detail about the exciting history of people getting matching or complementary tattoos before their wedding. When you go into a marriage, you promise to love and look after that person for the rest of your life, and a tattoo is a beautiful way to declare that love even further to the rest of the world and keep it with you wherever you go.

Let’s dive more into tattoos for newlyweds.

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Funny Wedding Ideas

There is no denying that a wedding is a very serious event. The day is life-changing. The stress building up through the wedding planning process along with trying to make this monumental event be the epitome of perfection can turn the jolliest couple into somber shadows of themselves. It’s time to laugh and remember that weddings can be fun. Yes, really. They can be! Consider these funny wedding ideas to enjoy the day with your guests.

You don’t have to wait for the wedding day to use your sense of humor. You can add a little fun to the RSVP cards. Instead of the standard RSVP, create a mad lib card asking guests to fill in adjectives, adverbs, and exclamations on the card. Don’t forget to include a space for the guest to put how many people will be attending.

There are many ways to create some fun during the ceremony. Instead of having a young girl as a flower girl, include your grandmothers as flower girls. Traditional flower girls or ring bearers can hold signs with a humorous touch. The signs are especially fun if they are written as the children might say such as, “Hurry up! I want cake” or “Last chance to run!”  People often include their pets in the ceremony. A dog might have a small sign that says, “My humans are getting married.”article-2627145-1DC8949600000578-517_634x759

Fun signs can be used in other ways during the ceremony. One couple had a friend hold cue cards during the ceremony to give the audience direction. Keep in mind that such activity is likely to distract the audience from the ceremony. Another option is to have wedding programs that are lighthearted and fun.

While couples love to have romantic photos of the wedding day, some couples also appreciate the funny ones. The bride can stand close to the photographer with the bridal party standing farther away. If the bride holds her dress up a bit and lifts her foot, the resulting image can look like she is getting ready to step on the bridal party. The members of the bridal party can add to the effect by acting if they are afraid of their impending doom. This photo brings new meaning to the word “bridezilla.”

Being funny at the wedding is often the process of not taking ourselves too seriously. One couple decorated their chairs with signs that said “Mr. Right” on his chair and “Mrs. Always Right” on her chair. In addition to having a band or DJ for dance music, why not hire a local comedian for entertainment?

The guests can get involved in creating the humorous touches to the event. They may just need a little help to get the fun started. Some couples create displays that ask for guests’ input such as “What should we name our first child?” or “What marriage advice would you like to share?” Some guests will be very serious with their input while others may approach it with humor. Either way, the finished sign can be fun to read after the wedding.

For some couples, a sense of humor is an important part of their relationship. Sharing laughter at the wedding makes the wedding very personal for them. For more ways to have fun and personalize the wedding experience, browse the Best for Bride blog.

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Some Interesting Wedding Practices and their Origins

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Weddings represent some of the best moments in a person’s life and that of his family and friends. Various cultures hold wedding ceremonies filled with all sorts of traditions, some which are controversial. Increase in globalization has led to common adoption of certain mainstream practices which may still have some local touch. The following practices are now common in most weddings around the world, but have you ever wondered to think about their origins? You could be in for a surprise!

The Wedding Ring

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Rings were valuable items often used in barter trade in the Middle East and Asia. They were made from precious metals such as Gold or Silver. Till today, rings are exchanged as dowry. However it was Pope Innocent III who popularized the wedding ring worn on the finger through a decree. There is some debate as to why it has to be worn on the third finger, but the popular belief is that it originated from an ancient Egyptian myth that this finger is directly connected to the heart.

Wedding banns or Marriage License

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Although the announcement of wedding banns is losing popularity in favor of marriage licenses, they are still quite common in countries with strong Christian following. It is believed that there were introduced to prevent incestuous relationships. During this time anybody could make a claim on the wedding not going ahead because of a possible blood relation between the couple. The modern marriage license only restricts weddings on legal grounds.

The “Best Man”

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Until the late 18th century it was common for the bride to be kidnapped from home before the wedding. The suitor/bridegroom often set out with a party of friends to conduct the kidnapping. The one who showed the most skill or bravery in the kidnap became the “best man” at the wedding.

The “White Wedding”

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This practice is so common in modern weddings that many may overlook its origins. In fact this practice never existed until two hundred year ago. The bride simple used to appear on the wedding day wearing her best dress. It was Queen Victoria who commissioned a white laced dress for her wedding to Prince Albert.

The “Honey Moon”

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In ancient Rome, newly married couples would retreat to seclusion for a period of one month. During this time family members will take turns to deliver “honey wine” which was thought to aid fertility.

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