5 Lessons We've Learned from Our Favorite Celebrity Weddings

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Celebrity Wedding Ideas to Steal

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When planning your nuptials, get inspired by your favorite celebrity weddings. Some elements of the average celebrity wedding are truly farfetched, but you may be surprised to find a wealth of brilliant and affordable ideas nestled in the opulence. If you're at a loss for a mode of customizing your own nuptials, look no further than these five A-list wedding ideas. After all, your wedding is the perfect day to indulge in the celebrity lifestyle.

1. Select A Signature Scent for Your Ceremony
A bride's signature perfume dictates the tone of her wedding day as much as the dress or venue, so why shouldn't the ceremony itself be imbued with a signature scent? According to Vogue, Kate Middleton's Westminster Abbey nuptials were lightly fragranced with Jo Malone's candles in an array of natural scents from Orange Blossom to Basil & Mandarin.

2. Snap Selfies in a Black-and-White Photo Booth
What better way to document the fond memories of your wedding than with a vintage-inspired photo booth? Ashley Tisdale chose a black and white photo booth for her special day, inspiring guests including actress Shenae Grimes to strike quirky poses with the bride.

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3. Inscribe Wedding Bands with a Quirky Quote
If you're searching for an unconventional way to customize your wedding bands, look no further than Judy Greer's Planet Of The Apes-inspired wedding. According to E! News the actress gifted husband Dean Johnson with a vintage Rolex engraved with the quote "Ape shall not kill ape," a concept that could easily be applied to one's wedding bands.

4. Create a Couple's Monogram
Take tradition to a new level by designing a fresh take on the couple's monogram for your wedding, as George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin did for their Venice, Italy wedding. The combined their first initials to form the elegant-meets-modern monogram seen on the bride's garment bag above.

5. Select an Object as the Visual Representation of Your Theme
Hearts aren't the only emblem that may symbolize a couple's eternal devotion. Lauren Conrad playfully incorporated an apple motif into her wedding to William Tell's name based on the folktale of the same name, from brass apple decorations on the reception tables to apple-illustrated playing cards and apple pie.

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