We Asked, You Told: Creative, Personal Wedding Details

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Fall Wedding at Beaulieu Garden in Rutherford, California - Rose and Olive Branch Chair Decorations

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Your wedding, your way. Isn't that how it's supposed to happen? These days, brides and grooms inject a little personality into every part of a wedding, from the invitations to the signature cocktails, to their first dance. The most fun, though, is finding out the meaning behind all the details. We asked our Facebook followers to share what they did and why, and the stories will warm your heart!

"Between us we have 12 nieces and nephews so all the kids walked down the aisle before me and the girls holding signs. Then at the end of the ceremony the kids lined the aisle and blew bubbles as we walked out together. It was great to include all the kids." — Jennifer Laughlin

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"We wrote the entire ceremony which made it very personal to us and instead of doing the usual light a candle or mix sand, we, along with our 4 kids, shot our bows at a heart target to signify unity of our family. That was my favorite part! Not a dry eye in the audience either! We will frame the heart we shot at and hang it in our home." — Jamie Weil

"He entered with our cellist playing James Bond theme. It was subtle but perfectly him. We had a candle for those who passed away. And we did a wine box ceremony which I had never seen done before. We also did a special thanks to our parents that our officiant read — which was a total surprise to our parents. It was all perfect." — Sarah Kulesza Allen

"Instead of having a song played during the unity candle ceremony, we will be having one of our family friend's daughters read 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8. It was the first way my fiancé told me he loved me 6 years ago. We also wont be doing the candles or sand. We will be painting a canvas that has the verse taped on it that we paint over so that we can hang it in our house. We will be writing our own vows as well." — Christi Richardson

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