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The Idea: Honor your family history at the reception. Christine Castro Hughes, a graphic designer living in Los Angeles, decorated the walls of her reception venue with framed wedding photos of the couple's respective parents and grandparents. "It helped us feel more connected to our family members who made their marriages last for decades," says Hughes.

Why We Love It: The framed photos dress up bare reception walls, and guests get a kick out of seeing the vintage wedding shots. After the big day, display the photos in your home as keepsakes.

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