30+ Ways to Revamp Your Favorite Wedding Trends

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9. Creative Signage

How many weddings have you been to that had the "pick a seat, not a side" sign hovering over the center aisle? "Cute? Yes, but so overplayed," says Erica Schnell of Crushed Ice Events.

pick a seat wedding sign
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She suggests spending the creativity and money on signage that will get the most exposure — think of unique ways to display your bar menu or out-of-the-ordinary seating charts. For a fun chalkboard effect, you can use special chalkboard paint to create a writeable surface.

Kristen Ley of Something New for I Do tells us, "crafty brides are creating signs out of items that fit their theme – an antique door, a room divider, a mirror or even a window." 

mirror seating chart
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Keep in mind that the less specific the wording is, the greater the chance that you’ll actually be able to reuse this décor post-wedding in your home.

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