I can’t seem to find any ideas for a Mexican themed wedding, not even Spanish-themed ideas. My wedding’s on the fifth of May (Cinco de Mayo) and I really wanted to plan my wedding around that theme. Any ideas for centerpieces, especially? — Lori As luck (or fate!) would have it, I just spoke to …

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Planning the perfect Celtic ceremony involves combining plenty of traditions with quite a few decisions. A little education on the historical wedding traditions of the Celtic community will help the both of you plan a ceremony that’s sure to be everything you dreamed of. Let’s start planning your beautiful, traditional Celtic ceremony with the words …

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If you’ve set your heart on an elephant wedding theme, the first thing you’ll notice is that … even as powerful symbols of good luck and a major player in Indian, African and Asian weddings, elephant items are hard to find. Not that elephants necessarily make up your whole theme. Most people have a wider …

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Selection of auspicious dates 看日子 Auspicious dates are required for the chinese wedding, the betrothal and the installation of the bridal bed. A chinese monk, a temple official or a fortune teller are able to advise on a suitable date based on the couple’s birth dates and times. Some may also refer to the chinese …

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Couples of mixed religions, or the many who come out of families without strong religious backgrounds, sometimes find it easiest to hold either a non-denominational wedding, or one that blends two unrelated religions. The second route can be tricky, though, because many religions simply won’t honor a wedding that doesn’t conform to their own strict guidelines. For that reason, you’ll …

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(See also: Cherry Blossom Weddings) Japanese weddings, although very expensive, are also elegant and serene. If you’re incorporating a Japanese theme into your wedding, here are some ways to achieve an authentic look at a fraction of the price. The Japanese theme begins with the bride’s attire. Traditionally, a bride in Japan wears a white …

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While each religion and nationality tends to have its own well-established traditions, it’s become increasingly common for couples of mixed backgrounds and ancestry to marry, even in countries that consider themselves conservative. Indeed, interracial marriages are on the rise, which leads to a growing desire for weddings with a multicultural feel. Chances are at any multicultural wedding that each family’s …

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