It’s been all over the news, you couldn’t have missed it. Prince William is marrying Kate Middleton, a commoner who stole his heart while they were in school together. I bet the comely Miss Middleton never dreamed she would marry a Prince or did she? Perhaps as a young girl she dreamed of meeting her prince and becoming a princess. Indeed she is a charmer.
If you are a girl who longs to be a princess then why not become royalty on your wedding day? Who says you can’t? Becoming a princess bride is something millions of little girls dream of but only a few set those dreams in motion. If you’ve decided to bring your dream to life, then let me give you some tips on how to make it happen, all within your budget of course.
If you have your heart set on being a princess on your wedding day, you need to first decide on where your want your coronation to take place. The good news is you can get married in a church, a garden, on a beach or just about anywhere you desire, it won’t affect your application to become Cinderella.
Wedding Gown and Apparel:
The dress makes the girl! In the grand scheme of things, your wedding gown is what you dream of most. Of course you want a gown fit for a princess. You! Princess brides tend to wear ball gowns made of silk with lots of lace and tulle. Perhaps you are a more sexy bride, then a mermaid or fitted gown might be more to your liking. Lots of embellishments, rosettes and crystals can be added, depending on a bride’s preference and the cut and fit of the gown in question. If you are donning a tiara, something lots of Cinderella brides do, then make sure it doesn’t clash with your attire.
Flowers and Decorations:
Flowers are very important at a wedding, if you are a traditional bride, then calla lilies, roses, freesia or dahlias would fit your style, but if you love drama and color, then orchids, gladiolus and gerbera daisies might be more to your liking. Match your bridesmaids and venue flowers to your bouquet, tie with colorful ribbons and you are ready to go.
Wedding Favors and Accessories:
Making your royal subjects happy is an important function of becoming a princess bride. To fit the grand fairytale scheme, here are some delightful recommendations. Fill carriage boxes with chocolates or fragrant soaps. Fairytale castle candles, coach, place card holders that your guests can take home to use as a photo frames are grand choices. How about personalized mint tins with a fairytale picture printed on the front along with your names and wedding date. When choosing wedding accessories, several fairytale themed sets are available. These accessories include flower baskets, ring pillows, unity candles, guest book and garters and they often come embellished with castles and prancing horses pulling a coach. If you want something a little more sophisticated then satin based ensembles, embellished with Swarovski crystals will make you feel like royalty indeed.
Every princess bride longs to sit on her throne while her subjects toast her. She also wants only the best food and wine available. If you are planning a royal feast for your wedding here are some culinary tips to make it extra special. Serve filet Mignon, salmon in cream sauce, lobster, caviar( if your budget allows), roast duck in orange sauce, vegetable and fruit side dishes. Have your own signature drink in a brilliant color, offer only quality champagne and drinks. Make sure you serve on fine china and crystal. Your wedding cake should be the show piece at your feast, First make sure your caterer or baker knows it has to taste delicious, top it off with a castle or crystal monogram topper. Use lots of color and even sugar diamonds for detail.
Last but not least, when it’s time to depart on your honeymoon, how about leaving in your own carriage with prancing horses or a limousine decked out for a prince and princess. This is your day and you are the one who will make it unique. Seek out your dream and then make it come true.