If you are having a traditional wedding, you are going to need some traditional wedding bridal accessories. Because a traditional wedding takes place in a church or some other area that is used for traditional wedding ceremonies, you will need some thing other than what you need if you were having a themed or outside wedding. The most important bridal accessory for a church wedding is the unity candle. This is a ceremonial candle that is equally lit by the bride and the groom as they are pronounced husband and wife. The candle is a symbol of uniting as one.
The traditional wedding ceremonies do have a theme to them, but it unlike a theme wedding such as a beach theme or a garden theme. Many faiths believe that the union of a man and a woman is a bond that cannot be broken. It is a sign of purity, which has resulted in a religious theme wedding. Your bridal accessories may include a white wedding gown, white shoes, and a veil in one of four different lengths with a beautiful bouquet. The flowers represent purity and tranquility. It is easy to see why most brides choose the calla lily for a bouquet as well as the decoration for the wedding cake.
Bridal accessories for the church also might include votive candle cups lining the isle as the bride walks down to meet your intended. These are normally white candles attached to the pews in the church. Many churches have these accessories already and do supply them if you desire them for you traditional wedding. The unity candle for the most part, is customized with a picture of the bride and groom or with their names. The candles also might have a prayer or a poem that the bride chooses.
Your bridal accessories for a church wedding will also include a runner down the isle. This is where the miniature bride and groom walk in front of the bride with the miniature bride dropping rose petals. These are two things you will add to your bridal accessories your list as things you need. The traditional wedding will last longer than an outdoors wedding, but is just beautiful and memorable. After the ceremony, you will be onto the reception. The hall should be decorated the night before or the morning of the wedding.
The bridal accessories you need for the reception includes the flowers, wedding favors, cake and accessories, guest book and an elegantly decorated gift box for cards. Because you have a traditional wedding, your wedding favors may include silver name placeholders in the shape of a bell, picture frame or a something else that compliments your wedding décor. Your traditional wedding bridal accessories are going to be as elegant as you want your day to be. One last thing you will want to include in your bridal accessories is the small token of love you give to your husband at the dinner. This is not the case for all traditional weddings but has been done for some.