WEDDINGS
10/09/2017 04:54 pm ET

27 Genius Wedding Ideas Your Guests Will Talk About For Years To Come

Let's party, people! 🎉

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, we know. There’s a million little decisions to make, a budget to consider and the pressure of taking a huge step in your relationship. 

One way to relax (at least a little bit!) is to put things in perspective and remember that a wedding is really just a party. And parties are fun! That’s why we’ve compiled 27 brilliant ideas that will ensure you and your guests have a blast, no matter what. 

  • 1 A spy decoder save-the-date
    Invitees can use the special glasses to view your top-secret wedding details.
    Invitees can use the special glasses to view your top-secret wedding details.
  • 2 Or a flow chart save-the-date
    Inject a little humor into your stationery selection.
    Inject a little humor into your stationery selection.
  • 3 A popcorn box that doubles as a wedding program
    Guests can munch while they wait for your walk down the aisle. 
    Guests can munch while they wait for your walk down the aisle. 
  • 4 Mini tissue boxes for your cry baby friends
    After hearing your vows, they'll need 'em!
    After hearing your vows, they'll need 'em!
  • 5 A playhouse for your little wedding guests
    You've got to keep the kiddos occupied somehow.
    You've got to keep the kiddos occupied somehow.
  • 6 A funny sign to display at the reception
    Sorry, no boring wedding crashers allowed.
    Sorry, no boring wedding crashers allowed.
  • 7 A giant KerPlunk game
    This oversized version of the <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Ker-Plunk-Game-Dont-Marbles/dp/B0000205X3?tag=thehuffingtop-20"
    This oversized version of the childhood classic is a fun way to get guests to mingle during the cocktail hour. 
  • 8 A make-your-own bloody mary bar = #BrunchGoals
    We'll have ours extra spicy, please!
    We'll have ours extra spicy, please!
  • 9 Or better yet: A French fry bar
    Season them to your heart's desire. And the more dipping sauce options, the better.
    Season them to your heart's desire. And the more dipping sauce options, the better.
  • 10 A photo booth with life-size cut-outs of you and your boo
    The posing possibilities are endless.
    The posing possibilities are endless.
  • 11 And don't forget cut-outs of your guests' faces to use as props
    Let them get in on the fun, too.&nbsp;
    Let them get in on the fun, too. 
  • 12 Or a video booth instead, if you want something a little more animated
    Guests can&nbsp;share&nbsp;a story, give relationship advice or just goof off&nbsp;-- anything goes!
    Guests can share a story, give relationship advice or just goof off -- anything goes!
  • 13 A shoe valet for tired feet
    Invite guests to kick off their&nbsp;heels so they can *really* bust a move.
    Invite guests to kick off their heels so they can *really* bust a move.
  • 14 A flip cup table
    Relive your college glory days with some drinking game fun.&nbsp;
    Relive your college glory days with some drinking game fun. 
  • 15 Not really a beer person? Then maybe a whiskey tasting is more to your liking
    Bottom's up, y'all!
    Bottom's up, y'all!
  • 16 Table numbers with corresponding pictures of you two at that age
    A great way to share all those cute (and occasionally embarrassing) #TBT photos.&nbsp;
    A great way to share all those cute (and occasionally embarrassing) #TBT photos. 
  • 17 A photographic guest book
    Put out an instant camera, like the <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Fujifilm-Instax-Mini-White-Discontinued/dp/B00AWKJPPY?tag
    Put out an instant camera, like the Fujifilm Instax, and let guests leave a pic along with their well wishes.  
  • 18 Advice cards for family and friends to fill out
    You'll have a blast reading all the responses after the wedding is over.
    You'll have a blast reading all the responses after the wedding is over.
  • 19 A bathroom sign that will make guests feel like a million bucks
    While also reminding them to get their butts back on the dance floor.
    While also reminding them to get their butts back on the dance floor.
  • 20 A wedding cake piñata > a regular wedding cake
    Instead of cutting a cake, break open <a href="https://www.facebook.com/amazingpinatas" target="_blank">one of these bad boys
    Instead of cutting a cake, break open one of these bad boys. Be sure to put lots of fun goodies inside.
  • 21 A caricature station creates some quirky little keepsakes
    An unconventional wedding favor your guests won't want to&nbsp;toss in the trash.
    An unconventional wedding favor your guests won't want to toss in the trash.
  • 22 Or take things up a notch with a (real or temporary!) tattoo station
    Are you feeling ink-spired yet?
    Are you feeling ink-spired yet?
  • 23 A pizza buffet is a crowd-pleaser
    No one will miss the salmon filets when you're serving up all this cheesy goodness.&nbsp;
    No one will miss the salmon filets when you're serving up all this cheesy goodness. 
  • 24 Or mini pizza wedding favors
    Warning: Hungry guests may&nbsp;hoard these late-night bites.
    Warning: Hungry guests may hoard these late-night bites.
  • 25 A silent disco gets around pesky noise ordinances
    Keep the dance party going without worrying about neighbors calling the cops.
    Keep the dance party going without worrying about neighbors calling the cops.
  • 26 Karaoke to close out the night
    Nothing brings people together quite like a&nbsp;drunk sing-along.
    Nothing brings people together quite like a drunk sing-along.
  • 27 And finally, a glowstick sendoff
    A colorful spin on the beloved sparkler sendoff -- without the fire hazard.&nbsp;
    A colorful spin on the beloved sparkler sendoff -- without the fire hazard. 
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