Micro Weddings

Micro weddings, or small weddings, are intimate affairs with about 50 guests or fewer. Some great examples of micro weddings include outdoor weddings and backyard weddings with just close family and friends. An intimate wedding might include a no-frills elopement ceremony as well.

If you’re planning a micro wedding, you’ll still need to follow a wedding planning checklist and read up on some tips for making the big day extra special. You can expect less stress and less to keep track of, but there are some special things to keep in mind while planning a micro wedding. Gain some inspiration from Shutterfly and get started planning the small wedding of your dreams!

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June 30, 2023

How To Make Fun Fact Wedding Napkins in 2024

In this helpful guide, we'll walk you through the process of making fun fact wedding napkins, from choosing a template to personalizing the text and look—in three easy steps. Your custom napkins will look great and be the perfect ice breakers for your guests. 3 min read

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March 30, 2023

Wedding Hashtag Generator

Wedding hashtags—an essential part of the modern wedding experience—help guests post photos of your celebration on social media. Use our famous wedding hashtag generator to create a catchy hashtag you can use on napkins, menus, programs, and more. 5 min read

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January 12, 2023

How to Make Your Own DIY Wedding Decorations

Shutterfly's unique wedding decorations can help make your ceremony special. From custom wedding invitations to DIY wedding signs and banners and more, this guide to DIY wedding décor can help celebrate your big day. 6 min read

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February 14, 2022

Wedding Announcement Wording & Etiquette Guide

Marrying the one you love is big news, the kind you want to shout from the rooftops. Sending personalized wedding announcement cards is a great way to let your friends and family know you found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. 8 min read

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July 20, 2021

How To Plan A Wedding For A Short Engagement

Even quickly planned weddings require a few traditional basics, such as invitations, save the date cards, and thank you cards. With our time-saving ideas, you can personalize your wedding stationery and all your other wedding staples super fast. 8 min read

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March 26, 2021

When to Use Miss, Ms. or Mrs.: Everything You Need to Know

Read on to learn everything you need to know about when to use Miss, Ms. or Mrs. 4 min read

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February 5, 2021

10 Reasons to Choose a Minimony

As more and more people plan their weddings, they look to having minimonies and micro weddings to ease the cost of an expensive wedding day. Minimonies are a great way for couples to have a low key wedding, keeping their wedding more personal. 8 min read

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January 7, 2021

Micro Wedding Planning Ideas

Micro weddings are increasingly popular among couples getting married in order to keep costs low and making the wedding day more intimate and easy to manage. Check out these micro wedding planning ideas and tips for your small micro wedding day. 7 min read

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September 26, 2019

80 Rustic Wedding Ideas For Your Big Day

From casual to elegant, craft your perfect rustic wedding with our list of ideas. 23 min read

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February 22, 2019

100 Romantic Wedding Vows

Find romantic wedding vows to share for your big day. These 100 romantic wedding vow ideas are sure to spark some inspiration for how you can show your love. Browse our wedding vow examples to come up with your memorable and meaningful wedding vows. < 1

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December 10, 2018

47 Wedding Decor Ideas To Make Your Dreams Come True

We've got 47 wedding decor ideas to make your day magical. 11 min read

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October 15, 2018

What Does a Wedding Planner Do? Guide + Tips

This ultimate guide tells you all you need to know about what wedding planners do and how to choose the right wedding planner for your big day. 6 min read

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