When it comes to spending on weddings, most people go overboard not-withstanding the repercussions.So here’s some tips on how you in a few simple and effective ways one can make way for a green wedding and discover the joys of saving the environment.
Make sure the ring is an eco-friendly. Look out for conflict free diamonds, recycled metals, earth friendly, responsibly mined diamonds or other stones. And if that’s not your thing then simply wear your vintage, heirloom ring or jewellery. Now who would say ‘NO’ to a statement-worthy and environmentally responsible antique piece of jewellery?
Get yourself a tailor made organic, natural, hand embroidered or sustainable fabrics and make your traditional attires out of it. You can suggest your bridesmaids to go the organic way too. The fabric can be cotton or re-cycled which can be a cherish-worthy gift to self. You can also wear your mother’s wedding attire; there is no greater joy than pulling out a piece from your mother’s closet.
Your make-up artist should have organic, natural, chemical-free, environment friendly make up for your face and hair. Save your skin from break out besides your hair won’t mess up.
Paperless e-invites; email invites or recycled paper invites turn out to be eco-friendly and often cost effective. You can personally call and invite your kith n kin to your wedding by adding a personal touch to the invitation.
Your place of worship- church or temples, make for ideal place for wedding, worship, knowledge and culture. Such weddings symbolize simplicity, holy, happiness, soulful, auspiciousness in its best form. By having your wedding and reception in the same place, one can reduce on fuel emissions. You can even choose a botanical garden or park as you reception venue. You need not get extra flowers or pots to decorate the venue; a well laid out garden is good enough. A wine yard, beach, river, island or mountain wedding make for good options too, provided you check with the authorities. And of course, save on the extra decoration cost.