One of the earlier elements of wedding planning will be determining your wedding style. This is something that will determine venues, flowers, photographers, weddingwear…all the things.
Don’t know where to start? Start here, with this quiz. Grab a piece of scratch paper and answer each of the following questions truthfully:
1. I would consider my decorating style to be:
- A. Antique + elegant
- B. Rustic + charming
- C. Contemporary + clean
- D. Offbeat + eclectic
- E. Breezy + laid back
- F. Timeless + Tasteful
2. The honeymoon highlight will be:
- A. Visiting a local historical site
- B. Horseback riding in the countryside
- C. Trying the local delicacy
- D. Surfing lessons
- E. TikToked or YouTubed.
- F. A sunset candlelit dinner
3. The most perfect date night is:
- A. Wine tasting
- B. Hiking to a picnic
- C. Trying a new local brewery
- D. Taking a unique class
- E. Ice cream on the beach
- F. Dinner with a movie
4. My go-to shoes are:
- A. Kitten heels or Maryjanes
- B. Cowboy Boots
- C. Ankle Booties
- D. Anything funky
- E. Flip flops or sandals
- F. Nude or black pumps
5. The colors I am consistently drawn to are:
- A. Soft pastels
- B. Warm, earthy tones
- C. Marble + metallics
- D. Dramatic jewel tones
- E. Tropical trends
- F. Elegant neutrals
6. My dream receptions is a(n):
- A. Historic landmark
- B. Barn or farmhouse
- C. Rooftop terrace
- D. Zoo/aquarium/arboretum
- E. Sea or lakeside
- F. Ballroom
7. You + your friends love to:
- A. Peruse thrift shops
- B. Host backyard bonfire
- C. Sip cocktails at a new bar
- D. Try new things
- E. Have a game night in
- F. Attend local celebrations
8. Your dream wedding gown is:
- A. A beaded lace frock
- B. Comfy + classy
- C. Asymmetrical + embellished
- D. Colorful + daring
- E. Boho + relaxed
- F. Sleeved with a chapel train
9. My ideal wedding band/music is a:
- A. Jazz or blues group
- B. Bluegrass trio
- C. High-energy pop music
- D. Reggae/Cajun band
- E. Indy folk artist
- F. Diverse/beloved cover band
10. The perfect reception fare is:
- A. Elegant spread with small plates
- B. Smoky Barbecue
- C. A bountiful buffet
- D. Build-you-own-taco bar
- E. Some form of food truck
- F. Multi-course meal
IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY A…YOU ARE A VINTAGE LOVER!
You love the kitschy, funky vibe. Your wedding will look like it is straight out of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (but maybe with less pink).
IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY B…YOU ARE A RUSTIC REBEL!
Barns and BBQs, lace with cowboy boots, maybe even a sunflower or two. Your are the epitome of county wedding chic, and you will own everything about that–from the straw bail seats to the burlap.
IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY C…YOU ARE MODERN-MINDED!
On-trend is where you want to be. Your wedding will incorporate all the latest statements in fashion and decor. Whatever is hot is what will inspire you as you prepare for “I do!”
IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY D…YOU ARE A UNIQUE UNICORN!
You are daring, bold, bright, and bubbly! You want your ceremony and reception to represent the vibrant individual you are! Your guests can expect one-of-a-kind unity ceremony and unconventional elements as you write your own traditions.
IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY E…YOU ARE A DESTINATION DREAMER!
You are truly all about the adventure, and you want your big day to be the same! Travels near or far are in store for your wedding. Be it a beach or in the middle of a lost forest or on a boat or at the top of a mountain, there will be exploration abound!
IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY F…YOU ARE A CLASSIC ACT!
You love traditions as much as the finer things. Iconic, romantic, and timeless describe your dream wedding. Sophisticated attire in neutral colors,
What was your style? Do you agree or disagree?
Kayla Lee is a Minnesota-based wedding and elopement photographer. She provides services to elegant, authentic, sentimental couples who not only choose their own adventures, but also live them to the fullest!
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