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It’s been said so many times that the wedding day should be a true reflection of your personalities as a couple, and if you have musical fingers and a song in your hearts this theme is for you. Because music comes in so many different styles and genres, this theme can be adapted to suit everything from a vintage musical wedding to a more charismatic jazz themed occasion. Here are some ideas to make your heart sing:

  • Use musical instruments as part of your centre pieces, for instance roses cascading from the horn of an oboe.
  • Cut up old sheet music for your invitations and other wedding stationery, or use them to make pin wheels, paper fans, origami creatures and place mats.
  • Collect old records from various second hand stores and use them as place mats. Alternatively dip the records in boiling water and bend them into unique salad bowls.
  • Decorate your cake with musical notes or marzipan piano keys right around.
  • Instead of an ordinary dessert table, arrange your eats and treats on top of a grand piano. Just make sure the piano is shut or the keys are covered with translucent plastic to protect it.
  • Hire an old fashioned string quartet or brass band to entertain guests at the reception.
  • Spoil each guest with a CD of your wedding music mix. Your DJ of wedding musicians should be able to assist you with this.
  • If you’re quite a fun and quirky spirit, have your guests play a round of musical chairs after each course to get them to move seats and mingle with new faces.
  • Decorate the venue with colossal perspex musical notes and keys.
  • Instead of table numbers, name each table after one of your favourite songs or musicians.
  • If you or your hubby are composers at heart, ask each guest to write two rhyming lines that you can string together at a later stage to compile our very own wedding song.

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For more ideas on a Musical Wedding Theme or to check out the original photos displayed above and their credits, make sure to check out our Musical Wedding Theme Pinterest Board!

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