Indian weddings are known to be elaborate affairs from time immemorial. Families, over the years, have invested vast number of resources and time to create these larger-than-life weddings. However, with millennials there has been an upsurge of closed knit affairs. The preference of making one’s wedding about themselves instead of just about showing the guests a good time has been a conscious decision taken by many couples.
Intimate Weddings have their way with making everyone in attendance feel warm and fuzzy. The benefits are not just monetary, but also that it increases one on one interaction time with the guests. It helps to cut down the unending list of guests to those who truly matter to you and with whom you share the closest bonds. This gives way to increasing the time one can put into perfecting the experience for a smaller group of people. Since you’re planning to figure out 50 welcome bags instead of 500, you can make it more customized and unique for your loved ones. A small wedding allows more personalization than a larger event.
The other reason to consider is that it can be cost effective as you have to accommodate a smaller group of people and the most important reason to consider of all to opt for small wedding is the fact that you will have so much more time and energy to devote to your new spouse. Intimate weddings are way less hectic and way more fun. They even give you the opportunity to travel far and wide to unknown lands to celebrate the unison. Your wedding becomes a closely-knit affair where everyone is drenched in the joy of you getting married; the wedding actually revolves around “the couple”. You have more options when choosing a venue. Since you won’t need a large space to accommodate your guests, many small wedding venues will be open to you. Close knit weddings can be rich in feeling while still just having close friends and you can get your guests involved.
A small wedding will give you the opportunity to get your loved ones involved in your special day. Having only a few loved ones at your wedding gives you the freedom to be your real selves. There is no formality to be taken care of, nobody judges anyone, and your wedding becomes a party that no one wants to leave.
Mr. Bhavnesh Sawhney,
Co-founder, FB Celebrations