American influence stretches far and wide. This is especially true when it comes to weddings, where traditions like tossing the bouquet for the single ladies to catch or cutting the cake and feeding it to one another, have become “standard procedure”.

But ‘normal’ as these traditions might seem to us, they no doubt appear quizzical to people from different cultural backgrounds. In the same way, there are some wedding traditions from other parts of the globe that you might find a little unusual, so we listed a few here.

Couple cutting a wedding cake

We all want our weddings to be perfect, unforgettable and unique. We wish to stand out from the crowd. The big day is on its way and you want to make sure that your bouquet is ready, however you don't just want any bouquet you want something unique. Something that sums you up as clearly as possible.There are many things bouquets can be made of like brooches, feathers, paper, fabrics, beads and even delicious candies!

Paper Bouquet

When wedding planning kicks into high gear and suddenly your life is a whirlwind of flowers and colour choices, it helps to have a place to start. For many brides, the first step is choosing a wedding theme. The problem is that with so many amazing themes to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the theme that not only encapsulates you and your partner, but suits your style.

Flowers hanging from ceiling in ballroom