Oriental Solemnisation at Summer Pavilion

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Planning a wedding involves making countless decisions, from choosing the venue to selecting the perfect menu. For couples seeking a unique and culturally rich experience, an oriental solemnisation ceremony offers a beautiful blend of tradition and elegance. While all these might sound like it's going to cost a bomb to achieve an oriental theme solemnisation, check out our cost-saving tips at the end of this post!


    Embracing Oriental Elegance

    In modern context, an oriental theme solemnisation are known for their grandeur and elegance. From the vibrant colours of the decors to the the fine details of the outfit and venue interior, every detail is meticulously planned to create a visually stunning experience.

    The choice of venue also contributes to the overall atmosphere. Many couples opt for traditional Chinese-style venues such as Summer Pavilion.

    Our Flower Selection 

    In hues of regal red, our popular Kenya roses and Dutch carnations take center stage, embodying prosperity and honor. The air is filled with the alluring fragrance of bright orange orchids and tulips, their blooms mirroring the beauty of our couple's love story. Balance these bold colours are shades of muted pink achieved by using premium cappuccino and quicksand roses to add a touch of elegance.

    These carefully chosen blooms aren't just flowers; they're storytellers, weaving a narrative of cultural significance, love, and the exciting journey that lies ahead.

    A Visual Symphony

    Imagine exchanging vows against a lush tapestry of blossoms, the fragrant petals becoming a living backdrop to the promises whispered between you and your partner. The flower arch isn't just a frame; it's a visual symphony, adding depth and dimension to your ceremony.

    It creates a scene where every photograph is a masterpiece, every stolen glance is framed by petals, and every moment becomes an enchanting chapter in your shared narrative.

    So, as you stand in front of that blooming masterpiece, remember, it's not just a backdrop; it's a living testament to the vibrant, flourishing love that unites two hearts.


    Photographer: Levin @bottledgroovephoto (Click here to enjoy preferential rates)
    MUA: @makeupbytype
    Dress: @ame_handmadesg
    Suit: @assemblesg
    Flowers: @wild.matters


    Best Money-saving Tips For Your Wedding 

    This article was written in collaboration with Cardable. Find out more at the end of this article.

    You’ve said, “Yes!” So what's next? The journey from “Yes” to “I Do” can be joyful, exciting and stressful all at the same time. There are many decisions to make, setting a budget, managing expectations and yet, have the beautiful wedding that you have always wanted.

    In Singapore, planning a wedding can be almost synonymous to spending huge amounts of money. Find out how you can stick to your budget as much as possible with these money-saving tips for your wedding!

    TIP #1: Using the right credit cards

    One of the first items to tick off on your planning checklist would be securing the wedding venue. This is a big ticket item, and would definitely take up the bulk of your entire wedding regardless of the size of your wedding. Using the right credit card for the deposit and subsequent payments would help you get the maximum benefits out of it. Using a cashback credit card could give you instant savings, it’s like getting a discount upfront. 

    Another great option would be using air miles credit card or rewards-focused credit cards. The miles earned on an air miles credit card could be used to offset the amount on your honeymoon flight tickets. Earning reward points with a rewards-focused credit card may also mean you can redeem gift vouchers to buy items for your new house. 

    For the rest of the wedding expenses, whatever type of cards you choose, a good idea would be to consolidate all the expenses to maximize your rewards and for better accounting. 

    TIP: Before making any booking, do a quick check on Cardable for any offers that are available with your credit cards. You might find additional discounts or freebies!

    TIP #2: Check for alternatives to wedding packages

    Bridal studios have marketed themselves as a one-stop shop with convenient wedding packages that can be extensive. A typical bridal package includes a pre-wedding shoot, wedding gowns, evening gowns, tea ceremony dress, suits for the groom, wedding photo album, make-up and hair, even actual day wedding photography. This is a fuss-free option however, there would usually be additional top-ups required and these can add up substantially. 

    Consider putting together your own team of reliable wedding vendors. This could be better aligned to your style, and most importantly, cut out any third party or mark-up costs. Check out wedding fairs or social media for trusted photographers, videographers, make-up/hair artists, dress designers and florists and reach out to them for a quick chat. 

    TIP #3: Opt for fuss-free wedding decor

    To spruce up a space easily, consider talking to an expert wedding florist. An experienced florist would be able to advise you on the best way to doll up your wedding venue. Depending on your style, even a simple setup using fresh blooms aligned with your wedding colours would set up the right mood for the event and brighten up your wedding pictures.

    Think about all your floral needs for the wedding, including the bridal bouquet, boutonniere for the groom and even corsages for your bridesmaids and how these would tie in with the wedding decor to enhance the aesthetics of your dream wedding.  

    TIP #4: Buy wine & alcohol from wholesalers

    Depending on your wedding venue, check if you could bring your own wine or alcohol instead, and if there is any additional corkage incurred. For wines, try to look for wholesalers who can work on a consignment basis. This means that you are able to return the wines that haven't been opened, at the end of the wedding. Many wholesalers can also give a small discount if you can commit to a certain quantity. 

    TIP #5: Plan your honeymoon ahead

    Planning for a vacation in advance can be tough, however start to keep an eye out for travel deals by travel sites, bank credit cards or airlines. Travel sites like Expedia or Trip.com tend to have huge discounts for a limited time. 

    If you are thinking of exploring local tours or attraction tickets, platforms like Klook or kkday allow you to book and pay for your activities in advance when they run promotions with selected banks. Popular airlines like Singapore Airlines or Emirates have occasional sales on flights so do take advantage of such markdowns to reduce your wedding expenses. 

    So here you have it, the best money-saving tips for your wedding! Remember, planning ahead not only helps you to save on costs, but also ensures that you have control every step of the way. Most importantly, enjoy the process and your big day!

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