Wedding Trends that Need to StopTedWedding0 Comments 1 Weddings are full of traditions, whether cultural or familial, and are usually a great time. It’s a day to celebrate the love and commitment a couple has made to each other while also enjoying good music, some drinks, and delicious food. However, some traditions and trends have gotten so out of hand that it’s time to put a stop to them. Here are the wedding trends that should never happen again. Mason Jars When did mason jars become so popular? Stop putting them out as centerpieces or giving them away as thank you gifts. God help me if you make me drink out of one. Chuck Taylors The first person to come up with this had a great idea. It stopped there, though. Nobody else should get a pair of wedding Chuck Taylors. When are you actually going to wear them again? Donut Wall Sure, it’s a cute and creative way to display donuts, but it looks so ugly once people start taking them down. Then it just looks like someone was playing ring toss with donuts. Cakes Without Frosting Sure, there are people out there who want to watch their figure, but that doesn’t mean you should serve a cake without frosting. That’s the best part! Mashtini Bar Whoever thought make your own mashed potatoes in a martini glass was a good idea, they were in fact, wrong! It is so hard to eat from a martini glass. And who wants to put toppings on their creamy mashed taters anyway? Anything Burlap Weddings are supposed to be fancy and elegant. Why ruin it by using burlap material for placemats or napkin holders? It’s an itchy material that nobody really likes to touch. Chocolate Fountains Chocolate fountains look pretty neat and are delicious, but they’re so overdone. Not to mention if you have little kids at the wedding, that is going to be pretty messy if they get into it. Gray Cakes If funeral cakes were a thing, this is what they would look like. Weddings are a time for celebration! Don’t make your wedding cake 50 shades of gray. Candy Buffet Get rid of the candy buffet! Cake is enough sweetness for a wedding day. Your guests don’t need a sugar rush to enjoy the party. Goldfish Center Pieces Stop putting live goldfish in pretty containers in the center of your tables. It’s tacky and who wants to look at a live animal while they eat anyway? Bridesmaid-posal Stop going all out asking your girlfriends to be your bridesmaids. It’s unnecessary. You’re the bride. You are the only one who deserves a proposal for this wedding. Heart Hands We get it, you’re getting married and you love your fiancé. Stop taking tacky photos where you hold your hands together and make a heart shape. “Pick Your Seat” Signs Just because you were too lazy to make seating arrangements doesn’t mean you should put that effort into making a large and poetic sign telling guests that they can sit wherever they want. Sand Ceremonies Guests don’t want to see you and your new spouse pouring sand into an hourglass. Sure, it may be sentimental and all, but now you have to keep it in your house for all eternity. Signs with Elaborate Font Just pick a font you like and stick with it! Stop mixing up different elaborate fonts and confusing all of your guests. Black and White with Color Photos This was never fashionable. Pick either black and white or color. You don’t get both. Thumbprint Guestbook Stop making your guests ink their thumbs and sign your stupid guestbook. Now they have a stained thumb all night and will probably get it on their outfit. Cowgirl Boots Unless you’re an actual cowgirl, stop wearing fancy cowgirl boots with your wedding dress. Stick to heels like the rest of us. Scrabble Tile Photos Unless you and your fiancé met while playing a game of Scrabble, stop taking pictures with Scrabble tiles for your wedding. Barn Weddings If you live in the city and travel out to the country to get married in a barn, just stop. Why would you ever want to have the most special day of your life be in a place where cows and horses lived? Succulent Plants Succulents are the easiest plant to take care of. Don’t just throw them into your wedding decorations. It makes you seem lazy. Unfinished Wood and Lace Sure it may look nice and rustic, but please stop pairing lace and unfinished wood together at your wedding. It isn’t elegant in the least. Customized Glasses If you’re getting married during the day outside, your guests will surely appreciate sunglasses. However, please do not customize them. It’s weird and your guests will never wear them ever again. His and Hers Cocktail Drinks Stop enforcing gender roles and expectations! It’s 2019! Choose just one signature cocktail for the wedding. Cupcake Cakes When people think of cupcakes, they think of little kids bringing in a treat for their classmates on their birthday. Stop serving them as your wedding cake. Hopefully you are a little more grown up now. Bathtubs with Drinks in Them Do yourself a favor and just get a nice looking cooler to keep your drinks in. Nobody wants to think of all the people who have sat naked in that bathtub while they grab a beer.