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Scent your wedding venue. How to create a memorable wedding day, with fragrance.

Wedding candles, fragrance for weddings

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You want everything to be just perfect, but have you considered the fragrance of the day? Adding fragrance can add to the ambience of the day and create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

The link between memory recall and scent is a powerful one, Adding fragrance to a wedding has become a popular choice with couples adding to the ambience of the day and also to create an event that will be remembered.

So how do you go about creating that perfect, scented wedding experience?

Read on to find out.

Choosing the perfect wedding fragrance.

When choosing a fragrance for your wedding day there are a few things to consider.

  1. The fragrance should be a scent that you love, one that gives you that happy feeling, after all its one of the most happiest days of your life.

  2. The theme of the day, location and season. Ideal Spring scents would be lighter and floral, whereas Winter could be spicy and warm. The theme and location can also be enhanced with fragrance, adding oriental scents or coastal whichever suits the decor of the day.

  3. You want to ensure your fragrance is added subtlety, you don't want to overpower the day with too much, or too strong a fragrance.

Scenting your wedding venue.

There are a number of ways to add fragrance to your wedding venue, which option you choose will depend on a a number of factors

  • Location - What type of product would suit the location / Will the location allow the product to be used.

  • Suitability - for example, would candles be most suitable if there are lots of small children attending.

  • Budget - Which product would fit in with your budget.

Scented products for a wedding.

  • Flowers. The classic and most natural way to add scent is with aromatic floral arrangements. You can also use dried arrangements on each table and add fragrance to them using room mists or scented oils.

  • Scented candles. Placing candles throughout the venue, on each guest table or even just the top table is a wonderful way to add fragrance and ambience to your wedding venue. (You would also need to check with the venue that they would allow candles to be lit.) Another option would be to give candles as wedding favours, personalised with the bride and grooms names and wedding date.

  • Reed diffusers and Aroma Stones. A simple way to add a subtle scent throughout a large area, placing them strategically in areas of air flow and where guests will pass often or as part of a centrepiece on each table.

  • Ceramic diffusers. Hanging ceramic diffuser stones throughout the venue to add subtle fragrance. Ceramic diffusers can be purchased in various designs and colours, these porous diffusers are sprayed with fragrance which then diffuses a gentle aroma.

  • Pot pourri. Adding dried florals and woods in decorative containers on tables and throughout the venue can add fragrance without being overpowering. Dried flowers hold scent well, you could even give smaller packages of this to your guests as wedding favours.

Creating a memorable wedding day.

You've chosen your wedding fragrance, chosen how to incorporate it into your day and now want to make the memories last. So how do you do this? Simple, Giving a wedding favour to guests in the same scent as your wedding venue choice. When they experience the scent again they will associate it with when they smelt it before, and their mind will be transported back to your special day!

There is a strong connection between fragrance and memory. Many studies have said that scents can evoke nostalgic memories and have a positive effect on mood. You can find out more about this here

Adding home fragrance can make your wedding day even more special. By following the tips in our blog post you can choose your perfect fragrance and use it to create a memorable experience for you and your guests. Whichever way you choose to use fragrance, the most important thing is to choose a scent that you love.

Get in touch here to discuss how Kind Melts can help with scenting your wedding day.



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