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Planning a Multicultural Wedding? Great! Here Are 10 Things to Think About…

Planning a Multicultural Wedding…

If you’re a couple planning a fusion or multicultural wedding, you may be worried about the unique challenges that can come along with blending cultural, religious, and family traditions. But don’t you worry! Today the lovely Assumpta from AVE Creations – a bespoke multicultural wedding planner based in London – shares with us her top ten things to consider when starting your wedding journey…

Assumpta from AVE Creations

The mere mention of planning a wedding fills numerous couples with equal amounts of glee and dread. Now add multi-cultural customs, different religions and perhaps dissimilar languages and you have an added level of complexity.

Fear not, the task at hand is not insurmountable. Whether you hail from neighboring countries with similar traditions or opposite sides of the globe, here are 10 things for you to think about to help you plan the wedding day of your dreams.

Get on The Same Page…

Yay, youโ€™re engaged! Congratulations! Once the euphoria settles and you get into full planning mode, the reality of fusing different cultures into one wedding will set in. This process, like your relationship, requires communication, compromise, patience and unity. With that said, as soon as possible, ensure that you are both on the same page with what you want for your wedding, before including your families and key decision-makers.

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A vibrant Scottish + Mexican multicultural wedding held at East Soar Farm, Devon

A colourful multicultural wedding in Devon…

What a joyful wedding we have to share with you today!

Bride Lupe and groom Doug chose East Soar Farm on the coast of Devon to hold their spectacular outdoor ceremony. They both wanted their wedding day to be a celebration of both their cultures; with colourful Mexican Day of the Dead inspired decor working alongside some traditional Scottish-English detailing.

From Mexican food, papel picado bunting and margaritas to bag pipes, tartan and Beatles songs; it was the perfect fusion of everything they both love.

Thanks to Emma Stoner for capturing it so beautifully….

Lupe & Doug…

How did you meet?ย 

On a feature film set in New York that we were both working. Lupe was Dougโ€™s boss.

How did you get engaged?

The proposal was a lovely at home affair. On a quiet morning that we were both off, Doug surprised me by wanted to make me breakfast in bed, Biscuits and Gravy (a popular Southern dish and my favorite). When he was done cooking, he asked me to join him in the living room, where he had snuck in a brand new Tiffany colored Bianchi road bike and was on one knee with a small bar of silver in a ring box. I had always told him I didnโ€™t want a diamond, so he bought me a

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