Chapel of the Flowers Presents: March Wedding Madness Tips for a Sports-Themed Wedding

March Madness wedding inspirationThe 2015 NCAA basketball tournament has officially started, along with the unofficial kick-off of wedding season. While sports fanatics are feverishly filling out their brackets, newly engaged couples are planning their weddings. So what do sports and weddings have in common? Strategy, planning and coordination, of course. But there are many couples who love to incorporate their love of sports into their Big Day. In honor of March Wedding Madness, Chapel of the Flowers presents tips for your sports-themed wedding.

Tips for Creating a “Sports-Themed Wedding”

  1. Start by taking some fun engagement photos, with your favorite sports team – or teams – as inspiration:

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  1. Be creative with your “Save the Date” announcements and wedding invitations, incorporating your team’s logo:

Sports Save the Datebaseball wedding invitation

  1. Decorate your tables with sports-inspired centerpieces, name cards and décor:

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  1. Color schemes are great way to let your guests know which team you root for:

A Lakers-inspired wedding can still be chic and girly!Steelers themed candy buffet

  1. Little touches go a long way. Show your love for a favorite team with your accessories, shoes and even socks:

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  1. Treat your guests to Cracker Jacks and other sports-themed wedding favors:

Custom Sports Favors

Themed Designs Wedding Can Coolers #wedding #koozies

  1. Have some fun with your wedding cake. Design a one-of-a-kind wedding cake, decorate with a custom cake topper, or order a groom’s cake to show your love for a favorite sports team:

Funny Baseball Wedding Cake TopperGroom's Football CakeHockey Wedding Cake

  1. Make an entrance to your wedding with your team’s alma mater song or mascot:

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  1. Create the fan experience with sports-related guest books and twists on classic wedding traditions:

basketball finals seating chartBaseball Wedding "guest book" ideaThis wedding season, don’t be shy about showing pride for your team on the biggest day of your life. Whether you decide on a reception with touches of general sports décor, or revolve your entire wedding theme around your favorite team, don’t forget to make it personal, memorable and an event that shows your guests that you love each other as much as you love your beloved team.  The staff at Chapel of the Flowers can assist you in combining your ideas in one of their wedding chapels.  Pick a wedding package that fits, and speak with your wedding planner.

By Chapel Marketing

Award-winning Chapel of the Flowers has provided traditional, intimate and elegant Las Vegas weddings on the world-famous Strip for nearly 60 years. It is a full-service wedding venue, with three elegant wedding chapels as well as a beautiful outdoor gazebo and glass garden. Its cobblestone-accented grounds and lush landscaping create a variety of options to capture that picture-perfect moment. The chapel’s professional wedding planners work with couples on a daily basis from one-year out to day-of planning.

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