Special Touches

The Wedding Bell

The Belltower Chapel and Gardens
April 10, 2017 Ceremony Trends Blog No Comments

From wedding cake toppers to engravings on the invitations, wedding bells are often part of the wedding decorations. Where does this tradition come from? Bells were regularly sounded by churches to announce the time of day or to announce an event. Different rings proclaimed different events. In Celtic times, the bells were rung before a […]


The Unity Heart

Unity Heart
January 6, 2016 Ceremony Trends Blog No Comments

 What is the Unity Heart? The Unity Heart is a beautiful symbol assembled in the wedding ceremony, illustrating how two hearts destined for each other became one. It is a lasting reminder that will be placed in the couple’s home reminding them of how two hearts entrusted themselves to each other and now they beat as one. […]


The Unity Cross

The Unity Cross-Andrews Wedding Ceremonies
August 19, 2015 Ceremony Trends Blog No Comments

What is the Unity Cross?   The unity cross is a special touch that can be included in the wedding ceremony. It helps illustrate how two become one in marriage. Like the unity candle, the unity cross portion of the ceremony can include the family: The two mothers bring both sections of the cross to […]