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Intimate & Micro Weddings

Welcome, lovebirds, to the enchanting world of intimate and micro weddings, where love takes center stage in the most personal and meaningful way. As the trend towards smaller, more personalized celebrations gains momentum, couples are discovering the joy and intimacy that comes with curating a wedding day that truly reflects their unique love story. In this guide, we'll dive into the art of planning these special gatherings, offering tips, tricks, and a wealth of small wedding ideas to help you create a day filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories.


The Intimate & Micro Wedding Experience: At Carver Coordination, we believe that every love story is unique, and your wedding day should be a reflection of that individuality. Intimate weddings, typically hosting 20-50 guests, and micro weddings, with guest lists ranging from 2-20, provide couples with the opportunity to focus on what truly matters – the connection between two souls deeply in love.



  1. Create Your Vision Board:

    • Start your planning journey by creating a vision board that encapsulates the atmosphere, colors, and style you envision for your intimate celebration.

    • Pinpoint key elements that resonate with you both, whether it's a rustic garden setting, an urban rooftop affair, or a cozy winter wonderland.

  2. Curate a Thoughtful Guest List:

    • Embrace the beauty of an intimate gathering by inviting those closest to your hearts.

    • Prioritize meaningful connections over sheer numbers to ensure an atmosphere of genuine warmth and shared love.

  3. Personalize Your Vows:

    • Take advantage of the intimate setting to pour your hearts into personalized vows.

    • Share your promises in a way that reflects your unique journey and the depth of your commitment.

  4. Capture Candid Moments:

    • Opt for a photographer with a keen eye for capturing candid moments and emotions.

    • Cherish the authentic snapshots that tell the story of your love throughout the day.




Small Wedding Ideas for Décor:

  1. Tablescapes with a Personal Touch:

    • Personalize table settings with handwritten notes or personalized favors.

    • Incorporate family heirlooms or sentimental items into your centerpieces.

  2. Ambiance with String Lights:

    • Create a cozy and romantic atmosphere with the soft glow of string lights.

    • Hang them above the dining area or around the ceremony space for a touch of magic.

  3. Signature Cocktail Station:

    • Offer a signature cocktail that holds sentimental value for the couple.

    • Personalized drink stations add a unique touch to the celebration.

  4. Interactive Guest Book:

    • Replace traditional guest books with interactive alternatives, such as a Polaroid guest book or a wish tree.

    • Capture the essence of your day through the heartfelt messages of your loved ones.

  5. Aisle of Memories:

    • Decorate the aisle with photographs showcasing your journey together.

    • Invite guests to stroll through the timeline of your relationship as they take their seats.

  6. Intimate Lounge Areas:

    • Create cozy lounge spaces with plush seating for guests to relax and enjoy the celebration.

    • Consider incorporating personalized throw pillows or blankets for an extra touch.



Small Wedding Ideas for Culinary Delights:

  1. Family-Style Dining:

    • Foster a sense of community by opting for family-style dining.

    • Share delicious dishes that hold sentimental value or reflect your cultural backgrounds.

  2. Interactive Food Stations:

    • Surprise and delight guests with interactive food stations.

    • Whether it's a DIY taco bar or a build-your-own dessert station, these experiences add a touch of excitement.

  3. Personalized Cake Topper:

    • Showcase your unique style with a personalized cake topper.

    • Incorporate elements that reflect your personalities or shared hobbies.

  4. Customized Menu Cards:

    • Craft menu cards that tell the story of each dish.

    • Share anecdotes or memories related to the chosen menu items for a personal touch.

  5. Sweetheart Table for Two:

    • Create an intimate space for the newlyweds with a sweetheart table.

    • This allows you to steal private moments amidst the joyous celebration.



In the world of weddings, bigger isn't always better. Intimate and micro weddings provide an opportunity to focus on the essence of love, creating a day that is uniquely yours. At Carver Coordination, we encourage couples to embrace the intimacy, infuse personal touches, and savor every moment of their special day. Remember, it's the little details and shared experiences that make a small wedding an incredibly meaningful celebration of love. Happy planning!

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