Celtic Themed Wedding

My husband and I are wanting to renew our vows. We eloped when we got married so we want to have an actual ceremony. But we are wanting to do a Celtic themed wedding. I am having a very hard time finding anything for it. Most of the dresses I have found cost in the 5-7 thousand dollar range. I have found nothing for a cake idea. Can someone help me with finding somewhere to look online?

By Ellicemoffitt from Paragould, AR

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April 29, 20090 found this helpful
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I'm making my daughter's celtic theme wedding dress, along with the bridesmaids.

My daughter wants to get her goblets from http://www.fellowshipfoundry.com/

This can be a gift from someone. If someone wants to get you something special, let them know. It can keep your costs down.

Have a flute player, or guitar, etc. We plan to have an outdoor wedding. She's talked about a pig roast, or at least a cookout. Where do you live? Some areas have lovely B and B's that have lovely scenery for a beautiful celtic themed wedding.

Have fun with this. it is your dream wedding - that has finally arrived. My daughter, due to the in-law family making all sorts of remarks, is at the point of eloping herself, but we are trying to encourage her to have the wedding as it is a celebration for the couple, not the family.

Anyway. Good luck with all this. It is fun!

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May 3, 20090 found this helpful
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An acquaintance was telling me that her niece had one. During part of the ceremony, the couples hands were bound together with a wide ribbon--where the term "tying the knot" comes from, is actually a celtic tradition. She also had a young girl from a dance studio do traditional dances for the guests.

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May 26, 20090 found this helpful
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Weddingstar has Celtic Accessories. Here is the link.

http://www.weddingstar.com/us/Celtic+Charm+Collection

Up here in Canada, the Scottish Shops often will rent the tartans, and other traditional garb for a few hundred dollars. Maybe check with a costume shop as well, might be much less expensive. Check also at the Highland Games in your area, there are usually vendors that can get you set up.

I have seen wedding invitations with a celtic love knot design on them or a claddagh ring. Here is a link to one that Carlson Craft does

http://invitationlady.cceasy.com/WE ... p;CFID=72451321&CFTOKEN=32280603

Best of luck!

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April 22, 20090 found this helpful

Photos of Celtic wedding cakes:

http://images.google.com/images?gbv ... ;btnG=Search+Images&aq=f&oq=

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April 22, 20090 found this helpful

Search for: "How to Plan a Celtic Theme Wedding", a lot of info there, good luck.

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April 23, 20090 found this helpful

What a beautiful theme! Just a thought, have you tried looking online for Renaissance Faire or historical garb? There are plenty of sites that sell Celtic or medieval dresses for a lot less than that, and some places even do custom work.

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May 12, 20090 found this helpful

With the traditional 'tieing the knot', perhaps you could use a tied ribbon as a cake topper.

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