“Couples who want to do it themselves will find no end of inspiration here.” —DALLAS MORNING NEWS
If you’re like the many couples that have needs and desires that cannot be met by conventional ceremonies, I Do was written just for you. Whether you’re celebrating an interfaith or intercultural union, a second or third marriage, a same-sex marriage, or a commitment ceremony, you can make your special day a walk down the aisle less traveled. Drawing on the author’s experience designing and performing wedding celebrations, I Do is a creative, accessible guide that helps you devise a ritual that is as unique as you are.
I Do explains the traditions behind the well-known elements of a wedding—the bridal veil, the exchange of rings, the cake, the vows—and then offers inspired alternatives drawn from a wide range of cultures including ancient Greece and Persia, pagan Europe, and Elizabethan England. Step-by-step instructions and planning guides are included to help you create your own personal event that incorporates the symbols and words most meaningful to you.