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7 Ideas That Prove You Don't Have to Take Your Wedding Too Seriously

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By Simone Hill for

Just because you're planning a wedding doesn't mean you can't have a little fun with it. (Not all weddings have to look classic and perfect!) One way to create a playful vibe: Look to your younger years for inspiration. Take for example these 7 wedding ideas.

A Dum Dum Lollipop Centerpiece
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Dinosaur and Heart Reception Entrance
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A Balloon Release
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A Lemonade Stand
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A Petting Zoo During Cocktail Hour
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Tambourine and Lollipop Sign Bouquets and Boutonnieres
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A Sprinkle-Covered Cake
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