An old German wedding custom, the tradition of cutting a log represents the first obstacle that the couple must overcome in their marriage. They must work together to “overcome the obstacle” by sawing through the log. Using a large, long saw with two handles, the couple demonstrates their teamwork to friends and family, and their willingness and ability to master the difficulties that inevitably arise in a marriage.

An old German wedding custom, the tradition of cutting a log represents the first obstacle that the couple must overcome in their marriage. They must work together to “overcome the obstacle” by sawing (Diy Wedding Games)

PROST! German Wedding Celebration Banner Photo Prop. My grandmother and mom, & aunt would Love this!   Repinned by Cambria Winery.

PROST Wedding Banner - Wedding Reception Decoration - Cheers Banner -German Banner - Photo Prop You Pick the Colors

Heart-shaped pretzel

German Weddings, the Reception and Dance: Part 3 of German Weddings

At first glance the reception at German weddings is very similar to wedding receptions in North America. A nice meal is served, speeches from the bride and groom and the bride and groom's family are made, and the newlyweds

German wedding cup-- tradition for the couple to drink from both ends at the same time

Have you ever heard of a German Wedding Cup? This is a very special vessel that a couple drinks out of for their wedding toast, and the story behind i

Gorgeous Rustic Wedding | Katinka Stone Photography | Bridal Musings Wedding Blog

Sweet German Wedding with Gorgeous Rustic Decor

This is amazing - A pretzel bar!  #pretzel #wedding #foodstation

"Thanks for helping us tie the knot" Love the idea of hot soft pretzels for a late night station - Pretzel Dipping Sauces: Herb Cheese, Honey Mustard, & Roasted Red Bell Pepper Aioli

Oktoberfest wedding sign & the yummiest escort cards!

Vintage Oktoberfest Wedding: Linda + Jeremy

"Break a Plate for Good Luck!" See the wedding on Style Me Pretty: http://www.StyleMePretty.com/california-weddings/2014/02/17/mankas-boathouse-wedding-with-a-bowtie-bar/ Larissa Cleveland Photography

Manka's Boathouse Wedding With a Bowtie Bar

"Break a Plate for Good Luck!" See the wedding on Style Me Pretty: http://www.StyleMePretty.com/california-weddings/2014/02/17/mankas-boathouse-wedding-with-a-bowtie-bar/ Larissa Cleveland Photography

German Log Sawing Tradition.When a couple exits the church after the #wedding ceremony, there is a saw horse that sports a thick log and a handsaw. The couple is expected to saw the log in half, symbolizing their taking on the first hard task of their new life together.

German Wedding Ceremonies: Log cutting // It's supposed to symbolize the first of many hard tasks that they'll face together as a married couple.

German Wedding Favors

Honoring the groom’s heritage, custom beer steins were engraved in German with the quote, “If I know what love is, it is because of you.

The signage at a creative multicultural wedding in Virginia, photos by Nine Photography | JunebugWeddings.com

Multicultural Wedding at Sevenoaks Retreat Center

This Themed Wedding Is Perfect For An Oktoberfest-Loving Couple

This Themed Wedding Is Perfect For An Oktoberfest-Loving Couple

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