It’s finally here! Windsor Castle is in a flurry of preparations for the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. And even if you aren’t one of the 2,600 members of the public that were invited to watch the ceremony, you can experience it via the magic of technology from the comfort of your own home.
While people all over the world are celebrating, this is a particularly big deal for the British, as well as for Americans, given that Markle is making history as the first American to marry into the royal family in 81 years.
On Instagram, people are sharing how they are celebrating the event of the year with the hashtag #royalwedding. Some are adorable, while others are a bit bizarre, but it’s all in good fun.
And for the latest, inside scoop on the big day from our royals expert, check out 20 Things We Know About Harry and Meghan’s Wedding.
Dressing Up the Streets
London’s Regent Street has been lined with Union Jacks to mark the royal event.
Dressing Up the Kids
A lot of nurseries invited the kids to dress up as “princes” and “princesses” on Friday. One little boy went as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, and won the hearts of everyone on the Internet.
Dressing Up the Dogs
Dressing Up the Cats
If you’re hosting a party, traditional English scones with Devonshire cream and jam are an absolute must.
It might not be the one being served at the wedding, but you can make your own version of an elderflower and lemon curd layer cake with raspberry decoration and a white chocolate drizzle. And for more on what’s actually getting served tomorrow, check out Here Are the Details on Harry and Meghan’s Wedding Cake.
Decorating Their Homes
There’s no such thing as too many Union Jacks.
Wearing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Masks
The paper cut-outs are a bit creepy, especially in a large group.
Posting with Life-Size Cut-Outs
They’re so lifelike.
Deliberating on the Dress
Who will she be wearing? What will it look like? For the inside scoop, check out our exclusive report on who’s actually designing the thing.
The matching Prince Harry and Meghan Markle swimsuits have got to be one of the most bizarre items on the list. For more weird royal wedding merchandise, check out the 15 Craziest Wedding Souvenirs for Harry and Meghan Obsessives.
Collecting Stuffed Corgis
It’s tragic that the late Princess Diana won’t be there on the happiest day of her son’s life. To find out how the plan to include her in the nuptials, read Here’s How Princess Diana’s Family Will Be Part of the Royal Wedding.
Painting their Nails
The Union Jack looks good on all fingers.
You know how some people propose at weddings? This counts!
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