With more and more couples opting for simple weddings, barn is becoming one of the hottest wedding venues for those who’re planning country weddings. The rustic venue holds infinite possibilities for breathtaking photos and homespun details – DIY mason jar flowers, fabric drapery, wooden signs, romantic string lights, chandelier…What’s more, barn weddings are becoming chic now with stylish decorations, that are no longer just country. You can have the simple fabric draping from the ceiling, or hang string lights at the venue to create a unique atmosphere. Here’re some brilliant barn wedding reception ideas I’ve rounded up, and let’s check them out.
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Choosing the right decorations for your wedding table can become a harsh task to overcome. You must need to pick from the great variety of styles and colors! We’ve talked a lot about wedding centerpieces and today I’m going to share a small but important part of the table decorations-your cocktail table. A cocktail table usually goes round and small, with a small centerpiece on it. The main color and theme can be matched with your wedding theme. If you’re thinking about the cocktail table decoration ideas of you big day, check out the following cute ideas and get inspired.
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We all know that kids, with their abundance of energy and oftentimes shorter attention spans, can be a challenge to keep busy and out of trouble when they attend grown-up events such as weddings. Whether they’re your nieces, nephews, children, or best friend’s kiddos, those little ones will keep you busy even on your wedding day! So, what better way to keep the munchkins entertained by having activities for them to do throughout your wedding day. So if you are planning to have kids at your wedding, then you will want to check out these ideas to entertain them.
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When it comes to reception table styling, the options are endless! Filling long tables can make this task a little daunting with so much space to decorate. A great table runner can be a real wedding décor workhorse, both in the space it occupies and the sense of personality it offers. When you close your eyes, what do you envision beneath your centerpieces and table numbers? Don’t have a clear vision? Get inspired by these amazing table runner ideas!
Fabric Drapery Table Runners
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If you’re looking to add some serious “wow” factor to your wedding day, go for gorgeous draping. When done right, adding fabric—usually sheer, gauzy textiles like chiffon, organza, or voile—will make your setting feel more luxe and upscale, yet intimate and cozy at the same time. Draping can be used in several ways, from draping the walls to soften the venue’s edges, to adding floor-to-ceiling panels to section off a large, cavernous space. Keep reading for some of my favorite draping ideas to make your day feel a whole lot more magical.
Recently I’ve been admiring night wedding reception decorations, especially those with stunning lights. And outdoor venues can be perfectly matched with night receptions. With open air and natural beauty, you can always get creative and add personal touches to the big day. Whether you’re tying the knot al fresco or dancing the night away outside for your reception, the right mood is key. Check out these stunning night wedding reception ideas I’ve rounded up and get inspired.
What’s the amazing dessert that’s a definite crowd-pleaser, and that adults and children alike love to eat? Let’s hear it for the s’more. There’s really nothing better than toasted marshmallow and melty chocolate stuffed between two crunchy graham crackers. What’s the best part about this fan-favorite dessert? It’s perfect for both a summer and winter wedding. Set up a cozy fire pit on a summer night, or keep warm in the winter by a crackling fire, as you eat your treat—s’mores are good to go all year round. Set up a traditional s’mores bar, offer s’mores wedding favors, or go big with our ultimate s’mores wedding cake. Be sure to set out wet napkins if you’re serving s’mores or s’mores variation—marshmallows can get super sticky. Get inspired by these s’more recipes and s’more-inspired desserts.
When creating and organizing any seating chart, there are some pointers to keep in mind: always alphabetize, select a legible font that’s big enough for guests to read and make the effort to find out the names of everyone’s plus-ones (rather than just writing “and guest”). Mix these functional tips with a fresh and clever display for an exceptional seating plan. Get guests talking with any one of these 20 seating chart ideas that are anything but ordinary!
While we’ll always appreciate a great cocktail bar, but some of our favorite bars actually serve food as well. The variety a top-it-yourself reception bar provides means that everyone can fix their plate exactly how they like it. See all the creative ways you can adapt a reception bar to suit your tastes and your guests as well for the wedding planning.
With lounge areas becoming more popular, couples have dreamed up seating that feels inventive, fun, and a perfect match for their wedding aesthetic. Creating these lounge areas can be a great way to drive home your wedding theme and break up large spaces. We particularly love them for expansive venues, including outdoor lawns, tented bashes, beach weddings, and ballrooms. But even if you’re not getting married in one of these types of venues, you can certainly create a seating area for guests to enjoy!