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!
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!
So you want to get married in a yurt? Or is that a tipi? Perhaps you picture your dream elegant affair in a marquee? Or maybe it’s a sailcloth tent? Yep, when it comes to housing your guests on a wedding day, not all tents are created equal. You’d be forgiven for thinking a tented reception, is simply a tent and, in fact, we thought there were many kinds of tents, tops, when we started putting together the post. Here’re some trending tented reception ideas for your reference.
As we all know that wedding reception plays a very important role in the whole wedding planning, giving both guests and the couple a memorable spot. To set the basic tone for the reception, you may need to decide your wedding theme first, like if you want a rustic themed wedding, a backyard wedding reception will be the perfect choice, or if you want a traditional wedding, having your reception venue set at a ballroom can be really amazing. Or if you don’t have so many ideas in your mind, check out these gorgeous wedding reception ideas and steal one as your own reception.