After the ceremony, most happy couples and their guests will visit their reception venue and sit down for a meal. People tend to spend a long time at those tables because the groom and best man with often make speeches. It’s vital that you think long and hard about your approach to decorating those tables and ensuring they look as beautiful as possible.
With that in mind, there are some tips below this introduction that you might like to consider. They are just here to provide some inspiration and ensure you look in the right direction. Use these ideas or tailor them to ensure you get the best results.
Create an edible centrepiece
You will need to create centrepieces for your tables, and the possibilities are endless when it comes to what you can achieve. One of the best and most unusual ideas involves designing a centrepiece that your guests can consume. Maybe you could contact a local cake maker and ask them to build something using cheesy snacks? Your guests are going to love it, and you’ll probably save a lot of money compared to other couples who spend a fortune on those items. It’s even possible to get cake centrepieces made from organic cheese if you think your guests will want a few nibbles while they listen to the speeches. There are no limits to what you can achieve. Just use some imagination!
Add some sparkle
No reception room tables are complete without some sparkle. That could mean covering the tablecloths in glitter, adding some fairy lights, or anything else you deem suitable. There are lots of specialist wedding suppliers online that should have something to tickle your taste buds. So, it’s just a case of shopping around and identifying the items that appeal most to you. You shouldn’t have to break the bank, but you might have to send someone into the room the night before to get everything ready. You’ll be too busy drinking champagne with your friends.
Design personalised place names
You’ll want people to know where to sit down for their meal without being told. For that reason, it’s wise to create some personalised place names for the tables along with your seating chart. Try to keep family members together and ensure you have enough places for everyone who’s due to attend your wedding. There are some excellent templates available online if you need some inspiration, and there are lots of printing firms who can create the place names on your behalf. Maybe you could include a funny story about how you know the person on each of the cards?
Those three straightforward tips should assist you in making a vast improvement when it comes to designing the tables for your wedding reception. Put some of those ideas into practice, and try to come up with some original concepts too. As with anything in this world, sometimes you have to think outside of the box if you want to achieve something impressive. Use your imagination, and you will end up with the perfect wedding day that you will never forget. Enjoy!
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