Back yard wedding reception

A Back Yard Wedding Reception

A back yard wedding reception can offer a terrific option for saving money on your wedding, while still pulling of a super-elegant event. The pool side reception shown here in the back yard of the bride’s parents, cost a mere $10,000 and was filled with elegance and ambiance. That’s an enormous savings as compared to […]

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Vintage candy buffet table at outdoor wedding reception

Vintage Candy Buffet at Outdoor Wedding

Vintage Wedding Candy Buffet A beautiful Vintage Wedding Candy Buffet idea for an outdoor wedding reception (although you could just as easily steal this Vintage Wedding Candy Buffet if your wedding reception is indoors as well…). A stunning vintage table positioned on the grass, and freshly painted in white, is used for a candy buffet table. […]

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Wedding Cupcakes With Cute Message Banners

Wedding Cupcakes With Cute Message Banners

Wedding Cupcakes with cute message banners from Your Cloud Parade. Cupcakes are hot for wedding receptions right now, and these tiny wedding cupcakes with their messages of love are extra special and very apopo for a wedding.  We love the itty-bitty bit-size of these cupcakes, and your guests will too – so dainty and delicate, they’re […]

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Wedding Reception Cupcakes That Say "I do!"

Wedding Reception Cupcakes – “I Do!”

Cupcakes have turned into a trend for weddings and receptions. Some couples serve cupcakes in place of wedding cake, others offer them up as dessert in addition to the traditional wedding cake. Still others have ‘cupcake stations’ at their receptions, or include them as part of a late evening dessert buffet at the reception. These […]

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Wedding Reception Bar

How Much Liquor for a Wedding?

How Much Liquor Will We Need for the Reception? Q: Is there a formula to determine how much beer and liquor is needed for a reception with 300 guests? Thank you Mary D. [You may also want to know the proper temperature for serving champagne] A: Allow three to four drinks for a buffet or […]

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Pink Champagne and Raspberries for Wedding Reception

Pink Champagne & Raspberries

Here’s a really beautiful wedding reception idea…  At thoughtfully planned receptions, everything should be beautiful to look at – right down to the beverages you serve. No detail should be neglected. Serve champagne in stylized champagne flutes. If your reception venue doesn’t offer them, you can rent them from a party supply or event supply […]

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Head Table at Wedding Reception

Head Table

This stunning head table for a wedding reception was styled by the talented designers at LA Botanicals The traditional head table remains the most popular seating arrangement for the bride and groom and their bridal party at wedding receptions. The head table (or top table, as it is called in the UK) is typically a […]

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Wedding Colors - Purple and Green Place Setting

Purple and Green Place Setting

Purple and Green are a hot color combination for wedding colors at wedding receptions.  Above, a purple and green wedding place setting at a wedding reception (to be exact, its lavender and lime).  A white dinner plate is set on a gold charger.  The lavender linen napkin is folded lengthwise and positioned beneath the dinner […]

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