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 Sweetheart Table at a Shabby-Chic Outdoor Wedding

Vintage Sweetheart Table at an Outdoor Wedding – How Sweet is This?!

Shabby chic wedding sweetheart table Having a shabby chic or vintage style wedding?  Steal this idea for a shabby chic wedding sweetheart table.  A very romantic and very vintage sweetheart table, set just for the bride and groom, is the star of this outdoor reception.  This is fabulous design idea you could run with for […]

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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 makes a lovely 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 (a flea market find!) is positioned on the grass;  freshly painted in […]

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Red carpet at celebrity style wedding

Roll Out the Red Carpet for a Celebrity Style Wedding

Give your wedding a ‘celebrity style’ wedding theme and roll out the red carpet.  Here a red carpet covers the center aisle in the reception venue, looking very Hollywood (and so stunning) when paired with a black and white color scheme. Reception Greeting:  Another idea:  Make your guests feel like they’re celebrities.  Give them the […]

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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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Fun and Unique Wedding Reception Ideas - Photo Booth

Fun Idea for Wedding Receptions – Photo Booth

A fun and unique wedding reception idea that guests will have a ball with. Set up an entertaining photo booth with fun prop (like the cardboard car shown above, or the chalkboard shown below) for guests to have their picture taken in. A prop that relates to your wedding theme if you have one would be […]

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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 Reception Dessert - Ice Cream Cone on a Dessert Dish

Wedding Dessert Ideas – Ice Cream Cone on a Dessert Dish

Wedding Reception Dessert – Ice Cream Cone on a Dessert Dish Your guests will LOVE this. A clever, fun, a very visually attractive dessert for a wedding reception, its a “formal ice cream cone”, to match the formality of such a special occasion: an ice cream cone served on a dessert dish! It looks fabulous […]

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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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