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 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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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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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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Blue Signature Cocktail

Signature Cocktails – Blue Cotton Candy

A fun and fabulous signature cocktail for wedding receptions, simply top champagne with cotton candy!  It looks amazing, yet is so easy to do, and WOW, what wow factor! Who doesn’t love unique wedding ideas like this?  Imagine how your guests wedding react when you plunk one of these in their hands at the reception!  […]

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Creative Wedding Table Names - Image of name on reception table

Creative Wedding Table Names

At most wedding receptions, guests consult a seating chart or escort cards to guide them to their seats when they arrive at the reception. While you certainly can name your reception tables by number (1 – 15, for example) as is quite standard, it often  does nothing to add style or personality to your wedding […]

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Winter Wonderland Wedding Reception: Ceiling Decor

Wedding Reception Ceiling Decor: Winter Wonderland Theme

A gorgeous wedding reception decorated to the hilt for a winter wonderland theme. This high-end reception is obviously priced out of the budget for most couples, but you can snaffle some inspiration to use for the decor at your own wedding. The key elements consist of flowers, candles and twinkling lights suspended from the ceiling. To bring […]

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Outdoor wedding reception picture

Outdoor Wedding Reception – Banquet Style

An outdoor wedding reception set up banquet style, with a series of long rectangular tables placed in rows. We love that the tables and chairs match, and are complimentary to the outdoor setting, made of study wood with a deep dark burgandy-brown stain. Almost like high-end picnic tables, they combine an outdoorsy feel with a certain […]

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