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 off 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 With Cotton Candy Wedding Favors

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 Reception Cupcakes That Say "I do!"

Wedding Reception Cupcakes – “I Do!”

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. These pretty cupcakes have bridal lace overlays on top of the cupcake wrappers. The pink frosting dotted with bridal pearls is oh-so-perfect for a wedding, and the little […]

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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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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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Picture of sparkling wedding table number

Table Number Ideas – Big Sparkly Number

A large number is cut out of cardboard, then covered with sparkly white-silver beads (glued on). Along with dice representing the table number, it is all displayed under a large glass or clear acrylic glass dome. Place these table numbers at the center of the reception table and they will do double duty as centerpieces […]

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Picture of ice cubes with roses for wedding reception

Rose Ice Cubes for Wedding Reception

Its the little details that make the difference at a wedding reception, and these rose ice cubes are a beautiful idea if you are striving for the type of reception guests will not soon forget. Real rose petals are added to water before being frozen into ice cubes. The super-stylish ice cubes are then used […]

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