Back yard wedding reception

Elegant Back Yard Wedding Reception on a Budget

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 what […]

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Vintage candy buffet table at outdoor wedding reception

Style a Vintage Candy Buffet, Complete With Cotton Candy Wedding Favors

Vintage Wedding Candy Buffet A beautiful Vintage Wedding Candy Buffet adds style and fun to either an outdoor wedding reception or an indoor soiree. A stunning vintage table (a flea market find!) is positioned on the grass;  freshly painted in white, this pretty, ornate table is used for the candy buffet table. How to Recreate this […]

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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 formal black and white color scheme. Theme weddings are so much fun for guests to attend.  If you want […]

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Wedding Reception Cupcakes That Say "I do!"

Wedding Reception Cupcakes – “I Do!”

Cupcakes have become a popular choice for wedding receptions , and these tiny wedding cupcakes with their messages of love, pretty bridal lace cupcake wrappers, and little pearl candies dressing up the icicng are extra special and very apropos for a wedding. These pretty cupcakes have bridal lace overlays on top of the cupcake wrappers. […]

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Pink Champagne and Raspberries for Wedding Reception

Pink Champagne & Raspberries Give Cocktail Hour Class & Style

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. Guests will be impressed at cocktail hour when you serve champagne in stylized champagne flutes.  If your reception venue doesn’t offer them (and most […]

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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 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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