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Flowers & Desserts

Wedding reception flowers
Picture: Susan Elizabeth Pictures

The dessert desk and cake design are locations the place {couples} can add slightly extra enjoyable into their day. A lush buttercream creation… a candy mini-cake… a multi-tiered confection — every can assume middle stage with ease.

Wedding flowers
Picture: Josh Goodman

Mini wedding cake
Picture: Love in Concept

Flowers take a starring position as properly. Not solely do you stroll down the aisle with them, they’ll encourage the backdrop for the remainder of your decorations. Begin gathering concepts on your flowers and bouquets early on within the marriage ceremony planning course of.

Bridal bouquet
Picture: Christine Grace Pictures

Wedding centerpiece
Picture: Erin Johnson

Discover a flower you should use in your particulars. Look intently at your gown or lace. Is there a flower design inside? Or select a flower you like and have your baker work a recent or spun-sugar model of the bloom into your cake

Almost naked wedding cake
Picture: Erin Johnson

Printed Matter

Save-the-dates and invites supply hints of what’s to come back. A phrase like “black tie,” photos of a canoe on a lake or vacation spot marriage ceremony info lets your visitors put together for an attractive day.

Wedding invitation suite
Picture: Susan Elizabeth Pictures

Start the invitation design course of by trying to your marriage ceremony location — maybe you could find a classic postcard of the locale as a jumping-off level.

Wedding invitation
Picture: Lillie Fortino Pictures

From florals to stripes, wallpaper is usually a nice supply of inspo.

 

Tropical wedding invitation

Pull out your dad and mom’ or grandparents’ invitations and examine them intently. You may fall in love with the font, paper texture or design.

 Wedding invitation suite
Picture: Love in Concept

Signage, desk numbers & escort playing cards inform visitors things like the place to go, the place to take a seat and what’s on the menu.

Wedding direction sign
Picture: Christine Grace Pictures

On-line marketplaces like Etsy and Amazon Handmade are nice assets for paper items — each custom-made and inventory gadgets.

All you need is love sign
Picture: Anée Atelier

Flower girl in wagon
Picture: Josh Goodman

Tablescapes & Decor

You mentioned “I do,” and now it’s time to rejoice — and eat and drink!

Metallic wedding reception table decor
Picture: Erin Johnson

As soon as you understand in case you are utilizing spherical, sq., rectangular tables or a mixture of shapes, you’ll be able to concentrate on the main points like which linens you need to have on every desk, together with dishes, flatware and centerpieces.

Wedding reception table
Picture: Anée Atelier

Relating to dishes and dinnerware, search for distributors who supply a wide range of classic china, fashionable kinds, patterned dishes, even clear glass. Go mismatched or matchy-matchy — it’s all good!

Wedding reception table
 Picture: Christine Grace Pictures

You should definitely consider barware and glassware Simply as we’re seeing new developments with dishes, we’re seeing them with glassware as properly, from stemless champagne glasses to coloured glass and copper mugs for specialty libations like mulled cider and Moscow Mules.

Wedding reception table
Picture: Christine Grace Pictures

Excerpt from Fashionable Romantic Weddings, by Maggie Lord, by permission of Gibbs Smith.