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30+ Wedding Table Ideas: What to Put on Wedding Reception Tables

Are you looking for wedding table ideas? Don’t know what to put on wedding reception tables? Look no further! Today we cover all you need to know to host the wedding reception of your dreams!

Simplicity at the bride and groom's table with chairs that complement the wedding table decor to perfection.

Simplicity at the bride and groom’s table with chairs that complement the wedding table decor to perfection.

If you’re the type that’s been dreaming of your wedding your whole life, you might know exactly what you want your wedding reception tables to look like. If you don’t, then you are in the right place. Use this checklist to choose what to put on wedding reception tables and get inspired by some stunning wedding table ideas that will sweep you off your feet!

How to Decorate Wedding Reception Tables

When styling a wedding reception table, there are a myriad of options to choose from to achieve your desired look. Here’s a short checklist to keep in mind when decorating your wedding tables.

1. The tables themselves: tables come in all shapes and sizes, but wedding tables are somewhat standardized. 😉 From round to square, your tables may be so stunningly beautiful that you may want to show them off. A good example would be rustic heavy wooden tables, too gorgeous to hide under a tablecloth.

Wedding table ideas in soft pink and blue by Celios Design.

Wedding table ideas in soft pink and blue by Celios Design.

Don’t know what to put on wedding reception tables? Look no further! Today we cover all you need to know to host the wedding reception of your dreams!

Don’t know what to put on wedding reception tables? Look no further! Today we cover all you need to know to host the wedding reception of your dreams!

2. Table linens: From simple white to luxurious heavy silk brocade or modern sequined tablecloths, table linens help set your table style. Spend some time considering the colors of your napkins, linens, skirting and table runners and their impact on your reception decor.

3. Place settings: This refers to setting the table with tableware which includes utensils, glasses, dishes, etc. Each individual set is called a place setting. You may choose to go with a formal or an informal setting for your sit-down dinner. Or no setting at all if you are going for a cocktail wedding reception! 😉

Tip: Remember to match your utensils to your wedding menu items or courses.

4. Centerpieces: Tall, hanging, short or even as table runners with wreaths of greenery, make sure the wedding centerpieces match your wedding theme and do not block your guests’ view of the rest of the people at the table. You can go with lanterns, bird cages, floating candles, votives, floral wedding centerpieces or a mix of these. There is so much variety to choose from! (Check out this affordable wedding centerpieces article for more inspiration and fabulous and simple DIYs!)

Adorable votives, shells and white flowers to decorate this beach wedding reception tables. Photography: kiwiphotostudio.

Adorable votives, shells and white flowers to decorate this beach wedding reception tables. Photography: kiwiphotostudio.

Soften the look of your long tables with round plates and round centerpieces.

Soften the look of your long tables with round plates and round centerpieces.

5. Place cards and table numbers: Your escort cards, place cards and/or table numbers can be subtle or used to make a statement besides helping you with your seating arrangements. You can do away with them if you choose to have your guests sit wherever they like. These adorable and creative pieces, really do come in handy at a sit-down dinner as it makes it easier for your waiters to deliver specially ordered menus – like those gluten-free, kosher or vegetarian options – to your guests when you know where they are sitting.

Read more: How to seat guests at your wedding for a lively celebration

6. Other additions to help you decorate wedding reception tables: Add a few surprises to your wedding table decor such as wedding favors and conversation ice-breakers. A few crayons or papers for them to add a well wish for the newlyweds can be a great conversation starter. You may also want to add wedding menus with a small lavender sprig or vine leaf on top of the plates.

Boho wedding. Nothing transforms your reception table ambiance more than the right lighting.

Boho wedding. Nothing transforms your reception table ambiance more than the right lighting.

Wedding table ideas and tips to learn how to decorate your reception tables.

Wedding table ideas and tips to learn how to decorate your reception tables.

7. Chairs: Usually a forgotten item even though they can really help spruce up the place. 😉 Look for comfort, style, and quality. The last thing you want at your wedding reception is a guest that gets hurt because the chair was too flimsy. Chair covers, original sashes, affordable baby’s breath and greenery decor can help you add that stunning personal touch to your wedding chairs. Feel free to browse some chair decor and other original wedding ideas on this article!

8. Table lighting: Nothing transforms your reception table ambiance more than the right lighting. Get inspired by twinkling lights, LEDs, chandeliers, candles and more to create an unforgettable dining space.

Candelabras with tall tapered candles and hanging chandeliers for an upscale outdoor wedding.

Candelabras with tall tapered candles and hanging chandeliers for an upscale outdoor wedding.

You can play with these elements when decorating wedding reception tables but always follow the golden rule: “Stay true to your own style.”

Wedding Table Ideas on a Budget

If you want to save money on your reception tables decor, there are plenty of affordable and amazing wedding table ideas to pick from. Here are a few of them.

  • Long live DIY! If you, or someone you know, is crafty, make the centerpieces and other wedding table decor yourself. Fill glasses or vases with strings of lights or votive candles, purchase your own fabric for your tablecloths or table runners or create your own flower arrangements.
  • If you are hosting a buffet-styled reception, use chic plastic plates and plastic “silverware” that look like the real thing instead of renting expensive china. This will help cut down on the cleaning costs as well. 😉
Make these gorgeous but simple DIY succulent centerpieces for your wedding reception tables. What you will need: Moss table-runner with loose succulents, mini terrariums and mica flakes.

Make these gorgeous but simple DIY succulent centerpieces for your wedding reception tables. What you will need: Moss table-runner with loose succulents, mini terrariums and mica flakes.

  • Glassware can also double as party favors. Use customized or personalized wine, pint or mason jar glasses for each place setting that your guests can take home at the end of the wedding reception. You can have them engraved with your names, initials and the wedding date or you can tie on a small tag with a note and a ribbon.
  • Grab old pieces of reclaimed wood, vintage jars and vases, or thrift store candles and trinkets to create unique and stunning wedding centerpieces. Tie the look together with inexpensive ribbons, or not. 😉
Wedding table ideas on a budget. Achieve the classic-clam look with a golden frame some votives and a delicate flower arrangement in white and green like at this stunning West Hollywood wedding. Photography: Jose Villa Photography.

Wedding table ideas on a budget. Achieve the classic-clam look with a golden frame some votives and a delicate flower arrangement in white and green like at this stunning West Hollywood wedding. Photography: Jose Villa Photography.

  • This is one of our favorite wedding table ideas: Secure your napkins with bracelets or jewelry from the dollar store! Tres chic!
  • Winter wedding? Sprinkle pinecones with glitter. For a beach wedding, mix and match some seashells with lace and create some unique wedding table decor and favors.
Glam up your look with rhinestones, lace and ribbons - one of the many wedding tables ideas you will find on this article.

Glam up your look with rhinestones, lace and ribbons.

Tips for Decorating Wedding Tables

Decorating wedding tables should be a fun task. Follow these tips and never forget to be true to your style.

  • Choose your wedding color scheme and/or your wedding theme before buying or renting the wedding reception table decor
  • Don’t be scared to go for an eclectic look, especially when on a budget. Unique and creative wedding table ideas and decorations add to the fun
  • Not every table has to have a uniform look and feel. Feel free to experiment with color, shapes and unique pieces that distinguish a table from the next. They will certainly help your guests break the ice!
  • Consider round or oval-shaped dishes for long or square tables to soften the look
  • Table numbers or folded napkins that are triangular or diamond-shaped add more visually appeal to a round table
  • Formal place settings take up more table space than informal ones
  • Add an original wedding sign to the bride and groom’s chairs
Original elegant and modern wedding centerpiece.

Original elegant and modern wedding centerpiece.

Sophisticated and magical wedding table ideas for a candlelight reception dinner.

Sophisticated and magical wedding table ideas for a candlelight reception dinner.

These are some of the many beautiful and fun wedding table ideas to help you decide what to put on wedding reception tables. Now, don’t be shy and follow us on Pinterest to discover thousands of other ideas to make your wedding as exceptional as these!

Incredible and Original Wedding Table Ideas Photo Gallery

  • Nice and simple green fresh garland.

    Nice and simple green fresh garland.
  • Purple passion wedding inspiration

    Purple passion wedding inspiration. Photography Damion Hamilton.
  • Mint and gold wedding with succulents and sequins

    The Biltmore Ballrooms in Midtown Atlanta is an inspirational site in and of itself. Mint and gold wedding with succulents and sequins. Photography: Melissa Prosser Photography.
  • Tall and modern greenery centerpieces with an edge.

    Wedding table ideas you’ll love. Tall and modern greenery centerpieces with an edge.
You may choose to go with a formal or an informal setting for your sit-down dinner.

You may choose to go with a formal or an informal setting for your sit-down dinner.

Show your guests their assigned table with these impressive seating card scrolls! Damask pattern double-sided champagne flute seating card scroll in plum, sage, and nude.

Show your guests their assigned table with these impressive seating card scrolls! Damask pattern double-sided champagne flute seating card scroll in plum, sage, and nude by PennyAnnDesigns.

Wedding reception tablescapes for organic theme wedding.

Wedding reception tablescapes for organic theme wedding.

Wedding Table Ideas: What to Put on Wedding Reception Tables.

Wedding Table Ideas: What to Put on Wedding Reception Tables.

Modern elegance in this Dallas wedding.

Modern elegance in this Dallas wedding.

Love this wedding table idea! Match your wedding color-scheme with a paper and wrap your utensils with it and a doily for a vintage rustic look.

Love this wedding table idea! Match your wedding color-scheme with a paper and wrap your utensils with it and a doily for a vintage rustic look.

Spanish-themed wedding table decor. Mission inn wedding Photo credit: Amalie Orrange photography.

Spanish-themed wedding table decor. Mission inn wedding Photo credit: Amalie Orrange photography.

Beautiful and affordable wedding table decor ideas.

Beautiful and affordable wedding table decor ideas.

Incorporate colorful flowers and lighting to your rustic chic wedding dessert table. Photography: Angela Gagnon.

Incorporate colorful flowers and lighting to your rustic chic wedding dessert table. Photography: Angela Gagnon.

Peach tulips for a peach, white and green elegant and simple centerpiece at this Chicago wedding. Photography: Gerber +Scarpelli Photography. Vale of Enna flowers.

Peach tulips for a peach, white and green elegant and simple centerpiece at this Chicago wedding. Photography: Gerber +Scarpelli Photography. Vale of Enna flowers.

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Photo Credits: Rustic Chic Weddings, bridalshowplanner, weddingbee, MODwedding, mibelleinc, la decoración de mis mesas, indulgy, Deer Pearl Flowers, southernproductions, mydiaryofus

Mexican-Themed Wedding Decor Ideas that will Floor You

If you are entertaining the idea of a Mexican-themed wedding or you have already decided for one, you’ve come to the right place. Get inspired by these amazing, colorful and fun wedding decor ideas!

Simple and rustic Mexican-themed wedding centerpiece.

Simple and rustic Mexican-themed wedding centerpiece.

Have you thought a Mexican-themed wedding for your big day? After you have checked out these ideas, you will definitely consider a Mexican inspired wedding. The colors, the magic and the joy that these weddings exude is frankly exhilarating.

That’s why we’ve decided to craft together this list of unique Mexican styled wedding ideas to help you turn your wedding into the most memorable one your friends and family have ever attended!

Mexican-Themed Simple & Colorful Centerpieces

These Mexican themed centerpieces may be our favorites, but honestly – who ever saves the best for last, ever? What really won us over was the sheer simplicity and elegance of these centerpieces. Placed in relatively generic water-filled vases or even jars, make sure you fill these beauties to the brim with brightly colored flowers… Or skip the real stuff and just go straight to the source with a wide array of brightly colored Mexican paper flowers. Don’t forget to mix it up a bit by throwing in some (inexpensive) cactuses to boot!

We love this wedding centerpiece shot styled by Little Miss Party Planner. Mexican Cokes dressed up in sarape cozies. Photography: Raquel Bianca.

We love this wedding centerpiece shot styled by Little Miss Party Planner. Mexican Cokes dressed up in sarape cozies. Photography: Raquel Bianca.

Mexican Drinks And Snacks

You’ll love these simple switches you can make to the menu that will accentuate your Mexican-themed wedding, as well as have your guests raving! Start by replacing the usual gang of Coke, 7up and Ginger ale with Mexican classic soft drinks instead like Jarritos. They will add delicious and fun variety of flavors and colors.

Mexican themed-wedding food ideas. What better occasion to pop open that bottle of delicious tequila than your big day? Your guests are guaranteed to have a good time (we are not responsible for how good their next morning is though!)

Mexican themed-wedding food ideas. What better occasion to pop open that bottle of delicious tequila than your big day? Your guests are guaranteed to have a good time (we are not responsible for how good their next morning is though!)

Love Mexican-themed weddings! Throw out the cheese and crackers platter and mix up your amuse-bouche platter with some classic but always delicious atole. Atole de Almendra - Hot milk with cinnamon - Photo by Lubomir Lipov.

Love Mexican-themed weddings! Throw out the cheese and crackers platter and mix up your amuse-bouche platter with some classic but always delicious atole. Atole de Almendra – Hot milk with cinnamon – Photo by Lubomir Lipov.

Mexican-Themed Wedding Decor Ideas

Mexico has a long history of famous muralists and painters like Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, Rufino Tamayo, David Alfaro Siqueiros and so many more. Get inspired by their masterpieces for your Mexican-themed wedding decor ideas. Cultural icons like piñatas, papel picado and sarapes as table runners will highlight the colors even more.

Mexican inspired reception dinner. Photography Aaron Delesie.

Mexican inspired reception dinner. Photography Aaron Delesie.

Mexican reception decor with a Mariachi band, De La Rosa candy and everything!!!

Mexican reception decor with a Mariachi band, De La Rosa candy and everything!!!

The most original photobooth props ever!

The most original photobooth props ever!

Papel picado are paper Mexican folk art banners which can be used for wedding decor.

Papel picado are paper Mexican folk art banners which can be used for wedding decor.

Check out Ay Mujer to purchase handcrafted Papel Picado!!

Mexican-Inspired Wedding Cakes

If you’re insistent on having a big cake at your wedding, then go with something colorful and decorated the way only Mexicans know how…

A Mexican wedding cake could be very funny and creative. Needless to say it will be the center of attention, after the bride of course.

A Mexican wedding cake could be very funny and creative. Needless to say it will be the center of attention, after the bride of course.

But if you’re willing to be a little irreverent and try something different for your Mexican-themed wedding, go with some gooey and incredibly delicious chocolate flan. This traditional half-cake half-pudding is guaranteed to put a delicious twist on the otherwise usual cake-cutting ceremony!

Homemade Mexican chocolate flan, easy to make and very rich.

Homemade Mexican chocolate flan, easy to make and very rich.

Mexican wedding cake ideas and inspiration.

Mexican wedding cake ideas and inspiration.

A Colorful Photo Gallery with Incredible Mexican Wedding Ideas

  • Nods to the groom’s Mexican heritage.

    A wedding in Palm Springs at Korakia Pensione with nods to the groom's Mexican heritage. Photography: Erin J Saldana.
  • Easy and beautiful decor. Photography: Aaron Delesie.

    Blue votives in bunches of three and four on the table make for an easy and beautiful decor. Photography by Aaron Delesie Design by Lisa Vorce.
  • Brightly colored Mexican-themed wedding.

    Brightly colored Mexican-themed wedding.
  • Colorful bridal bouquet Frida Kahlo inspired.

    Colorful bridal bouquet Frida Kahlo inspired captured by Sarah Tonkin Photography.
  • Colorful centerpieces.

    Colorful centerpieces: mix flowers and cactuses on top of a Mexican sarape. Belmont, Dallas. Photography Amber Vickery.
  • Gorgeous Mexican inspired rehearsal dinner.

    Gorgeous Mexican inspired rehearsal dinner.
  • Mexican Fiesta inspired in Frida Kahlo.

    Mexican Fiesta inspired in Frida Kahlo with Sarapes, Talavera dishes, maracas, papel picado and paper flowers.
  • Mexican fiesta wedding inspiration.

    Mexican fiesta wedding inspiration. Love the seating arrangements and the colorful Jarritos.
  • Mexican weddings.

    Mexican Weddings
  • Modern wedding “Mexican Loteria” themed reception.

    Modern wedding “Mexican Loteria” themed reception at Morais Vineyards organized by BodaMaestra Wedding Planning.
  • So modern and so traditional at the same time Mexican-themed wedding.

    So modern and so traditional at the same time this Mexican-themed wedding is a joy to behold. Photography Luna Photo.
This modern fiesta blows any other party I've ever been to straight out of the water. It's lunch and tequila tasting crafted by Modern Dame, along with bougainvillea and cactus.

This modern fiesta blows any other party I’ve ever been to straight out of the water. It’s lunch and tequila tasting crafted by Modern Dame, along with bougainvillea and cactus.

Mexican Fiesta backdrop for a photobooth with paper flowers.

Mexican Fiesta backdrop for a photobooth with paper flowers.

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Mouthwatering Ways to Display Doughnuts At A Wedding

Doughnut walls, doughnut cakes, doughnut bars and even doughnuts as wedding favors! Let’s explore these mouthwatering ways to display doughnuts at a wedding!

Discover the many ways to display doughnuts at a wedding! Iced coffee and donut bar for an outdoor wedding. You can do a hot chocolate and chocolate milk station with donuts instead.

Discover the many ways to display doughnuts at a wedding! Iced coffee and donut bar for an outdoor wedding. You can do a hot chocolate and chocolate milk station with donuts instead.

All you need is love, and maybe a doughnut. Is there a better way to say “I want to spend the rest of my life with you” than to shove doughnuts into each other’s faces? Probably not. Forget cake. Forget pies and cupcakes. Forget everything you thought you knew about wedding desserts. Doughnuts bars and walls are the new wedding trend. Based on the pictures below, we’re not mad about it. Au contraire!! 🙂

Arguably the best part of this wedding trend is that doughnuts are inexpensive compared to fancily decorated cakes. Regular glazed yeast doughnuts cost $9/dozen on average. And much less than that at my local supermarket bakery. 😉 Not bad when you are trying to feed dessert to hundreds of people. If you are unimpressed by the price, think of all of the ways you can serve and display doughnuts at a wedding. They are a versatile addition to any celebration seeing as they can be displayed as a wall, tower, cake, or as a favor. Let us show you all the ways wedding doughnuts can impress (and please) your guests.

Doughnut Walls: The Next Big Thing At Weddings

A wall of doughnuts- that’s right. Sorry, brides. It’s going to be hard for you to be the center of attention with one of these around. Whether it’s a pegboard wall of doughnuts or a cute display of the bride and groom’s initials, can we all agree that these should be mandatory at weddings now?

Take advantage of some wooden shelves to accommodate your doughnuts for the most fabulous and rustic doughnut wall ever!

Take advantage of some wooden shelves to accommodate your doughnuts for the most fabulous and rustic doughnut wall ever!

Doughnut Walls The Next Big Thing At Weddings. Photo: Troy Grover Photographers & Donuts from Donut Snob.

Doughnut Walls The Next Big Thing At Weddings. Photo: Troy Grover Photographers & Donuts from Donut Snob.

Take advantage of some wooden shelves to accommodate your doughnuts for the most fabulous and rustic doughnut wall ever. Perfect for the late night munchies and being the latest (and super affordable) rage in weddings, doughnut walls are a must on yours. You donut want to miss this!

Perfect for the late night munchies and being the latest (and super affordable) rage in weddings, doughnut walls are a must on yours. You donut want to miss this!

Perfect for the late night munchies and being the latest (and super affordable) rage in weddings, doughnut walls are a must on yours. You donut want to miss this!

Mouthwatering Ways To Display Doughnuts At A Wedding: Doughnut Bars

Don’t want to hang doughnuts on a wall for all to see? That’s ok. They are equally as delicious when served on a bar.

You can make an ode to doughnuts by building them into a tower. Pile them up with a ring toss or serve them with cute milk bottles and a straw or with plain delicious coffee. It will certainly warm up your guests tummies! Setup a doughnut stand next to the dance floor with lots of napkins to clean up the glazed sticky fingers to keep your guests energized.

We love the arrow shaped wood holding skewers of doughnut holes. Not to mention lovely glazes you can dip them in!

We love the arrow shaped wood holding skewers of doughnut holes. Not to mention lovely glazes you can dip them in!

Fun ways to display doughnuts at a wedding: These delicious rings of fried dough are so good we feel they deserve a fête all their own.

Fun ways to display doughnuts at a wedding: These delicious rings of fried dough are so good we feel they deserve a fête all their own.

On top of that, doughnuts can keep fresh for up to two days at room temperature. Let’s start decorating!

And let’s not forget about those tiny bites of sugary heaven: doughnut holes. Like any sweets addict knows, you must not let any part of the doughnut go to waste. Pair them up with toppings and syrups and the wedding doughnut bar is complete!

A simple and beautiful coffee and doughnut display table idea from The Barn at Twin Oaks Ranch.

A simple and beautiful coffee and doughnut display table idea from The Barn at Twin Oaks Ranch.

Doughnut Wedding Cakes: Delicious, Stunning & Affordable!

Do you love doughnuts enough to make them the main event? While some brides use doughnut walls or bars as side decorations, other brides love doughnuts to give them the center stage. And why shouldn’t they? Anyone who’s attended a wedding has had enough cake and buttercream frosting to last a lifetime. Serving a wedding doughnut cake tower will make guests remember your wedding for years to come. They make cake doughnuts for a reason, people. And we can’t think of reason better than this.

Scrumptious vintage doughnut wedding cake. Add frosting, roses, baby's breath and some greenery. Photo by Emily Sacra Photography.

Scrumptious vintage doughnut wedding cake. Add frosting, roses, baby’s breath and some greenery. Photo by Emily Sacra Photography.

Or maybe we can. They can match your wedding colors and wedding style because of their huge variety of flavors. Who wouldn’t want to indulge their sweet tooth in but flavors like strawberry peppercorn, chocolate with pretzel sprinkles, and sea salt and bourbon maple?

Donut cakes are becoming more and more popular for weddings! Match them to your theme with colored frosting. Photography: me photography.

Donut cakes are becoming more and more popular for weddings! Match them to your theme with colored frosting. Photography: me photography.

Check out these unforgettable chocolate fountain ideas for weddings!

Not only are these doughnut wedding cakes super memorable but they are more affordable too. When the national average cost of a wedding cake is US$466+ and if it’s in New York or California, we should be budgeting an average of US$1,200+ on the low end, this yummy alternative is appealing in more ways than one.

No matter how you choose to present them, you can be sure that serving doughnuts instead of a traditional cake will make your wedding just a little more memorable.

A mix of traditional and funky with this doughnut wedding cake captured by Ashlyn Dawson Photography, Toronto Ontario.

A mix of traditional and funky with this doughnut wedding cake captured by Ashlyn Dawson Photography, Toronto Ontario.

Doughnuts as Wedding Favors

We can even give out doughnuts as wedding favors. Is there anything more delicious and inexpensive than that? 🙂

Perhaps you don’t want to make doughnuts the center of attention at your wedding. That’s why doughnuts as wedding favors will be a “hole” in one. 🙂 Every guest will appreciate having a midnight snack. It will leave their sweet tooth satisfied as they drive home, especially for those that have danced the night away.

A wedding favor your guests will truly appreciate and won't cost you an arm and a leg. Great for pictures too!!

A wedding favor your guests will truly appreciate and won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Great for pictures too!!

Paper bags from Details on Demand for your guests to bag their own doughnut wedding favor. Want our tips for ways to display doughnuts at a wedding? Head to the blog!

Paper bags from Details on Demand for your guests to bag their own doughnut wedding favor. Want our tips for ways to display doughnuts at a wedding? Head to the blog!

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Photo Gallery: Mouthwatering Ways to Display Doughnuts At A Wedding

  • A pegboard wall of donuts! Now this is an affordable, fun and original idea!

    A pegboard wall of donuts! Now this is an affordable, fun and original idea! Who said you have to have cake anyway?
  • Garden party wedding in Utah with a doughnut tower as a wedding cake.

    A sweet backyard garden party wedding in Utah with a doughnut tower as a wedding cake by Ali Sumsion Photography.
  • A three tiered glass cake stand combined with a garnish of white and pink roses.

    A three tiered glass cake stand combined with a garnish of white and pink roses transform this plain doughnuts stack into something spectacular. Photo: MegRuth Photo.
  • Blueberry cream cheese doughnuts as wedding favors.

    Blueberry cream cheese doughnuts as wedding favors. Who can say no to these? By aimadeitforyou.
  • Brides are having doughnut walls at their weddings and it’s amazing!

    Brides are having doughnut walls at their weddings and it's amazing!
  • Doughnut walls with liquid nitrogen ice cream bars for the most fabulous shindig!

    Creative catering ideas. Pair your doughnut walls with liquid nitrogen ice cream bars for the most fabulous shindig! Kalm Kitchen, an original catering company.
  • A home-style Portsmouth wedding with non-traditional details.

    Even if you choose to forgo a traditional tiered cake, that doesn't mean you have to opt out of the cake topper too. A home-style Portsmouth wedding with non-traditional details and a dinosaur cake topper by Tiltawhirl Imagery.
  • Towers of doughnuts of all shapes and sizes. It couldn’t get any better.

    If you were going to do a doughnut bar, this is how you do it! Towers of doughnuts of all shapes and sizes. It couldn’t get any better.
  • Possible flavors: pumpkin spice, apple pie, blueberry, maple creme with lots of sprinkles

    Multi-flavored doughnut wedding cake. Peace, love & little donuts. Possible flavors: pumpkin spice, apple pie, blueberry, maple creme with lots of sprinkles by filippovittori.
  • The versatile doughnut can adapt itself to any wedding style or color scheme.

    The versatile doughnut can adapt itself to any wedding style or color scheme. Sugar and Charm, sweet recipes.
  • We can even give out doughnuts as wedding favors.

    We can even give out doughnuts as wedding favors. Is there anything more delicious and inexpensive than that? Photographers: The Carrs Photography and Jenny Haas Photography.
  • Who said you cannot run on Dunkin’ at your wedding?

    Who said you cannot run on Dunkin' at your wedding? So much yumminess all together.
What an elegant little wedding treat! Gold glitter doughnuts! Gluten free, mint choc chip doughnut recipe. Photo by toriejayne.

What an elegant little wedding treat! Gold glitter doughnuts! Gluten free, mint choc chip doughnut recipe. Photo by toriejayne.

Now that you feasted your eyes on these gorgeous and mouthwatering ways to display doughnuts at a wedding, which one will you choose? Doughnut walls, doughnut wedding cakes, doughnuts bars, doughnut favors or all of them? Leave us a message below and let us know! C’mon, donut leave us hanging! 🙂

Elegant and old fashioned way to display doughnuts at a wedding. New York Vineyard Wedding. Photo: Alexis Stein Photography.

Elegant and old fashioned way to display doughnuts at a wedding. New York Vineyard Wedding. Photo: Alexis Stein Photography.

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French Wedding Ideas, Trending and Fabulously Chic

Check out these awesome French wedding ideas and say ‘oui oui!’ to this 2017 wedding trend!

So, what's not to love about French weddings? Beautiful locations, all night partying and family and friends coming together over lots and lots of champagne.

So, what’s not to love about French weddings? Beautiful locations, all night partying and family and friends coming together over lots and lots of champagne.

Don’t you just love France? I mean really, who doesn’t… But having your wedding in France is a hassle and an outrageously expensive one to boot! That’s why we decided to help bring France to you! From Parisian style weddings to French country wedding theme all the way to the glamorous French Château wedding, French cuisine and a few French customs! Allons-y!

Some Typical French Wedding Traditions

Feel free to incorporate some of these French wedding usages and traditions for the extra French touch to your special day.

Switch your bridesmaids and best men for “temoins” or witnesses. This is a legal requirement for civil ceremonies which are the only way to be legally married in France. Religious ceremonies are optional.

This is a pretty cute French wedding tradition called “La noce”. Nowadays, the guests follow the couple’s car all about town making as much noise as possible.

If you want to stay within budget, adopt the cocktail reception o vin d’honneur tradition. Treat all your guests with mini-foods or canapés and drinks. The true reception dinner is held later just for family and for your closest friends.

Drageés or sugary coated almonds as wedding favors. Also a custom in Italy. A traditional treat of five white almonds symbolizing five wishes for the bride and groom. includes tag with traditional wedding wish: “Five sugared almonds for each guest to eat Reminds us that life is both bitter and sweet. Five wishes for the new husband and wife: Health, wealth, happiness, children, and long life!”

French château weddings, timeless romance. Photography: magnolia rouge.

French château weddings, timeless romance. Photography: magnolia rouge.

Modern French wedding ideas. Photo wedding invitation with foil-stamped gold lettering Get it here!

Modern French wedding ideas. Photo wedding invitation with foil-stamped gold lettering. Get them here!

Onion soup or soupe a l’onion is at the core of French cuisine, no wonder that on the wedding day (wedding night is more accurate) it takes a special place. It is served in the early hours of the morning to help recover from a long night of partying, as French weddings tend to finish around 5-7am!

The Modern Romance of Parisian style weddings

To achieve a Parisian styled wedding the key is choosing romantic details. Keep it chic and simple, city-like and lovely vintage decor like distressed birdcages filled with fresh blooms for your centerpieces. To go the whole way on your Parisian-themed wedding, just any tableware won’t do. Make sure you use real silverware, as well as classic french porcelain plates! Add a touch of glam with flimsy gold fabrics and delicate chandeliers and voilá!

The elegance and simplicity of a Parisian wedding reflected on the bride's veil.

The elegance and simplicity of a Parisian wedding reflected on the bride’s veil.

Romantic Parisian styled wedding theme in rose blush and gold.

Romantic Parisian styled wedding theme in rose blush and gold.

French Wedding Ideas: French Country Wedding Theme Decor

European elegance weaved in homespun comfort give birth to the rustic French wedding decor. The French Country wedding theme is soft and simple, elegant, sweet, warm, and loving. It has gorgeous details such as wooden reception tables, freshly cut flowers, olive branches natural burlap, large hurricane candles, tea lights, and signage calligraphed in French. Of course, you score bonus points if the venue has brick walls, red tiled roofs and old-style French furniture.

Fabulously chic French wedding ideas. This backdrop is perfect for wedding photos. Ooh! lala! indeed.

Fabulously chic French wedding ideas. This backdrop is perfect for wedding photos. Ooh! lala! indeed.

A fresh green summer wedding on the French Riviera. A perfect place to enjoy your celebration with family and friends. Photography: Greg Finck | Wedding Photographer Provence, French Riviera, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Ibiza, Formentera.

A fresh green summer wedding on the French Riviera. A perfect place to enjoy your celebration with family and friends. Photography: Greg Finck | Wedding Photographer Provence, French Riviera, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Ibiza, Formentera.

Glamorous French Château Weddings

If you are a bride that dreams of a fairytale wedding, nothing beats French Château weddings! If you want to incorporate this look into your wedding but are missing the Château, you can still add some details to make your fairytale come true. Decorate the backs of your chairs with bows, sashes, flowers, or faux jewels. Rich reds, gold and browns will enhance the warm and rustic look of a château-themed wedding. Think candlesticks, floral tapestries on walls or as table runners to finish the look.

Fairytales are made of this..wedding in a château in France.

Fairytales are made of this..wedding in a château in France.

Dreamy destination wedding at Château de Varennes. Photo credit: Amy Faith Photography.

Dreamy destination wedding at Château de Varennes. Photo credit: Amy Faith Photography.

French wedding delicacies: Madeleines, Macarons, and More!

I’m biased on this one, I must admit… I love madeleines, and if I could eat them every day you’d never see me out of the nearest bakery again! These delicious baked goods are absolutely essential to any French-themed wedding and they scream sophistication! And while you’re at it, make sure you serve macarons as well – this increasingly popular and delicious little treats are a staple for anything French-inspired!

Decorative and yummylicious tower of madeleines. Photography: monikahibbs.

Decorative and yummylicious tower of madeleines. Photography: monikahibbs.

Macaron wedding cake at a French Château wedding. France is a popular wedding destination with beautiful wedding venue, lovely weather, romantic location, and delicious food.

Macaron wedding cake at a French Château wedding. France is a popular wedding destination with beautiful wedding venue, lovely weather, romantic location, and delicious food.

Check out these 30+ Ways to Serve French Macarons To Dazzle Your Guests

A French Wedding Tradition: Champagne Fountains

Ohhh yes! No French wedding can officially hold that title without a champagne fountain. The champagne is poured into the top glass and from there fills all the glasses below. Avoid the flutes… Aside from being a logistical nightmare, they’re a relatively recent addition to the table. Opt instead for the classic, elegant and always reliable coupe glasses!

La fontaine à champagne or champagne tower. Whether planning a wedding in France or looking for French wedding ideas, our guide to top French wedding traditions will help you add you favorite French wedding touch.

La fontaine à champagne or champagne tower. Whether planning a wedding in France or looking for French wedding ideas, our guide to top French wedding traditions will help you add you favorite French wedding touch.

French Wedding Ideas That Will Get You Hooked: Profiteroles o Croquembouche

Yes, yes, this could fit in the French baked goods recommendation above, but we felt this merited it’s very own honorable mention. If you’ve ever had a profiterole you’d know why! Those delicious little pastries are comparable to eclairs: drizzled in chocolate, these sweet dough balls are filled with either cheese or cream and are totally edible in one bite or less! You can even make a cake by piling them up on top of one another in a circular pyramid and then drizzling melted chocolate onto the entire thing. It’s the traditional French wedding cake and it’s guaranteed to get your guests hooked – so use with care!

Croquembouche or tower of profiteroles with pink and white flowers for a shabby chic vintage style wedding.

Croquembouche or tower of profiteroles with pink and white flowers for a shabby chic vintage style wedding.

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Cheese and Charcuterie

Last but not least, this wouldn’t be a French event without an abundant variety of cheeses and meats. Instead of finger-foods and hors-d’oeuvres, go for a large platter of charcuterie. For some extra brownie points, try to pair the platter with corresponding wines – something even the snobbiest of Parisians will applaud you for!

Last but not least, this wouldn’t be a French event without an abundant variety of cheeses and meats Wine, cheese and everything French!

Last but not least, this wouldn’t be a French event without an abundant variety of cheeses and meats Wine, cheese and everything French!

Photo Gallery of Ultra Romantic French Wedding Ideas

  • French themed weddings.

    French themed weddings
  • A few French wedding ideas with elegant sophistication.

    A few French wedding ideas with elegant sophistication. Copper lanterns, simple greenery and white table top and chairs. Rustic French wedding at Belle Vie de Chateau captured by Chris+Lynn Photographers.
  • Classic and elegant French wedding ideas. Photography: Paul Francis Photography.

    Classic and elegant French wedding ideas. Photography: Paul Francis Photography.
  • French-themed New England wedding in white gold and filled with greenery.

    French-themed New England wedding in white gold and filled with greenery.
  • French vintage wedding inspiration.

    French vintage wedding inspiration
  • Chic modern wedding reception table setting in dusty blue and lavender.

    Chic modern wedding reception table setting in dusty blue and lavender on this French wedding inspired theme dripping with romantic details. Photo: Best Photography.
  • Cut glass drinks dispensers for the reception.

    French Provincial wedding inspiration. Cut glass drinks dispensers for the reception. Photo: Agent 86 Photography.
  • French wedding ideas trending and fabulously chic.

    French wedding ideas trending and fabulously chic
  • French weddings trends 2017.

    French weddings trends 2017: if you're getting married in France or are a wedding guest these are some elements you can expect. Discover them here!

So what’s not to love about French weddings? Beautiful locations, all night partying and family and friends coming together over lots and lots of champagne. We hope these French wedding ideas have will help you throw the French wedding of your dreams!

Channeling old world charm right in the heart of Hollywood, this elegant and romantic wedding features luscious ivory blooms, gold cutlery and pastel tones.

Channeling old world charm right in the heart of Hollywood, this elegant and romantic wedding features luscious ivory blooms, gold cutlery and pastel tones.

Marco Maria bridal gown Spring 2017.

Marco Maria bridal gown Spring 2017.

Simply gorgeous by swisschicboutique.

Simply gorgeous by swisschicboutique.

Sophia Tolli Bridal Spring 2017.

Sophia Tolli Bridal Spring 2017.

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19 Irresistible and Original Wedding ideas (And How To Make Them Happen)

Tired of the same old black and white weddings and willing to mix it up a bit? Here’s a simple list of 19 original wedding ideas you need to make your dream day stand out!

Whether with candles or lanterns, it’s easy to get innovative with lighting. Original wedding ideas.

Whether with candles or lanterns, it’s easy to get innovative with lighting.

Many brides regret not implementing at least a couple of original wedding ideas on their receptions. We understand that many times you are not in 100% charge of how to spend the budget but these original wedding ideas can be implemented no matter what the wedding budget!

Stunning And Budget-Friendly Dream Wedding Decor

Sometimes a couple of statement pieces is all we need to make our dream wedding decor come true.

1Is there a set of stairs? Just add a row of candles on both sides and your wedding will look like a million bucks. Feel free to use large candles or tea lights, they’ll look absolutely stunning!

Wedding reception idea using candles to light up a flight of stairs by Todd Events.

Wedding reception idea using candles to light up a flight of stairs by Todd Events.

2Pick your favorite song or love quote and add it to the bride and groom’s chair decor.

Austin wedding cutest chair decor with the lyrics from The Proclaimers from The Nouveau Romantics + Caroline Joy Photography.

Austin wedding cutest chair decor with the lyrics from The Proclaimers from The Nouveau Romantics + Caroline Joy Photography.

3Make your wedding reception entrance truly memorable for you and for your guests!

This is what I call an entrance! Fabric, flowers and a delicate chandelier make the difference. The Biltmore Estate, in Asheville, North Carolina.

This is what I call an entrance! Fabric, flowers and a delicate chandelier make the difference. The Biltmore Estate, in Asheville, North Carolina.

4A creative way of thanking your guests for attending your party and a dream wedding decor piece as well. 🙂

A wedding sign idea that you can easily incorporate into your ceremony or reception decor!

A wedding sign idea that you can easily incorporate into your ceremony or reception decor!

5For all of you book lovers, one of the most original ideas for your ceremony backdrop.

Gorgeous and original wedding ceremony book backdrop. Photography: kachergina on Flickr.

Gorgeous and original wedding ceremony book backdrop. Photography: kachergina on Flickr.

Original Wedding Ideas You Can DIY In Minutes!

Nothing more budget-friendly than DIY when we know how to do them. 😉 Therefore, here are a few original wedding ideas and tutorials to guide you on this quest.

6Unique ’to go boxes’: Forget the candy-wrapped almonds – this isn’t 1860 England. Opt instead for a unique ‘to go box’ for the guests to take home a slice of your delicious wedding cake! Throw in some on-theme patterns to the box, and a crafted letter and your party-favor woes are long behind you!

Unique togo boxes. This is an idea you don't want to miss or it will make you say "I wish I did that at my wedding!"

Unique togo boxes. This is an idea you don’t want to miss or it will make you say “I wish I did that at my wedding!”

7Like at any party, people misplace their drinks. Here is an original idea that will help them find their glass and save on your drinks wedding budget.

All we need are clothespins, which are dirt cheap, and a fine point sharpie! Or if there are too many to make order them here.

All we need are clothespins, which are dirt cheap, and a fine point sharpie! Or if there are too many to make order them here.

8Keep your loved ones close to your heart on your special day. You may pin photos of your grandparents to the inside of the groom’s suit or add them as charms to the bride’s bouquet. For more ideas on how to remember loved ones at your wedding, check out these unique wedding memorial ideas.

Original wedding memorial ideas: groom with grandparents' photo pinned to inside of suit. Photography: Shea Christine Photography.

Original wedding memorial ideas: groom with grandparents’ photo pinned to inside of suit. Photography: Shea Christine Photography.

9A low budget alternative for candleholders you can easily DIY out of soda cans.

A soda can turned candleholder in a few simple steps. Check it out!

A soda can turned candleholder in a few simple steps.

10Replace the light bulbs in an old chandelier with inexpensive solar lights. Hang it from a tree branch. You’ll have gorgeous outdoor lighting without having to provide electricity.

Build a solar lit chandelier for your dream wedding. Check out the steps here.

Build a solar lit chandelier for your dream wedding.

Cute And Original Wedding Ideas That Will Surprise Your Guests

You gotta keep those unsuspecting guests on their toes. Steal these ideas before they become standard wedding fare.

11Arm your ring bearer with an adorable personalized briefcase. He or she will definitely make quite an entrance!!

Doesn't the ring bearer look smashing with his cute personalized briefcase? Definitely something to add to your list of wedding ideas. Get it here!

Doesn’t the ring bearer look smashing with his cute personalized briefcase? Definitely something to add to your list of wedding ideas. Get it here!

12Ask your guests to come dressed in black and hand them over Phantom of the Opera masks. It will account for terrific wedding photography. I’m sure you can come up with even more original ideas for your dream wedding!

Love this masquerade ball theme for a dream wedding. Check out how to do it on the site. Bride and Bridal Party Photo by J Clay on Fivehundredpx.

Love this masquerade ball theme for a dream wedding. Bride and Bridal Party Photo by J Clay on Fivehundredpx.

13Be creative with your wedding signs and make them a talking point that will help your guests break the ice. 😉

Original wedding ideas you will not want to miss!

Original wedding ideas you will not want to miss!

14Stream your wedding from your social media accounts! It’s almost 2017 folks and weddings are a celebratory event… let’s mix it up and let your friends and honored guests enjoy going crazy and sharing those wacky moments with the world!

I was at a friend’s wedding a few weeks ago, and when I walked into the reception hall, I noticed that they had huge flat-screen TVs adorning every corner of the room! It didn’t take long before I understood what they were for… Because within about 10 minutes, pictures of the guests kept popping up all over the place with the hashtag written on our wedding invites! What a brilliant idea!

Stream your wedding from your social media accounts with slide some.

Stream your wedding from your social media accounts with slide some.

15Vintage or wanderlust wedding anyone? A memorable table plan fit for the occasion.

Lovely and original wedding DIY for a table plan.

Lovely and original wedding DIY for a table plan.

16Childhood pictures. Still on theme with pictures here, but this one might be a little cuter! We highly recommend adding a picture of the bride and groom at the age corresponding with the table number assigned to the guests. In that way, each table shares in the telling of your unique story – as well as a few embarrassing haircuts! This also lessens the blandness of table numbers.

This couple incorporated fun facts about their relationship into their table numbers.

This couple incorporated fun facts about their relationship into their table numbers.

17An unconventional but totally awesome wedding idea is a piñata cake!

How does a piñata cake sound instead of the classic cake cutting ceremony?

How does a piñata cake sound instead of the classic cake cutting ceremony?

18Add interactive activities to create an intimate wedding feel even if you have a large guest list.

How can you bring everyone together to celebrate your love story? That’s the key to an intimate wedding. Photography: Tandem Tree Photography.

How can you bring everyone together to celebrate your love story? That’s the key to an intimate wedding. Photography: Tandem Tree Photography.

19An adorned reception bathroom.

An adorned reception bathroom. Add some fabric and voila! Check out the rest of the 19 original wedding ideas.

An adorned reception bathroom. Add some fabric and voila!

Try some (or all) out and let us know how the big day went! Or keep on reading about the trends for 2017 weddings!

19 Irresistible and Original Wedding ideas (And How To Make Them Happen)

19 Irresistible and Original Wedding ideas (And How To Make Them Happen)

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Fabulous Wedding Centerpieces That Will Take Your Breath Away

Flowers, glass, candles, purely botanical, rustic, paper lantern wedding centerpieces. So many to choose from! Today we are sharing our top picks for wedding centerpieces you will definitely fall in love with!

Fantastic idea for a fall wedding. Add contrast with white colored candles as they will make the rich fall hues stand out.

Fantastic idea for a fall wedding. Add contrast with white colored candles as they will make the rich fall hues stand out.

Wedding centerpieces are one of the most decorative pieces at a reception table and there are so many of them it’s hard to choose. That’s why we decided to bring you this selection of stunning and simple wedding centerpieces and a couple of DIYs that will take your breath away.

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Candle Wedding Centerpieces for Intimate and Budget-Friendly Receptions

Be different and go for clear vases filled with stones and floating candles or tall tapered candelabras for a dramatic effect. Most candle centerpieces can be put together way in advance of the big date and they are very economical.

Lovely candlelit dinner.

Lovely candlelit dinner.

Floral Wedding Centerpieces: The Most Traditional of Them All

Can you say fairytale wedding a little louder? These are some of the most traditional options for unique centerpieces and they are incredibly beautiful! A must-try for any classically-styled wedding, and guaranteed talking pieces for your guests!

Tall floral wedding centerpieces by David Tutera.

Tall floral wedding centerpieces by David Tutera.

Floral chandeliers as spectacular hanging centerpieces. Elegant garden party or fairytale wedding centerpiece decor. Shades of purple.

Floral chandeliers as spectacular hanging centerpieces. Elegant garden party or fairytale wedding centerpiece decor. Shades of purple.

Glass Centerpieces: The Simplicity of Crystal, Water and Light

These va-va-voom glass centerpieces will make a dramatic statement at your wedding table. A surprisingly large number of striking table centerpieces are simple, elegant and easy to reproduce. This is good news for those brides who are on a budget. Check out the diverse array of glass wedding centerpiece ideas below.

Beautiful and easy centerpiece idea for a beach wedding. Glass wedding centerpieces. Mason jar gold wedding centerpieces. Crystal Garden.

Beautiful and easy centerpiece idea for a beach wedding. Glass wedding centerpieces. Mason jar gold wedding centerpieces by Lime And Co. Crystal Garden by The Crystal Jypsy.

Fresh flower and greenery arrangement by Floral New York.

Fresh flower and greenery arrangement by Floral New York.

Table number and centerpiece with gold glitter wine bottles.

Table number and centerpiece with gold glitter wine bottles by Get Happy Design.

Lantern Centerpieces: Vintage Romance

There is simply no more elegant way to celebrate the union of two souls in love than with a gorgeous corsage of flowers surrounding a single finely-made and scented candle, all neatly displayed in a vintage lantern with glass panels. Enjoy our favorites!

Forest-themed wedding centerpiece idea with flowers and lanterns.

Forest-themed wedding centerpiece idea with flowers and lanterns.

A slight twist on the lantern idea above. Ever been to the lantern festival in Thailand? It’s absolutely breathtaking! Now you can take your guests on the trip of a lifetime with these simple yet stunning paper lantern centerpieces. Zen and minimalist in design, these paper lanterns are extraordinarily versatile in use and can fit almost any ceremony theme.

A slight twist on the lantern idea above. Ever been to the lantern festival in Thailand? It’s absolutely breathtaking! Now you can take your guests on the trip of a lifetime with these simple yet stunning paper lantern centerpieces. Zen and minimalist in design, these paper lanterns are extraordinarily versatile in use and can fit almost any ceremony theme. Try going plain white and adorning them with your choice of flowers!

Try going plain white and adorning them with your choice of flowers! By Globos de Luz.

Lantern wedding centerpiece on top of round tree bark.

Lantern wedding centerpiece on top of round tree bark by Country Barn Babe.

Rustic Centerpieces: Outdoorsy and Original

For a rustic or forest-themed wedding you can use natural elements to create a stunning centerpiece. A round of tree trunk can be topped with bits of engraved branch, moss and candles for an outdoorsy feel.

Original rustic and budget-friendly wedding centerpiece. And a very easy DIY.

Original rustic and budget-friendly wedding centerpiece. And a very easy DIY.

Wooden box centerpieces. Have each of the "love is..." engraved on each box.

Wooden box centerpieces. Have each of the “love is…” engraved on each box.

Give your centerpiece a rustic touch by covering the base with bark.

Give your centerpiece a rustic touch by covering the base with bark.

DIY Simple Centerpieces: Budget-Friendly and Stunning

We cannot always splurge in all the details of a wedding so it’s time to do them ourselves. Try these DIYs and make your own wedding centerpieces!

Make waves with an arrangement set in a seashell. The trick is to fit a piece of floral foam inside the shell so the flowers do not move.

Make waves with an arrangement set in a seashell. The trick is to fit a piece of floral foam inside the shell so the flowers do not move.

Stunningly simple rainbow flower centerpiece set against a white table.

Stunningly simple rainbow flower centerpiece set against a white table.

Check out this photo gallery for more sweet inspiration!

  • A centerpiece that makes a statement while you can still see the person across the table from you!

    Absolutely gorgeous and finally, a centerpiece that makes a statement while you can still see the person across the table from you!
  • Anemones on a tall vase. Beautiful and elegant and simple to do.

    Anemones on a tall vase. Beautiful and elegant and simple to do.
  • Candle wedding centerpieces decorated with pearl beads on wire garland with natural jute twine.

    Candle wedding centerpieces decorated with pearl beads on wire garland with natural jute twine.
  • Dress up your tables with fabulous floral wedding centerpieces.

    Dress up your tables with fabulous floral wedding centerpieces.
  • Floral centerpiece with a moss base for a garden wedding.

    Floral centerpiece with a moss base for a garden wedding.
  • Gorgeous metal wire vases filled with tulips and sprigs for a rustic wedding.

    Gorgeous metal wire vases filled with tulips and sprigs for a rustic wedding.
  • Pink and white peonies over rose gold chevron. So pretty!

    Indulge in your wedding centerpieces with pink and white peonies over rose gold chevron. So pretty! More wedding inspiration ideas on #BYW bodasyweddings.com Photography: Ruth Eileen Photography.
  • Love how the delicate blooms contrast against the country rustic wedding centerpieces.

    Love how the delicate blooms contrast against the country rustic wedding centerpieces.
  • Pure romance on wedding centerpieces and their hanging counterparts.

    Pure romance on wedding centerpieces and their hanging counterparts.
  • Stunning tall floral centerpiece for this Chicago wedding.

    Stunning tall floral centerpiece for this Chicago wedding captured by Ann & Kam Photography.
  • Tall floral vases for your table decor by Viva la Rosa.

    Tall floral vases for your table decor by Viva la Rosa.
Italian garden centerpieces and decor. So festive! Photography: Amy Moss - Eat Drink Chic.

Italian garden centerpieces and decor. So festive! Photography: Amy Moss – Eat Drink Chic.

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How To Choose Your Wedding Style: What To Take Into Account

Before blowing your budget on a dress, venue, and centerpieces that aren’t you, take a look at these tips to help you choose a wedding style that is truly you.

White and gold glam wedding style. Before blowing your budget on a dress, venue, and centerpieces that aren’t you, take a look at these tips to help you choose a wedding style that is truly you.

White and gold glam wedding style.

In recent years we have seen how the world of weddings has evolved with things like photography, video, personalization, etc. More and more couples want their wedding to reflect who they are. Their goal is to make such an impression that their guests will know that theirs is the perfect wedding because it reflects who they are. Today I will cover some key concepts for you to consider when selecting your wedding style so that you will be able to have that effect on your guests.

Once the style is defined, it is much easier to think about what each aspect of the wedding should look like, such as the invitations, centerpieces, decorating style, photographs and video. To define the style of your wedding you must consider the following:

How to choose your wedding style: Remember previous weddings

We all have attended weddings that delighted us, and weddings where we liked almost nothing at all. Think about why you liked some and disliked others. See if you can identify those things that made those weddings special, and apply them to yours. For example, if you liked the different lounge or the snack areas at a friend’s wedding, maybe you could have a decorated living room at your wedding.

Pink florals wedding style. How to choose your wedding style: Remember previous weddings

Pink florals wedding style.

 

 

How to choose your wedding style: Consider the venue

When you choose your wedding style consider the venue’s characteristics and restrictions. Even before zeroing in on your space, close your eyes and imagine your wedding. If you envision your wedding on a New York rooftop or in an art gallery, chances are your wedding style leans more towards modern and elegant. If you envision a cabin in the woods, then a woodland setting or rustic boho wedding may be more to your liking. If outdoors in a garden, your style may fall more towards vintage and romantic.

Now consider this. You have already reserved a venue because of its rustic woodland charm, but your dream wedding has a shade of green that clashes with the deep red color of the carpet. Maybe now we need to choose a different wedding style. Another thing to take into account is the venue’s capacity. Small venues will lead to a more intimate wedding style.

How to choose your wedding style: Think about your hobbies, what makes you unique, what you like and how you dress. A ceremony in both Italy and Belgium | If your makeup case has a gold colored palette, why not go for a gold wedding? | Tying The Knot Banner by Banner Cheer | Bohemian Chic Country wedding at Mali Brae captured by Holly Prins

How to choose your wedding style: A ceremony in both Italy and Belgium | If your makeup case has a gold colored palette, why not go for a gold wedding? | Tying The Knot Banner by Banner Cheer | Bohemian Chic Country wedding at Mali Brae captured by Holly Prins

If you already have the space reserved for the banquet and even paid a deposit on it. You love the place as one of its greatest features is that it is very rustic. But maybe it’s time to choose a different wedding style if you imagine your dream wedding in a shade of green that clashes with the deep red color of the carpet. Another thing to consider is the venue’s capacity. Small venues will lead to a more intimate wedding style.

An incredible wedding bash in New York's Cipriani 42nd Street.

An incredible wedding bash in New York’s Cipriani 42nd Street.

How to choose your wedding style: Research online

If you don’t have a clear idea of the different wedding styles, let the internet be your ally. Find out what vintage-inspired, industrial or boho weddings are all about. Identify what appeals to you and don’t be afraid to mix it up. You can find a lot of inspiration and ideas for your wedding on Pinterest.

Bohemian rustic spring flower glittery gold laser cut invitations.

Bohemian rustic spring flower glittery gold laser cut invitations (EWWS085)

How to choose your wedding style: Be true to yourselves

As I said earlier, this is one of the main aspects that must be taken into account when choosing your wedding style. Try to have your big day reflect both your personalities. Think about your hobbies, what makes you unique, what you like and how you dress. These things can give you unique ideas to incorporate in your wedding. For example, if you like music, sports or books, these can be woven into your wedding theme or can even become the wedding theme itself. If your closet is full of modern, clean lines or packed with romantic and frilly outfits, you can explore similar fabrics and styles in bridal wear.

 

 

Crazy inspirational photo gallery to help you choose your wedding style

I hope this article has given you a few ideas and helped you in choosing your wedding style. I know it’s not a simple task but as soon as you find it, everything will start falling into place. And if you need more help creating the style of your dreams, you can always seek the assistance of professional wedding planners.

Barn wedding ideas. When you have nothing besides, “I'm getting married,” it's easy to feel overwhelmed. If you're getting started planning a wedding, we've gathered great tips on how to choose your wedding style.

Barn wedding ideas.

Laser cut folded vintage lace wedding invitations with rsvp and printed envelope.

Laser cut folded vintage lace wedding invitations with rsvp and printed envelope. (EWWS011)

Laser cut wedding invites in gold.

Laser cut wedding invites in gold. (EWWS011)

Are sports your thing? How about this tandem bike wedding guest book?

Are sports your thing? How about this tandem bike wedding guest book? By WeddingTreeGuestbook.

Stunning wedding venue made with tree decorations; fairy lights and fireplace focal point using wood and stones.

Stunning wedding venue made with tree decorations; fairy lights and fireplace focal point using wood and stones.

Beautiful Boho bridal gown.

Beautiful Boho bridal gown.

A Zac Posen creation for Claire Danes that glows in a Cinderella-like gown lined with fiber optics.

A Zac Posen creation for Claire Danes that glows in a Cinderella-like gown lined with fiber optics.

How to choose your wedding style: How about an elegant wedding decor?

How to choose your wedding style: How about an elegant wedding decor?

Fairytale-like lights as wedding decor.

Fairytale-like lights as wedding decor.

Mad Hatter tea party Alice in Wonderland wedding theme. Inspiration galore!

Mad Hatter tea party Alice in Wonderland wedding theme.

Monique L'huillier sunday rose.

Monique L’huillier sunday rose.

Romanticism is back on 2017. Galia Lahav collection: Le Secret Royal 2017.

Romanticism is back on 2017. Galia Lahav collection: Le Secret Royal 2017.

Wedding colors for 2017: slate and dusty blue.

Wedding colors for 2017: slate and dusty blue.

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Butterfly Wedding Ideas That Will Make Your Heart Skip a Beat

A butterfly wedding is romantic, beautiful and graceful. Weave in these magical and breathtaking butterfly wedding ideas on your wedding gown, on your reception decor, and even on your cake!

Make your day into a truly signature one with these outstanding butterfly wedding ideas!

Make your day into a truly signature one with these outstanding butterfly wedding ideas!

The butterfly is a symbol of change, joy and color. The exquisite butterfly was considered a miracle of transformation and resurrection in life. The butterfly teaches the magic of believing. A butterfly wedding is one of the most magical and romantic wedding themes ever.

Many brides choose them as the protagonist of their wedding decor. If you’re one of them, here are some inspiring butterfly wedding ideas for your big day.

Butterfly Wedding Decor Ideas That Will Set Your Heart Aflutter

Include them in your butterfly wedding decor by hanging them from threads. Here’s a simple DIY. Craft paper butterflies cutting them with scissors or with a scrapbooking butterfly punch. Glue them to a thread and hang them at different heights from the venue’s ceiling. If you are not very crafty, you may buy plastic or silk butterflies in bulk. It will save you time and money in the end. 😉

Adorable flutes for a butterfly themed wedding.

Adorable flutes for a butterfly themed wedding.

 

 

Butterflies will look amazing on top of your floral wedding centerpieces or table numbers. Use thick card stock to cut a large butterfly figurine. Print the table number and hold it with thin wire. Twist the wire to form the base and presto!

For your centerpieces combine butterflies with branches or flowers and some candles.

Add butterfly-shaped napkin holders guests can take home as wedding favors to the table. How cool is that for your butterfly-themed wedding? How about some butterfly-shaped confetti?

butterfly wedding decor ideas: Butterfly wedding seat cards | DIY butterfly guest sign-in cards | Purple butterfly confetti by FreshlyCutCrafts | Cake topper puzzle piece with butterflies by FreshlyCutCrafts

butterfly wedding decor ideas: Butterfly wedding seat cards | DIY butterfly guest sign-in cards | Purple butterfly confetti by FreshlyCutCrafts | Cake topper puzzle piece with butterflies by FreshlyCutCrafts

Butterfly wedding ideas: Want a butterfly wedding theme? | Butterfly wedding theme style decoration ideas | Butterfly wedding ring bearer pillow in cream and gold

Butterfly wedding ideas: Want a butterfly wedding theme? | Butterfly wedding theme style decoration ideas | Butterfly wedding ring bearer pillow in cream and gold

Butterfly wedding cakes: Swoon!

Butterflies can decorate your wedding cake or rest atop the cupcakes at the dessert table. Would you like to truly surprise your guests? Ask your baker to make them edible! Don’t be afraid to add some colorful artificial butterflies to the serving trays or to the plates.

Romantic butterfly wedding cake ideas.

Romantic butterfly wedding cake ideas.

Add some mauve butterflies for cakes and decorations.

Mauve butterflies for cakes and decorations.

Romantic Butterfly Wedding Invitations That Will Make Your Heart Skip a Beat

What would a butterfly wedding be without its incredibly romantic butterfly wedding invitations? And don’t forget to sprinkle some magic butterfly dust to your thank you notes.

Laser cut butterfly wedding invitations in sweet lilac.

Laser cut butterfly wedding invitations in sweet lilac by Wedding Paraphernalia.

Romantic butterfly wedding invitations that will make your heart skip a beat.

Romantic butterfly wedding invitations that will make your heart skip a beat (as low as USD $2.09 laser cut – BYWS117)

Glue some glitter butterflies to your reception cards to spice them up.

Glue some glitter butterflies to your reception cards to spice them up via LillyThings.

 

 

Butterfly Wedding Ideas for the Bridal Look

Here are a few enchanting butterfly wedding ideas that will inspire you weave the butterfly look into your wedding attire. Look stunning with a wedding gown, a bridal bouquet, a groom’s boutonniere and a hair style to match!

Choose a wedding dress with butterflies embroidered on its sexy sheer back and a bridal bouquet covered in jeweled butterflies. Or you can just add a butterfly to your hairdo or to your wedding veil. Fabulous!

Butterfly wedding ideas for the bridal look. Add some silk organza butterfly hairpins.

Butterfly wedding ideas for the bridal look. Add some silk organza butterfly hairpins via AnnaMarguerite.

Butterfly wedding ideas for brides: Trimmed butterfly wedding bouquet captured by Confetti on Flickr | Ruche | Purple silk lisianthus and silver butterfly boutonniere | Butterfly details

Butterfly wedding ideas for brides: Trimmed butterfly wedding bouquet captured by Confetti on Flickr | Ruche | Purple silk lisianthus and silver butterfly boutonniere | Butterfly details

A Live Butterfly Release to Crown the Most Stunning Butterfly Weddings

Butterfly weddings and live butterflies releases go hand in hand. A live butterfly release does make the wedding more memorable. We promise to cover all there is to know about this romantic wedding addition on a future article.

Instead of releasing doves, couples can release butterflies.

Instead of releasing doves, couples can release butterflies.

Get inspired by the gorgeous butterfly wedding ideas below and get some butterflies for your big day!

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Bridesmaids...How pretty!

Bridesmaids…How pretty!

Butterfly wedding cakes

Butterfly wedding cakes

Butterfly wedding ideas: glorious centerpieces.

Butterfly wedding ideas: glorious centerpieces.

Lace chair cover with chiffon drape & butterfly crystal brooch for your wedding reception.

Lace chair cover with chiffon drape & butterfly crystal brooch for your wedding reception by ArcadiaWeddingDesign.

Purple pom poms and paper lanterns radiant orchid with hand-painted butterflies.

Purple pom poms and paper lanterns radiant orchid with hand-painted butterflies by DellaCartaDecor.

Green butterfly wedding invitation.

Green butterfly wedding invitation.

Create the wedding of your dreams with these DIY centerpieces.

Create the wedding of your dreams with these DIY centerpieces.

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Original and Affordable Wedding Centerpieces: Who Said Inexpensive Had to Look Cheap?

These original and affordable wedding centerpieces are gorgeous and can fit different wedding decors. We even bring you a few tutorials so you can make them all by yourself!

Take a look at this fun boho wedding centerpiece filled with gorgeous rustic details. Photography by Marissa Kay Photography.

Take a look at this fun boho wedding centerpiece filled with gorgeous rustic details. Photography by Marissa Kay Photography.

As the first thing a guest notices at a reception, wedding centerpieces must be truly memorable. Here you will find affordable wedding centerpieces that can fit a boho, rustic, vintage, industrial and garden or beach weddings and even at an indoor venue. You can adapt these ideas to your wedding by simply adding a touch of your own style. For example, for a table where gold is king, a centerpiece with a very colorful flower bouquet mixed with candles will look stunning. If you decide later to tone it down and change the color of the plates to a more subdued one, your centerpieces will look just as beautiful.

Beach Wedding Centerpieces with a Romantic Touch of Light

Beach weddings are always romantic. The ocean views, the sound of the rolling waves and the smell of the salty sea breeze make for a unique experience. Beach wedding centerpieces must complement this style, without breaking your budget, of course.

Candles are a terrific option for affordable wedding centerpieces. They can be used in a simple yet effective manner and within a tight budget. Beach weddings are especially romantic when candles take over the wedding decor. This image gives you an idea of what an abundance of cristal and candles looks like.

Beach themed affordable wedding centerpieces made with oversized white roses.

Beach themed affordable wedding centerpieces made with oversized white roses.

 

 

Combine flowers, candles, tall vases and water for a very delicate look. These simple wedding centerpieces will only embellish your tastefully decorated tables.

Check out these elegant tinted bottles and mason jars as candle holders which protect against the wind to ensure they remain alight throughout the wedding ceremony.

Beach seaside blue glass mason jar bottle candle holder with nautical decor.

Beach seaside blue glass mason jar bottle candle holder with nautical decor.

A wedding centerpiece ideal for the beach and summer breeze.

Lemon yellow beach wedding centerpiece. A wedding centerpiece ideal for the beach and summer breeze.

Lemon yellow beach wedding centerpiece.

How to make floral wedding centerpieces with flowers and glass vases: This combination of glass vases and orchid flowers is a beautiful yet simple option for floral wedding centerpieces and is actually really easy to make.

How to make floral wedding centerpieces with flowers and glass vases. Courtesy from Afloral

How to make floral wedding centerpieces with flowers and glass vases. Courtesy from Afloral

What could be better than the ultimate boho chic beach wedding centerpiece?

What could be better than the ultimate boho chic beach wedding centerpiece?

Bold colors and exotics for this table decor.

Bold colors and exotics for this table decor.

Boho Chic Affordable Wedding Centerpieces: Fresh Aroma of Flowers & Greenery

Today is the last day you ask yourself how to make wedding centerpieces that look terrific, are affordable and easy to put together. These flower-filled ideas will have you lusting after some amazing boho chic centerpieces.

Check out this image of how you can make affordable wedding centerpieces by simply using roses, ranunculus, green filler flowers, olive branches, and a mason jar.

Boho chic rustic affordable wedding centerpieces by simply using roses, green filler flowers, olive branches, and a mason jar.

Boho chic rustic centerpiece

These affordable wedding centerpieces are perfect for a shabby chic garden wedding. Leverage the simplicity of seasonal flowers or just pick your very own from the surrounding country side.

Colorful vintage boho chic wedding arrangement. Leverage the simplicity of seasonal flowers or just pick your very own from the surrounding country side.

Colorful vintage boho chic wedding arrangement.

Beautiful and simple centerpiece from a Texas wedding.

Beautiful and simple centerpiece from a Texas wedding.

Boho Chic affordable wedding centerpieces Ojai, CA

Boho Chic affordable wedding centerpieces Ojai, CA

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How to make affordable wedding centerpieces: Simply place your favorite flowers in a glass vases or in mason jars. Simply spectacular!

Afloral brings us this easy DIY for simple wedding centerpieces. How to make affordable wedding centerpieces: Simply place your favorite flowers in a glass vases or in mason jars. Simply spectacular!

Afloral brings us this easy DIY for simple wedding centerpieces.

Take a look at this image of wedding centerpieces for garden weddings with a bohemian chic style using plenty of sunflowers and recycled whisky bottles.

wedding centerpieces for garden weddings with a bohemian chic style using plenty of sunflowers and recycled whisky bottles.

Unique and affordable wedding centerpiece ideas.

 

 

Affordable Vintage Wedding Centerpieces

Have a look at these vintage-inspired and affordable wedding centerpieces. This image gives you an idea of how to make simple wedding centerpieces using a glass bowl that you might have lying around the house (or can borrow from a friend), candles and a pearls.

Vintage-inspired details are definitely great for brides who want their weddings full of nostalgia.

Vintage-inspired details are definitely great for brides who want their weddings full of nostalgia.

Inexpensive wedding centerpieces don’t have to look dull or cheap. With good taste, dedication, and attention to detail you can create the perfect ornament for your wedding tables. Here is a great idea to make an economic table arrangement. Place some roses and filler flowers in pot, add some white doilies and a wine bottle by its side and voilá! Vintage chic and really affordable.

Vintage garden table arrangements. Place some roses and filler flowers in pot, add some white doilies and a wine bottle by its side and voilá! Vintage chic and really affordable.

Vintage garden table arrangements.

Simple DIY for affordable wedding centerpieces

A vintage tea cup with gorgeous roses, a strand of pearls and a touch of gypsophila is a great, simple idea for your wedding centerpiece.

  1. Find a tea cup and saucer.
  2. Place the roses in the center.
  3. Decorate it with filler flowers and a strand of pearls on one side.
Follow this simple tutorial to make the best vintage wedding decorations for your reception tables!

Follow this simple tutorial to make the best vintage wedding decorations for your reception tables!

DIY wedding centerpieces: Jewel toned table arrangement| Simple, relaxed wedding decor is a huge trend | Beach themed wedding centerpiece | The wooden box adds a country touch to this beautiful wedding reception

Jewel toned table arrangement| Simple, relaxed wedding decor is a huge trend | Beach themed wedding centerpiece | The wooden box adds a country touch to this beautiful wedding reception

This color combo will definitely impress you. Vintage-inspired and very affordable centerpieces that look like a million bucks.

Candelabra floral centerpieces. This color combo will definitely impress you. Vintage-inspired and very affordable centerpieces that look like a million bucks.

Candelabra floral centerpieces.

A combination of good taste and soft pastel colors with a gold base for a romantic and elegant vintage look.

Vintage inspired simple wedding centerpieces at a Wisconsin Hotel reception.

Vintage inspired simple wedding centerpieces at a Wisconsin Hotel reception.

Modern and Affordable Wedding Centerpieces: Show off the Vases!

Simple wedding centerpieces can begin with a beautiful vase crowned with a good flower combination. Filler flowers, like the Gypsophila, grant a delicate look to these white vases. A great idea for simple and tasteful wedding centerpieces: white bottles with baby’s breath!

Extremely elegant and affordable navy and white table arrangements. This simple idea a bed of gypsophila on a blue bucket creates an elegant effect which is perfect for an industrial style wedding.

Extremely elegant and affordable navy and white table arrangements.

If you were wondering how to make simple, elegant and tall wedding centerpieces, this idea is for you. You will need some long branches, pearls strands, hanging votives, and pink flowers. It’s easy to do and very simple yet the combination of color and texture provides a stunningly modern look.

Get inspired by this centerpiece from a Richard Nixon library wedding.

Get inspired by this centerpiece from a Richard Nixon library wedding.

Candles are a good option for sublime yet inexpensive wedding centerpieces while at the same time, really easy and simple to do. Create a dreamy effect using lots of candles inside of lanterns, or floating candles on water. Just check out this stunning centerpiece with glass and candles galore.

Stunning and inexpensive beach wedding centerpieces that don't look cheap.

Stunning and inexpensive beach wedding centerpieces that don’t look cheap.

Simple Wedding Centerpieces: Rustic Elegance

Inexpensive yet, not cheap wedding centerpieces have the peculiarity that they can complement any wedding style. You just need to find a lot of inspiration, a little bit of time to make them and get ready to surprise your guests.

These rustic wedding centerpieces can be made with materials that are quite easy to find.

A mixture of color, materials and texture which is bound to impress. These rustic wedding centerpieces help the theme flow right from the ceremony to the reception.

These rustic wedding centerpieces help the theme flow right from the ceremony to the reception.

Unique rustic terrarium wedding centerpieces. A bit more work but so worth it!

Unique rustic terrarium wedding centerpieces.

This wedding table arrangement is very versatile as you can switch the base for another one with different materials or color and completely change its style. The tightly bunched white flowers create a strong visual impact. Consider using flowers like Queen Anne’s lace or hydrangeas that are easy on your wallet.

Chic and affordable centerpieces. Consider using flowers like Queen Anne’s lace or hydrangeas that are easy on your wallet.

Chic and elegant all white wedding.

This photo of a table centerpiece made with votive candles and small artificial rocks is a great idea for creating beautiful wedding table decor without investing a lot of time and effort.

Beach wedding decor. White orchids in bubble balls with lit up candles.

Beach wedding decor. White orchids in bubble balls with lit up candles.

Ultra original and simple wedding centerpieces. Corks in vase.

Ultra original and simple wedding centerpieces. Corks in vase.

Fresh wedding centerpiece. Yosemite Wedding at The Ahwahnee Hotel - Photo Colson Griffith

Fresh wedding centerpiece. Yosemite Wedding at The Ahwahnee Hotel – Photo Colson Griffith

Budget-friendly and simple wedding centerpieces: Do it yourself

No matter what your wedding theme, modern, industrial, country, or beach themed , you can make your own affordable and simple wedding centerpieces that look anything but cheap. Just follow these step by step instructions to make your centerpiece arrangements quickly and at a very low-cost.

  1. Find a suitable base to place in the center of your table.  It should be made from a material that best suits your style of wedding; anything from wood to glass. In this example, let’s use some tall silver candle holders.
  2. Next put a Styrofoam sphere on top of the chosen base.
  3. The image shown in this DIY is made from artificial flowers which should be cut at the stem.
  4. Stick the flowers together with white glue very tightly so that they remain in place. You can also use real flowers when assembling this wedding centerpiece. If you wish, cut the stems close to the bulb and attach the bulb with a florist wire so that it better grips the Styrofoam sphere.
DIY hydrangea centerpiece ideas for your wedding reception.

DIY hydrangea centerpiece ideas for your wedding reception.

An awesome idea for DIY table centerpieces is to turn different size wine glasses.

An awesome idea for DIY table centerpieces is to turn different size wine glasses.

Remember that if you decide to make your own affordable wedding centerpieces, you should consider that some flowers keep fresh longer than others, so plan your purchases carefully.

Let us know which one is your favorite!!

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Unique Wedding Memorial Ideas: In Loving Memory

Remember and honor your loved ones who are no longer with us with these unique wedding memorial ideas.

Sweet & unique wedding memorial ideas. Photo of loved one who is there in spirit.

Sweet & unique wedding memorial ideas. Photo of loved one who is there in spirit.

The wedding is a unique moment where we often want to remember those who are no longer with us. Because it is a part of life. Because we still want to share this important day in our lives with them.

We bring you these unique wedding memorial ideas to help you remember them with love, style and grace. In loving memory wedding programs, wedding memorial tables, remembrance candles and signs, or a balloons or Chinese lanterns’ release. Choose the one your heart tells you to as it is sure to be the right one.

Unique Wedding Memorial Ideas: In loving memory wedding sign

One of the simplest ideas to remember and honor loved ones is candles at an In loving memory wedding. Choose a special place within the celebration of your wedding, to locate a blackboard with a personal message you want to share to remember your loved one. You can accompany this with a decorated candle to illuminate the site.

In loving memory wedding signs: Honor your loved ones who can't be with you on your wedding day with an In Loving Memory wedding sign| Custom Wood Sign | Wedding remembrance sign | Hand painted reclaimed wood wedding sign | Simple In Loving Memory sign | This Candle Burns In Loving Memory printable wedding sign | Wedding tribute to loved ones who have passed

In loving memory wedding signs: Honor your loved ones who can’t be with you on your wedding day with an In Loving Memory wedding sign| Custom Wood Sign by BlissfullyHomemade | Wedding remembrance sign by WeddingAffections | Hand painted reclaimed wood wedding sign | Simple In Loving Memory sign by gingerbreadomantic | This Candle Burns In Loving Memory printable wedding sign by TheArtyApples | Wedding tribute to loved ones who have passed

 

 

Unique Wedding Memorial Ideas: Reserve a chair for that special person

Remember those who are not with us by reserving a chair for them at the ceremony. Add a bouquet of flowers, a picture frame with their photo or a sign on the chair. A simple and sweet wedding memorial idea to remember your loved ones.

A reserved seat at the ceremony for a lost loved one. Photography: Jacquelyn Poussot Photography

A reserved seat at the ceremony for a lost loved one. Photography: Jacquelyn Poussot Photography

Wedding memorial tables: a special place to remember those who are no longer with us

Nothing more emotional to honor those who are no longer with us than a wedding memorial table with some nice photos. Choose photos of happy moments shared together or just those that mean something special to you and place them on a table in picture frames. Add some memorial candles and a sign with an In loving memory quote. Wedding memorial tables can be dedicated to a single person or to several people.

Classy wedding memorial table with rose gold accents. A delicate way to say we are thinking of you. Photography: Anne Brookshire

Classy wedding memorial table with rose gold accents. A delicate way to say we are thinking of you. Photography: Anne Brookshire

A unique and special way to have your dear ones close on your wedding day

This idea is as original as it is special. Have some charms, such as like tiny framed photos of your loved ones, hanging from your wedding bouquet. A super special and delicate wedding memorial idea that you can carry with you and have them accompany you on the way to the altar.

In-memory-of bridal bouquet. A very personal and adorable way of honoring the loved ones that have passed at your wedding.

In-memory-of bridal bouquet. A very personal and adorable way of honoring the loved ones that have passed at your wedding.

Wedding memorial candles to remember and honor your loved ones

A simple yet nice idea to remind us of people that have left us are personalized wedding memorial candles. Choose a special place like a small table decorated with flowers. If your wedding is outdoors you can put the wedding memorial candles inside a lantern to protect them from the wind. Nothing will strike a more emotional chord than paying tribute with the warm glow of candlelight.

Wedding memorial candles. In memory of those lost, but never forgotten - such a sweet idea.

Wedding memorial candles. In memory of those lost, but never forgotten – such a sweet idea.

 

 

Memorial candle.

Memorial candle.

In loving memory wedding programs

A more traditional idea is to include their names on the wedding programs together with a quote.

Modern and printable in loving memory wedding programs.

Modern and printable in loving memory wedding programs by SimplyModernDesignCo.

Remembering lost loved ones: Set up a memory table at the reception with photos of family and friends who have passed away.

Remembering lost loved ones: Set up a memory table at the reception with photos of family and friends who have passed away.

In loving memory quotes

Here are a few inspirational wedding memorial quotes, as they can be difficult to think of. We hope they inspire you.

  • Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.
  • Always on my mind, forever in my heart.
  • To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die.
  • Every day, in some small way, memories of you come our way. Though absent, you are ever near, still missed, still loved, and ever dear.
  • You left your paw prints all over our hearts.
  • There are no goodbyes. Where ever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart. – Ghandi
  • They say it takes a minute to find something special in a person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes an entire lifetime to forget them.

Original wedding memorial ideas to remember and honor loved ones

If you would like to create a special moment to honor your dearly departed, you can choose one of the following unique wedding memorial ideas:

  • Choose a song that has a special meaning and play it at a special time at the wedding. Maybe before the cutting of the cake, or on your way to the altar.
  • Arrange for a special release of balloons or Chinese lanterns. You can tie some personalized cards to them. A beautiful and unique wedding memorial idea that will not be soon forgotten.
In loving memory wedding tribute.

In loving memory wedding tribute.

Your wedding will be a unique and perfect time to remember those who left us. Choose one of these unique wedding memorial ideas that you find most suitable for your wedding, and add another loving touch to your celebration.

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"This Candle Burns In Loving Memory" printable memorial wedding sign.

“This Candle Burns In Loving Memory” printable memorial wedding sign by TheArtyApples.

Graceful & unique wedding memorial ideas. Memory table with pallet backdrop for a peach, coral & mint rustic-chic barn wedding | In loving memory of those forever in our hearts sign | Reserve a chair for your loved ones who are no longer here | A simple and delicate wedding memorial table | In Loving Memory of Dad wedding picture frame

Graceful & unique wedding memorial ideas. Memory table with pallet backdrop for a peach, coral & mint rustic-chic barn wedding | In loving memory of those forever in our hearts sign by FairytaleDecorDesign | Reserve a chair for your loved ones who are no longer here | A simple and delicate wedding memorial table | In Loving Memory of Dad wedding picture frame

How to honor your loved ones who cannot be at your wedding. In Loving Memory reserved seat.

How to honor your loved ones who cannot be at your wedding. In Loving Memory reserved seat.

Nothing more touching to honor those who are no longer with us than a wedding memorial table.

Nothing more touching to honor those who are no longer with us than a wedding memorial table.

Touching and graceful ways to remember lost loved ones at your wedding.

Touching and graceful ways to remember lost loved ones at your wedding.

Unique wedding memorial ideas. In loving memory wedding sign.

Unique wedding memorial ideas. In loving memory wedding sign.

Wedding memory candles will be a great way to know that they are with us.

Wedding memory candles will be a great way to know that they are with us.

Wedding remembrance sign.

Wedding remembrance sign.

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