Wedding is a special event in your life and you want to every bit of it memorable. The venue for the wedding has to be decided after which you can finalize on the decorations. But it is necessary to know the available varieties that you can choose from. Also the suitability of the particular one you like the most. Couples want to get very creative about the decorations and create unique and customized look to make the event memorable and a talk of the town. But before the type is chosen the theme and the color scheme has to be decided. Themes may vary from winter wonderland theme, or a vintage styled theme and the decorations will change accordingly. Your budget is also an important criterion for the choice. When the budget is light then it is better to go for center pieces and overall decorations than detailed individualistic attention. The wedding venue itself is a factor for the choice. If it is already a well decorated and ornamental room like in church then decorations has to revolve around that. The elements that can be incorporated are flowers – an all time favorite, table centerpieces, chair decorations- covers and sashes, candles and ornamental lighting. There are also some new trends like unusual décor like benches and wrought iron furniture indoors, use of bright wall papers to give it a more casual and modern trendy look.
Bridal shower favors
To make it special f or the bride to be all well wishes come forward and gift something to the bride. This event is made special and called bridal shower. The custom originated from the idea that the couple would need things to run their new matrimonial home and this would be the best way to help start that. It is an informal function from age old times and has remained the same. It is generally hosted by one of brides close friends often one or more of the bridesmaids. Guests are close friends and family members of the bride. Men are usually not included in this event from old times, but in the recent times there is a change and in some men are also present. There are very novel ideas for the event. It may be a Jack and Jill bridal shower, a tea party, a vintage theme, or a fashion themed party. The offbeat themes may include celebrity starlet related dressing, or brides favorite things theme. It may also be location inspired…that is held in a special location for fun and adventure. Colors are also made themes sometimes…red is a common hot color followed by pink and purple and white. Sometimes it can come as a surprise party to the bride than a planned and expected one. There may be many games incorporated for all to be engaged and have fun while the party. There sure has to be good food….since it is an informal party can also be a potluck party. A back backyard BBQ is also an often done thing. Things like a spa-day shower become very welcome as the bride gets to relax and pamper her skin and body and enjoys herself thoroughly as well. Wine cheese and best friends can be a fun get together. The Alice in Wonderland theme and the mad hatter’s tea party would be fun too. There are many ideas from which you must go ahead with the one closest to your heart. Party favors or takeaways are small little gifts that the guests take along with them. They have to be related to the theme yet nothing too extravagant but innovative and sweet. If you have a candy bar it could be a bag of candies, or a perfume are it could be a customized perfume.
Wedding reception ideas
When you are inviting guests it becomes essential that you treat them well and give them a splendid time. You have to find the right venue which is dependent on the number of guests you have called. Spotting the right venue for your guests can be challenging too. You can either choose a unique venue like your grandfather’s barn or choose a regular venue and change the look through it’s unusual decorations. The hotel ballroom can be changed to a vintage room with artifacts and lighting. The next is to develop a theme for the party. The theme can be directive of what guests may wear, along with the food that is served and the décor of course. To etch the memory in your heart, plan for an unforgettable guest book idea. Make arrangements for photo and video shoots with friends and family in the party. The classic and simple look of white all over is always on. The flowers can be mixed in white and the decors laced in white. Color can also be a theme and that may unite the guests with the same feeling. Lights set the mood. The use of candles can be done beautifully to make the venue romantic and desirable. The menu can be region based to introduce such delicacies to your guests especially if they have come from far. Hot drinks like espresso light up the part.. Apart from other interesting new recipes a dessert buffet makes the guests very happy. It is also a delight for the kids in the party. Think about the entertainment too…book professional people who can keep the guests engaged and happy. They can perform music or dance and entertain…interaction with the guests and inviting their participation makes it livelier. Keep a corner for a special innovative idea be it a cigar runner or a tattoo crafter, it adds more fun to the party.
Wedding decoration ideas
Once the venue is selected the decorations have to be finalized. Budget is the primary factor when you choose your decoration. Take professional help cause for a big and grand event there is a need to be more formal and organized. Research on the available idea that suits your taste the best. Themed weddings are very much in…it is a good choice always. A fairy tale or a movie themed party may be a big hit. You can also plan a wedding in a particular age may be exciting. Building medieval and gothic castles in the venue would make it very interesting for the guests. Food based themes like chocolate theme or cookie theme are wonderful things which are very happening in the recent times too. Decoration ideas may be lent from other countries too. Like in India wedding means a riot of colours. Exotic tents decorated with chandeliers as done in Indian may become very unusual and much loved décor in your country. What is most lovely about the tent idea is that everything can be done from the scratch and designed accordingly unlike a room which can be decorated with decorations but not changed basically. Flowers are an integral part of wedding and therefore they have to be present in one way or the other. Lovely innovative decorations can be made with flowers. Other embellishments like sashes, beautiful satin and other pearl strings can be added to create romance all around. There is a concept of flower Rangoli in India which can be incorporated. Seasons also affect the decorations. For summer you may have a butterfly theme, or a vineyard theme. The Victorian setting is always welcome at all seasons. There is a new trend of something like a sparkling theme which adds glitter to the look and feel. With appropriate lighting you can build the look beautifully. There can be appropriate use of candles, they are beautiful and sift lighting and may be fragrant for the venue to smell good also.
Bridal shower decorations
Since bridal shower is kept informal and venue and decorations all synchronize with this idea of friends/family fun keeping it simple and natural. Funky ideas and invites and decorations are cool. Make your own perfume car where guests can customize their own and take away a bottle in this pleasant memory or gift one to the bride. A hen’s party can be innovative and interesting that does not involve the old cocktail coma. Newer ideas are welcome like slumber parties, candy buffets, high tea ideas etc. The decorations have to go around the theme. Pastels are always welcome as they give the look and feel of delicacy and romance. Candy themes are very much in, starting from the pink and bright look of the venue the candy bar allures the guest to hang around and carry a lolly bag when they leave. The colors in this theme are important and you can take ideas galore from the internet. If you decide to have it in your backyard then the garden theme can be suited. It saves a good amount of money. Balloons and party lanterns are also making a comeback. They are fun and also look informal as the norms would have it. There may be colors other then that like red, pink, white and yellow too. The color of the décor can be carried on to the food also with the drinks and snacks being similarly colored. It may become a dance party for which keep the décor minimalistic giving as much room for dance and the colours chosen joyous and loud. Basically it is an event where you are going to have all the girlie fun and the décor should be informal and simple. If you like loud colors make it pronounced and the theme fun with games etc. If you want a crosier get together let it be light décor with soft colors and soothing music and spa.
Wedding table decorations
It definitely relates to the theme you have chosen. But there are certain wedding accessories for decoration which one cannot do without. One that is common and wanted by all is lighting with candles. There are candles and lanterns of various types and designs to go with every décor. Also personalizing the table accessories makes the décor more noticed. Personalized table napkins are one way of doing that. Confetti can add pretty look to the table. They come in multi colours to choose from. A range from reserved rose petals to diamond shaped hearts…all may be used in an interesting manner on the table. Crystals add glitter to the look and is an in style. Crystal tea light holders, crystal hangings, or heart shaped crystal confetti…they all glitter at night in the light and add to the glimmer. Personalized table runners can be used or specific color codes to maintain a specific look. They make an interesting add on to the table of course. Wedding bubbles may add some fun so can have them on the table too. You can even get innovative and use Champagne bubbles! Ribbons sashes and add-ons such as these make the table more delicate and decorative. For all this to come together and look good you need to plan the idea. The wedding table numbers, table planner stands and all the small elements make the complete look, so do not neglect them at all. Long narrow tables with height create space and also look very nice. Break the monotony; make a combination of vases and lights. When coming to reaching the table there has to be sufficient space in the layout for free movement. Play around with the shape and color of the tables. When you have less number of guests the circular tables can cover up the space but then decoration on the table has to be more extensive as there will be more available space.
Cheap wedding decorations
It is not necessary that you have to spend a lot on your wedding. A bright colored theme can be set with available flowers on simple table covers. It is more important to design innovative ideas with simplicity and charm.