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10 Genius Ideas for Styling Your Sweetheart Table

August 20, 2019 | nicole

photo by Jami Laree

Saying “yes” to having a sweetheart table at your reception means saying “yes” to one-on-one time with your boo on your big day. To celebrate one of our favorite wedding day decisions, we’re sharing 10 totally gorgeous ideas for styling your sweetheart table. From seating to tabletop, we’re here to help you bring the style, the drama, and the romance to your super sweet table of two.

1. Sit Like Royalty in Statement Chairs

photo by Jonnie + Garrett, event design by Burlap & Rose Weddings, floral design by Hello Gem Events, rentals by Planks & Patina and Signature Party Rentals

photo by Anais Possamai Photography, event & floral design by Tropic of Flowers, rentals by Circa Vintage Rentals

SHOP STATEMENT CHAIRS

Anthropologie Barrel-Backed Woven Dining Chair

Meridian Furniture Gianna Collection Modern Contemporary Pink Velvet Upholstered Dining Chair with Polished Gold Metal Frame

Anthropologie Justina Blakeney Peacock Rattan Chair

Roundhill Furniture Doarnin Contemporary Silky Velvet Tufted Button Back Accent Chair

Anthropologie Malawai Chair

GOLDEN BEACH Elegant Velvet Dinning Chair

2. Or a Cozy Cute Loveseat

photo by Becca Borge Photography

photo by Map + Compass Photography, event design by The Social Planner, rentals by Bee Lavish Vintage

SHOP CUTE LOVESEATS

Urban Outfitters Miller Settee Bench

Modern Tufted Settee Loveseat

Irene House Modern Style Velvet Yellow Loveseat

Coaster Tufted Loveseat in Oatmeal

Scarlett Modern Seafoam Blue Velvet Sofa

Modway Prospect Channel Tufted Upholstered Velvet Loveseat in Emerald

3. Or Snuggle Up with Floor Seating and a Big Rug

photo by Chelsea Reece

photo by Henry Tieu Photography, event design by Rain and Pines, floral design by Rusted Vase Floral Co.

SHOP FLOOR SEATING

Urban Outfitters Ruthie Velvet Floor Pillow

Urban Outfitters Traditional Leather Floor Pouf

Urban Outfitters Rohini Daybed Cushion

Urban Outfitters Chloe Velvet Floor Pillow

Urban Outfitters Coin Pillow Pouf

Urban Outfitters Patchwork Velvet Floor Pillow

4. Don Your Seats with Personalized Chair Hangings

photo by Christina Childress Photography, weavings by Spirit of Salt

photo by Patrick Robinson Photography

photo by Victoria Carlson Photography, event design by With Grace & Love Events, rentals by Blossom Farm Vintage Rentals

SHOP CHAIR HANGINGS

Wedding Decor Team Wedding Chair Signs Better Together

MacreMeMix Macrame Wedding Chair Cover

Letters to You Moon of My Life My Sun and Stars Chair Signs

Moss Hound Designs Two Macrame Chair Backs

Engraved Weddings Mr and Mrs Wedding Chair Signs

5. Make Your Table a Whole Mood with a Drapey Tablecloth

photo by Lauren Mecum, event design by Fawn Events, floral design by Joy of Bloom Florals, linens by Sundrop Vintage

photo by In Frames Photography

photo by Jordan Voth Photography, event planning by Crosby & Jon, floral design by Soiree Floral Design, rentals by Archive Rentals

photo by Roy Nuesca Photography, event planning by Moana Events, floral design by Passion Roots

SHOP TABLECLOTHS

Lahome White Lace Tablecloth

Linen Lark Gauze Table Runner Wedding Decor

Crisky 60″x120″ Classic White Lace Tablecloths for Weddings

CH&Q 70 Inch Round Tablecloth

Shop Ukrainian Art White Gauze Table Runner

ShinyBeauty Lace Party Tablecloth

FooFooLaLaChild Vintage Lace Tablecloths

6. Or Keep it Fresh and Lush with Leaves and Florals

photo by The Family Films, floral design by Wanderlust Florals Co.

photo by Melissa Marshall, event planning by Aisle Be With You, floral design by Poppy Lane Design

photo by Gabrielle von Heyking Photographie

7. Tall Candlesticks Create Levels and Bring the Drama

photo by Jonnie + Garrett

photo by Henry Tieu Photography, event design by Rain and Pines, floral design by Bond in Bloom, rentals by Fanciful Rentals

SHOP TALL CANDLESTICKS AND CANDLESTICK HOLDERS

WillGail Set of 3 Matte Black Candle Holders for Taper Candles

Anthropologie Farmhouse Pottery Pantry Candlestick

D’light Online Elegant Taper Candles in Slate Blue

Homend Set of 3 Brass Gold Metal Taper Candle Holders

Mega Candles 12 pcs Unscented Black Taper Candles

2-Pcs Wedding Dinning Taper Candle Holders

D’light Online Elegant Taper Candles 12 Inches Tall in Coral

Gold Table Decorative Candlestick Holder

8. Set the Stage with Plants, Lanterns, and Candles Down in Front

photo by Karra Leigh Photography, event design by Mae & Co Creative, floral design by Good Seed Floral, rentals by Archive Rentals

photo by Isaiah and Taylor Photography, event planning by Details, Darling, floral design by Wendy Rivero Juarez, acrylic signage by Tash Design Co

photo by Nicole Leever Photography, floral design by Coco Rose Design, rentals by Party Pleasers

photos by Jay Zack Eli, event planning by Le Coeur Bohème, floral design by Hellébore Créations Florales

Koyal Wholesale Geometric Hurricane Candle Holder Set of 3

Nikki Chu Set of 6 Cristo Large Lanterns 10″ x 10″ x 24″

Mid Century Planter – 6.3 Inch

Nikki Chu Set of 2 Tuscan Large Lanterns 12″ x 8″ x 25″

Best Choice Products Metal Modern Decorative Faceted Hurricane Candle Holder

White Modern Lightweight Concrete Flower Pot with Wood Legs

Lights4fun, Inc. Set of 3 Matte Black Metal Battery Operated LED Flameless Candle Lanterns

Mkono Plant Stand Mid Century Wood Flower Pot Holder

Torre & Tagus Diamond Deco Metal Hurricane Candle Holder

Fun Express Large Metallic Gold Metal Lantern for Wedding

9. Reusing Your Ceremony Backdrop is Both Chic and Practical

photo by Pat Furey Photo

photo by Matthew Schueller Photography, event planning & floral design by Pixies & Petals

SHOP BACKDROPS

Art Strong Node Metal Circle Wedding Arch

Eventory Hexagon Rustic Wooden Wedding Arch

Blue Lily Bridal Copper Wedding Arch

Pointseller Square Wedding Arch

Forever Together Decor Copper Arch Wedding Backdrop

Sakura Wedding Geometric Iron Ceremony Wedding Arch 

10. Display a Neon Sign for an Edgy Look

photo by Isaiah and Taylor Photography

photo by Jaicee Morgan

photo by Jami Laree, event design by Joy n’ Company Events, floral design by Foxtail Florals, rentals by Archive Rentals

SHOP NEON SIGNS

NARWHAL Til Death – NEON Wedding Sign

Hey Lights Co Custom Name Wedding LED Neon Sign

Sunshine Lane Design Custom Initials Neon Sign

Hey Lights Co Unique Custom LED Neon Initials Sign

Creative Decor Ua Crazy in Love LED Neon Sign

Neon Demonn LED Neon Wedding “Better Together” Sign

NARWALL It Was Always You – NEON Wedding Sign 

MKNEON Neon Drunk In Love Sign

MKNEON Custom Wedding Neon Sign

Looking for even more sweetheart table styling ideas? These 16 sweetheart table ideas that will make you say “aww!” and you’re def gonna want to copy them for your own!

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This Retro Ranch Wedding is a Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock n Roll, and a Whole Lotta Lovely

With vintage gowns, western wear, and retro colors, Emma and Austin’s ranch wedding was a prime example of how to combine two totally different styles into one cohesive and stunning design! The couple chose the ranch location for its sentimental value and transformed it to fit their unique vibe. Their outdoor ceremony was framed by antique rugs and a modern circular backdrop, and their barn reception was filled top to bottom with vintage and slightly boho pieces. But the overall vibe was whimsy at its finest and gave us such a clear picture of the couple’s individual styles. (Plus, the groom’s ceremony entrance was one of the coolest we’ve seen!) We’re not sure how she did it, but Hana Alsoudi Photography managed to capture this couple’s true essence in every single frame!

The Couple:

Emma and Austin

The Wedding:

Red Hawk Ranch, Kansas City, Missouri

The most important part of wedding planning was finding a way to merge Austin’s old west, rock and roll style with my eclectic, vintage, and femininity in a way that was authentic to us. I dwelt in the details for sure! I also wanted it to feel more like an art installation/living space and less like a “wedding.” Cohesion, color, texture, and mood were my motives!

While dreaming of the day I expected it to be a serious occasion. The truth is, it was the most exciting, exhilarating, and hilarious day! From Austin surprising us all with a fashionably late entrance on an old Suzuki motorcycle, to my vail getting caught on a cactus the second I got to the altar, to both of us struggling with our shoes, laughing the whole way through the feet washing, and ending up barefoot for the rest of the ceremony. 

The memory that stands out the most is our first kiss. I had antique glass bells on the chairs of our family members and instructed them to ring the bells during the first kiss. It was like a fairytale moment and took my breath away. The way Hana captured every moment lets us remember all of the butterflies, deep breaths, laughs, and moments of serenity.

For decor, estate sales are the way to go! We found almost all of our decor with the help of my mother every weekend at estate sales. It’s the best place to find unique, antique, and inexpensive pieces. Also, having a donut truck (or food truck), and having a midday wedding allows for less money to be spent on food and more on what you want

The Wedding Team:

Photography – Hana Alsoudi Photography
Ceremony Venue – Red Hawk Ranch
Catering – Cowtown Mini Donuts
Videography – Two Hue Creative
Stationery – Zola
Hair and Makeup Artist – Paisley & Stripe
Wedding Dress – Donna Dress Shop
Bridal Accessories – Nordstrom
Bridesmaids’ Apparel – Free People and ZARA
Groom’s Apparel – Rockmount
Rentals – Sky’s the Limit
Transportation –
Favors – For Your Party

 

Congratulations to Emma and Austin, and a special thanks to Hana Alsoudi Photography for sharing this incredible ranch wedding with Junebug! Love this unique bride and groom style? These country music lovers combined western fashions and southern vintage flair for their Buxton Hall wedding!

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This Romantic Neutral Wedding Palette Highlighted the New Orleans Charm of Race & Religious

August 19, 2019 | juliette

Between the neutral wedding colors, the poolside vows, the greenery-forward decor, and the DIY donut board, Chelsea and Garrett’s New Orleans wedding at Race & Religious was as charming as it gets! The couple created elegance in its simplest and most authentic form, infusing their own brand of romance into every detail. Their soft, simple, and sweet bride and groom styles were total summer wedding style goals, as well! Rebecca Taylor Photography didn’t miss a beat in capturing this special day, from the bride’s extra fun getting ready moments with her girls to the couple’s spontaneous late-night dip in the pool!

The Couple:

Chelsea and Garrett

The Wedding:

Race & Religious, New Orleans, Louisiana

The most important factor to us planning our wedding was that everyone had an absolute blast. We wanted a wedding that had tidbits of New Orleans charm but, more importantly, we wanted to make sure everyone danced, connected, and just let loose for the night to celebrate with us!

The most memorable part of the day was the time I got to spend alone with my new husband. We ate dinner away from everyone else so we could have a private moment — I would recommend this to any bride-to-be! And I had a letter that was supposed to be delivered to Garrett 30 minutes before I walked down the aisle, but that didn’t end up happening in the chaos of the day. Still, it was such a special moment for us to share as he read it while we were together and we just basked in the joy of being a newly married couple!

Garrett is a 6’6”, a certified giant. I’m 5’4”. I thought it would be fun to poke fun at the height difference…so I had my maid of honor hide a stool under her chair during the ceremony. When the officiant said, “You may now kiss the bride,” I said, “Wait!” My maid of honor then handed me the stool to step on. Just my little way of putting my silliness into the ceremony! We also surprised ourselves by jumping in the pool at the end of the night! We did NOT plan on doing that.

My best advice is to allow your partner to help as much as possible with wedding planning. I couldn’t have done it without Garrett! We each took the elements that we were better at and ran with them. For me, that was the aesthetics of everything in the wedding from the venue to the flowers to the outfits to the invites and beyond, the bigger vision of the feel we wanted, the DIY of the signs, and anything that required a creative eye. For Garrett, it was the logistics, the scheduling, the bookings, and the timeline. (Fun fact: I never looked at our Knot website once. He managed the whole thing!) Of course, we also made lots of mutual decisions, such as the music, the food, and the venue. But it was nice to split the duties and not feel the pressure all on one person.

The Wedding Team:

Photography – Rebecca Taylor Photography
Venue – Race & Religious
Floral Design – La Paris Floral Designs
Videography – Nathan Willis

 

Congratulations to Chelsea and Garrett, and a special thanks to Rebecca Taylor Photography for sharing this beautiful neutral wedding! Love this subtle color palette? Take a peek at this ultra glam neutral-colored wedding at Solitaire Homestead in Western Australia!

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