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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Reception Ideas

The Ultimate Guide to Your Wedding Reception Bar

November 21, 2018 | juliette

photo by Alexandria Monette Photography Let’s be honest, your wedding reception bar will be one of the most popular elements of your wedding — for you and for your guests! So, you want to be sure it’s properly stocked and staffed. As a general rule, you should plan to allocate about 10-20% of your overall wedding budget for your reception bar. That includes all the alcohol, mixers, garnishes, tools, fees, tips, and so on. Because your […]

These 60 Wedding Moments are Proof That Hiring a Professional Wedding Photographer is a Must

November 14, 2018 | juliette

photo by Amy Galbraith Photography Of all the reasons to hire a professional wedding photographer, the fact that your wedding day will be full of once-in-a-lifetime moments that you’ll want to cherish forever has to be the top! From the first look to the first kiss to the first dance, you want to be sure your photographer not only captures the moments but captures the mood, the energy, and the nuance that makes those moments truly […]

8 Winter Weddings That Will Warm Your Heart

November 7, 2018 | juliette

photo by Peyton Rainey Photography If there’s one thing we can count on from winter weddings, it’s that they bring the coziest vibes! From rich color palettes to timeless style to luxurious florals, winter weddings also tend to be stunningly elegant, which makes them ideal for couples who want to the perfect combination of charm and glamour for their wedding day. For that reason, we’ve rounded up 8 of the best winter weddings we’ve had the honor […]

19 Reception Table Decor Color Palettes

November 1, 2018 | juliette

photo by Donna Irene Weddings When it comes to finding color palette inspiration, some of our favorite sources are the reception table decor couples use for their weddings! A tablescape is usually where all of the colors of the wedding come together into one beautiful design. From muted palettes of rose gold, blush, and tan to dramatic palettes of navy, silver and black, we’ve found reception table decor color palettes to inspire any vibe or style. ONYX, GOLD, […]

10 Unexpected Wedding Expenses to Keep in Mind When Creating Your Budget

August 30, 2018 | juliette

photo by Marcucci Photography When setting your wedding budget, there are so many details to juggle that it’s easy for unexpected expenses to slip through the cracks. Even with the best wedding budget tool, it’s hard to account for every little thing, especially things that don’t go to plan or that you assume someone else will pay for. So, before finalizing your budget, be sure to review these 10 unexpected expenses to make sure you’ve got […]

This Wedding Reception Playlist is Guaranteed to Get Your Guests on the Dance Floor

August 21, 2018 | juliette

photos by Ardency and Arrow Co After the toasts are done and dinner has been served, it’s time to party! When creating your reception playlist, make sure to include a mix of genres, speeds, and songs from different eras to give a little something for all your guests. Group dances and songs that provoke spontaneous bursts of singing on the dance floor are also huge hits! From the first dance to the last song of the […]

These 5 Couples Effortlessly Made Their Large Weddings Feel Small and Intimate

August 16, 2018 | juliette

photo by a sea of love When you think of large weddings, the word “intimate” probably doesn’t come to mind, which is why a lot of couples shy away from them. But, we’re here to tell you, those two things don’t have to be mutually exclusive. These 5 couples proved that you can create an intimate wedding even if your guest list includes 400 people! It’s all about creating heartfelt moments, setting up cozy spaces within […]

The Essential Guide to Styling Your Ballroom Wedding

August 9, 2018 | juliette

photo by Carina Skrobecki Ballroom weddings continue to be a favorite option for couples no matter their guest list size or style. While ballrooms might not seem as flexible as other venues, they do offer an elegance and comfort that can make styling a wedding reception a breeze! Real couples have proven time and time again that with a little creativity and a keen sense of design, you can transform a ballroom to fit virtually any wedding […]

7 Tips for Creating a Seriously Fun DIY Photo Booth

July 24, 2018 | juliette

When it comes to wedding reception activities, photo booths are still as popular as ever and DIY photo booths, in particular, are perfect for couples looking to save a little money. You don’t need fancy equipment or a lot of extra stuff to make the perfect photo booth for your wedding. With these tips, we’ll show you how to create a seriously fun DIY photo booth that will encourage your guests to strike a pose […]

9 Wedding Dessert Table Ideas to Sweeten Your Reception Decor

May 22, 2018 | juliette

We must admit that we love that most couples these days are opting for a full wedding dessert table rather than just a traditional wedding cake because it adds such a personal (and sweet) touch to the reception! It also allows couples to make the dessert/cake table a focal point of the reception decor and get creative with styling. Here are 9 of our favorite sweet and simple ways to make a big impact on […]