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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Reception Ideas

10 Ways to Create a Cozy Wedding Reception

January 22, 2019 | nicole

photo by Lauren Scotti Dreaming of a cozy wedding reception but lacking the inspiration to make it a reality? We’ve got you covered with all the blankets, rugs, and hot cocoa your cozy heart can stand! From comfy lounge areas to family-style dinner, include these 10 ideas in your reception for an unforgettably cozy night! 1. Lounge Areas It may sound like a no-brainer, but having a place for your guests to get cozy is the […]

14 Cozy Elopement Picnic Ideas to Celebrate Saying “I Do” in Style

January 16, 2019 | juliette

photo by If you’re planning an intimate elopement and are looking for celebration alternatives to a traditional reception, might we suggest a cozy elopement picnic? Picnics are the perfect way to celebrate and toast to the promises you made to each other without too much fuss or planning needed. A soft blanket, a few candles, your favorite assortment of foods, and a bottle of champagne are really all you need! (Of course, you could always go […]

The Ultimate Wedding Reception Timeline

January 9, 2019 | juliette

photo by Jami Laree There are so many things that happen during a wedding reception that it can definitely feel overwhelming to fit everything into a nice, balanced flow. Well, that’s where we come in! We’ve created the ultimate wedding reception timeline to help you visualize the overall flow of the party and plan each section by chunks of time. This wedding reception timeline is based on a 5-hour cocktail hour + reception, but it can […]

2019 Wedding Trends That Will Make Your Day Unforgettable

January 2, 2019 | nicole

photo by Jacy Hermes Photography Planning your 2019 wedding and looking for that extra something special to make it truly unforgettable? We’ve forecasted 11 2019 wedding trends to incorporate into your table decor, fashion, floral design, reception activities, and more! From our pick for wedding color of the year to the one bridal accessory we just can’t get enough of to the style influence you’re going to want to recreate, your 2019 wedding planning starts here! […]

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 […]

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