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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Reception Ideas

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 […]

6 Memorable Ways to End Your Reception

May 10, 2018 | juliette

photo by Nicole Veldman Photography + Video When it comes to planning the end of your wedding reception, you have to find that perfect balance of getting all your guests out of the venue on time without killing the party vibe. This will be your final memorable moment and also a definitive cue for your guests to leave, so you want to make it count! We’ve seen a lot of great ways to end your reception […]

6 Refreshing Spring Cocktails to Serve at Your Wedding

May 3, 2018 | juliette

photo by Sunshine Shannon Photography It’s finally time to raise a glass to warmer weather and longer sunny days with some new cocktail recipes that would be perfect for a spring wedding reception! Spring cocktails are all about bright flavors, refreshing finishes, and beautiful presentation. We’re loving anything with citrus, berries, and herbs right now, and all three of those flavors profiles would be the perfect addition to your signature spring cocktails. Whether you prefer whiskey […]

We’re Loving the Cozy Romantic Vibes in This Toronto Elopement Inspiration at 99 Sudbury

April 27, 2018 | juliette

Between the sweet and sexy getting ready photos at The Drake Hotel hotel and the luxurious decor used for the ceremony and reception at 99 Sudbury, we can’t think of anything cozier and more romantic than this elopement inspiration shoot today! Event planner Shannon Bellisle used velvet and fur textiles, deep red and blush table and wall-mounted florals from Hunt and Gather Floral, and tons of candlelight to set the stage in the industrial Toronto space. The bride rocked a sleek Ferre Sposa […]

The Best Etsy Wedding Menu Templates

April 11, 2018 | nicole

Whether you’re serving tacos, Italian fare, or traditional chicken or fish options, you can let your guests know what they’re eating at your reception in style thanks to these Etsy wedding menu templates! Easy to print yourself and perfectly matched to your vibe, there’s a menu design for every wedding. Don’t worry about hunting through page after page of of template designs – we’ve rounded up the very best in botanical, artistic, and elegant wedding […]