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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Reception Ideas

9 Tips for Decorating Your Wedding Reception on a Budget

April 17, 2019 | juliette

photo by Pat Furey Photo When it comes to wedding decorations, the options and the money it takes to pull off a “Pinterest-worthy” reception might seem overwhelming. But, we’re here to tell you that your wedding reception décor doesn’t need to be complicated and it doesn’t need to break the bank! With some creative substitutions and a focus on the overall feel rather than the tiny details, you’ll find that decorating your wedding reception on a budget […]

The Ultimate Guide to Planning an Adventure Elopement

March 27, 2019 | juliette

photo by Hana Alsoudi Photography Adventure elopements have been growing in popularity over the years, and we must admit we’re loving this trend! An adventure elopement is all about getting out into nature, being active, and finding the most breathtaking scenery. The possibilities are only limited to your adventurous imaginations! Still, as with any big life event, there is a bit of planning required to ensure your special day goes off without a hitch. Here’s a […]

7 Retro Wedding Color Ideas

March 20, 2019 | juliette

photo by Lauren Scotti Vintage-inspired weddings continue to be all the rage, so these retro wedding color ideas are sure to be perfect for a long time to come! From wine-colored reds to muted pinks and blues to dusty yellows and greens, these color combinations are perfectly whimsical yet classic. Whether you’re planning a summer, spring, or even fall celebration, we guarantee one of these dreamy color palettes will complete you retro vibe! Carrot, Bubblegum, Merlot, Olive, Onyx photo byLauren Scotti; see more from this wedding here! Cherry, […]

56 Unique Wedding Songs to Really Set the Mood

March 6, 2019 | juliette

photo by Addison Jones Photography While we’re huge fans of the classic wedding reception songs that everyone loves to belt in the middle of the dance floor, we also know that a lot of couples are looking for more unique wedding songs to set their day apart from the rest. This playlist is a mix of deep tracks, songs from new films, and classics that somehow haven’t made it into the wedding song repository. No matter […]

The Best Destination Wedding Locations for 2019

February 20, 2019 | juliette

photo by Radu Benjamin Photography One of the hardest parts of planning a destination wedding is, undeniably, choosing the location. With so many incredible options flooding your Pinterest feeds, it can be hard to know which locations would fit your wedding or elopement style. So, as always, we’re here to help! Here are our picks for the 8 best destination wedding locations around the world. Whether you want beach, city, countryside, or desert, we’re positive one […]

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 […]

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