15 Lounge Ideas for 15 Wedding Styles

Creating a lounge space at your reception helps the overall flow of your space and allows guests to mix, mingle and sip cocktails comfortably. Lounge decor ideas we love? Bring indoor furniture outside, cluster colorful throw pillows on ottomans, and display engagement photos! Take a cue from these real wedding photos and translate your wedding style into a practical and pretty reception lounge.

For the Vintage Wedding

(From the album: A Casual Vintage Wedding in Orange County, CA)

For the Glam Nautical-Inspired Wedding

(From the album: A Glamorous Nautical Wedding in Detroit, MI)

For the Modern Wedding

(From the album: A Classic Wedding in Rye, NY)

For the Shabby Chic Wedding

Photo: Dominique Attaway // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Dominique Attaway

(From the album: A Rustic Elegant Wedding in Charlottesville, VA)

For the Formal Outdoor Wedding

(From the album: An Elegant Wedding in Santa Susanna, CA)

For the Colorful Eclectic Wedding

(From the album: An Eclectic Wedding in Santa Barbara, CA)

For the Rustic Wedding

(From the album: An Eclectic Bohemian Wedding in Austin, TX)

For the Romantic Chic Wedding

(From the album: A Gilded Glamorous Wedding in San Juan Capistrano, CA)

For the  Contemporary Garden Wedding

(From the album: A Modern Wedding in Philadelphia, PA)

For the Luxe Wedding

(From the album: A Glamorous Wedding in Miami Beach, FL)

For the Eclectic Wedding

(From the album: A Fun Vow Renewal in San Juan Capistrano, CA)

For the Rustic Lodge Wedding

(From the album: A Luxe Country Club Wedding in Jasper, TX)

For the Modern Industrial Wedding

Photo: Leigh Miller Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Leigh Miller Photography

(From the album: A New Years Eve-Inspired Wedding in Kansas City, MO)

For the Traditional Preppy Wedding

(From the album: A Nostalgic Pink Wedding in Andalusia, PA)

For the Elegant Vintage Wedding

(From the album: A Regal Wedding in Kerrville, TX)

See more lounge inspiration!

> A rustic chic ranch wedding with a comfy fire pit lounge and chandeliers!

> See how Mindy Weiss creates an all-white outdoor lounge

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