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A Pretty White Lounge by Mindy Weiss

Elizabeth Messina // Featured on The Knot BlogPhoto: Elizabeth Messina
Take a cue from this gorgeous lounge area and use your surroundings as built-in reception decor. Celebrity event planner Mindy Weiss (and one of our favorite wed 100 planners) took advantage of a garden trellis that was already on property and transformed it into a pretty lounge space. Simple white furniture and a mirrored... read more

Inspiration of the Day: Festive Garlands

Streamers
Streamers are the universal party symbol, so to create a fun festive vibe at a wedding in Napa, Alison Hotchkiss, founder of Alison Event Planning and Design created a chic and sophisticated lounge area by hanging lots of pretty red garlands. We're not talking about birthday party paper streamers: The key to pulling off... read more
The right chairs and chair treatments can transform what was a hodgepodge room into something that's elegant and refined. If it's a black-tie wedding, cover every chair in rich, silk fabric and add a coordinating sash. For a wedding that's outdoors, consider using simple chiavari chairs instead of the plastic folding kind. You can also use your chairs to highlight the season. Pay tribute to the time of year by decorating every one of the chairs with a miniature wreath for a winter wedding, or tie fresh blooms to each of the chair backs if you're having a springtime affair.
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