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Do We Need To Have Escort Cards?

Do We Need Escort Cards? | blog.TheKnot.com

We get this question from couples all the time! While you don't have to have escort cards, it is always a good idea to assign your guests to a specific table. Can you imagine searching for a seat at a wedding where you don't know many people? Talk about stressful! By assigning tables,...

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5 Ways To Refine Rustic Wedding Reception Tables

Forget preciously perfect details on your reception tables and opt for a balance of natural, stylishly well-worn decor and florals. Just follow the lead of Lyndsey Hamilton Events by stealing the five fresh ideas in the photos from the inspiration shoot by Philip Ficks below and here! 1. Light the table with warm candlelight... read more

See Jessica Simpson’s Wedding Video (and Steal Her Reception Look!)

Jessica Simpson's gold Carolina Herrera wedding dress definitely wasn't the only gorgeous thing at her July 5 wedding (although we still can't get over how spectacular it is!). Since People released a video of Jessica and Eric Johnson's Great Expectations–themed wedding and reception, we can see just how stunning all the details were, including hanging florals,... read more

6 Seriously Pretty Table Linen Ideas (By Style!)

The right linens are a fail-proof way transform your reception space. The trick is to find just the right color and texture to match your aesthetic. For example, a table linen covered in petals and soft pink creates a very different vibe than a gold sequins... read more

8 Crazy-Cool Places You Can Actually Get Married

Unexpected Places You Can Marry | Blog.TheKnot.com
Sure, you could get married in a ballroom -- but you certainly don't have to. From a clock tower to an old flour mill, we rounded up some of the most awe-inspiring places across the country to get married. In Front of a Dinosaur Skeleton  Where to find it: Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta... read more

9 Ways To Make Your Outdoor Wedding Feel Intimate

The major perks of an outdoor wedding include the limitlessly high ceilings at your reception and the naturally beautiful backdrops for your ceremony. The trick is to define that open space into areas that still feel intimate and inviting. A decorated gateway leading to the ceremony seating or twinkling bistro lights over the dinner tables break up the great outdoors into... read more

18 Things You Can Use For A Card Box At Your Reception

For your guests who come bearing gifts you'll want to create a pretty spot for them to unload your registry picks and honeyfund checks. A cute card box is a way to add personality to the gift table-- just match it to your reception style by choosing the right type of container.... read more

9 Sweetheart Chair Ideas Fit For A King and Queen

One more way to feel special on your wedding day? Cute and coordinating chairs for the two of you at the reception. Think about it: a pair of ornate and eye-catching armchairs to play-up a regal theme or choose a romantic love seat so you guys don't have to be apart (even by a few... read more

11 Ways To Turn Wine Corks Into Wedding Decor

Wine corks are like buttons, old books and vintage photos -- they're collectible (read: inexpensive), perfect for crafts, and make for fun wedding details too! Use them for the little extras like escort card stands and boutonniere flair or for larger scale wedding signs and keepsake guest book. Whether you're at the vineyard... read more

Steal This Bright Idea (Lamp Centerpieces!)

Lamp Centerpieces
Here's an easy way to light up your reception tables if you're going for a mood lit ambiance: centerpiece lamps! They're the perfect alternative (or complement) to traditional flowers. Look below and you'll see that there are endless style options too. For a chic modern vibe, stick to monochromatic black-and-white, for something more rustic choose... read more
No matter where you wed, first impressions are essential. A personalized entryway will make your site more welcoming and help guests feel at home almost immediately. If you're having an outdoor wedding, hang leis of orchids or sun-catching glass ornaments on the surrounding trees. For a ballroom, have your florist create an escort card table arrangement with plenty of height so it's the first thing guests see. A rustic affair calls for tons of lanterns lining the pathways.  
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