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Trend Alert! Mid-Century Modern Meets The Southwest

Mid-century modern meets Southwest chic reception style | Philip Ficks | blog.theknot.com
Feast your eyes on this Southwest-inspired reception shoot from the fall edition of The Knot regional magazine. Elevate rustic ranch details with mid-century modern furniture rentals (like the set of Wishbone Chairs shown below!) and mixed metal tabletop accessories. Here are five ways to add a taste of the Southwest to your funky vintage groove!  1. Mix muslin place mats... read more

9 Summery Hamptons-Inspired Wedding Details

If Instagram-worthy lobster rolls, beach trips and the perfect straw fedora are always on your summer must-have list, consider bringing a few elements from the Hamptons to your wedding! The Long Island, New York, beach towns are known for their beautiful waterfront views, minimal-chic decor and roadside farmer's markets bearing fresh goods, so if the read more

5 Tips For An Edgy Jewel-Tone Reception (From Jes Gordon!)

Think black and blue can't be playful? Event designer jesGORDON/properFUN shows you how to pull off a rich ombre wedding color palette at your reception in this flirty styled shoot from The Knot fall magazine (which, by the way just hit newsstands!). Wedding color tip to steal now: lighten up a saturated jewel-tone palette by adding soothing pastels like seafoam and lavender... read more

Do We Need To Have Escort Cards?

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
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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