Sunday, January 22, 2017
Wedding Reception

Wedding Reception

Your wedding reception is really important. Not only is it a place where your guests go after the ceremony to refresh and enjoy some food and have a dance - It's also the place that brings people from two different families and possibly cultures together, creating a lifelong bond between the two.

To make this happen, it's important that you choose, decorate and organise your reception properly, so to help you we've come up with some fantastic tips and advice, no matter what budget, style or theme you have.

Simply choose from our 'Wedding Reception' posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro.

Source the style: vintage tea party reception theme

P H O T O G R A P H Y  Louise Bjorling Come to the vintage tea party, you're all invited! Floral, fun and full...

12 days of wedding planning: dreamy reception décor!

If you followed our advice earlier on in the 12 days of wedding planning, you'll have chosen a venue that will work with your...

Inspired shoot: New Forest foliage and renaissance garden glamour

A country manor venue and New Forest retreat - with the help of some trustee suppliers - have taken country glamour to the next...

How to choose your DREAM wedding venue!

It’s going to define your day and appear in all the photos, so choosing the right venue for you is essential!     USE THE INTERNET The internet...

12 days of wedding planning: think theme

Your theme will help to make your wedding day stand out. And we all want that, right? Once you’ve chosen the right one for...
Want a white wedding with the wow-factor? This is the style inspiration you need to take the tradition and transform it into amazing wedding decor!

Source the style: the wow-factor white wedding

Photography Terralogical White weddings might be traditional, but they don't need to be stuck in the past. This real couple lead the way, creating a whimsical outdoor...
Hanging hearts, you've got company! Here are seven of our favourite hanging decorations that will give your wedding venue the wow-factor...

7 decorations you can hang from the rooftops!

Hanging hearts, you've got company! Here are seven of our favourite hanging decorations that will give your wedding venue the wow-factor...     Honeycombs and pom poms...
Calling all globe trotting and travel loving couples. this is the wedding theme for you! Add the vintage travel theme to your decor, stationery and more...

Source the style: vintage travel theme

Photography: Ashton Jean-Pierre Cosmopolitan couples and travel lovers, you can stop searching now. This vintage travel theme will embrace your wanderlust and create the perfect wedding...
Be inspired by Andrew and Louise's glimmering gold wedding with a grand venue - intimate, romantic and absolutely beautiful, there are many ideas to steal!

The glimmering gold wedding with a grand venue

Andrew & Louise   Andy and I met at work, I used to wind him up chronically, hiding his expensive pens and covering his desk in...
How to make your Pinterest wedding a reality - because it would be a crime to keep all those gorgeous details captive on your computer screen, right?!

How to make your Pinterest wedding a reality

The guilty pleasure of brides worldwide, your hours of pinning can finally be justified. You’re curating the best details, dresses and décor ideas to...
For a truly incredible wedding, look to show-stopping florals for your finishing touches! Hang them, add them to chandeliers, to the tops of your tables...

Source the style: show-stopping florals

Photography Anna Fowler Shimmering crystals; glittering glassware; flowers adorning every surface imaginable. This wedding reception encourages the show-stopping florals in multiple designs to take centre stage....
Are you of a simple book and pen approach and looking for something personal for your big day memories? You'll love these 6 alternative guest book ideas!

Be our guest: 6 alternative guest book ideas

A guest book is the perfect way for friends and family to leave heartfelt messages, a reminiscent quip or well wishes for a newly married couple....
A cream and coral wedding in the sunny and stunning destination of Cyprus! Airy drapes, feminine flowers, a dream dress - be inspired by this real wedding!

A coral wedding in the Cyprus sunshine

Emma & Zed   Shortly after we had taken over the guesthouse in Whitby that my late father ran, Zed took me out for a drink....
Weddings are all about the wow-factor, but it’s not all about being bold. Sometimes the smallest of touches make a big impact...

10 little things that make a big impact on your big...

Weddings are all about the wow-factor, with the dress, venue, and all the details designed to impress. But it’s not all about being big...
Don't have your wedding theme ruined by forgetting to put up the decorations! These 5 tips to get your venue ready on your wedding day have you covered

5 tips to get your venue ready on your wedding day

Your wedding morning schedule: hair and makeup, girly photographs, a bite to eat and trip down memory lane, and, the all-important finally getting into...
This lake wedding has it all! Stunning scenery, vibrant indigo flowers, and even the couple's dog looking smart in a suit - you'll LOVE it!

The indigo lake wedding

Nicola & Michael   It was in my final year of university that I realised just how amazing Michael was. While I was stressed out, juggling...
Getting married in a marquee? Here's exactly what you need to transform it into a magical multicoloured marquee wedding that no one will forget!

Source the style: a multicoloured marquee wedding

Transform your blank canvas venue into a multicoloured marquee wedding. Bursting with rainbow shades, you'll have a truly magical reception. The beauty of hiring a marquee...
Fall in love with these gorgeous autumn wedding details that are guaranteed to set your heart on fire and create the most romantic of atmospheres!

Autumn decor and flowers that will set your heart on fire

Looking for autumn decor ideas, perfect for your big day, that balance blazing burnt orange shades with other neutral tones for a sophisticated take...
Here's exactly how to create the most beautiful boho brights reception theme just like this couple did and give your barn venue some serious style!

Source the style: boho brights reception theme

  Barn venues make beautiful backdrops for weddings, as this couple proved with their boho brights reception theme, but they do also demand a little...
Whatever reception style, theme and colours, these three rules will guide you and make sure your wedding tables look as tempting as the food served on them

Wedding tables: 3 ways to make sure they’re stylish!

They dominate the room and become a focal point for your wedding theme, so nailing the decoration of your wedding tables really is essential....