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.

20 unique ideas that made these real-life weddings, WOW!

At Wedding Ideas, our stunning real brides continue to provide the BEST REAL inspiration to pass on to our brides-to-be with every new issue...

INSPIRED SHOOT: Country house glamour + fairytale tables

  Styled Wedding Shoot: Country house glamour   VENUE www.bijouweddingvenues.co.uk / www.silchesterhouse.co.uk Photography Laura Anderson Photography     Couples looking to host their wedding at a country house wedding venue in or...
Feminine, glamorous and totally en vogue, blush and gold weddings are more popular than ever. These top details will help make yours stand out...

Source the style: Blush and Gold

P H O T O G R A P H Y: Liam Smith Photography Blush and gold; it has to be one of the best-loved...

Gorgeous green wedding details, perfect for St Patrick’s Day!

Green is one of the most versatile wedding colours to suit all seasons and is a beautiful natural addition to any colour scheme for...

16 quirky first dance songs for the less traditional bride and...

For those planning a wedding who want something a little different for their big day, it can often be tricky to find the perfect...
Sumptuous faux furs meet the aged charm of real wood, reclaimed vases, tables and decorative pieces in the prettiest rustic luxe wedding reception theme

Source the style: Rustic Luxe

P H O T O G R A P H Y: Joe Dodsworth (styled shoot suppliers detailed below)   Scandi chic steps into the forest in a...

How to DIY your wedding

So many of our real brides and grooms are choosing DIY weddings, creating the stationery, decorations and cake themselves or with the help of...

Which of these wedding dining styles will you choose?

You could say food for your big day is one of the most important elements and one that will definitely be remembered (good and...

Pretty tea lights adorned Kayla & Sam’s traditional garden party reception

KAYLA + SAM An afternoon garden tea party with an eclectic mix of details... Photography Emily Tyler Photography     Kayla says it was Sam's "dreamy English accent" that first won her...

A luxury wedding event ‘Quintessentially weddings’ for every brides diary!

Dior, Ladurée, Harrods and Giuseppe Zanotti have all been confirmed as part of the impressive line-up of luxury names taking part at The Quintessentially...
Edible, interactive and fun for almost every age group - these are six budget-friendly buys that will keep kids entertained on your wedding day!

Buy these 6 budget-friendly things to keep kids entertained on your...

How to keep kids entertained – it’s a question we encounter a lot here at Wedding Ideas. Often, our featured couples have a few...
Evocative, rustic and bohemian, the most fashionable of couples are featuring greenery in their wedding... will you do it too?

Source the style: go wild for greenery!

P H O T O G R A P H Y: Binky Nixon & Photography by Katie (l-r) 2016 saw florists and couples fully embrace foliage...
How to make a DIY photobooth in four simple steps for a fun-filled, snap happy wedding that all your guests will remember!

How to make your own DIY photobooth

Wedding photobooths are still soaring in popularity as couples embrace a fun-filled day with all of their guests - and why not? But with the...
Your wedding reception should match your mood - it should be romantic! These 11 romantic decorations will create the perfect atmosphere whatever your venue. And with rustic, elegant and simple styles – they’re perfect for almost every wedding décor theme!

11 wedding reception decorations that you’re guaranteed to fall for!

When you're feeling all loved up and you've just got married, you want to be somewhere that just oozes romance, right? Whatever and wherever your...
Embrace industrial chic decor for your modern wedding reception, it's raw but romantic look is perfect for warehouses, lofts and even converted barn venues!

Source the style: industrial chic décor

P H O T O G R A P H Y: Gemma Mcauley Photography  Whitewashed brick walls, structural metal beams, timeworn wooden workbenches - these...

INSPIRED SHOOT: Art deco design and accessories

A contemporary art deco styled shoot heavily inspired by 2016 BBC adaption of Agatha Christie's 'And Then There Were None'.     Widely considered to be her masterpiece, I...
Let’s be brutally honest: most of us want our weddings to be the best their guests ever attend - and you can with these 11 ways to wow your guests!

11 ways to wow your guests

Let’s be brutally honest: most of us want our weddings to be the best their guests ever attend. And while weddings are absolutely more about...
Embrace all things seafaring for your beach or coastal wedding with a nautical wedding theme! It'll make your reception oh-so atmospheric and stylish!

Source the style: the nautical wedding theme

P H O T O G R A P H Y  LSM Photography Nautical design wedding invitations have been popular for a long time, and the...
Fall in love with this coral and mint wedding, packed full of pretty, feminine style! The colour scheme influences all details, from decor to the cake...

A shabby chic peach and mint wedding

Rhiannon + Richard   PHOTOGRAPHY BY  DEAN ROBSON Dean Robson Photography   Richard and I met through a dating site. Emails soon turned into texts, so by the time...
This glamorous wedding with a waterfront view had the bespoke touches to make it simply brilliant. Going black tie? Then make this your inspiration!

Nicola & David’s glamorous wedding by the water

NICOLA + DAVID Black tie glamour beside the water... PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARCUS WARD, BIG EYE PHOTOGRAPHY Big Eye Photography     “We met through Match, only to realise that we had...

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