Keep guests oohing and ahhing with these easy and luxe venue concepts.
This article was first published in Her World Brides Dec 2013 - Feb 2014.
Give your big day an elegant yet decadent feel with white, blue and gold accents.
Glass vases, $78 to $168 each, and gold flower pots, $15 each, from CANDY FLORICULTURE, 567 Thomson Road, tel: 6256-6788. Glass goblet, $89.90, glass candle stand, $98, and ceramic candle stand, $79.90, from THE COTTAGE CRAFTS, #01-03 EPL Building, 1100 Lower Delta Road, tel: 6336-7588. Table number, $10, from FOAM CONCEPT, #03-12 Gold Pine Industrial Building, 126 Joo Seng Road, tel: 6289-0358. Floral arrangements (five), $1,200, BY THE BRANCH, #01-38 China Square Central, 3 Pickering Street, tel: 6534-7686.
Set a dress code for guests that complements your theme and decor. Makes for great pictures!
Chiffon dress, $240, from LOVE POTION, #04-58 Far East Plaza, 14 Scotts Road, tel: 6735-3870. Necklaces, prices upon enquiry, from COLETTE, #02-22 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, tel: 6838-8382.
Impress guests with service or charger plates laid out in the centre of their placings. Food never touches them. Instead, they act as bases for serving plates and are cleared after the first or second course.
Legle plates, $15.10 to $33.40 each, from TOTT, 896 Dunearn Road, tel: 6219-7077. Brooches, $45 to $60 each, from GIOIELLI, #03-09 Kitchener Complex, 808 French Road, tel: 9363-1627 (by appointment only).
Have your bridesmaids wear dresses of one colour to go with your theme, but let them choose their own designs, so they'll feel comfortable.
Chiffon toga dress, $280, from LOVE POTION. Bouquet, $120, from BY THE BRANCH.
Have attendants place these at every table for guests to love and eat. If you're not having the traditional wedding cake, you can even visit each table together to cut each one with them.
Petite Rosette Cake, $18 (10cm), from A HAN BAKES, 78A Serangoon Garden Way.
For an outdoor ceremony, celebrate in a fairy tale-like venue with a gold and white colour theme, including a drapey canopy for the nuptials.
Wedding aisle and reception table set-up, $1,884, from BUTTERFLIES & CAKES PRODUCTIONS, #03-09 Gold Pine Industrial Building, 126 Joo Seng Road, tel: 6289-0358.
Every bride loves the idea of having a confetti moment when it doesn't have to do with paper-puncher bits that stick to makeup and hair. Make your own coloured paper cones, insert doillies and fasten with ribbons and tags. On your big day, fill them with pretty, real confetti petals, which you can get at stores like Wedding Gifts Singapore (www.weddinggifts.sg).