Ideas & Advice
Your reception table's one of the first places your guests will be heading to at your wedding. Take inspiration from these beautiful setups to get your guests impressed.
Want to have a modern wedding with Oriental elements? Take inspiration from this stylish setup that incorporated blue and white porcelain and Chinese characters with sleek gold frames and glass bottles. Image: @8_dec/Instagram From restaurants and stores to clubs, neon signs are the trendiest ways to light up a space. Bring an edgy vibe to your celebration with a glowing sign and an equally fun message. See also: 7 COOL NEON WEDDING SIGNS TO LIGHT UP YOUR RECEPTION Image: @hellofromflour/Instagram To match the elegance of the interiors of Chijmes, while adding a decadent contrast, wedding planner Inside the Knot went for a palette of shimmery black and gold. Clusters of pastel blooms prettied up the look. Image: @insidetheknot/Instagram Pastels hues and lush blooms are bridal favourites. Wedding stylist Medkarlek Inc gave it a contemporary twist with pristine white furnishings and a clear acrylic sign. We also love how the decor spilled over from the table to the floor to create a continuous flow and more visual interest. Image: @medkarlek.inc/Instagram If soft, pastel-hued arrangements impart femininity and romance, then this crisp green and white setting with boisterous pineapples conveys a bold and contemporary attitude that promises a fun celebration. Here are 9 other ways to recreate a tropical paradise for your nuptials. Image: @medkarlek.inc/Instagram Proof that you don't need dramatic centrepieces or an overload of decor items for a beautiful reception table. Merrylove Weddings kept it sweet, simple and chic with a pink palette amped up with wood and golden elements. Image: @merryloveweddings/Instagram Modern romance meets vintage charm with this sophisticated table. When it comes to a vintage look, think decor pieces like decanters, candles, baroque frames but the trick to keeping it modern? Adequate space and also introduce contemporary elements. See also: RICH HUES & CLASSIC CHARM: 14 IDEAS FOR A GLAMOROUS VINTAGE-STYLE WEDDING Image: @styledstory/Instagram Introducing height to your reception table brings on drama. This autumn-inspired tablescape had a ladder which didn't just add visual impact, it also doubled as a shelf to display the couple's picture frames. Add varying heights with crates or boxes. Image: @wulalaa/Instagram Not only did this couple have photos of themselves around various destinations around the world, the reception table also included a globe and other paraphernalia like maps and a bundle of letters that reflected a whimsical travel theme. Image: @wulalalaa/Instagram Photography: @bobbykiranyeo/Instagram