1. Paper or lace umbrellas
These add a dainty, feminine charm overall, look oh-so-lovely in photos, and help shield you and your guests from the relentless sun if you’re having your reception outdoors. (See also: whimsical and unique wedding theme ideas)
A balloon-filled ceiling is always welcome in our book. It’s whimsical and easy to customise according to your colour palette.
What a heart-stopping decoration that left us in awe! Can’t take our eyes off this arrangement of 100.000 balloons all over the place that definitely take the place into a whole new level. Artistic, enchanting, and so unique! Who’s inspired? Leave us a comment and share the love! Venue @coventgardenldn / Creative Designer and Photographer: Charles Petillion via @weddedwonderland
3. Flower vessels
A twist to regular hanging lightbulbs or centrepieces, have clear bubbles or baskets filled with your favourite plants for a rustic, hippie vibe. Do note though, that your plants should be hardy enough, as you’ll need greens that don’t need watering often.
If you are planning to have a simple yet stunning rustic themed wedding, make sure to check out this inspiration! Decorated with lovely hanging flower-filled globes and pretty flowers arrangement, this one setup totally breathes a whimsical and earthy tone, don’t you think so? Hands up if you want something like this too! Venue @hiddenpond / Photography @callanphoto via @theknot
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4. Star light, star bright
Add magic to the overall atmosphere with rows and rows of twinkling stars. Keep your colour palette to a maximum of two to three colours for a modern, chic look. (See also: decor tips for more impact at your wedding)
If you opt for a simple decoration with an extraordinary twist, then this inspiration could do the trick! Swooning over the hanging star ornaments all over the white drapery ceiling that accentuates a modern yet chic and dreamy atmosphere to your whole set. Simpy unique, enchanting, and fabulous! Double tap if you want something like this too! Decoration @whitelilacinc / Event Planner @kerrieunderhill / Calligraphy @lhcalligraphy / Photography @samuellippkestudios via @insideweddings
Light up your venue with these old-school lightbulbs. The best part really: such lightbulbs are easy to obtain, and are usually inexpensive.
When a modern shape meets a rustic accent, the end result is fabulous! Totally adore the luscious greenery ceiling and hanging bulb ornaments that accentuate a contemporary yet earthy vibe all at once. Perfect for you who opt for a green-themed wedding, don’t you think so? Double tap if you do love it too! Decoration @iamflower.co / Wedding Planner @thebridalplanner / Photography @vasiaphotography
6. Paper lanterns and pompoms
These transform your venue into a fluffy paradise filled with all sorts of pretty. It’s been a few years since these popped up on our radar, and they don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. (See also: how tulle can create a beautiful wedding celebration)
7. Crystal chandeliers
These ones add glamour to your venue instantly! Plus, the soft glow emanating from the lights lends romance. (See also: 8 romantic wedding marquees to be inspired by)
Crystal chandeliers, glass tables and a Napa Valley garden setting? This California wedding reception escaped straight out of a fairytale! | Photography: @janawilliamsphotos_ | Cinematography: @danielgruenweddings | Event Planning: @lvlweddings | Venue: @paulaleduc | Lighting: @gotlightsf | Catering: @paulaleduc | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: @jennyyoonyc
8. Floral chandeliers
Don’t think crystal chandeliers fit the look? Try these ones made out of flowers instead.