When it comes to wedding table decorations, there are a variety of flowers that can make the center of the table pop. Some couples opt for traditional flowers in a neutral color palette, while others experiment with unique wedding centerpiecesto really make a statement. Not sure which direction you’re leaning towards? Take a look at these 10 wedding table decoration ideas to create the right ambiance for your special day.
Parties are more romantic and fun when the area is dimly lit. A candle arrangement with a classic and timeless feel can make for very romantic table decor on your wedding day.
Candles: There are numerous types of candles that will give you just enough light, but still keep that romantic allure. For your table decorations, try:
String Lights: String lights are trendy and add plenty of twinkle to your table. Drape string lights along the chairs or even on the table for some shine.
Lanterns: Old-fashioned lamps add a fairytale-like effect to reception tables and can dictate if you go in a casual or formal direction, depending on their shape and style.
Flowers aren’t the only option when it comes to bringing color to the table. Even a small pop of greenery can lend a natural element to an indoor venue. You can also add height to the table design with a centerpiece holder like a tall vase to elevate your arrangements on the wedding table.
Leafy Centerpieces: Use your wedding decor to celebrate the season:
A bottle of wine not only complements the meal, but can also add that extra kick to your table setting. Bottles of wine also work well for family-style receptions, so guests can refill their own glasses. You can even personalize the bottles with labels—think table numbers or your monogram. Colored or Antique Glassware: Make the table pop with glassware that matches your wedding theme.
If you’re sticking to a tight budget, head to the nearest arts and crafts store to turn your reception tables into a toast-worthy setting. Think tissue paper flowers using floral foam to hold your blossoms, or even faux flowers tucked into sand-filled vases or small wine glasses. A few other wedding decor ideas we love include:
For a simple, but statement-making wedding table decoration idea, adding some texture to your table with fabric that spans the length of it. The right runners can even take the place of tablecloths, depending on the look you are going for.
Fruits come in a variety of colors, so creating a fruit display that matches your wedding colors should be easy to find. Try displaying the fruit in various ways including:
Nothing says we belong together like pictures that tell your love story. Pick out a variety of photos and use a different one for each table. Personalize the frames by painting them to match your color palette.
These vessels are the perfect complement for a rustic wedding. Fill mason jars with tea candles or ultra fine twinkle lights to add a romantic ambiance, or use them as place card holders.
Who doesn’t love to be able to nibble on snacks before the main meal? Consider using the following:
Replace standard floral centerpieces with stacks of books. You can even get specific with titles that speak to who you are as a couple.
However you decide to decorate your table, there are a few steps between planning to walk down the aisle and heading to the reception. Zola is here to help you. For more tips on how to get started on wedding planning, click here.