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Five tips to enhance your wedding decor
Wedding days are meant to be fi lled
with love and celebration, and what better
way to ring in the new stage of life
as newlyweds than with a well-decorated
venue to match the joyous occasion.
Whether a couple is on a tight budget or
picky when it comes to theme ideas, these
decorating tips can help add more fl air for
the big day.
Use a natural venue: Many couples
choose wedding venues that require
immense amounts of decorations, but a
venue with organic scenery or a beautiful
view can help alleviate the stress.
Consider having the ceremony near a garden
or beach with enough natural surroundings
to keep guests in awe.
Make the cake a centerpiece: Wedding
cakes are almost guaranteed to be fi lled
with fl avor, but they can also serve as a
decorative centerpiece for the reception.
Choosing a cake topped with fl owers,
highlighting bright colors and placing it
in a prominent spot at the reception can
grab guests’ attention while also keeping
them eager for a bite.
Choose table accessories that pop:
Leave guests in amazement as they make
their way to their seats for the reception
with beautifully decorated tables. Table
accessories can be anything ranging from
patterned table runners to fl owers in fullbloom
placed in simple, elegant vases.
If you are not having a formal sit-down
reception, try using paper lanterns or
hanging fl owers from the ceiling to create
an eye-catching atmosphere to remember.
Add classic lighting: At times, fi nding
the right lighting to match the mood
of a wedding venue can be tricky. In this
case, less may actually be more. Try opting
for a classic candlelit ceremony or reception
to create a more romantic setting.
Th is can save both money and countless
hours spent attempting to confi gure elaborate
light fi xtures, and also provide a
Place engagement photos around the
venue: With any wedding, you want the
day to feel personal and intimate for the
couple and guests alike. Consider decorating
the venue with engagement photos of
the soon-to-be spouses as they popped the
question. Th is can allow the newlyweds to
reminisce while guests view those cherished
moments and revel in the occasion.
For more tips to prepare for life’s special
moments like marital bliss, visit elivingtoday.
— Courtesy of Family Features