First, check with your venue to find out what they will permit in terms of decorations. Some will only allow their own decorations, while others give you a free hand. A professional event company can help you realise your vision. Discuss your ideas with them and let them know your budget. Ask to see photographs of their work, or better still, if they’re working on a soon-to-be-held function, ask whether you can drop in to take a look.
If you’re marrying in a church, remember that several weddings might take place that day. So if you want to decorate the church, your decorations should be easy to both put in place and remove. You will probably have to work to a tight deadline.
It will be at your reception that you’ll have the chance to really make your mark. If you’ve decided to arrange the decorations yourself, there are any number of specialty shops that can not only assist you with the accessories you need, they also have qualified and experienced staff to offer suggestions. You may even find that your original ideas undergo some radical changes after talking to the experts!
The appearance of any venue can be completely changed with the clever use of table linen, chair covers, lighting and vases of fresh flowers. Tasteful ice sculptures can also be an attractive addition and they can also play a functional role when used to help maintain the temperature of cold food.
Wedding decorations can run from simply stylish to sumptuously ornate – it’s up to you. With carefully chosen colours, accessories and table settings, you will create an event your guests will long remember.
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