Jan. 10, 2012, 6 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Expert Tip: Wedding Trends 2012: Table Settings

TAGS: WEDDING TRENDS 2012, EXPERT TIPS, TABLE SETTINGS, TALEN EVENTS


What’s Old is New Again…..Wedding Table Setting Trends for 2012!


Table Settings for weddings in the past 5 years have drastically changed; there seems to be an ebb and flow to how table settings are used as part of the overall decoration of the wedding reception.


For 2012, the big trend in wedding table settings is vintage.


More and more couples are opting for a vintage look, incorporating older family photos; sepia photos of themselves, vintage frames and handwritten place and menu cards. Everything that was once old is new again.


Vintage Table Setting


Other trends we’re seeing are the use of long rectangular tables rather than the round tables. This gives the feeling of weddings of old, where guests would sit at the very long tables and all guests could see each other.


Couples are also moving away from have table settings that cover every inch of the table top surface; making it difficult to even fit dinner on the table! ...

Oct. 23, 2012, 6 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Fall Florals: Mixing it up with a consistent color palette

TAGS: FALL WEDDINGS, FLOWERS, BOUQUETS, CENTERPIECES, TABLE SETTINGS

For a refreshing take on traditional fall colors, try pairing warm yellows and golds with sleek modern black or deep purple.


If you are not into the whole matchy-matchy thing or are simply embracing the warmth of fall, consider mixing it up a little by designing multiple arrangements using the same colors and flowers. Everything will look pulled together without feeling staged.


Photo by Sharp Fluff Photography
Fall Wedding Flowers