Designing a wedding reception is like designing a room in a house. You have to take into consideration the size of the space, the key pieces, the smaller details, the colors, and how they all coordinate with each other. Often times a room will have a focal point, and a wedding reception is no different! A focal point catches your eye and draws extra attention, therefore it is an item you can splurge a little more on. Here are some focal points to consider in your reception space:
The Sweetheart Table – This is where the bride and groom will share a meal for the first time as a married couple, so it’s important! Make it a focal point with a super romantic backdrop, floral arrangement, or even fabulous linens.
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The Bar – Be creative with your bar and make it eye-catching by using statement pieces of furniture or other materials that coordinate with your overall style.
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The Cake – No matter how simple your cake may be, you can make it a focal point by placing it in the center of the room and using a special cake stand or plate. You can also keep it to the side, but dress it up with a fun backdrop or table linen.
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Escort Card Display – There are so many creative ways to display escort cards, so why not make it a focal point! Don’t be afraid to take up space with a large display board or fancy table arrangement. We love this organic, yet geometric ombre look!
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The Dance Floor – If you want to be dancing all night, place the dance floor in the center of the space to make it the focal point. Show it off with unique up lighting, a custom monogram, or eye-catching chandelier!
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No matter how you set up your reception space, the bride and groom will always be the focal point of the night! Keep following us on Instagram for more wedding inspiration!