Post # 1
Hi bees- Looking for your opinion on how to decorate for my reception. My colors are black, pink, b/w damask.
The venue has white linens for free.
I have damask votives to go around my ceter pieces which will just be hurricanes with glass rocks with a candle.
I don’t really want to spend extra money on linens but I can’t get the pictures of black table cloths with pink runners out of my mind.
Do you have any suggestions on what I can do to decorate and not spend extra on the linens??
Post # 3
Could you do maybe damask or black runners instead of whole table cloths? Then use could bring in elements of pink in flowers or whatever centerpieces you are using.
Post # 4
I am having the same issue as well. My venue provides white linens included with the fee, but it’s extra to do other colors/designs and it’s a lot $$, like $30 – $50 per tablecloth! I haven’t received the pricing for runners, etc, but I’m sure it’s less. She has this really beautiful “underlayer” tablecloth that is mostly black damask that I saw when we went to meet with her. I agree with SanDiegoAli that damask runners with pink flowers would look greeat!
Post # 5
Thanks for the suggestions so far!
Arizona- One suggestion my venue gave me was to use chair sashes instead of runners. Chair sashes run 1.50 each where table runners can be 8 or 9??
Flowers- I’m not so into flowers so I was just going to use the venues free hurricanes. I could get pink candles but that seems weird to me for some reason…Maybe I could find pink sand or die the water pink and use floating candles??
Post # 6
What about using a large napkin in the center of the table instead of an overlay or runner? That way you can still add a pop of color on the white table without spending a ton extra on linens.
What about layering pink and black sand in the bottom of the hurricanes before placing the candle inside?