Post # 1
I’m planning a wedding from 3 hours away. I’m in school and I don’t get to visit as often. I know it’s not as far as some destination weddings but I’m having a really hard time picturing everything together. I don’t want to have too much stuff, but I’m worried about it being too bare. I haven’t been to a lot of weddings and the ones I’ve been to were in completely different types of venues and styles. How do I know how much is enough?
Post # 3
Is it possible for you to gather up some of your decorations and meet with family and friends at the venue to go over your ideas? If not, are you able to contact the venue itself to find out where other brides have decorated? Best of luck!
Post # 4
Have you tried throwing together an inspiration board with pictures of your venue & pictures [or examples] of the decor you want?
Countrybee gives some great advice, I would definitely try and contact the venue to see if they have any suggestions of what others have done in the past, if they have pictures that’s even better. You might not like their personal tastes, but it willl give you an idea of what the venue looks like with different decor.
Post # 5
Can you share more info with us about your venue/theme/timing/etc.? And what you have in mind? Photos would be great… you’ll get a lot of help from bees if you give us enough info!
Post # 6
@NotYourTypicalBride: Sorry! Here’s some more info. Colors are black, white, and purple with green accents. This is my reception layout provided by the coordinator:
There will be white pipe and draping behind the dance floor only. I’m thinking of doing some uplighting onto the draping. They suggested doing some along the walls but I’m not sure if that’s necessary?
I’m planning on doing white linens on the table, purple chair covers, black sashes. The centerpieces are these candle votive holder provided by the hotel. I like them and I think I’m just going to add maybe some purple petals or something. Favors will be green jelly beans inside purple tulle.
The food tables will probably have black linens, cake table will have white. Right now the only decoration I have for anything else is some wooden initials to put on the cake tables.
Is that enough? I think this might be enough in terms of the “big” things but I really unsure about the details. Thanks!