(Closed) Which chairs for reception?

posted 6 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
Hostess
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

What style are you going for?  My original instinct was #2 because I love the wooden look and think they’d look great even without dressing the up!  But, #3 could go great if you wanted to tie ribbons or a sash on the chairs!

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I’d go with the simplest, cleanest looking one. I can’t tell what #1 looks like, but out of 2&3, I like 3. 2 looks like chairs at shoneys.

Post # 5
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think the wooden chairs have a more modern style. I generally avoid chair covers like the plague, as all you see is a sea of white- totally detracting from the other decor.

As brown is one of your colors, I would be happy using them as is.

You could look at alternative ways to  tie the chair sash

you could do a ribbon sash- for the sqaure back chairs- do just one or two sets of ribbon

if your are a sewer you could make little slipcovers just for the chairbacks

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I like the second ones the best. Especially if your colors include brown, I think it works great.

Post # 7
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Helper bee

#3 type are not comfortable on the back…..I would stay with #1 or #2.

Post # 8
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Helper bee

based on your description, i think i would go with #1 given the color scheme, contemporary feel goal, and guest comfort. 

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