Post # 1
Our wedding colors are silver/grey, dark purple, and pale aqua (but I’m trying not to use the purple and pale aqua together too much- mostly using them individually with grey/silver). We want the look and feel of the decor to be vintage romance with a touch of luxury. (mercury glass, rich purple drapes for ceremony, maybe a loveseat/chaise lounge or two, and my dress is ivory lace)
I’m having a hard time picturing which table numbers work and which don’t and would really appreciate your opinions.
Our centerpieces are the mercury glass one below, only our flowers will be dark purple and we’ll have several mercury glass votives on each table:
our table cloths will be one of the 2 below (not sure which yet, might be a mix):
this gives a good idea of our table (except our tablecloths will be one of the less plain ones listed above, our napkins will be dark purple, our chairs will be uncovered dark wood- I’m not sure about our plates/glasses yet):
Which table numbers work best with the feel we’re going for and our centerpieces/tablelcoths-
- stand alone or on a circular/oval base?
- silver glitter? painted silver? grey (non-metallic)? dark purple? pale aqua?
silver glitter on base:
silver on base:
aqua on base:
white stand alone:
Post # 3
I love the pale aqua! That’s my wedding colour!
Post # 4
I like the painted aqua the best.
I think if you go with a silver or glitter one, it would be too much silver going on.
Post # 5
I like the aqua because it would pop against the silver tablecloths
Post # 6
I like the glitter idea- what about in dark purple too? I think the jewel tone plus some sparkle will add a nice luxurious touch that you are looking for. You don’t want to do silver glitter- let the mercury glass stand as the only silvery item on the table. At night, with the votives you mentioned, the candles and dim lighting will shine nicely on the glitter- I am thinking about doing the same but in dark blue to go with my colors.
Post # 7
@Shkragoldfish: I like glitter and the numbers on a base, but honestly every single thing you posted is pretty. You have great taste, so you can’t go wrong.
Post # 8
I was first drawn to the glitter but agree with PP that there might be too much silver/grey going on. Which is very hard for me to say, as my colours were grey/grey!
I vote for the aqua, its a bright, fun punch of colour!
Post # 9
Thanks for all the help. It’s funny, but we’ve been trying to use aqua sparingly as a “pop of color” (that’s even the name of our invite desing on minted) and you all seem to have picked up on that even when I forgot temporarily. With so many ppl preferring that color (along with one of my bridesmaids), I’m realizing that I haven’t yet planned any aqua pop of color in our reception (except the cake and maybe something minimal on menus), so this can be the pop there.
I was drawn to these types of table numbers when I first saw glitter silver ones, but agree with most of you that the aqua would pop more and works best w/our decor. Can’t remember if I said, but it’s outside in a lush green area that has a kind of italian terrace feel (so glitter might not go with the venue or our vintage romance ambience so much). I really hope that another bee uses the glitter table numbers soon though.
So we’re going to go with the aqua numbers on the oval/circular base.
@FLBlonde93: thanks so much- very helpful to hear. it’s hard to have the first time I ever think about table decor and place settings be for our wedding- very high stakes in money and the feel of the wedding, so I really appreciate the vote of confidence.
Post # 10
i like the aqua ones. the silver ones are beautiful but i think you will have a lot of silver already.
Post # 11
I love the pale aqua ones!
But silver or glitter would look nice as well.
I made my own. Wooden numbers painted silver, then the front face was painted with a glitter paint, then I added a little flower and rhinestone design.
They were super easy and affordable! All supplies at AC Moore/Michael’s.
Post # 12
@Shkragoldfish: I like the silver glitter or silver.