(Closed) How to dress up the standard ivory linen HELP!

posted 6 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
46973 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Have you chosen anything yet? Colors for dresses, flowers etc? Are you having an evening dinner and dance reception?

Ivory is a neutral so almost anything can be used with it.

I suggest you go to http://www.theperfectpalette.com   scroll down on the right, click on Ivory and see the various palettes they have developed.

Grey, ivory and gold is a very elegant combination- you could add blush or green

Post # 4
246 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Ebay has some great cheap table runners and overlays (I paid $10 for a dozen purple organza runners). Pleny of brides sell the decor after the wedding (who needs all of that, anyway?) so you might be able to get some fairly high end decor cheaply. We could probably help you better if we know what you’ve chosen for colors, themes, what kind of budget you’re looking at, etc.

Best of luck!

Post # 5
753 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@NowMarriedNotHarried:  This is what I’m doing with my ivory linens as well, I’m looking at some blue stain runners. And afterward you could re-sell them to another bride and make back some of your money. 

Post # 6
46 posts
  • Wedding: July 2013

try http://www.tableclothsfactory.com they have organza table cloth runners for $1.50 and organza overlays starting at $3.20 each.

I’m using the table runners 2 on each table to go over my standard white linens. I’m also ordering my own napkins to match since my venue doesn’t have my colors.

My centerpieces are provided by the venue which is a pillar candle, glass hurrican and square mirror to place them on. I will scatter loose petals on the tables for some more color.

Post # 7
847 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

Go to your nearest charity shop and have a look door cheap lace tablecloths, otherwise, buy some lengths of lace or muslin and lay them over the table cloths 

Post # 8
289 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I’m doing ivory with a champange overlay on the table and ivory with a champange sash on the chairs. It is simple, but also very warm and elegant. The picture below was my inspiration photo – our flowers are also similar. If our venue would’ve offered free ivory linens (they didn’t, they only offered stark white), this look would’ve been very low cost for us to accomplish.

Post # 9
476 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

We’re in the same boat…I’m thinking about finding some overlays just to punch up the room a  little.

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