(Closed) Non-uniform Reception Tables

posted 5 years ago in Decor
  • poll: Table cloth colors?
    pick just one color cloth and the same centerpieces throughout : (0 votes)
    pick just one color coth but vary your centerpieces : (6 votes)
    38 %
    ombre is fine, but keep the centerpieces the same to add cohesion : (5 votes)
    31 %
    ombre and every table unique sounds so cool : (5 votes)
    31 %
    other : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    805 posts
    Busy bee

    @MoodyFoodie:  I voted other: In my head, the ombre you describe would be dark tablecloths at one end and pale at the other which (to me) would look a bit unbalanced. I really like the idea of different coloured tablecloths, but mixed up rather than uniformly (if that makes sense). All different but cohesive centrepieces sound like an awesome idea.

    Post # 5
    8648 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    i’m not sure what ombre effect is. i’m going to look it up.

    but we are doing 2 different table cloth colors (they have texture to them)

    and having 2-3 different centerpieces for the tables.



    Post # 6
    46382 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @MoodyFoodie:  You could also do the ombre by going from light or dark in the center of the room, then changing color as you move towards the walls.

    Post # 7
    9142 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    @ajillity81:  I like this idea so there is come cohesion to the tables.  Having different colors and centerpieces for everything in my head just looks like a bunch of different stuff slapped together.  If the wedding has a casual vibe you might get away with the different tables being decorated differently because you used what was around the house or borrowed from grandma.  But if it’s formal, I would recommend choosing 3-4 tablecloth colors and using 2-3 different centerpieces but using the same objects for continuity.

    Post # 10
    2144 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Our tablecloths were alternated red and blue. The red tables had turquoise, yellow, and blue napkins. The blue tables had red, yellow, and turquoise napkins. The centerpieces were the same, just different sizes though. Everyone loved the way it turned out.

    I think your ombre idea would look great, but I’d keep the centerpieces the same or similar.

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