(Closed) Overlay vs full length linen

posted 8 years ago in Decor
  • poll: Would you choose black full length pintucks or black round pintuck overlays over black poly?
    Spend the extra money and get the full length. : (4 votes)
    15 %
    Save money and get overlays for half the price. : (23 votes)
    85 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    827 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    If I were you, I’d get the half, and have money for other things at your wedding.  I’m sure it will look gorgeous with half, and yes, the chair will cover it as well.  And don’t worry…I always overthink things 🙂

    Post # 4
    Member
    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    If you are on a tight budget, I would just do the overlays. I really wanted full length tablecloths too, and/or overlays. I have since decided that I do not want to spend the extra money for linens. The tablecloths that the venue provides will be sufficient for us. I just couldn’t justify the extra cost. We are also being provided with Chiavari chairs and the venue it quite elegant, so I think we will be fine with what we are doing. For you, you just need to decide if that is where you want your money to go or if you would rather it go toward something else that is more important to you.

    Post # 5
    Member
    4137 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    are you sure the fabrics are the same? i would do the overlays as long as you’re sure that they aren’t different sheens or anything so they look the same.

    Post # 7
    Member
    328 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’m struggling with the same question myself, splurge for the full or go with overlays. The only concern I would have with the black on black is that blacks can look very different from each other.

    Post # 8
    Hostess
    11166 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    @arose29: I just asked my fiance and he said, “haha, who is even going to tell.”  So I guess that answers that.

    I couldn’t agree more.

    We were debating this issue ourselves and actually tested out the look at our venue during one walk through appointment. To be honest you couldn’t tell unless you really looked. With chairs, people, legs and everything else in the way you can’t tell.

     

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