(Closed) Paper napkins tacky?

posted 7 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Is paper napkins too tacky
    yes tacky dont do it! : (7 votes)
    21 %
    No they are cute : (27 votes)
    79 %
    Linen only : (0 votes)
    Other option please explain : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    Member
    598 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I do think it depends on your venue and how upscale your overall wedding is going to be.  But I don’t have a problem with paper napkins at weddings.  I think its perfectly acceptable..JMO

    Post # 4
    Member
    5220 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I think you will be the only one in attendance who gives even a second thought to the napkins… so my vote is to go with paper and save as much $$ as you can!

    Post # 5
    Member
    1844 posts
    Buzzing bee

    This is only my opinion, but I don’t think guests will be leaving your wedding talking about the napkins… They will be talking about how beautiful you looked, how great of a couple you are, and how much fun they had dancing, not about napkins. I think if you want paper napkins go for it. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    3267 posts
    Sugar bee

    It’s not for me, but I think if you are comfortable with it then go nuts.

     

    Post # 7
    Member
    2450 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    not every wedding needs to be ‘tv perfect’. what’s perfect for you may not be to the taste of david tutera. 

    i’ve never been to a wedding that had linens… i have actually only ever seen the paper napkins and i have saved a napkin from each one as a keepsake. 

    Post # 8
    Member
    1498 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I don’t think anyone will even think twice about the fact that it’s paper and not linen!

    Post # 9
    Member
    2819 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I wouldn’t mind. I do tend to think that linen napkins are for sit-down dinners, and paper is for a cocktail reception, but you know what? It’s your wedding. They save you money that you can spend on something more important, and you’re right, they ARE cute. : )

    Post # 10
    Member
    6830 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Do the paper no stamp, no one is going to care about the stamp. Save yourself some money and just get a colored/or plain napkin. 

    Post # 11
    Member
    1278 posts
    Bumble bee

    A stamp would really look cute!  Save the money and go for the paper napkins.  Honestly, I don’t think I’ve ever been to a wedding that actually used linen napkins!

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