(Closed) Seating dilemma – help me choose!

posted 8 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Which seating layout should I go with?
    Setup #1 : (22 votes)
    73 %
    Setup #2 : (6 votes)
    20 %
    Other (explain below) : (2 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I like your set up.  We sat with our backs to the window in our venue, and it made for a gorgeous background for pictures.  I also like that the guests are closer to you.

    Post # 4
    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Are you having a cake table? Escort cards/seating chart? Gift table?  Favor table? I would put the tables for extra stuff on the sides with the windows to push the guest tables into more of a square.

    Post # 7
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We got married in July, so by the time it got dark, we were no longer sitting there…. so it’s hard to say if that would be an issue.

    Post # 9
    6015 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I like your set up better.  I could see why he wouldn’t want to cut across the entire floor to get to the dancing, as in your FI’s suggestion, but the pics will be so pretty with the windows behind you.

    Post # 11
    233 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    My opinion is that you should sit at you diagrammed in Setup #1. You will be sitting there for such a short period of time, you might as well be in the middle of the room. You can enjoy the view for the rest of the night.

    Post # 15
    3011 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I definitely like your set-up better for the reason you mentioned about being further away from some guests.

    Post # 16
    798 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I definitely like your setup better – it seems more intimate.

    Though there’s nothing wrong with your FI’s setup, it might make the space feel more grand.

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