Wherever you are celebrating your big day, there are a few easy ways to make your wedding sparkle and make it a memorable experience for you and your guests. Read on for some tips on wowing your guests and having your big day shine.
Add Dramatic Decor
One of the first impressions your guests will have of your reception is the decor once they walk into the room. First impressions go a long way, so you want to blow them away as they enter the space. Look for a venue with high ceilings and dramatic details that embraces both opulence and uniqueness. Then look for dramatic lighting schemes to really highlight the room that coordinate with your color combinations. Opt for bold, jewel colors or shades of white for high impact.
Focus on Centerpieces
Be picky with your choice of centerpieces for each of your tables. Tall, clear vases have a dramatic effect along with calla lilies or ostrich feathers. These centerpieces also look great because they reflect the lighting in the room, making them glisten.
Master the Two “M’s”
No, not M&M’s! The music and the menu are two of the biggest aspects of your big day that people will talk about and remember long after the day has passed. To wow your guests at cocktail hour, try serving a specialty signature cocktail that reflects your personal tastes and preferences. While guests are mingling at cocktail hour, hire a jazz band for some tunes or even a mariachi band to keep the vibe light and fun. Guests will enjoy the live music and it won’t interfere with guests talking with each other.
Don’t forget YOU!
Your dress and accessories send out a vibe for the rest of the night. Wearing a ball gown or a gown with embellished details or sparkles will tell your guests that your wedding is a grand affair. Pay attention to the groom’s and groomsmen’s attire as well in addition to the bridesmaid’s dresses!
Planning a glamorous wedding can be a challenge, but by adding just a few dramatic details you can transform your big day into a fun-filled, exciting celebration that everyone will enjoy. For more ideas on how to make your special day sparkle, talk to your event stylist at the Liberty House, Stone House, Ryland Inn or Celebrate at Snug Harbor. They can assist you in finding the best vendors for all of your wedding day dreams!
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