A wedding is one of life’s most memorable and joyous occasions. This is the time you can show off to the world! It should be the topic of conversations for years to come. Most brides and grooms will want a wedding and reception that is unique. Some get really creative with their ideas and have Cinderella weddings complete with the horse drawn carriage. Some have wedding ceremonies from hot air balloons. The ideas are endless.
The wedding reception should not be left out of your plans. The reception should be similar to the theme of the wedding with the idea that these people are there to also enjoy your moment in life. It is supposed to leave a lasting impression on the attendees. Create a theme with a beautiful setting by coordinating the reception with the wedding theme. You can add special touches and even personalize the settings to make the guest feel that there are welcomed there.
The wedding reception is the most important part of the wedding day for most bridal couples. Some couples choose to have their reception in a hall or even at the church where they exchanged their vows. Some have their receptions outdoors in a garden setting where they can place tents so that the guests are comfortable. There have even been occasions where couples choose to have their receptions on the beach. Where you decide to have your reception, it should follow the theme and ideas of the wedding. Make your day stand out in the minds of your guests!
When looking for a location for your reception, it is important to begin this task very early in the plans. This will eliminate the unneeded disappointment if the reception hall has already been booked. Remember that this is the most critical part of the wedding besides the wedding itself. The events at the reception will last in the minds of your guests forever. That is the purpose. Choose decorations and place settings according to the theme of the wedding.
The receiving areas for your guests should also be given proper attention. This is where the guests will be arriving before they are seated. The entrance can be laced with garlands or some other unique theme used for the wedding. It will get them excited as to what awaits them inside.
The area where the cake will be cut should be given even more attention. This is the highlight of the reception. The design of your cake should reflect your wedding and the reception. You should pre-order the accessories needed to take care of the cake when you order the cake itself. Things you will need are the cake topper, the toasting flutes as well as the knife.
In order to keep the guests moving at the reception, it should have music or some other type of entertainment. This will also make your reception a success. When you book your wedding hall and the location of your reception, you should also book the entertainment. Some DJ’s or bands book their engagements way ahead of schedule. This is the reason why you should contact them as soon as you know your reception location as this will eliminate the possibility that you will not have this type of entertainment there.
During the reception, there will want to be times set aside for formal speeches and the meal. You will also want to take time out for the cutting of the cake as well as the first dance. Getting organized ahead of time will eliminate any worries as well as frustration. It is supposed to be a time when your fantasies come true. By getting organized, you will be ensured the time of your life.
If you do not think you can handle the stress of planning your wedding and reception alone, don’t be afraid to contact a planner. They are trained in handling such large tasks and you can be as involved in the planning as much as you want to me. If your budget allows for such a planner, think about it. That way you can rest before your special day!