Majestic Wedding Reception Inspirations

While the more serious part of the wedding happens during the ceremony, the true fun begins at the wedding reception. The wedding reception allows the bride and groom to show off their creative flare. With endless wedding reception possibilities, you want your guests to think your reception was magical. Here are some wedding reception ideas that will leave your guests talking!

1. Glamorous

glamorousSwanky table lines, crystal vases and fine serving wear will definitely make your guests feel like they are living the glamorous life at your reception. (Photo Credit: Waldorf Astoria)

2. Backyard

backyardA low key gathering in your own backyard can beautifully done. Small vases of flowers, simple decorations and a cozy space will have your guests feeling the love. (Photo Credit: Frosted Petti Coat)

3. Beach

Beach Live close to the shore or planning a destination wedding? The beach is the perfect canvas to plan your reception around. (Photo Credit: Something Old, Something New)

4. Outdoors

outdoorI love the beautiful simplicity of having your wedding outdoors under a large canopy or tent. Add some sheer drapes, candles and a small seating area and your reception is sure to wow! (Photo Credit: Society Bride)


5. Rustic

rusticYou can’t beat the charm of a rustic wedding reception. Whether it is in a lodge of old barn, this reception backdrop is sure to delight your guests. (Photo Credit: Inspired By)

6. Nighttime

nighttimeAn outdoor reception at night is romantic and stunning. Add to the enchantment by decorating with large strings of light and votive candles to put all your guests in the mood for love. (Photo Credit: Celebrity Style Weddings)

7. Monochromatic

monocromaticDecorate your reception with one color for a sleek and upscale look. Simple pops of colors throughout make a big statement! (Photo Credit: Celebrity Style Weddings)

8. Simplistic

simplisticSometimes understated makes the biggest statement. This reception feels warm and loving, allowing all guests to feel comfortable and a part of the big event. (Photo Credit: Celebrity Style Weddings)

9. Black and White

blackwhiteWhile most brides may shirk away from having black in their wedding, it definitely makes a statement. I love the use of toile table cloths and the chairs draped in white with large black ribbons. (Photo Credit: Merchant Circle)

10. Kid Friendly

kids2If you have a large family or are thinking of inviting a lot of children, a kid friendly table is a must. make the kids feel special with coloring pages, party favors and bubbles. Happy kiddos are less likely to melt down allowing Mom and Dad to enjoy the reception too! (Photo Credit: Bridal Guide)

You can get inspiration for wedding receptions anywhere. The possibilities are endless and allow the bride to share her flare and style during her wedding day.

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