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Reception Ideas

Stylish Halloween Wedding

Yup, we thought we’d never see those three words together, either, but the folks at Aisle Say, the blog at Brides.com, asked a top wedding planner for her tips for planning a stylish, not tacky, Halloween wedding. The news is ...

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A Peep into Halloween

I know the headline of this blog post says “school party,” but if you’re planning a Halloween-themed wedding, I think there are some fun food ideas you can use here! Check out these centerpieces made of classic Halloween candies: Peeps, ...

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Songs for Any Style

What kind of bride are you? A traditional bride looking for a classic tune for your first dance like “At Last” by Etta James? Or are you a modern bride who wants something more surprising to dance to, like “I’m ...

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Dance Like Your Favorite Gleek!

If you love the hit show “Glee” and its over-the-top musical numbers, why not work some of the cast’s moves into your first dance? The instructor in this video from the folks at GetMarried.com walks you through a short dance ...

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Ready for Anything

We know your wedding day is going to be perfect, but if there’s a hitch or two, don’t worry. The Knot has solutions to nine unexpected reception disasters, from wild children and surprise bad weather to guests who get lost ...

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Oldies but Goodies

Sure, the latest hit by Lady Gaga will get your younger guests dancing, but too much modern music might turn older guests off. Young and old alike love the classics, so work some great oldies into your DJ’s playlist. The ...

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Have your cake …

… and cut it, too! Some caterers or reception facilities will charge a cake-cutting fee, especially if you bring in your own cake. If you want to save the fee, task someone in your circle with cutting the cake. They ...

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Pretty in Pink

If dreams of a pink wedding are dancing around in your head, feast your eyes on these photos over at Beau Coup. They’ve put together a collection of pictures from whimsical pink weddings that will leave you breathless and inspired! ...

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Popsicles for Grown Ups

We can’t think of a time when “winesicles” wouldn’t be good: as a surprise treat for guests at your reception, when you’re celebrating with the girls, or while spending the night in making favors or stuffing invitations. The recipe couldn’t ...

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Favors They Won’t Forget

Few types of favors are more popular with guests than the edible kind. How many times have you attended a wedding and forgotten the trinket left at your place setting? But, give your guests cookies, chocolates, jams, or another sweet ...

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