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Reception Ideas

2010 Wedding Trends

There are some cool things happening in weddings this year, and if you want to work 2010’s trends into your big day, our 2010 trends story is a great place to start. Personalization continues to be big – whether you ...

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Married at Home

Dreaming of a backyard wedding? Check out the special details this couple used for their intimate at-home wedding and reception: favorite colors, sprigs of lavender, and lots of homemade decorations came together to make the perfect celebration for two high ...

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Personalized Business Cards

The personal touches Wedding Bee blogger Mrs. Swan added to her wedding will inspire you – especially if you don’t consider yourself crafty — but one in particular caught our attention. The couple had personalized business cards made with pictures ...

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Snowed In?

You’re going to be snowed in this weekend anyway, so if you’re a DIY bride, you might as well make good use of the time! We’re guessing that you didn’t stock up on craft supplies before the storm, so here ...

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Fake Cakes?

Want a beautiful wedding cake without worrying about taste or spoilage? Rent a fake cake! What will they think of next? CakeRental.com offers beautiful cakes that look good enough to eat except the core of the cake is Styrofoam. A ...

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Musical Inspiration

Stumped about what tunes to choose for your ceremony or reception? Check out these playlists from Brides.com – including one from a real couple. Browse the top hits of 2009, songs by Americal Idol finalists, or the best of Motown, ...

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Polka dots!

Such a simple idea – but how adorable is this polka dot confetti?! Sprinkle it on reception tables or your cake table, or take a cue from the seller and have a child sprinkle it down the aisle at your ...

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Pass the Cookies

It’s tradition for many families in Pittsburgh, and whether the city is your home or not, we think this is one wedding idea anyone can appreciate: a homemade cookie buffet. For as long as anyone can remember, relatives and friends ...

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Winter Wedding Flowers

Not much blooms here in Maryland this time of year, and if you’re planning a winter wedding, you might be worried that your flower options are few. Not so! From poinsettias and amaryllis (pictured at right) to roses and anemone, ...

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Winter Wedding Cakes

From the crisp whites and pale blues of a new snowfall to the vibrant reds and greens of Christmas, you’ll find lots to be inspired by when you start planning the cake for your winter wedding. Choose a round cake ...

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