Wedding Reception

  • Seating plan for the wedding reception

    Developing a seating plan for your reception shouldn’t be a nightmare! It’s a logic problem and, like any logic problem, there are tricks for doing it quickly and easily.

    April 18, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Natural favors and wedding flowers

    The extra touches that help define your wedding style will be simple and natural, creating a unique atmosphere of green elegance that sets your event apart from all others. If you’ve opted for an outdoor ceremony and/or reception, the natural setting will most likely provide a beautiful backdrop for your event, making the need for… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Shopping for your wedding cake

    When To Get Your Dream Cake Be sure to put down a deposit to reserve the date well in advance. At Patty-Cakes, we do book up quickly and if you wait too long, you could be disappointed. If time allows, call 6 months to 1 year in advance, it is never too early to check… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Wedding decorations on a budget

    Here are 3 ways your wedding can look expensive while using wedding decorations on a budget. First, know what your wedding colors will be and only look for things in those colors. Second, if a venue is less than spectacular, think of using tulle to hide the major problem areas. Third, use candles wherever you… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Ideas for wedding music

    Wedding music is the issue where tradition and creativity meet, mingle, and sometimes clash. On our third date, my husband made me promise that, if we ever got married, Pachelbel’s Canon in D, Clarke’s Trumpet Voluntary, and Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” would not be played. This suited me just fine, but for many… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • About the grooms cake

    For many years the Groom’s cake has served as a type of favor for the guests. It was usually a dark fruitcake which was baked in advance, cut up into small squares, and put into little monogrammed boxes. The boxes were given to the guests to take home. The time, labor and cost in doing… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Questions to ask your wedding caterer

    The food is one of the few aspects of your wedding that you’ll spend more money on than anything else. Subsequently, you’ll want to make sure you work with a first-rate catering service to provide a spread that’s as memorable as you and your sweetheart on the big day. Here are the top ten questions… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Unique wedding favors

    For the wedding party that wants to send their guest off with a wedding favor that reflects their unique taste and appreciation here are some unique alternatives to the traditional faire found on the reception tables. ◾Small terra-cotta pots filled with baby geraniums, miniature roses, violets or paisleys. ◾Small terra-cotta pots filled with candies or… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Choosing wedding flowers

    Before your first meeting with your florist, make a list of every type of flower you love, the color scheme you envision, and every floral need that might arise. Then think about how you’d like to work those floral favorites into your bouquets, boutonnières, corsages, altar flowers and centerpieces. Go with the Pros Even the… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception
  • Inviting the wedding officiant to the reception

    I was wondering…do I send an invitation to the officiant of our wedding? We only met her once, but she is wonderful and we really liked her. I would like to have her come to the reception, or at least let her know that we are thinking about her. Do we ask her over the… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Reception