You are ready for the biggest event of your life – The date is fixed, the venue has been finalized, the reception menu has been confirmed. What’s next? The décor! Wedding décor is as important as the venue itself, and while you can always hire a planner, figuring out the details with your would-be spouse is always fun. When it comes to ideas for designing a wedding, we have a few tips below that may come handy.
Decide on the theme
Wedding décor and arrangements are usually influenced by a number of factors. From the cultural & religious beliefs of the couple, to preferences in outfits and designs – You can choose to start with anything. The theme is the most crucial part of your décor, because determines the arrangements to be made. For instance, if your wedding theme is pastels, you would rather focus on colors like pink, light green and blue.
Consider the rental needs
Some wedding receptions are very formal, while other couples may like it more fun. After you have decided on the theme, figure out what all you may need. From tents, sound equipment to dance floor, catering arrangements and seating, make a quick checklist. In some cases, the venue and catering service in charge will offer a few things, but if yours is an outdoor, or open, reception, you will need rentals. Everything has to be coordinated for the color palette and theme, so create a checklist.
Think of the props
Beyond the basic wedding rental items, you can also consider props that will add more fun and design elements to the theme. For example, you may want to get tabletop items, a perfect entry board, and signage. If you want to arrange for other things, like a selfie spot, a candy floss corner, or a photobooth, you may have to find designers and vendors for the same.
Don’t miss the season
Wedding décor should be in accordance to the season. For summers, you can go a step ahead with bright colors, while fall can be muted and soft in terms of color palette. If you don’t have a ready palette in mind, it is absolutely wise to go ahead with the season.
Finally, look around. Vendors, venue managers, and rental services have ideas that you can find useful and may even help in saving on your budget. Just start planning early.