Top Tips For Decorating A Marquee Wedding

A marquee wedding is always a popular choice for couples. It offers a blank canvas wedding venue that you can put your own stamp on. It fits with any style, season or colour scheme and you can get incredibly creative when it comes to venue decoration. There are so many ways you can decorate this type of venue! Read on to discover our favourite decor ideas…

Top tips for decorating your marquee

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Top Tips For Decorating A Marquee Wedding

If you’re dreaming of a relaxed, boho affair, why not create a stylish entrance for your marquee wedding? You could build a wooden archway and adorn it with gorgeous blooms. It’ll be the first thing your wedding guests see, and it’s guaranteed to take their breath away. signs arches to enter marquee

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Lanterns are a wonderful way of decorating the outside of your marquee entrance. Whether you’re tying the knot in the Summer or Winter, they’re a fab addition to a marquee wedding. They’ll look fab in the daytime, and will give your venue a warm glow in the evening.

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Add the wow factor to  your marquee by placing milk churns bursting with beautiful blooms at the entrance of your marquee. This is particularly perfect if you’re planning a country garden wedding theme.

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Signs and seating plans are another easy way of making sure your marquee looks gorgeous! They can help to hide the parts of the marquee you’re not too keen on, and will help to reflect your wedding theme.

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Bunting is a simple yet effective way of making your marquee wedding venue look oh-so-pretty. It’s a fab fit for a garden fete or floral wedding theme, and it looks stunning draped across the ceiling of the marquee.

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Make a statement with huge light-up letters. Make them unique to your wedding day by using your initials. You could stand them against the top table, against the bar or as a backdrop for your wedding cake table. There are heaps of options!

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We’re huge fans of statement backdrops, and we think they’re a stunning way of adding to your venue decor. They can inject some colour into a white marquee, and they also look fabulous in photographs. From colourful ribbon garlands to wooden panels adorned with greenery, there are so many ways of creating a show-stopping backdrop.

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Hanging installations are predicted to be huge for 2017 weddings, and we think they look ultra-elegant at a marquee wedding. Bejewel a hanging chandelier with your favourite flowers, or hang a mixture of ribbon garlands from them. However you choose to decorate them, they effortlessly add the wow factor to your wedding venue. marquee wedding decorations hanging ceiling

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Make your seating plan a focal point of your wedding reception! We love the idea of hanging old-fashioned bicycle wheels from the marquee – a fab choice if you’re dreaming of a vintage wedding. Adorn the wheels with elaborate flowers or even fairy lights.

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Add a splash of colour to your marquee wedding by hanging multi-coloured paper lanterns from the ceiling. You could hang them above the dance-floor, the bar area or across the whole marquee. Colourful lanterns will transform any marquee and they’ll look incredibly fun.

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The contrast of wild greenery and foliage against the backdrop of a white marquee wedding venue really does look magical. You’ll be seeing greenery a lot throughout 2017, and it can really give your wedding venue a botanical vibe.

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Sometimes all you need are a few show-stopping table centrepieces to make your marquee wedding look incredible. Tall candelabra entwined with roses, greenery and trailing ivy looks beautiful for a fairytale wedding day.

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Balloons attached to the entrance of your wedding venue or as chair covers will add a pop of colour to your marquee wedding venue. Opt for colours that fit in with your chosen wedding theme. Vibrant shades of orange, pink and yellow look gorgeous for a sizzling Summer celebration. White, blue and silver will transform your venue into a Winter wonderland.

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A marquee wedding gives couples the chance to add their personality and style to their wedding venue.

 

Ideas For Displaying Wedding Confetti – SHOP THIS LOOK

Throwing wedding confetti over the newlyweds as they leave the ceremony is one of the most romantic traditions out there. This long-standing traditions offers beautiful opportunities for your wedding photographs, and it’s a fun way of getting your guests involved in the wedding day. You can make your wedding confetti moment a focal point of your wedding day and venue decor. Discover some of our gorgeous ideas for displaying wedding confetti at your special day…

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We suggest creating a designated area at your venue for displaying wedding confetti. A small table will offer enough space for you to create a gorgeous display that reflects your theme and colour scheme. Our blush pink lace table runner sets the scene beautifully, and can effortlessly add a hint of romance to a wooden table.

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Use wooden crates to decorate your wedding confetti table. You could use them to hold your wedding confetti, as shelves to hold vases or you could even dot them around your table. Fill with them flowers for a gorgeous Summer wedding celebration.

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You could add some wooden signage to let your guests know where to collect their wedding confetti – perfect if you’re having a rustic theme! There are lots of lovely quotes to write on your sign, but we are particularly fond of “Confetti here, champagne there and love everywhere!”.

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This pink glass vase is the perfect addition for a wedding confetti table and it looks just stunning bursting with beautiful blooms. Simply place it next to the sign or alongside your wedding confetti. Tie it in with the rest of your wedding day by using them as part of your table centrepieces and venue decor.

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Our pretty white confetti cones can suit any theme or style of wedding, and they’re guaranteed to look elegant. We styled them using this cream wooden trug, which is a wonderful fit for a country barn or shabby chic wedding. Plus, the neutral shades of the cones and trug make the colour of the summer mix wedding confetti petals pop!

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Our ‘Sprinkle Me‘ and ‘Throw Me‘  cotton bags are just perfect for displaying wedding confetti. Fill them with a choice of our biodegradable wedding confetti petals.

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Alternatively, these glass jars are another fab way of displaying wedding confetti. You could offer guests a scoop so they can help themselves to the confetti after the ceremony. Team them with small glass vases full of pretty flowers or glass tea light holders. Your wedding confetti table will look wonderful.

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Add a pretty pop of colour to your wedding confetti table with an array of pink glass vases. Your guests will adore picking up the wedding confetti while admiring the gorgeous display.

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There are so many beautiful ideas for displaying wedding confetti. The confetti moment is one of the most romantic aspects of any wedding. Take a peek at our wedding confetti collection and shop the look here. How will you display your wedding confetti? We’d love to know.

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Fun Ideas To Entertain Your Wedding Guests

One important aspect of planning your big day is thinking about how you’re going to entertain your wedding guests. It can be a long day for your guests, so you want to be sure they’re having fun and that there is lots for them to do. Take a peek at our favourite ways to entertain your wedding guests…

Fun Ideas To Entertain Your Wedding Guests

DIY photo-booths are not only fun to take part in, they’re fun to make! They can be a creative task for you and your partner to make ahead of the big day, and there are lots of ways to make sure it reflects for your theme. If you’re having a vintage wedding day, use lots of antique-inspired frames. Planning a colourful Summer soiree? Then use lots of vibrant ribbons, frames and props. Your guests will have a great time using the DIY photo-booth and you’ll get some hilarious memories to treasure long after your wedding day.

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If you’re fortunate enough to have lots of outdoor space at your wedding venue, we recommend making the most of it! Garden games such as croquet are a great way to entertain your wedding guests and it’ll get guests of all ages involved.

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If you’re having an outdoor or festival style wedding, you could create a series of mini games for your guests to compete in. Whether it’s tug of war or a sack race, both the older and younger guests will want to take part. An afternoon of fun and games is guaranteed to get your wedding guests giggling.

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Planning a village fête inspired wedding day? Then why not have some carnival and fête inspired games to entertain your wedding guests. These can be fairly easy to put together and we can promise you that you’ll all have a wonderful time.

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Stuck for ways to keep your guests happy during your wedding reception? Beer pong is a fun and fabulous way to get the party started, and it can be a simple ice-breaker too. For a rustic celebration, why not use wooden pallets to create your beer pong table?

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A temporary tattoo station is a unique addition to your wedding day. You could create personalised tattoo stickers to use, such as your initials, wedding date or a wedding logo. Plus, the kids will absolutely adore applying temporary tattoos!

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One of our favourite ways of keeping your guests entertained is by holding a contest to guess the length of the speeches. People can place their bets on how long the groom’s speech will be, and whoever guesses right wins a prize. No pressure, groom!

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If your guests don’t all know each other, why not offer a jar of ice-breaker games on each wedding table. You could create mini dares and tasks for your guests to carry out during the reception. It’s a simple yet fun way to get everyone talking and enjoying themselves.

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A caricature artist is a lovely way of entertaining your wedding guests and it means they’ll be able to take home something special after your big day. You could even offer each guest a drawing as their wedding favour.

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If you’re having little ones at your wedding day, we suggest creating an ‘I Spy’ list for them to fill out during the wedding reception. Give them a small disposable camera and a list of photos that they need to capture. They’ll have great fun and it’ll give them something to do while the adult guests are busy chatting. (We have a free printable I Spy template you can download here)

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Entertainment ideas will add an element of fun and laughter to your wedding day and there are lots of ideas to suit your wedding day. If you’re stuck for ways to keep the kids happy at your big day, take a peek at our ideas for entertaining children at your wedding.

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Elegant Crystal Glass Wedding Table Styling SHOP THIS LOOK

If you love the thought of a romantic, feminine and dreamy wedding day, you’ll adore our Crystal Glass Wedding Decorations. From delicate crystal vases to pressed glass centrepieces, we’ve got lots of beautiful decorations and ideas to make you swoon. Find out how you can style a crystal romance wedding table…

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Elegant Crystal Glass Wedding Table Styling

Add a touch of vintage elegance to your wedding tables with our Grandma’s pressed glass vase. It can be used to hold small tea lights or dainty flowers. We think the combination of crystal glass wedding decorations and pink blooms looks gorgeous, and it will add a pop of colour to your tables.

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Instead of using a traditional wedding centrepiece in the middle of the table, we styled a wooden trestle table with our natural cotton table runner and small glass vases bursting with beautiful blooms. Using a neutral table runner means you can incorporate any colour scheme into your table styling. White flowers and lots of greenery will look equally elegant, or you could create a Summer vibe by using an array of different colour flowers.

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We suggest lining your table with a variety of different vases and jars, as the mix and match style will add an extra special touch. The design is so simple, yet really does look stunning.

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Decorate your place settings with neutral napkins and our glass bud vase name holders. The bud vases look delightful filled with a single flower, and your guests can then take them home as wedding favours. They’re the perfect way to show your guests to their seats, as well as adding a dash of romance to their place settings.

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If you want a statement centrepiece that oozes elegance, look no further than our clear glass vase. Surround it with tea-lights, smaller vases or even our clear glass candle sticks. They will also help to add a magical warm glow as the evening draws in.

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What could be more elegant on your wedding day than a touch of calligraphy? Our wooden table numbers are a gorgeous addition to any wedding table – no matter what your theme, colour scheme or style may be! Plus, they’re super versatile as they can even be spray-painted.

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Serve your wedding drinks in antique-style glasses – they’ll fit in effortlessly with your crystal glass wedding decorations.

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Styling your table with crystal glass wedding decorations will look ultra-romantic, and we can promise you that your guests will be smitten! Tie your table styling in with the rest of your wedding venue, by dotting glass candle sticks, tea lights and vases along any window-sills, fireplaces or along your gift table. You could also place a few at the entrance of your wedding venue or next to your wedding guest book. Take a peek at the rest of our Crystal Glass Wedding Decorations here.

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Alternative Guest Book Ideas for Summer Weddings

Your wedding guest book is one of the biggest mementos of your wedding day that you’ll get and it’s something that you’ll treasure forever. We think that you can easily make your guest book a fun part of your reception for your guests to take part in and it can even add to your venue decor. From puzzles to pebbles, take a look at our favourite alternative guest book ideas for a wedding this Summer…

ALTERNATIVE WEDDING GUEST BOOK IDEAS

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Alternative Guest Book Ideas for Summer Weddings

Ask your guests to write their wedding wishes and advice on a wooden heart so that they can place it in the jar. It makes the perfect alternative guest book and you can even use the jar of hearts as part of your home decor after the big day. Display it on on a table surrounded by flowers, candle sticks and tea lights.

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If you want a fun and alternative guest book for your Summer wedding, look no further than our wooden jenga set. This is a fab choice if you want something a little more informal and you can even play with it after your wedding!

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This romantic wooden heart puzzle is a lovely idea for your wedding guest book. It would suit a rustic, country barn or woodland wedding day and it’s a fun activity for your guests to take part in during the reception.

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Our advice coasters are something fun for your wedding guests to fill out just before the wedding breakfast while they’re sat down, and they make a lovely alternative to a traditional guest book. You’ll have great fun reading all of the advice while on your honeymoon with your new husband or wife!

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If you both adore travelling or if you met while on holiday, a globe guest book is a must-have addition to a wanderlust wedding. Ask your guests to sign and write a message on the globe and you can display it at home after the big day.

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Another fun alternative guest book idea is to create a DIY frame using wooden pegs and twine ribbon. Your guests can take their picture using a small polaroid camera and they can write a message. Then instruct them to peg it to the frame. Simple yet so effective!

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A bucket list wedding guest book is a unique and fun idea for both you and your guests. Ask your guests to write out a suggestion for a date night or something to add to your newlyweds bucket list. They can simply write it on a post-it note and put it in a wooden crate, jar or bucket.

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Planning a vintage wedding? Then transport your guests to a bygone era with a vintage guest book typewriter.

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If you’re having a woodland wedding day, why not use a tree slice as an alternative guest book? Keep the same theme throughout your day by using tree slices as centrepieces, cake stands and venue decorations.

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For a seaside or destination wedding, pebbles make a wonderful option for a guest book. Ask your guests to write their words of marriage wisdom on a pebble so you can treasure it after the special day.

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If you’re both music-lovers, why not use a vinyl as a wedding guest book? They’d look incredible displayed in your home adorned with lovely messages from your guests.

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What style of wedding guest book will you be using for your Summer wedding?

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