10 Ways To Use Wooden Crates At Your Wedding

There are so many wonderful ways to use wooden crates at your wedding, and they’re a fab piece of decor. From tables plans to drink display, find out how you can use wooden crates throughout your big day…

10 Ways To Use Wooden Crates At Your Wedding

Are you planning a country garden or rustic wedding theme? Then you’ll adore this idea! Simply fill a wooden crate with some gorgeous Spring or Summer blooms. You can place them at the entrance of your wedding venue, dotted around outside or wherever takes your fancy. They’ll look so gorgeous.

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Struggling for ideas for your wedding tables centrepieces? Wooden crates filled with pretty posies also look stunning on your wedding tables. You could personalise your wooden crates by stamping or writing your name and wedding date onto the side.

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If you’re looking for a unique cake stand, consider using a wooden crate! A lovely alternative to a traditional cake stand, simply turn the crate upside down and place your cake on top. This is a wonderful choice if you’re using wooden crates throughout the rest of your venue decor, and it’ll help your theme to tie in.

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While we’re on the tasty topic of food, let’s take a look at the rest of your refreshments. You could fill wooden crates with beer or cider – this is will be ideal if you’re dreaming of a relaxed affair in the Summer. Alternatively, you can use wooden crates to display glass drink dispensers. Fill them with cocktails, fruit juice or lemonade for a sizzling Summer celebration.

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Not only do wooden crates look fabulous, they can be incredibly useful too. Use them to hold your wedding favours or programs! Create some stylish signage to let your guests know where they can find their favours or programs. Alternatively, you could write any information on the wooden crates.

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Wooden crates can also be used to hold your wedding confetti. Whether you’re using confetti cones or little bags, your guests will love picking up a bag of confetti to throw over you!

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Many wedding guests aren’t sure where to put their cards and gifts after the ceremony. Make it clear for them by draping some cute ‘CARDS’ bunting across a wooden crate. It’s a modern alternative to a card and gift table, and it’ll make sure everything stays safe and out of the way.

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Let your guests know where they’re sitting with a striking table plan using wooden crates. Simply hang a roll of twine ribbon across a wooden crate, and use wooden pegs to hang your seating plan to the ribbon. You could fill the crate with moss or flowers – perfect for a pretty Spring affair!

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Stack a number of wooden crates on top of one another to create a statement shelf at your wedding. Use the shelves to display your favourite photographs, potted plants or little treasures you’ve collected over the years.

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Decorate your ceremony area with lots of wooden crates, blooms and lanterns. This will make your ceremony space completely unique, and it can easily transform a simple wedding venue.

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Whether you love the idea of a country barn celebration or a rustic wedding theme, crates are the perfect decor idea to pull off any theme!

 

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Wooden Crate Boxes, Confetti Petals & Blackboard Bucket Centrepieces – Real Wedding

Charlotte and Bradley tied the knot at the show-stopping Shustoke Barn, and used a pink wedding theme. Discover how this pair pulled off the prettiest wedding theme using wooden crates, confetti petals and our blackboard bucket centrepieces.

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Charlotte and Bradley added a touch of country charm to their wedding tables by using our blackboard buckets as their wedding centrepieces. These blackboard bucket centrepieces are the perfect fit for a rustic or country wedding. You can write the table name or numbers on the piece of blackboard. This loved-up duo opted for a delightful combination of blush pink, ivory and green blooms created by Passion for Flowers to fill their blackboard buckets. We love the fact that they used lots of little tea-lights to give their tables a warm glow.

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There are lots of different ways you could use our blackboard buckets centrepieces throughout your wedding. You could stack them up to use them as a stylish seating plan, or you could fill with fun activity books and table games to keep the children entertained.

Charlotte and Bradley also used wooden crates throughout their wedding day to add a rustic feel to their decor. They used the crates to hold the bride and bridesmaids’ beautiful bouquets. You can also use wooden crates to display your seating plan, or as shelves for decorations.

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The couple opted for pink confetti to use after they had said ‘I Do’. If you’re struggling for ideas on how to display your confetti, this real wedding is bursting with inspiration.

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You could display it in silver buckets for a dash of country garden elegance. They also look gorgeous in floral cones or our ‘Sprinkle Me’ bags.

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We adore how Charlotte and Bradley filled jugs with roses and used them to decorate their wedding venue. They used them to add a floral touch to their card and gift table, and it effortlessly added to the beauty of Shustoke Barn!

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Passion for Flowers have some fabulous ideas for their weddings, such as tying a simple luggage tag to each buttonhole. This is a fab way of avoiding any confusion on the morning of your wedding day!

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As you can see, Charlotte and Bradley’s wedding day was overflowing with gorgeous pink details. The perfect inspiration if you’re dreaming of a rustic or country wedding theme…

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How To Create A Rustic Wedding Dessert Table

A rustic wedding has always been a popular choice for couples, and we don’t think this charming theme is going anywhere! Whether you’re planning a country barn wedding or an outdoor celebration, a rustic wedding dessert table is a delicious addition. Discover our tips and tricks for creating the ultimate rustic wedding dessert table.

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A wedding cake table backdrop is guaranteed to look gorgeous and it’s an easy way of adding the wow factor to your wedding venue. A hessian or burlap backdrop will look wonderful behind your dessert table. However, you could also use some rustic brown paper as a backdrop. If you’re providing your guests with various yummy treats, we love the thought of writing the menu selection on the paper.

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Wooden pallets would also make a unique backdrop your dessert or cake table, and they’re the perfect way to add a rustic touch to your decor. If you wanted to add a pop of colour, simply tie some ribbons or pretty balloons to the pallets. Blooms and foliage are also the perfect match for wooden backdrops.

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Make a statement with a rustic wedding dessert table by using a combination of wooden crates and ladders. You can decorate the ladders with greenery, lanterns or vases full of flowers. If you are using wooden crates as part of your rustic wedding dessert table, we suggest using them as part of your centrepieces too. You could also use them to hold your confetti cones or wedding programs. This will keep your wedding decor looking coordinated.

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Have you ever considered using wooden barrels to create a rustic wedding dessert table? Place your wedding cake on just one barrel, or you use two to create a table overflowing with delicious treats and yummy cakes.

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Stuck for ideas on how to decorate your rustic wedding dessert table? Look no further than dried moss. You can use this to decorate the edges of the table, and it’ll be the perfect way of adding a rustic vibe to your reception. Why not use it to line your reception tables too?

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Wild blooms with a country garden feel will look super pretty tied to your dessert table. Use a twine ribbon for an extra rustic touch. Keep the same theme throughout your decor by pinning them to the end of your aisle pews too.

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We love how you can use a variety of wooden crates to create a unique cake and dessert display. Style the crates so they are different heights and shapes for extra interest. Your guests won’t be able to resist having a slice of cake or two.

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Cheese cakes are a delicious addition to any dessert table, and they’re a must-have addition to a rustic wedding. Fill the drawers of a dresser with savoury biscuits, cutlery and fruit.

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Use a variety of rustic wooden tree slices to display your wedding cake, cupcakes or other scrumptious delights. Use a mixture of different sizes and styles – this natural and wild style is simply made for a rustic wedding.

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Go all out with your wedding cake stand by using a large tree stump. You could even carve out a heart or your initials into the wood for a personal touch. Our birch bark lanterns with a heart cut-out would look fab surrounding your dessert table.

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There is something so romantic and charming about a rustic wedding, and it’s easy to reflect this theme through your dessert table. Don’t let your wedding cake and desserts go unnoticed with our rustic wedding table inspiration!

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15 Creative Wedding Cake Table Backdrops

Do you want to make your wedding cake stand out? Then a show-stopping backdrop will effortlessly make it the focal point your wedding reception. From carnival-inspired garlands to industrial installations, take a look at our favourite ideas for wedding cake table backdrops.

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15 Creative Wedding Cake Table Backdrops

We thought we’d start by incorporating one of the most anticipated wedding trends of 2017 – greenery. Wreaths adorned with wild greenery and foliage look striking hung behind your wedding cake. They’re also a wonderful choice if you love the thought of a botanical wedding theme. A job for your wedding florist, they can be hung from a wooden frame.

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If you adore the thought of using greenery as part of your table backdrop, but want something a little more romantic, consider creating a cute heart-shaped garland instead. This will look super sweet behind your cake or dessert table, particularly if you’re planning a Valentine’s Day wedding. You could also create mini versions for your chair covers or favours.

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We couldn’t resist including this striking design as part of our favourite wedding cake table backdrops. The perfect frame to flaunt your cake, this backdrop will certainly make a statement at your reception. You could be really creative with your theme, and use this motif as part of your wedding stationery too.

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The stylish combination of the acrylic furniture and colourful geometric patterns looks incredible. Geometric wedding cake table backdrops are a fab fit for a city wedding in a vast loft or warehouse space. They’ll add a pop of colour to even the humblest of venues, and who doesn’t adore a colourful wedding?

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For a completely unique wedding cake table backdrop, consider using a black chalkboard. If you’re particularly talented when it comes to drawing, you could design a personalised backdrop for your cake. You could write your initials, the date of your wedding or your favourite quote.

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Hanging installations are becoming extremely popular when it comes to alternative table centrepieces, but why not use them as part of your table backdrop too? Metallic geometric vases hung behind your wedding cake will look modern and stylish. Team with a golden or copper wedding cake and a metallic sequin table runner.

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If you love the thought of creating a unique and unusual backdrop for your wedding cake, why not go for something completely different to the norm? You could display your cake on a vintage stool or an antique armchair. It’s something your guests won’t have seen before! Surround it with a variety of lanterns and little trinkets for an extra special touch.

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You may have seen our blog post about 10 ways you can incorporate moss into your wedding, but we love the thought of using it as inspiration for your backdrop. A board adorned with dried moss is a fabulous choice if you’re dreaming of a woodland wedding. Coordinate the theme by using moss table runners throughout your reception tables.

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Shutters make gorgeous pieces of decor for your wedding venue, and they can easily be used as part of your cake table backdrop too. Pair them with a vintage dresser or desk to display your wedding cake. This style of table backdrop would lend itself beautifully to a country garden affair, what do you think?

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Hand-painted backdrops are often used throughout wedding ceremonies and they look incredibly effective. Take this trend to your reception, and use it as your cake table backdrop. A personalised backdrop using delicate watercolour paints will look stunning, and it can really set the scene for your special day.

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Dreaming of a beach wedding? We’re seeing couples spending their wedding day celebrating with their toes in the sand and the fresh sea air – sounds like heaven! A driftwood-inspired table backdrop is the perfect fit for a seaside wedding theme.

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Backdrops made out of pretty flowers and forest leaves always look incredible, and they can be a simple DIY task for a creative bride and groom. You’ll simply need some small wooden pegs, a roll of twine and a handful of gorgeous blooms.

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If you have a romantic quote or saying that you’re particularly fond of, why not use it as inspiration for your wedding cake table backdrop? Ask a calligrapher to write it onto a blank canvas adorned with your wedding flowers and it’ll look beautiful.

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Our gold CAKE balloons are the perfect addition to any wedding venue, and they’ll definitely make your wedding cake stand out at your reception. From a glamorous golden affair to a pretty blush colour scheme, they’ll look divine as a wedding cake table backdrop.

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Couples often don’t realise the impact their wedding cake table backdrops can have on their wedding reception. It’s a chance for brides and grooms to get creative while reflecting their personality, theme and wedding style. How utterly gorgeous are our 15 favourite ideas for wedding cake table backdrops?

 

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How To Style A Silver And Crystal Wedding Centrepiece

What could be more beautiful than a silver and crystal wedding centrepiece? This timeless style will instantly give your wedding tables the wow factor, as well as making sure your venue sparkles the whole way through your wedding day. Do you love the thought of creating a twinkling centrepiece that oozes style, elegance and luxury? Then find out how you can create this silver and crystal wedding centrepiece with the help of Fleur Couture

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How To Style A Silver And Crystal Wedding Centrepiece

Whether you’re dreaming of a Winter wonderland wedding or a simply love the idea of sparkling reception tables, this silver and crystal wedding centrepiece is incredible easy to create.

A silver table cloth adorned with sequins or glitter will work as a dazzling base for this centrepiece. You’ll also find that it twinkles under the light of the candles in the evening.

Place a silver candelabra on a small metallic or mirrored box – the extra height will give your centrepiece even more impact. Drape our string of crystals from the candelabra and watch them glimmer and shimmer against the candlelight. Alternatively, you could use three or more silver candlesticks for the same effect.

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Using our mercury silver centrepiece tray, place a handful of vases around the candelabra. We recommend filling them white and green blooms for an extra dash of elegance. White flowers will fit in with the colour scheme perfectly. A few smaller tea lights dotted around your wedding centrepiece will add a fabulous finishing touch.

Team this silver and crystal centrepieces with magical place settings. Opt for silver cutlery tied with white ribbon, clear plates with a silver rim and metallic place names.

Your wedding tables will look truly stunning and oh-so-elegant. You could also use the same style for your wedding cake table, or your card and gift table. Simply opt for a silver table runner, and place a few silver mercury vases around the edge of the tables.

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