Stunning Wedding Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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Any wedding planner will tell you that in order to pull off a show-stopping wedding, you must pay attention to detail. And one décor feature your guests will surely notice is the table setting. Details like beautiful linens, elegant plates, a colorful menu, and creative place cards work to set a memorable dining scene that everyone will be talking about long after your wedding.

To help the bride in search of inspiration for creating a standout tablescape at her reception, here are stunning table setting ideas from our Real BB Weddings.

 

 

Evoke the ambiance of a whimsical garden by anchoring a long table with a garland made of blooms and greenery. Keep the tabletop looking light and festive with white tableware complemented by a menu with exquisite floral design, pastel green linen, and gold silverware.

 

 

Mismatched dinnerware has vintage appeal, and works especially well in a cozy and romantic venue like Brooklyn Winery.

 

Suzy & Jerry Wedding - Table Number Card - Low Centerpiece - Hydrangea Peony Spray Rose Ranunculus Seeded Eucalyptus - Bourne Mansion - Photography by Ryon Lockhart

Suzy & Jerry Wedding – Table Number Card – Low Centerpiece – Hydrangea Peony Spray Rose Ranunculus Seeded Eucalyptus – Bourne Mansion – Photography by Ryon Lockhart

 

Use table number cards to say something about yourself. This couple expressed their love of travel by decorating the card with an illustration of the SkyPoint Observation Deck in Surfer’s Paradise, Australia.

 

Tracy & Michael Wedding - High Centerpiece - Hydrangea Peony Garden Rose Pink Peach - Brooklyn Botanical Garden - Photography by Emma McDonald Weddings

Tracy & Michael Wedding – High Centerpiece – Hydrangea Peony Garden Rose Pink Peach – Brooklyn Botanical Garden – Photography by Emma McDonald Weddings

 

This couple forgot number cards altogether and marked each table with a street sign denoting a place of significance in their journey together.

 

Danielle & Noah Wedding- Head Table - Roses Hydrangea - Cold Spring Country Club - Photography by Brett Matthews

Danielle & Noah Wedding- Head Table – Roses Hydrangea – Cold Spring Country Club – Photography by Brett Matthews

 

To create a look of timeless elegance, tie silverware with satin ribbon in a color that complements the tableware.

 

 

This couple used their wedding favor to add personality to the table. Chocolate bars with customized packaging were placed at each seat to greet guests as they sat down.

 

Monica & Ian Wedding - Low Centerpiece - Snug Harbor - Photography by Jennifer Sosa

Monica & Ian Wedding – Low Centerpiece – Snug Harbor – Photography by Jennifer Sosa

 

Make your guests feel extra special by topping off their place setting with a handwritten name card.

 

Kerry & Amit Wedding - Tablescape - Hempstead House - Photography by Kamila Harris

Kerry & Amit Wedding – Tablescape – Hempstead House – Photography by Kamila Harris

 

Complementing a vibrant centerpiece with equally bold linens allows the colors to really pop and casts a joyful atmosphere for guests to enjoy.

 

 

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is the perfect venue if your wedding décor style is natural and romantic. Proving that details really do matter, a delicate napkin accent made from a sprig of fresh lavender and rosemary wrapped in twine looks absolutely lovely.

 

 

A round dinner menu placed atop a gold patterned plate creates a presentation that radiates classic elegance.

 

 

Do you want to make the dinner menu of your garden-themed wedding unforgettable? Use the blossoms of the table centerpiece as inspiration to create a floral design border.

 

 

You can never go wrong by keeping things simple and classic with white linen. For a subtle splash of color, choose one shade from your floral décor and use it to embellish the menu and table number cards.

 

 

The University Club is a venue marked by history and tradition. In perfect harmony with the dark, rich interior, this tablescape presents striking copper-rimmed plates and silverware illuminated by taper candles to create an ambiance of grand sophistication.

There are many ways to make a table setting that not only reflects your personality and style, but also says a little something about you as a couple. And remember, it’s your creative take on details that your guests will remember most.

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