Gold is a very popular accent color for weddings. It goes beautifully with any other color you choose. It also adds a touch of elegance and class to your wedding décor. There are many unique ideas and items to help you incorporate gold into your wedding reception table. Here are a few tips and ideas on how to use gold for your wedding reception in Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall or Christmas Wedding.
Using gold for your reception table in this season is one of the easiest times of year to incorporate it. If you are having your wedding in the Autumn gold blends perfectly with all the harvest colors of the season. One idea to decorate your reception table, and provide a personalized wedding favor for your guests are a personalized small votive cup. As seen here at favorfavor.com for only $1.39 each and the price decreases when you purchase larger lots. Each can be engraved with the name of the bride and groom and the date of the wedding. The inscriptions are available in Autumn Gold, Metallic Gold or Gold. A tip to make them reflect your own style is to fill each one either with flowers, candies or a small candle.
To embrace the season when decorating for a winter wedding a seasonal table favor for your guests like the one here at beau-coup.com would be enchanting. These tree place card holders made of striking gold wire would serve many purposes. Not only would they make each reception table sparkle they would be functional by holding the name of your guests for their seating arrangements. They are priced $12.00 for a set of four. An unique idea to make them more memorable for your guests are instead of a plain name card have a photo of you and your bride and groom inserted in each place card holder. This is the perfect way to add a personal touch to your tables. Another tip is these tree name cards would look lovely arranged with gold charger plates and gold stem glasses.
When we think of spring wedding we think of flowers in bloom. This reception table decoration idea you are able to make on your own. You can take your inspiration from these floral cones from beau-coup.com. To make these you can purchase green felt from your local craft store or Wal-mart to make the cone part. You can easily glue them with an inexpensive hot glue gun. You also will need ribbon in the color of your choice either gold or another coordinating wedding color. You then affix it to the cone with a glue gun or by a quick stitch from a sewing machine so you are able to hang one from the back of each wedding reception chair. You can then use your imagination to fill them up with candy, flower petals, potpourri whatever your like. Then to finish each one off you place a large gold flower bloom like the one seen in the example photo into the top of each cone.
A wedding at this time of year gives the opportunity to use gold when making your centerpiece decorations for your reception tables. You purchase your choice in size of terra cotta flower pots from a hardware store or garden center. Then you spray paint them in gold, once they are dry you insert some floral foam if you are using silk flowers for your arrangements or a container of water for live flowers. Then you insert the flowers you chose for your wedding. It is an unique idea to display your flowers on each table instead of a plain glass vase. Another tip to add more pizzazz to the painted terra cotta pot is to wrap a wide green ribbon around the top of the vase and if you like affix a bow.
Gold goes beautifully with traditional green and red holiday wedding decorations. When you decorate your wedding reception table you can use a festive mix of gold and holiday colors when combining your dishes and glasses for your guests. A sweet idea to include more gold on the tables are these charming gift boxes from beau-coup.com that looks like little presents. You can fill them with whatever you choose, and your guests will be thrilled with such a cute remembrance from your wedding day.