No matter what time of year purple is a wonderful choice for one of your wedding colors. Always popular you have many shades to choose from to decorate with. Whether it is bold magenta purple, regal purple, lilac or any shade between you will be able to find many unique and interesting decoration ideas. Here are some easy, different ideas for your wedding reception table décor and where you can purchase everything you need for your special day.
First you want to start with the covering for your wedding reception tables. You can either choose to use purple tablecloths or white ones and then layer purple lace or another fabric on top. It is all a personal choice on how you want your tables to look. A new and exciting way to decorate the main wedding reception table where the bride and groom are seated is seen here atbeau-coup.com. Their unique personalized table runner is one of a kind. This table runner comes with six different designs you can personalize with, and it is available with plum or wisteria lettering. You could use tablecloth under the table runner that matches the dark plum or light wisteria lettering for a complete look. Another lovely look is after you cover the tables in an affordable white tablecloth using a purple overlay table cloth. Here at Keralachurch.com they have pure purple tablecloths and also lovely satin and organza purple overlays to add dimension to your tables.
Using purple for your place settings on your wedding reception tables you are only limited by your own imagination. Some ideas would be to use either pure white dishes, or dishes that are mostly white with a hint of purple like the ones seen here at Mikasa. You then can add a splash of color to the table with your shade of purple napkins, here at wildflower linens you can rent just about any shade of purple napkins you can imagine.
Another decoration idea to make your wedding unforgettable are luxurious table chair covers. If you want to rent covers you can find some exciting designs at tableclothrental.com. They offer chair covers in lace, satin, organza and damask. You also can choose a purple sash to decorate the chair. If you would like to try to achieve this look on your own you can find plain fabric from your local fabric store. A wonderful idea for the sash is to purchase purple tulle like some seen here at Nashvillewraps.com. There are many ways to tie the sash on the chair, and another idea is to tuck a flower in the bow at the back of the chair sash for an extra touch.
One of the most important decorations on your wedding reception table is flowers. Depending on your personal choice and budget fresh or silk flowers are both beautiful. It is easy to make a beautiful arrangement on your own. You will have many choice since there are so many beautiful flowers in all shades of purple. If you would like to do a simple and elegant centerpiece for each table one idea you can see here. All you need are simple clear vases of your choice you can purchase them at your local Wal-mart or craft store. And some classic purple flowers to make an elegant statement, in the example they used tulips, but it is purely a matter of your favorites. Mixing purple flowers with Lush green leaves or even some classic yellow flowers will match your theme and add some other complimentary colors.
Here is where you really get to have some fun with your table décor. You can choose from a multitude of party favors, and decorative items in your choice of purple. You can see some of the many interesting ideas here at beau-coup.com and many you can copy and do your self to save money. Some of their most popular are the unique decorations like the Chinese take-out boxes filled with candy, the fortune cookies and personalized candles. You can purchase your own candles and personalize them with stickers and a program on your home computer, then you just print them out and affix them to the candle. You can find many different shapes of goody boxes in purple or plain white here at Nashville wraps, then you add your choice of candy and decorate with purple ribbon or organza. These are just a few ideas for your wedding reception table decorations, once you start looking you will find many inspirations for your wedding day.