Inspiration: Wedding table settings

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My kind of table setting for a wedding…personal and inspired by the ocean :)

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What can be more beautiful than a well set wedding table? At a wedding you’ll need a bit more planning that at your average Sunday dinner. Lots of guests will be arriving, and therefore you’ll need a lot of different materials for your table settings. Many people become worried that the table settings won’t look good, or that they will blow the budget. I think the whole thing should be made less melodramatic and that the wedding couple should quite simply choose a personal setting style that feels right for them. No one says that you you absolutely *have* to have one thing or another. It’s high time to change the old traditions :)

Great settings for the wedding table and other wedding decorations can be found here. When it comes to porcelain, I don’t think you should be stingy. IKEA is great and all, but a wedding demands class and quality (a marriage happens only once in a lifetime in theory :) If you don’t have a huge budget, try looking into hiring your table setting.

There are a plethora of flower arrangements available. Try to choose a style or theme. One trick is to use flowers that are in season. Use branches from apple and cherry trees as decorations in the church and reception area. And work in wild Spring flowers if possible. During the Summer the choice of flowers is practically endless, but be sure to use flowers that won’t wilt in the Summer heat :)

An Autumn (Fall) wedding can consist of beautifully arranged Autumn leaves and other Autumn favourites. Use candles to increase the cosiness factor. There are also many flowers still to choose from in this season.

Having said all of this, there is just the layout of the table setting remaining.

Here are some tips:

  • Place the plates in a straight line on the table – a good start!
  • Glasses are placed from right to left in the order they should be used
  • Don’t put too many flowers on the table between envelopes as they can obscure the view
  • A small present to each guest at their places looks nice and is a decoration in itself
  • If bread is served, it should be placed on the table ready for the guests

These tips conclude the wedding theme this week at Inredningsvis. As I already mentioned, try not to stress yourselves out unnecessarily before your wedding. The most important thing is to have fun and enjoy good food and good company. Getting burned out doesn’t help anyone. A marriage is a salute to love, which is still free :) The key to a successful partnership will always be honesty and respect. It’s only when all the guards are down that you can live happily ever after.

LOVE M

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26 Comments

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    Anette& Dick
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 09:30

    Hej!
    Tänk att få sitta vid ett sådant vackert dukat bord.
    Så romantisk dukning!
    Kram Anette

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    Karolina
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:32

    This is more than a perfect wedding, really gorgeous inspirations, everything is really well prepared, thank you for the great tips!

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    Lilli
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:58

    A very beautiful and romantic inspiration dear! Kisses and have a nice day!

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    inner-outerbeauty.com
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 12:11

    Älskar så vackert dukade bord!
    xoxo

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    antonella l.
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 12:22

    great pics :) ps: how can I follow you back?

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    Luna
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 14:23

    I really do love the oceanic table setting and the hanging dress. Thank you for visit, can’t wait to check out your blog :)

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    SecretMys
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 15:05

    Romantic wedding!!!

    http://mysecretshopping.blogspot.com.es/

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    Lindsey @ arkadian belle woods
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 15:39

    so beautiful! I might be married but who doesn’t love a gorgeous wedding?

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    Atelier Decor
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 15:47

    So inspiring! Thankyou for the tips :)
    Love that last image!!
    Greetings from Madrid,

    Melissa, Vitoria & Michelle

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    Navlandstyle
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 17:48

    lovely details :)

    xo Nav
    http://www.navlandstyle.blogspot.ca/

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    Lola Finn
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 19:21

    Sooooo beautiful!!! *_*
    I love your posts!!!
    xoxo

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    Art nouveau
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 19:27

    Very inspiring for brides to be!!!Great pictures my dear!!

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    Ashley @ lavenderandash.blogspot.com
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 19:38

    Thanks for your comment, love! I adore your blog, will definitely follow on facebook!! X

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    classiq
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 19:57

    A wedding on the beach is so romantic (as those last photos inspire). And that would be a perfect wedding dress. One of my best friends is getting married on a beach somewhere in Greece and I think that she’s looking for that same kind of dress. :)
    Ada

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    Filipa
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 20:17

    Hi Maria,

    Thank you for the lovely post on my blog… for now I’m only on the blogger, no twitter or facebook… Hope you liked and follow my blog… I will follow yours…
    This post is lovely!!!… The photo of the dress and sofa… is so romantic… and the dress precious… simple and beautiful…
    XOXO

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    thechilicool
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 20:50

    If I got married I’d choose something like this, it’s perfect and so romantic :)

    xoxo, Alessia

    THE CHILI COOL

    FACEBOOK

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    Barbara@HausDesign
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 21:01

    What lovely choices! I thought my favorite was the white, green and grey until I saw the ocean-inspired table – wow! I have silver candlesticks like those but hadn’t thought of incorporating them into a sea-type vignette or table setting…just gorgeous. I love it. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving your sweet comment!

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    Melissa L.
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 22:24

    So very lovely! The magnolia branch is stunning.

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    Bromans Bravader
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 22:48

    Vilka underbara bilder. Fin inspiration.
    Kram Jannike

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    Rhônya Holman
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 23:08

    Wow – what a gorgeous selection of images! You definitely have an eye for beautiful things and designs. And thank you for the tips…

    PS: If you look in the right margin under META, you can now add my blog RSS feed to your web browser’s feed list. It’ll automatically update itself in your browser whenever a new article is written.

    Have a wonderful weekend Maria!!

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    Virna Ívinna
    Friday, May 18, 2012 at 00:04

    Fabulous!!

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    Eleonora
    Friday, May 18, 2012 at 00:17

    Love the last photo too much : ) beautiful!

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    mary timmers
    Friday, May 18, 2012 at 00:43

    Honesty and respect. You are so right, Maria, the best elements for a successful marriage!

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    ElsaD
    Friday, May 18, 2012 at 04:31

    Hi dear! I don’t have fb and twitter yet (working on it!) As soon as I have it, I’ll let u know doll!
    I LOVE your blog…:D XOXO

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    roodgoli
    Friday, May 18, 2012 at 09:48

    very beautiful post :)

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    Queen of Kammebornia
    Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 02:06

    Vad vackert! Fina blommor, vackra dukningar!

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