30 Creative Reception Decoration Ideas

Depending on the wedding theme and number of guests you are inviting, finding the right venue can be a challenging task.  The decoration and interior design of your reception venue can really draw out the “whole picture” of the wedding theme. For those of you planning an indoor reception and don’t know where to start, feed yourself some inspiring ideas! Don’t let space limit your creativity.  We hope these fabulous reception venue designs we’ve collected for you below can get you some noteworthy inspiration.

Fun DIY

30 Creative Reception Decoration Ideas

Credits (from top left): June Bug Company / Julie Harmsen Fitts / Gideon Photography / Luke Simon / Kamp Photography / Marion Heurteboust / Tim Coulson

Elegant

30 Creative Reception Decoration Ideas

Credits (from top left): Koyal Wholesale / Maggie Harkov / Ciara Richardson / Sean Money + Elizabeth Fay / La Premier / Caroline Ghetes Photography / Estera Events / Nancy Neil / Nicole Dixon Photographic / La Premier

Contemporary

30 Creative Reception Decoration Ideas

Credits (from top left): Catherine Mac / Jordan Brittley / Scott Clark Photography / KT Merry Photography / Apryl Ann Photography / Birds of a Feather / Amanda Megan Miller Photography

Rustic

30 Creative Reception Decoration Ideas

Credits (from top left): Abby Rose Photo / Harlow Bliss Photography / Jose Villa / Squaresville Studios / Rebekah J. Murray Photography / This Modern Love
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Hello Girlfriends! 22 BFF Moments

When it comes to weddings, your girlfriends help you hold it together. Your best friends have probably been there for you when you needed someone to laugh or cry with throughout your relationship.  They are also your listening ears and provide honest opinions to help you plan your wedding.  Today’s collection is all about your girlfriends!  Don’t forget to take some photos with your girls on your special day (even though they might be busy helping out), because special memories are what make weddings so meaningful.

Fun Times

Hello Girlfriends! 22 BFF Moments

Credits (from top left): Bre Thurson / Canary Grey Photography / Katy Hall Photography / Michelle Able Photography / Paul Kong of Gallerie CK / Diane Askew Photography / Malia & Stuart Of Malia Johnson Photography

Getting Ready

Hello Girlfriends! 22 BFF Moments

Credits (from top left): Three Blondes and a Camera / Brklyn View Photography / KT Merry Photography / Erin Hearts Court / Katie Day Photography / Sara Hasstedt Photography / Cloud Front

Heart Sharing

Hello Girlfriends! 22 BFF Moments

Credits (from top left): Deidre Lynn Photography / Priscila Valentina / Sweet Little Photographs / Esther Sun Photography / Charlotte Jenks Lewis Photography / WOW event / Judi Checketts Photography / Deidre Lynn Photography

30 Elegant Bridal Headbands

Hair accessories are a huge hit with modern brides; however, it’s not always easy to find the right hair accessory given so many choices out there. If you are looking for something elegant, timeless, and easy to manage, headbands may be your perfect choice.  They bring back childhood memories, and are never really out-of-style.  You can wear your hair up or down with headbands, and they add enough detail to offset a more simple dress. See our picks of romantic bridal headbands below for your beauty inspiration today.

Sibo Designs

30 Elegant Bridal Headbands

Erica Elizabeth

30 Elegant Bridal Headbands

Twigs & Honey

30 Elegant Bridal Headbands

Davie and Chiyo

30 Elegant Bridal Headbands

LoBoheme

30 Elegant Bridal Headbands

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Sibo Designs | Erica Elizabeth | Twigs & Honey | Davie & Chiyo | LoBoheme

A Magical Winter Fairytale Styled Shoot from Andrea Kuehnis

Spring may be just around the corner, but just before we welcome the new season, let’s enjoy the winter magic just a little bit longer. This frosty winter inspiration is brought to life by a team of artists in Swizerland, organized and photographed by the talented Andrea Kuehnis Photography . This beyond gorgeous styled shoot was born out of a desire to capture the beauty of the season. Get ready to be enchanted by this magical winter fairytale below.

A Magical Winter Fairytale Styled Shoot from Andrea Kuehnis

Motivation & inspiration behind the shoot

Andrea Kuehnis:Getting married in the winter has something magical; however, in Switzerland, winter weddings are rare.  Although sunny days are never a guarantee for summer in Switzerland, most couples are very concerned about the “cold, wet winter days”.  Whenever I start to talk about winter weddings, concerns like “I don’t want to get wet”, “It’s too cold I don’t know what to wear”, and “there are no flowers and greens” would arise.

I am typical swiss – I love the snow and the cold. I’m always stunned by the beauty this season shows when snowflakes fall down to earth and the landscape is covered with a white blanket. I wanted to show them how magical and breathtaking a winter bride can be. There are many advantages of a winter wedding, such as booking availability, creative designs, and unique styles and scenery. I wanted to share my love for the winter with my couples and help them visualize the beauty of a winter wedding. Both women in this styled shoot are real brides, and their beauty is natural and realistic.

I always wanted to shoot in the winter, and this styled shoot certainly satisfied my desire.  Thanks to everyone who helped making my dream come true!

A Magical Winter Fairytale Styled Shoot from Andrea Kuehnis

Challenges

Andrea Kuehnis: Organizing such a big shoot for the first time was challenging. I feel very blessed that every professional I approached said yes immediately and wanted to be part of this project.

Finding the best date, the right brides, and the perfect location for the shoot were not easy.  We had to find a snowy place that allowed cars, and with a hotel nearby for us to rest and eat. Once the date was fixed, we could only pray that everything would work out just fine – the flowers would be delivered on time, no one would get sick, and that it won’t be raining.  Walking and changing accessories in the snow was also a bit challenging, but everything turned out very well and we had just the perfect amount of snow to create our winter fairytale style shoot.

A Magical Winter Fairytale Styled Shoot from Andrea Kuehnis

About Andrea Kuehnis Photography

I am a Switzerland-based wedding photographer.  I started photographing when I was a teenager, and became a professional photographer in 2011.  I love to show people the beauty I see through my lens, and this passion keeps growing stronger everyday.

I love destination weddings and shooting in different countries, so far my weddings have taken me to Maldives, Santorini, Italy and Austria. My couples are very important to me.  I believe that a wedding should be unique and personal to the couple, and I feel truly honored to be able to capture the most wonderful and personal day of their lives.

A Magical Winter Fairytale Styled Shoot from Andrea Kuehnis

Find the photographer:

Andrea Kuehnis Photography Website | Facebook

Other vendor information:

Flowers and Table: Tabea Maria Lisa Käser |   Hair: Julie Wicky |   Makeup: Andrea Knecht |   Dress and Accessories: Zoro

Adorable Princess-Themed Party Ideas

Every little girl deserves a princess-themed birthday party designed by love.  Plan a memorable celebration for your little princess with our collection of adorable ideas below.  Pink, white, gold, and pastels are perfect colors for a princess party. Personalize the party decoration with your girl’s favourite characters, animals, food, and games.  Watch the magic happen and get inspired!

Baby Pink

Adorable Princess-Themed Party Ideas

Credits (from top left): Anfal Al-Kuhailan from Kuwait / Johanna Martinez of Oh Dear! Kids / Katiucia Magalhaes of Katita Festas / Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff / Nicole Gould of Million Dollar $mile Celebrations / Samantha Pearce / Sarah Osmotherly of Sugar Coated Mama / Samantha Pearce / Sarah Osmotherly of Sugar Coated Mama

Fairtale

Adorable Princess-Themed Party Ideas

Credits (from top left): Olivia Campos of Invento Festa / Jennifer of May Details / Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff / Nulufer Altan of Harry and Eve.4 / Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff / Nulufer Altan of Harry and Eve / Valerie of Top It Off Designs

A touch of glam

Adorable Princess-Themed Party Ideas

Credits (from top left): Kirsten Krason of Kirsten Krason Interiors / Oksana Bellas of As Sweet As It Gets / Kirsten Krason of Kirsten Krason Interiors / Tiffany Reese of lookieboo / Natalie Zakhem of Events By Nat / Maja Ristevska of Sugar Coated Candy & Dessert Buffets / Shannon Roache of Very Pretty Parties / Natalie Zakhem of Events By Nat / t & h photography

Affordable & Adorble – 36 Balloon Decor Ideas

When making purchase decisions for decorations, always ask yourself, is this purchase going to have enough impact for how much you are paying?  For a fun and budget friendly detail, look no further than the balloon! This party classic looks amazing oversized, lining an aisle, or even as a backdrop.  It adds great pop of color, and can easily go from laid-back to elegant and chic.  They create very high impact with a fairly minimal cost.  Today’s wedding trend finds more and more couples using balloons as decoration, and even props for their weddng photos.  If you are looking for something romantic, whimsical, and fun, don’t miss today’s playful inspiration!

Sweet Pastel

Affordable & Adorble – 36 Balloon Decor Ideas

Credits (from top left): Canary Grey / Elizabeth Messina / Golden Hour Studios / Matt & Julie Weddings / Mariel Hannah Photography / Oli Sansom Photography / Kate Hopewell Smith / Teale Photography / Studio Juno

Bright & Fun

Affordable & Adorble – 36 Balloon Decor Ideas

Credits (from top left): Avery House / Elizabeth Messina / W. Scott Chester Photography / Laura Murray Photography / Kerinsa Marie Photography / Priscila Valentina Photography / Fresh In Love Photography / welovepictures / Ruth Eileen Photography

Dreamy White Romance

Affordable & Adorble – 36 Balloon Decor Ideas

Credits (from top left): Gema Blanton Photography / Ellie Grover / Jasmine Nicole / Amy Atlas Events / Christine Farah / ZoomWorks Photography / Peaches & Mint

Modern & Glam

Affordable & Adorble – 36 Balloon Decor Ideas

Credits (from top left): Avery House / Jana Williams Photography / Geronimo Balloons / White Lilac Inc / Lauren Fair Photography / Jen Sullvan / Smashing Events / Danielle Capito Photography / Studio DIY / Photo by Betsy / Onelove Photography

Junebug’s Most Popular Pins of the Week on Pinterest!

Junebug’s Most Popular Pins of the Week on Pinterest!

Benj Haisch Photography , Paige Winn Photo , Duke Photography and Taylor Lord Photography are at the top of the Junebug list this week on Pinterest ! Here’s what pinners like you are loving lately!

Junebug’s Most Popular Pins of the Week on Pinterest!

Could there be a more perfect way to capture a bride with her flower girls? See more from this Charleston, South Carolina wedding with photos by Paige Winn Photo .

Junebug’s Most Popular Pins of the Week on Pinterest!

Oh my Rivini ! Bride Kendra’s beautifully refined bridal style caught many an eye last week – and Benj Haisch Photography ‘s images certainly did her style justice!

Junebug’s Most Popular Pins of the Week on Pinterest!

A vintage touch grabbed the attention of us all with this blush, gold and ivory California wedding by Duke Photography .

Junebug’s Most Popular Pins of the Week on Pinterest!
Floral prints and statement necklaces are center stage with this coral and gray bridesmaid style inspiration . A stylish combination with Amsale’s Print Crinkled Silk Chiffon Halter Gown , Kendra Scott’s ‘Ginger’ Graduated Oval Stone Necklace , Ted Baker’s London ‘Bestuck’ Matinee Wallet , and SJP’s ‘Bobbie’ Sandal in Coral all from Nordstrom .

Junebug’s Most Popular Pins of the Week on Pinterest!

This boho chic bridal look was originally published in Taylor Lord Photography ‘s photographer spotlight interview on Photobug – check it out!

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