Table Plan Ideas for Weddings & Parties

Wedding & Party Season is gaining momentum and is due to peak in July. For an informal party it often works well for guests to help themselves from a buffet and sit where ever they choose. For a larger, formal party and especially a wedding then a table plan is essential.

The ‘top table’ must always include the most important guests – for a wedding the bride and groom & their parents, best man & bridesmaid. Tables may then be numbered or named after something significant such as favourite places.

The table plan can become a work of art in itself! It is often placed at the entrance to the reception so sets the style. Here are some ideas;

These paper rose table plan cards can be pegged on twine and tied on a notice board decorated with small paper roses

Paper Rose Table Plan

Thank you to a lovely customer, Laura, for sending this photo of her table plan cards mounted with a frame;

Framed Table Plan

For a pretty rustic style wedding, these kraft table plan cards (a custom order) were arranged in a personalised box.

Rustic Table Plan

For something very different, I love this idea of using gin bottles, photographed by Mark Williamson for Bride magazine.

Bottle Table Plan

This table plan styled on a vintage ladder is beautiful with the addition of jars of flowers, photographed by Sam Gibson.

Table Plan Ladder

Have fun planning!

Ann-Marie x

 

 

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