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Specialty linens such as table cloths,
napkins and chair covers are the perfect way to transform a wedding
reception room at a reasonable price. The influence of these décor products
can have a powerful impact upon guests who first walk into a wedding
reception room since the tables and chairs that linens cover tend to
cumulatively have the largest surface space in the room.
When choosing reception décor, most influential
event planners agree that the table linens are a great place to start. When
choosing a table décor color palette, it should preferably be one that
coordinates with colors and styles already used in the invitations, ceremony
and bridal wear. Choose your table linens first and then build the rest of
your table décor such as flowers around these fabrics.
Tip: When choosing your table
linen colors, you want to make sure that your table linen fabric you chose
don't clash with the room where the reception is being held. Also an
important point is not to worry too much about matching the linens to
individual room items such as carpet. Items such as carpet, are generally
not in favorable bridal reception colors and most people will only notice
the impact of the fabric colors such as table cloths that are on the top of
Trend: Autumn colors such as
chocolate, bronze and copper continue to be strong base colors year round
that give an alternative to the traditional wedding colors. These fabric
colors are often combined with strong contrasting colors (i.e. chocolate
table linens w/tiffany blue napkins) to create a dramatic color palette in a
room. Strong color combos this year are chocolate/citron, copper/ivory and
When ordering your linens, be sure to know your table sizes and also chair
types. Your reception venue should be able to help you plan the seating
arrangement and layout which would ultimately determine your table sizing.
If you are having a cocktail reception, remember to order linens for this as
well. If you have questions on linen sizing for certain tables, you may
refer to the sizing chart on our website or contact one of our customer
Tip: Make sure to order extra
napkins, as this tends to be utilized by serving staffs as well as guests. A
10-20% overage on napkins beyond your guest count should be sufficient.
While linen choices should be narrowed down towards the beginning of the
reception process, linens should preferably be reserved at least 6-10 weeks
before your wedding date to ensure that the items you want are available.
Remember to think creatively, as linens are a great way to customize you
wedding reception and impress your guests.
Trend: Traditional wedding fabric
colors such as white, ivory, gold and pewter are always in demand. Consider
adding accents of other colors in items such as napkins or chair ties to
bring all of the room colors together. Strong color combos this year are
black/white, gold/rose and ivory/silver.