Party Recap

With summer finally approaching that means wedding season is upon us. Oriental Trading (OT) has so many beautiful pieces that can easily coordinate with all of your wedding decorations. Helping to make planning your big day a little less stressful and a whole lot more affordable!
For the flower arrangements I took store bought bouquets and created my own arrangements in small mason jars. Then placed the mason jars into a decorative wood box. I pressed little crystal corsage pins into the center of several stems throughout the arrangement. This box from OT was unfinished wood, a quick spray of gold metallic spray paint made it a beautiful centerpiece. It literally took me less than 5 minutes, so easy!
Each setting was placed with a dinner plate, salad plate, fruit bowl and copper metallic cutlery. Topped with the guest favor tucked in this beautiful shimmer purple box.
Choosing plastic ware is an easy and affordable solution for your wedding budget, especially if you are hosting in a garden setting. I combined the plastic ware with a china dish on top, different materials creates a beautiful mix.
The invitations for this event were created by the incredibly talented Misha of A Lovely Design. She also created matching table numbers and menu cards. She took the design featured on the napkins and matched them perfectly, bringing a cohesive design to this event.
The dinner menu was placed on display for guests and beautiful floral china dessert plates waiting for the delicious cake. Another affordable way to decorate for your wedding is to shop at local thrift stores. I found these beautiful candlesticks, vase and china plates at Goodwill. The fun thing with china is that you can mix and match the patterns for your event. The patterns don't all have to match, but I would try to stick with one theme, whether it be stripes, floral, geometric, etc...
If you are planning your wedding for this season or even the fall or winter, check out all the beautiful items that Oriental Trading has to offer. They have a large variety of beautiful pieces and they will help keep you on budget, win win! Happy Planning!


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