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Wedding Decor Finishing Touch for Celebrations

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The Wedding Decor is where your theme and colors meet.

Wedding Decor and tile seating placements.

Wedding decor erasable name settings created by Place Tile.

The finishing touch for wedding decor is your theme, style and colors. And these can carry through from the engagement dinners to the car decorations.

And depending on your decor budget, we have some ideas to share. Such as stylish erasable ceramic tiles that are a nice touch as table place cards. And they can be put on the head table or as a descriptive accessory for each dish being served. As shown in the photo above.

The tiles give a personal finishing touch and they become souvenirs of your event. So these items can be put on your gift list or registry.

There are a variety of tile styles and colors. Check their website for retailers or online shopping for quanities and prices at

Wedding Decor from Vintage to Modern.

Vintage tips for your wedding decor.
If you want to make sheer curtains look vintage or lose that new look. Here is a soaking recipe. Combination two-four tea bags to one-cup of instant coffee mix. Then add the mix to a gallon of warm water. And you can adjust the combination depending on the yout color goal.

Do not use hot water or the material may shrink if it is cotton. And make sure you test it on a sheer curtain you are not using before you do this effect.
Wedding decor choices will help you set the mood and style.

Wedding Decor Finishing Touch for Celebrations by Harriette Rose Katz.

Wedding decor purple theme by Harriett Rose Katz of New York City.

Your wedding decor can be simple. Unique. Elaborate or traditional. And the decorations can encompass flowers real or silk. Candles. Lanterns. Ribbons. Balloons. Streamers. Fabrics. Or anything else you can imagine.

Once you decide on what you want. Sometimes it is easier to decide on what you don’t want! You can start looking for those items that are going to embellish your special day. Some ethnic customs dictate which ribbons and other decorations to use to symbolize specific wedding traditions.

If you are going to hire a professional designer let them know your color and theme ideas. Above all the budget you have in mind. Before the designer finalizes your decorating plans make sure you approve the final photos or drawings. And the final design that includes its costs and colors.

Look through craft books to get ideas for wedding decor centerpieces and table gifts.

Most professional designers will show you a scrapbook of their previous wedding decor assignments. They will probably want a 50% deposit on your order. With the balance paid by certified check or debit at the wedding.

Make sure your contract lists the name of the person who will be giving the designer your payment. And who the payment should be given to.

If you are organizing your own decorations there are several creative designing and craft books. They explain step-by-step ideas. The research will include florists and nurseries. Craft stores and friends who are good at DIY decorations.

Centerpieces for tables at parties or receptions depends on how elaborate you want them to be. And your budget. They can be created, bought or home-made.

Centerpieces are usually designed to carry the theme and colors you have chosen.

Look through craft books to get ideas for centerpieces and table gifts. Candles. Flowers. Fruits. Candles. Theme icons. Disposable cameras. Favors. Candies favorites are tulle-wrap candied almonds. And art objects and hobby items.

The centerpieces can be creations with breakaway clusters of bud vases. Or decorative potted fruit trees.

Use your imagination and come up with that special item that means so much to you. Your guests will enjoy you revealing just how personal the day means to you.

Decorating materials that you can use for wedding decor.

Balloons. They can be fun or gaudy like at a birthday party. Or simple enough to just be to enhance the color effect your theme requires. Balloons can be single or in clusters. Neon, metallic or pastel-colors.

Balloons can be the decor at all your wedding activities. The dinners, showers, reception and on your car leaving the ceremony. But, be careful of helium balloons. Often there is a clause in reception hall contracts that charge for getting the balloons down from the ceilings.

Candles. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors. And can be decorated with all kinds of materials. Or as your table centerpieces that are either upright or floating.

On the head table candles are often in majestic candelabras. The romantic candlelight is perfect for evening weddings. And most decorative candles have fragrances that you can choose.

If your wedding decor plan is around candle motifs check out a candle specialty shop. And check out glass blocks or similar elements as pedestals to make for interesting presentations.

Wedding decor Flowers.

Your decor flowers can be real or silk. A single flower or clusters. Flowering plants in pots or garlands. And check florists and nurseries who rent trees and decorative floral pieces.

If you are doing your own decoration and using fresh flowers find out from the florist how to keep them fresh and alive. Or research it online. Depending on the time of year of your wedding fresh flowers could be available from the gardens of your families or friends.

Lighting. Besides candles there are a number of items you can use. Decorative lighting can set dramatic and romantic moods. Chandeliers. Hurricane lanterns. Small white Christmas lights. Semi-stage lighting such as pin spots or stencile cut-outs that go over lights to project patterns on the walls, dance floor or ceiling.

More lighting ideas are available from specialty lighting stores or stage lighting companies.

Ribbons and Bows. Boy, can they create magic. Some are attached to light wires that enables you to shape attractive finishing touches.

Besides the regular use of bows on packages. And the knife for cutting your wedding cake. Bows decorate the ends of church pews. And dress up boutonnières. And decorations on shoes, handbags, and crowns or anywhere you want to place them.

Streamers. They can carry out the color theme of your celebration. The streamers can be on their own or with other decorations. And they are useful to create illusions when you want to block off areas. Such as a kitchen or to help complete the ambiance of a room.

Wedding decor Materials.

They range from light fabrics like tulling, organza and gauze. To heavier ones such as damask, satin and taffeta. Or to light velvet that can be used as draping, hangings or coverings for the tables, chairs, entrances and walls.

Designers make it look so simple. When they take a piece of cloth and bunch it up to construct a beautiful archway or put a unique cover on chairs.

If you are doing your own decorating check out decorating and craft books. They include step-by-step ideas for colors, fabrics and styles.

Other Wedding Decor Ideas. Ice sculptures. Archways and trellises. Figurines. Urns. Personal items such as framed photographs from both of your childhoods to your engagement. Seasonal items that coincides with your wedding date. Such as Halloween, Valentine’s Day or Christmas holidays.

If you want something different allow yourself plenty of time to decide. And where you are going to get the items to do it.

Going-away decorations. No matter how the two of you are leaving, traditionally guests will watch you leave. And the get-away car, hot-air balloon, motorcycle or horse and buggy is usually decorated. Sometimes nosily.

Florists usually carry a special tape and clips to attach items to decorate cars. Without damaging the paint. Otherwise, anything can be put on the car, and it usually is!

More decor articles you may like to read.
•  Décor ideas for Gilded Pears and Candles.

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