Your Reception Made Easy

Written by    Last updated: February 9, 2014

Shopping 'To Do's before saying I do'

Welcome to part 2 of our Shopping ‘To Do’s guide. In the first article we discussed everything you needed for your Ceremony, this week  your Reception!

The Reception

The reception is where the party begins, so after your “I dos”, treat your guests to a celebration they will never forget and one you’ll treasure forever. Below are just a few examples of what we have to make your reception amazing. Every item is specially designed to suit your theme and your personality.  Don’t forget a lot of our items allow you to personalise them giving you that added something special.

Guest Book Alternative

love heart transparent acrylic shadow box

Above: “From The Heart” Transparent Acrylic Shadow Box


Above, clockwise from top left: Message In A Bottle Time Capsule Guest Book | Pink Finger Print Tree A3 Size | Classic Round Decorative Birdcage | Decorative Glass Box with Mirror Base

butterflies theme wedding wishes

Above: Something in the Air Wedding Wishes Pack

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Guest Book

beautiful guestbooks

Above, clockwise from top left: Sculptural White Tiger Lilies Traditional Guest Book | Beverly Clark French Lace Collection Guest Book | Bridal Beauty Calla Lily Traditional Guest Book | Beverly Clark Monroe Collection Guest Book

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Above, clockwise from top left: Beverly Clark French Lace Collection Scrap Book | Beverly Clark Royal Lace Collection Scrap Book | Beverly Clark Monroe Collection Scrap Book | Beverly Clark The Luxe Collection Scrap Book

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Wedding Pen

silver heart wedding open

Above: Decorative Fleur De Lis Pen with Holder


Above, clockwise from top left: Beverly Clark The Luxe Collection Pen with Base | Bronze Elegance Designer Pen Base | Beverly Clark Gala Collection Penholder | Beverly Clark Duchess Collection Penholder

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Table Planning

Place cards

Art Deco Laser Embossed Place Cards

Above: Art Deco Laser Embossed Place Cards


Aboe, clockwise from left: Decorative Chalkboards | Pearls and Lace Laser Embossed Place Cards | Woodland Pretty Laser Embossed Place Cards

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Stationery Holder

rustic place card holder mint green

Above: Vintage Inspired Stationery/Photo Holder with Floral Detail

Simple and elegant table card holders

Above, clockwise from top left:  Vintage Key Stationery/Place Card Holder | Ornamental Butterfly Garden Place Card Holders | Butterfly Jewelled Frame | Miniature Faux Antler Stationery Card Holders

Ornamental Ribbed Orb Table Number Holder

Above: Ornamental Ribbed Orb Table Number Holder

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Table number

table numbers

Above, clockwise from left: Decorative Chalkboard with Stand | Rustic Self-Standing Table Number And Holders | Miniature Framed Chalkboard with Glass Flower Holder


Above: Contemporary Vintage Square Table Numbers

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Above: Art Deco Cylinder Boxes With Clear Lid


Above, clockwise from top left:  Transparent Chair Favour Boxes | Personalised Mini Glass Bottle with Wire Snap | Vintage Inspired Airmail Favour Box Kit | Decorative Vintage Boxes with Ornamental Pulls

chocolate wedding favour

Above: Pearl Lasercut Birdcage Favour Boxes Pack

wedding favours chocolate cake money popcorn

Above, clockwise from top left: Miniature Cow Candles in Novelty Barn Gift Box | Elegant Lace Wedding Cake Candle | Novelty Popcorn Cartons | Foil Wrapped Silver Just Married Chocolate Coins Favours Pack

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Toasting Flutes

toasting flutes

Above: Vera Wang With Love Champagne Flutes Pair

lovely glasses toast

Above, clockwise from top left:  Classic Styling Interlocking Heart Stem Toasting GobletsCalla Lily Toasting Flutes with Silver Plated Stem and Glass Flute | “Something Blue” Silver Plated Toasting Set | Silver Plated Stacked Hearts Glass Flutes

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The Cake


cake topper bride and groom with balloon

Above: Leaning in for a Kiss – Balloon Wedding Cake Topper

cake topper

Above, clockwise from top left: Prince and Princess Couple Cake Topper Figurine Cake Topper | Interlocking Bear Hug Cake Topper Cake Topper Figurine Set | A Sweet Embrace – Bride Embracing Groom Couple Cake Topper Figurine | Labrador Dog Cake Topper Figurine

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Cake Serving Set

Cake serving sets

Above,  clockwise from top left: Vera Wang Love Knots Cake Knife & Server Set | Vintage Inspired Silver Cake Serving Set | Wedgwood Cake Slice & Cake Knife Set Boxed | “Something Blue” Silver Plated Cake Serving Set

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Capture the Memories


hot pink disposable camera

Above: Fuchsia Disposable Camera – Solid Colour Design

disposable cameras hearts dots butterflies

Above, clockwise from top left: Disposable Camera – White and Silver Hearts Design | Enchanted Hearts Ivory And Gold Disposable Camera | Butterfly Garden White And Silver Disposable Camera | Disposable Camera – Polka Dot Design

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Photo Backdrop & Props

fun photobooth moodboard

Above, clockwise from left:  Polaroid Personalised Photo BackdropVintage Affair Photo Booth Kit | Personalised Directional Sign with Chalkboard Print Design


This article was written by

Sahdia Qayyum
Sahdia Qayyum has over six years experience in the wedding industry as a planner and designer; she has a clear vision of what brides are looking for.

One thought on “Your Reception Made Easy

  1. Joumana says:

    So lovely,,,,,,,amazing

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