long tables

January 25, 2012

Reception Trend: Long Tables

Lately it seems we’re seeing a gravitation from circle tables at wedding receptions and soirees to more tighter-knit seating for the guests. A guaranteed way to create a more intimate atmosphere at a venue is to host a reception with one, or several, long tables for guests. Such a setup may alleviate the sweetheart or head table, but makes way for a setting that allows the celebration to feel intimate (like a dinner party). Such proximity to guests may be preferable to the bride and groom, who have the chance to enjoy the celebration closely with their guests throughout dinner and beyond. And the benefits of such a setup exceed intimacy. Such a layout allows the bride and groom to better take advantage of a limited space, granting the potential to host more guests, accommodate a dance floor or a stunning display, and to have a  streamlined reception setup. The […]
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