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Everything you need to consider when decorating your Wedding Venue

Wedding decorations often get overlooked because you’re too busy worrying about which table each of your guests will sit on when equally you should be thinking about how these tables you’re organising will look. There is a lot more to wedding décor than just flowers and balloons, so here is a list of decorations you might not have considered.

With indoor venue weddings, most people assume that there will be lighting readily available and don’t think to check how it will look in the evening as usually they visit in the daytime. Atmospheric lighting is not to be overlooked if you want your wedding to have a romantic and ethereal glow. Just using the unflattering ceiling lights of the venue will ruin the atmosphere you are trying to create so it is worth looking into fairy lights, candles and lamps which can provide you with the right aesthetic.

The chairs are another crucial element to your wedding and can quite easily ruin your wedding décor if they aren’t right. If the chairs provided by the venue aren’t quite your taste you can ask to have them removed and instead hire in your own chairs, such as the elegant Chiavari Chairs. If however this is out of your price range you can always look into wedding chair covers to hide the venues chairs under. These can be customised to suit your theme and will provide your wedding with a luxurious and elegant look.

If you are avoiding using the harsh overhead lighting you may want to think about decorating the ceiling. Depending on your weddings theme there are a variety of decorations you can add such as flower arrangements or canopied devised of branches if you are going for a more natural look. Alternatively you could use draped fabric across the ceiling, to which other décor such as chandeliers or lanterns could be added to.

A final aspect of wedding décor that goes completely unnoticed is based on where guests spend the most of the night; the bar! Generally the bar area at your venue can look a bit empty and you may want to consider adding some small décor that will compliment your theme without disturbing the bar staff. Flowers and garlands to match your theme will work nicely but also consider having something a little fun and interesting such as a picture booth or a music box for your guests to enjoy.