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The Perfect Wedding Reception Venue

A couple of months ago, my younger sister got married in a beautiful ceremony at her church. Our father has pastored this rural, evangelical church for the past twenty-nine years. Therefore, this special place to both of us was the obvious right venue to have her wedding at. After the wedding ceremony, my parents hosted a reception in the church’s activity building. My sister even decorated this large building herself. Have you picked a venue for your wedding, but don’t know where to have your reception at? When looking for the right place to have this special event, consider your personality and the personality of your future mate. For instance, if you’re cowboy or a cowgirl, you probably wouldn’t enjoy a wedding reception at an upscale country club in town. On this blog, you will discover the best places to host a wedding reception at.

The Perfect Wedding Reception Venue

Are You Planning An Outdoor Wedding?

by Virgil Woods

Has your daughter decided that she wants to be married right in your own backyard? Or, it might be that she wants a traditional church wedding, yet she wants the reception to be held in your backyard. Perhaps your home is famous for the gorgeous gardening you do, or it might just be that your daughter wants to celebrate this important event at the place she feels most comfortable, her own home. If that's the case, count your blessings. You'll more than likely be saving a boat-load of money by not using an event center for your daughter's wedding or wedding reception. From choosing a theme for the wedding to renting frame tents, here are some ideas that might help you to plan a wonderful and memorable event for your daughter's special day.

Choose A Theme - Selecting a theme for the wedding celebration will more than likely help you to decide how you want to decorate your backyard. For example, if your daughter loves the beach, consider using things like shells and small decorative lighthouses as centerpieces on the tables. Have you decided to serve Mexican food for your daughter's wedding reception? If so consider decorating in Mexican style, still keeping things elegant. For example, you could purchase white decorative Palomas, or doves, and place them with brass or white Mexican candelabras. Are you going with a casual theme where you will be serving something like barbecue with the traditional sides? If so, consider decorating with a bit of a Texas flavor, using things like miniature boots and faux bluebonnets in the centerpieces. No matter which theme you select, consider adding framed pictures of the newlyweds as part of the decorations.

Rent Tents - Of course, you are probably praying for a clear day - no rain! You probably are realistic enough to know that it could rain on your daughter's special day. Consider renting tents for the wedding. If your daughter is marrying her sweetheart in your backyard, consider how many people will be at the wedding. The place where you rent your tent will know what size of a tent you will need. Since it's a special occasion, think of selecting white frame tents that add elegance to the event. Consider renting a separate tent where you can keep things like extra tableware, flowers and maybe even the bride's suitcase for when she heads to her honeymoon. Renting a tent will be worth every penny you spend on it.