Your wedding day is one of the most memorable and special days of your life. It’s a day when you want to make everything perfect, all the way down to the decorations. One way to guarantee a beautiful and cohesive look is by creating a wedding decorations checklist, breaking down the different areas that will need to be decorated and the specific items you will need.
Here’s a helpful checklist to get you started:
1. Ceremony Decorations:
– Altar/Arbor arrangements
– Aisle markers (such as flowers, candles, or lanterns)
– Chair decorations for the first row
2. Reception Decorations:
– Tablecloths, table runners, or table mats
– Chair covers and sashes
– Lighting (such as string lights or paper lanterns)
– Backdrops or draping for the head table or photo booth
– Decorative items for the gift or cake tables
3. Entrance Decorations:
– Welcome sign
– Floral arrangements
– Lighting (such as lanterns or sconces)
4. Miscellaneous Decorations:
– Guest book/guest book table decorations
– Hanging decorations (such as paper pom-poms or garlands)
– Favors/Party favors
As you create your wedding decorations checklist, keep the following tips in mind:
1. Start Early: Many couples don’t realize how quickly decorations can add up, and how difficult they can be to put together. Start making your list as soon as possible so that you have plenty of time to plan and budget for each item.
2. Consult with Your Florist or Event Planner: Your florist or event planner can be an excellent resource when it comes to deciding what decorations will best match your vision and budget. They can also provide guidance on what materials will be necessary, and when to order them, making the process less stressful.
3. Consider Your Venue: When making your checklist, be sure to take into account the specific venue you have chosen for the wedding. Some venues come with their own decor, so you may not need as many items as you think. Additionally, you will want to tailor your decorations to suit the style, colors, and atmosphere of the venue.
4. Keep a Clear Vision: It’s important to have a clear vision of what you want your wedding decorations to look like. There are a lot of options out there, so keep your ideas organized by creating a mood board or Pinterest board, to help keep you focused on your vision and not get sidetracked by other styles.
The above checklist and tips should help you create the wedding decorations that will make your special day even more memorable. By starting early, consulting experts, considering your venue, and keeping a clear vision, you will be well on your way to a beautifully decorated wedding that matches your idea of perfection