Monday, August 22, 2011

an Ikea wedding?!

 Two things that have been consuming my life lately: wedding decor planning & furniture finds. Actually, furniture is a big part of my work day so I would say it consumes my life all the time, not just lately. This past weekend I went to Ikea with my grandparents to look for some new living room chairs and picked up a few things for the wedding. I decided to share some of the inspirational photos along with the item from Ikea that would work well.
 Chalkboards are a huge wedding trend right now whether they share directional information, the dinner menu, or just sweet quotes. This easel can be found in the children's department for $15 and has a chalkboard, marker board, and large paper roll. The small frames come in a pack of three for $2 which is an amazing deal. Spray the inside of the frame with chalkboard paint and you have a great way to mark table numbers.

 Lanterns are perfect for garden and rustic weddings and look so pretty with burlap and flowers. This lantern is $8 but they also have smaller ones that hold tealight candles for $4. The four pack of candles is an awesome find for only $2.
Placing picture frames with engagement photos, song lyrics, or messages around the reception space makes the room personalized. I also love them at a gift table or guestbook table with a thank you note inside. This frame is $1.99 which means you can generously sprinkle them everywhere.

 I'm currently working on a way to feature our engagement photos and I really like this display. For $5 I can put up 15 photos behind our guestbook table.
Our reception hall (like most) do not allow an open flame candle. I will be using vases like this one for pillar candles to still get the look I want but keep the candle concealed.

[images via: Ikea, the KnotStyle Me Pretty, & Sparkle and Hay]

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