So my wedding is a “ corona wedding”... even though brides are now kind of getting back to normal (so I think, let me know if I’m wrong) but we are only having about 47 guests which was suppose to be 110. Since the number is low and we knew it would be and the original venue wasn’t opened a few months ago, we are now just having our ceremony at church, then invited guest to eat dinner at a restaurant. The restaurant is nice, nothing fancy but it’s big enough to fit the guest and they are working with us. We are NOT having decorations. The only thing I ordered was the bridal/groom and party flowers to wear at the church. Is this bad?? At the restaurant it’s literally nothing. They are setting up the tables, we do have a cake and cake stand with a little table cloth. They will have a menu we picked in front of them and name tags but that’s it. No gifts. Nothing. We originally were just going to do the ceremony and that was it but we decided just a little something after since corona was bad then. But now I’m worried is this bad no decor? I mean it’s not a real venue. Please let me know your thoughts but I’m literally getting married in 9 days...😱
I think what you are doing is perfectly fine. Theres no set rule about decorations. Everyone has different tastes. What you are doing sounds lovely and as long as you and your fiance are happy with it thats whats most important.
That sounds really nice! And you definitely don’t need decorations. Typical venues are large and empty, so decorations can help set the atmosphere. But at a restaurant, they already have mood lighting and something of interest on the walls. They will also have place settings on the tables (where some venues with a buffet wouldn’t) and potentially some type of small centerpieces (think simple candle or single flower). It won’t feel empty, and honestly trying to decorate it might just fight with whatever theme they already have going on. Don’t stress over something that won’t make a difference, enjoy your day!
Definitely don’t stress about this! It’s going to be awesome and I guarantee no one will notice the lack of decor. Plus it’s at a restaurant so (like pp mentioned) they already have mood lighting and possibly some decor. I second getting candles, but that’s as far as I would go! You could also get vases and put the bridesmaids bouquets in vases.
I think you’re fine but I would probably add a touch of our personality, even if it’s a few Hershey kisses and/or dove chocolates with a sprinkling of confetti or rose petals around the place settings.
I think you’ll be fine, my best friend had her wedding at a restaurant she didn’t do decorate. Actually she doesn’t even remember what she had as centerpieces. But if you feel like you want to do something maybe some candles or flower petals from craft store on the tables can do. You can give your guest little box of chocolates.
I think less decor is better most of the time! It will be amazing and nobody will be upset.
I think it's fine not to have extra decor! If you want to do something to make it feel more weddingy, you could get small floral centerpieces (ask your florist what's available that will work with the flowers you've already chosen).
I am doing my mini ceremony on friday and doing the same thing - church wedding no decor very minimal disturbance to the church's normal set up. Following it with a dinner gor 15 at a nice steakhouse - no decor. I'm sure it wont matter. Ppl are there for u and will be busy eating. Your tables will more likely be filled with food so the ppl wont notice.