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Greeting Your Guests

Imagine this... your guests arrive for your outdoor garden wedding. They have no idea what to expect. Suddenly they enter the venue and walk smack dab into this display! Wow, talk about making a statement but oh, how overlooked this element usually is in the planning process.

The particular wedding of Katie and Kyle really had a natural/hip vibe going on. Katie had each detail carefully planned out. All white flowers against black dresses. Feathers in her mini calla lily bouquet coordinated with her slightly feathered headpiece. Rectangular tables with long, low and florals in cube vases down the center. Moss green accents in the way of ribbon, actual moss spheres and even moss covered initials (K&K for Katie and Kyle) were also used. Spidery mums in the arrangements that coordinated with favors that were decorated cookies of the same theme.

Last but not least - and actually first to be seen - we planned and coordinated this escort card table piece. Flowers in a square of all white flowers that included wispy spider mums. A topiary of full size callas accented with ostrich feathers secured with natural green leaves to compliment their sleek stems. This piece included almost every element used in the wedding and in this case, it truly helped to give the guests a slight "peek" into what lay ahead.

The lesson here? It may be last on your list when planning an event but perhaps the entrance/escort card table should be first!
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