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Creative Place Setting Ideas for Wedding Reception in Swansea

Creative Place Setting Ideas for Wedding Reception in Swansea

One of the most interesting things about planning a wedding is having to learn about all the details associated with decorations and etiquette that you never even knew existed. When you host your celebration at a premiere wedding venue like Venus de Milo, you can count on the staff to help with a lot of these tasks. However, you can always choose to create your own unique place settings to reflect the theme that you have chosen for your special day. Everything from napkins to plates, silverware to glassware, centerpieces to favors, and table linens to chargers, can be customized to suit your own particular needs. You can even add place cards, table games or anything else that you desire to include.

What to Expect at Venus de Milo
When you host your wedding reception in our banquet rooms in Swansea, you can expect to get a whole lot of value for your investment. All of our round tables are capable of seating up to ten guests. We have a wide assortment of linen napkins and table covers in your choice of in-stock colors, which can include: white, gold, red, light blue, dark blue, peach, pink, teal, burgundy, dark green, lilac, red, and black. We do have centerpieces available if you do not want to create your own and a special option is available for a head table or sweetheart table if desired.

Additional options can be added, including fanned napkins, special linens, chair covers, covers that feature bow accents, lighted trees, silver or gold charger plates, aisle runners, wedding arches, uplighting, and even room decorations. While some couples decide to do all of the decorations themselves, there are many who choose to have our on-site event coordinator and staff take care of all those details for them. It is an ideal option for couples who are pressed for time or have a lot of other things that they need to handle themselves.

The Basic Place Setting
While the information provided here describes the basic place setting for a wedding reception at a South Coast reception hall, this is just a generalization. Couples can choose to add, take away or completely change the arrangement, based upon their individual preferences. You can even bring in your own linens if desired, rather than use the linens provided at our banquet rooms in Swansea. Some couples choose to use the tablecloths that come with the banquet tables for their reception but opt to bring in their own napkins. Just work with our on-site event coordinator so our teaem will know what you will be doing on your own.

Some of the options that you can have at guest tables include:

  • Dinner plate with pre-plated salad plate on top; bread plate to the side. Dessert plate served by staff after the wedding cake is cut and distributed to guests.
  • Charger to add color, sparkle or texture to the place setting.
  • Multiple glasses to include water, wine, and champagne for the toast.
  • Silverware for salad, dinner, and dessert.
  • Napkin, which can be folded to include space for silverware, set on top of the empty plate or in between the dinner and pre-plated salad plate.
  • Favors (not required, but suggested) for each guest.
  • Centerpiece and other table decorations.
  • Table games, disposable cameras, and other activities for guests.

Place Settings With a Theme
If you have chosen a theme for your wedding reception in Swansea, MA beyond your wedding colors, you can incorporate it into your place setting designs for a totally unique experience. Popular themes can include rustic, shabby chic, western, modern, classic, traditional, floral and vintage, as well as a whole host of more personalized ideas. Some guests have designed weddings with a favorite movie theme, made a nod to a favorite era (the 1930s, 1950s, 1980s, etc.), while others have even incorporated various cultural decor and specialty items of interest.

Visit Venus de Milo
Before you start making plans for your reception in our banquet rooms in Swansea, make sure to take a complete tour of the facility. Each South Coast reception hall is different, and you will want to make sure that the colors and theme that you have chosen will coordinate well with the existing decor and dynamics of the premiere wedding venue. To schedule a tour or to reserve space for your wedding reception in Swansea, MA just contact Venus de Milo by calling 508-678-3901 and speak with our on-site event coordinator.

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