Artful Signs & Menus
1. Signature Cocktail Art
Tapping into the signature couple cocktail trend? Entice guests to partake with a fun wedding sign featuring an illustration – making for the perfect visual.
2. Sweet Welcome Signs
Photo: Ueda Photography
While welcome signs might not be groundbreaking, spruce up your ceremony or reception entryway with a loving quote to accompany your wedding date. Bonus: the sign doubles as home décor long-after your "I dos."
3. Colorful Menus
Picture-perfect dinner menus add that perfect little something extra, especially when incorporating your wedding colors!
4. Reusing Your Engagement Photos
Photo: Jess Henderson
Celebrating a wedding in Florida? Use your state’s signature fruit as escort cards, while reusing your engagement photos as decoration.
5. All-Things Custom
Your sweetheart table just got a whole lot cuter thanks to these mini, fashion-forward table ideas. New ways to include your new initials? Yes, please!
6. Custom Jacket Lining
Guaranteed to get a few “aws,” this idea is both sentimental, and romantic! Cherish your tux for years to come as a wearable scrapbook.
7. Custom Wine Glasses
Photo: Erica Chaplin Photography
No need for your bride tribe to confuse wine glasses. Gift your girls and groomsmen monogrammed flutes to toast all night long! Bonus: these chic receptacles doubles as a wedding favor.
8. Custom Champ Bong
Photo: Julia Franzosa
Nothing says fun quite like a unique way to drink your favorite libation with your crew. Have your wedding date painted on to remember your special day, even if your bridal party doesn't.
9. Photo Guest Book
Photo: Emily Milay Photography
Make it visual, with a photo-inspired guest book! Have guests take polaroids of themselves, and jot down a corresponding note.
10. Photo Booths
Up the ante with a cool car converted into a photo bus!
11. Strike a Pose
Pose with your newly-minted partner with eye-catching props, like balloons!
Food for Thought
12. Piñata Fun
Photo: Ueda Photography
For the kid-friendly affair, or the kids at heart, a piñata stuffed with the couple’s favorite candy is a great way to add some extra fun to the festivities!
13. Food Trucks
Give the people what they want while getting some of your favorite grub on, with food trucks at your outdoor reception!
14. Cookie Bar
Photo: Abby Rose Photo
This one’s for all of the self-proclaimed cookie monsters out there. Delight guests with cake alternatives (or in addition to cake!), with options for every kind of sweet tooth.
For more wedding reception ideas, visit 25 Perfect Place Settings for Your Wedding Reception.