Reception Decor

Elegant Summer Wedding Tablescape Ideas

After swooning over the last few weeks over the scrummiest Summer wedding cake ideasthese stunning Summer bridal bouquetsthese stylish Summer grooms and the five prettiest Summer wedding colour palettes; we continue our Summer themed Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons with a look at some stunning tablescapes!

Summer Wedding Tablescapes and Placesettings

 

1. Summer is all about the outdoors and why should your wedding celebration be any different? Just be sure to choose somewhere that offers shade to protect your friends and loved ones from that hot summer sun – pergolas and trees will help keep you cool and make the perfect place to hang some pretty lighting for the evening!

Elegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesElegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesFloral Design ~ Kelly Kaufman, Rentals ~ The Tent Merchant, Photography ~ Kurt Boomer Photo via SMP

 

2. I love everything about this heavenly beach wedding tablescape. From the elegant silverware to the beautiful blue palette it is a lesson in coastal chic. A monochromatic colour scheme can look so stylish, just be sure to add some depth with beautiful textures in your tableware and linen….

Elegant Beach Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesElegant Beach Wedding TablescapeCreative & Florals ~ ever after event and floral design and Photography ~ Melanie Gabrielle

 

3. This outdoor summer tablescape just goes to show what a difference a little creative thinking and lighting can make to the most simple of reception settings!…..

Elegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesElegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesFloral Design ~ Anthology Co, Rentals ~ The Salvage Snob, Photographer ~ Melanie Gabrielle Photography via Ruffled

 

4. Creating a sense of opulence is all about layering – textures and colours and this as true of tablescapes as it is of floral creations. A cascading centrepiece of summer florals in a complex palette, atop a rustic wood table adorned with rich fruit, delicate china, gold tableware, lavender linen and etched glass is layering at its absolute best!

Elegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesElegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesFloral Design ~ Studio MondineTabletop Rentals ~ Frances LanePhotography ~ Jessica Burke via SMP

 

5. I love the trend for floral runners as centrepieces. Created from lush greenery like this one they will save a few pennies as well as allow conversation to flow unhindered across the table. And you can always add a little height and opulence to your tablescape with some stunning candelabras…..

Elegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesElegant Summer Wedding Place Settings and TablescapesFloral & Event Design ~ La Fete, Photography ~ Jacque Lynn Photography via Elizabeth Anne Designs

For more wedding tablescape and placesetting inspiration take a look at my picks and ideas for Winter & Spring, or for some gorgeous reception lighting ideas take a peek here.

And have a fab weekend!

Amy

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