Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Naming Reception Tables
Colors - colors connected with your theme - so if your color is blue, tables could be sky, midnight, royal etc.
Places - places you've been together.
Hobbies - words connected with a particular passion one or both of you have - eg if you are golf fanatics then you could have tee, 19th hole, fairway, green etc.
Songs - names of songs by artists you both like.
Honeymoon - Going on an interesting/exotic honeymoon? Use names from that - for a safari you could use names of animals, for a beach holiday you could have palm tree, white sand, coral etc.
Venue - take inspiration from your venue. If it's castle you could have spires, moat, princess etc.
"I Love You" - "I love you" in different languages.
Season - table names could fit with the season - a winter wedding's tables could be called icicle, snowflake, blizzard etc.
Location - think of names relevant to your location - if you're getting married in a town or country with an interesting history then pick out some of those people/events.
Where you met - make a reference to where you met. If you met at university you could have landmarks from that town or a list of colleges/halls/bars.
Heritage - use your heritage/ancestors. If you have a Scottish connection then use all things Scottish - tartan, whisky, kilt, loch etc.
Types of wine grapes if you're buffs.
Flowers - if you are having predominantly one flower in your decorations you could pick varieties for the name - eg for roses you would have rose varieties.
Theme - are you having a strong theme? Use words from that - eg for a butterfly theme you could have names of butterflies. If you are having stars you could either use star signs or well known constellations.
Cocktails - if you're having a chic city wedding then how about names of different cocktails.
Countryside - at a country wedding you could have names connected with the countryside - meadow, bluebell, buttercup etc.
Football players from your team - past or present.
Landmarks from your home town.
Entertainment - you could tie names in to any entertainment you're having - rat packers if you're having a singer later on.
Famous couples - e.g. Fred and Ginger, Anthony and Cleopatra, the Lady and the Tramp, Romeo and Juliet.
Relationship - words that sum up your relationship - trust, laughter, companionship etc.
Movie Characters - famous characters from your favourite films.
Classic Video Games - If you're into video games, how about using classic titles for table names.
Movies - How about naming tables after your favourite films? You could use classic Bond films for example.
Planets of the solar system.
Premiership football stadiums.
Gemstones - names of gemstones eg sapphire, diamond, emerald etc.
Songs or albums - names of songs or albums by your favourite group or artist.
Authors - your favourite authors or books.
Stars - use names of stars or constellations.
Family - members of your family. How about all the grandparents!
Where you got engaged - make a reference to how/where you got engaged. If it was while having a picnic you could have hamper, picnic rug, scotch eggs etc.
Time of year - think about the time of year. If you're getting married in December you could have Christmas names - mistletoe, holly, cracker, mulled wine, or list the reindeer. Easter would work well too.