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Wedding Date: July 2015
Wedding Dress: David Tutera for Mon Cheri
Courtesy of: Fantastic Finds

Sitting with Your Sweetheart

Posted on March 2, 2015 by  Miss Long-Distance Bride   //   Comment

Pretty much from the beginning of the planning process Kyle and I have agreed on having a sweetheart table at the reception. Most of our bridal party is either married, engaged, or in a relationship and we would love for them to be able to sit with their significant others. A sweetheart table is yet another way to have fun with your wedding theme! It is definitely going to be a focal point for the evening since the two of you will be sitting there (even if it is just for a couple of minutes to try and eat a few bites). There are so many fun details that can be added to a sweetheart table to make it unique and representative of the two of you!

I love how this table brings in a pop of color and an eye-catching centerpiece. The “Just Married” sign is perfect for the sweetheart table too!

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I love this simple door DIY with the first letters of the bride and groom’s names! Such an awesome statement piece for the reception!

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This couple chose to go with a mini version of the tables that their guests were sitting at, with “mrs.” and “mr.” seat covers…so cute.

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Here’s another door backdrop to sit behind your sweetheart table. I love how perfectly shabby chic it is. The chalkboard is a perfect place to write your new last name!

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I can’t get over how perfect this lace ribbon table cloth is! Having one of these on each table would be a bit overwhelming, but having it as an accent on your sweetheart table would be a great decoration choice!

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Are you opting for a sweetheart table at the reception? I love how such a small element can make a huge statement!


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Wedding Date: April 2015
Wedding Dress: David Tutera for Mon Cheri
Courtesy of: Arena Bridal & Formal

Sweetheart Table

Posted on February 16, 2015 by  Miss Stylish Bride   //   1 Comment

Luis and I decided that we wanted a sweetheart table instead of a traditional bridal party table. I’m looking forward to having my first dinner next to my beloved husband on an adorable semi-circular table. As far as decor goes, I love the large flower arrangements taking center stage like these:

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Photos by WeddingsRomantique.com

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The candles give the table a very warm feeling and the linens from these three tables are also very beautiful. My favorite by far is the lace overlay but it’s missing just a bit of sparkle.

Something else to consider: Why not use the bridesmaid bouquets as decor for the sweetheart table and save a few bucks?  Keeping that in mind, I started looking for other ways to accent our table, other than flowers, and I found this great idea from ZCreateDesign’s Etsy Shop:

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You can easily use the Mr. & Mrs. wooden blocks in home decor later on and they give your table a fabulous look.


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Wedding Date: August 2013
Wedding Dress: David Tutera for Mon Cheri
Courtesy of: Bridal Beginning

Decision Time – Head Table or Sweetheart Table?

Posted on October 15, 2012 by  Miss Detailed Bride   //   2 Comments

Many couples have a difficult decision to make when it comes to their seating during the reception.  I’m not talking about the seating arrangements for guests, I mean deciding between sitting at a head table, or by yourselves at a sweetheart table.

Having one long head table is the more traditional option, and it allows you to sit with your bridal party throughout the dinner.  These are your closest friends, and a head table allows them to be front and center, displaying their important role in your big day.

A sweetheart table is another great option because many brides and grooms find it difficult to steal a minute alone on their special day when celebrating with hundreds of guests.  It’s also a great alternative for couples who don’t have room for a long table in their reception hall, or if the bride and groom would like the bridal party to sit with their significant others.

So what’s the best option?

I think I’ve found the perfect solution…both.  Our ballroom has a large stage that will comfortably hold a head table for the entire bridal party to sit together, and a lower level that will hold the cake table front and center below the bridal party.  Chris and I plan to sit at the head table during dinner, then once we cut the cake, the cake table will transform into a sweetheart table for us to use for the remainder of the evening.  Although this idea may not work for everyone, it’s perfect for our situation…we can enjoy dinner with our closest friends, and still have the intimate atmosphere of a sweetheart table.

What’s your opinion?  Do you prefer the personal sweetheart table or traditional head table?

Photo Credits:  HeadTable1; HeadTable2; HeadTable3; SweethearTable1; SweethearTable2; SweethearTable3


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Wedding Date: September 2013
Wedding Dress: David Tutera for Mon Cheri
Courtesy of: Renee Strauss For The Platinum Bride

Sweethearts Table

Posted on July 4, 2012 by  Miss Fifties Bride   //   Comment

Photo Credit: theknot.com

I met with the owner of my venue today, to go over the table ideas. She was taken aback with my suggestion of having a sweethearts table instead of a traditional bridal party table. A Sweethearts Table is a table that is just made for the bride and groom to sit at during the reception. My reasoning behind this is simple, my bridal party is filled with people who have significant others. I have been to countless weddings and it feels a bit awkward sitting without your honey, or significant other.  I want my bridal party to feel completely comfortable at all times. You could maybe even make your Sweethearts Table look similar to the cake topper. I was searching the internet for cute ideas and i came across theknot.com , they had several cute ideas ; such as having “HIS & Hers” on the back of the bride and grooms chairs.They also had a section just on “Sweetheart table etiquette”. Who doesn’t want to feel like a King and Queen on their wedding day?

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Wedding Date: August 2013
Wedding Dress: David Tutera for Mon Cheri
Courtesy of: Bride-n-Belle Boutique

Head Table vs Sweetheart Table

Posted on June 17, 2012 by  Miss Elegant Bride   //   Comment

So my fiance and I immediately both agreed that we wanted to have a head table at our wedding.  I have always loved the look of a head table because it really puts the spotlight on the entire wedding party.  Lately though, I have been considering the idea of a sweetheart table.  I like this idea because it gives the bride and groom a chance to sit together (even just for a few moments) and take everything in as a couple.  However, the bigger reason for me is for the guests of my wedding party.  By doing a head table their guests would be seated at a separate table from them.  I don’t want anyone to feel uncomfortable or separated from their dates.  Now I am so torn on what to do….

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