Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Wedding Reception Trends

Find ideas to make your Rhode Island wedding sizzle!

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Memorable Meals ~ 3 Trends in Wedding Foods

Discover some great inspiration to help you make your most special meal as memorable as it can be!

Rustic Reception Decor

Rustic Reception Decor

This earthy theme is the perfect choice for a New England wedding. Find 6 wedding reception accessories + 3 rustic accessories for the couple.


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Forgotten Wedding Accessories

Last minute items that add to the ambiance but are often overlooked! Discover the top 8 wedding accessories you'll need on your wedding day!

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Involving Fiance in Wedding Plans

How to get the most from your groom when it comes to wedding planning! Tips to get him involved - and enjoy it!

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Wedding Venue Decor: Linens & Sashes

Transform your wedding venue with a splash of color. From table linens and runners to chair covers and sashes, easily create a space uniquely your own. Discover ideas and inspiration.

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Wedding Table Decor

9 wedding decor items that you'll want to include for your RI wedding! From fresh flowers to colorful placecards and table numbers, find ideas for your wedding.

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Wedding Fingerprint Guest Book

Guests will love this interactive guest book - they choose a color, leave a fingerprint on one of the tree branches and sign their name. Truly a memorable keepsake.

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Candy Buffets for Receptions

Give your guests a sweet treat at the wedding reception! Adding a candy buffet table is inexpensive and can even double as a wedding favor! Discover how to create this trend.

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Wedding Reception Cocktails

Discover some unique and beautiful ideas for wedding day bar offerings from the usual beer and wine to fun, festive colorful cocktails that your guests will remember for years to come.

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Late Night Wedding Appetizers

Don't let your guests eat drive-thru after leaving your wedding! Why not incorporate the hot new trend of late night appetizers? Get inspiration for your late night menu right here.

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Ethnic Wedding Entertainment

Celebrate your heritage by adding ethnic elements through music or dance! It’s a fun way to honor customs from your culture.

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Unique New England Wedding Receptions

From sandy beaches to rustic farms and blooming country gardens, there are so many options for your wedding venue no matter the wedding season.

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Stress Free Wedding Reception Seating

Deciding what type of seating chart to have at your wedding reception? Check out these tips for stress free seating chart solutions that will keep all your guests organized and comfortable.

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Transforming Wedding Reception with Uplights

Uplights, the use of LED lights, is easy to use and can transform your wedding reception from dinner elegance to reception excitement. Lights can change to match your color combo throughout the reception.

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Topping the Wedding Cake

From fresh flowers and sugar ribbons to traditional figurines and comical cake toppers, find inspiration and ideas to top your wedding cake.

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Wedding Reception Dessert Stations

Looking for a fun, creative option for your wedding reception? Interactive dessert stations allow guests to get involved and actually create their own delectable desserts or watch as their desserts are created by a chef.

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Rolling Rhode Island Receptions

Looking for an alternative to the served or buffet style dinner for your wedding? A food truck may be the way to go if you’re looking for a unique, fun spin on the wedding menu.

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Charitable Wedding Favors

Let your guests go home empty handed but with a warm feeling. Consider a donation in lieu of wedding favors. Find charities and what your contribution will fund, as well as what you'll get in return!

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Farm Fresh Flair: Incorporating Local Flowers & Fruits

Going green can be as easy as selecting locally grown flowers and fruits. This combo can create a unique centerpiece filled with brigth colors and citrus smells. Find floral and fruit ideas for each season of the year.

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Personalized Wedding Receptions

Create a truly unique wedding reception - with your monogram or names and date. This easy to implement trend can carry throughout your entire reception, make it truly your own design and decor.

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Wedding Cakes: Flavors, Frostings & Fillings

Wedding cakes have truly evolved from chocolate cake with white fondant. Discover the latest trends in wedding cake flavors, frostings and fillings.

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Signing Stones

Guest signing stones is a unique alternative to the traditional guest book and a fun way to collect your guests’ well wishes.

Guest Book Alternatives

Wedding Accessories that put the "Keep" in Keepsake

Learn about all the latest wedding accessories that present useful alternatives to the traditional guest book and put the "keep" in wedding keepsake.

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Memory Box

A unique alternative to the traditional guest box - guests may leave a personalized note or tip on a card. Store in the box to read on future anniversaries! Great for bridal showers, too.

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The Great Debate: Cupcakes vs Wedding Cake

Will you serve a traditional, tiered wedding cake or individually decorated cup cakes? There are pros and cons to each - and we've got the top reasons why to choose. Let us help you decide which tasty treat will be the talk of your wedding reception.

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Wedding Reception Head Tables

Head tables come in many shapes and sizes depending on your needs/wants and the bridal party size. Discover options to seat you and your bridal party comfortably.

Wedding Flip Book Favors

A wedding favor that will get your guests excited! Provides entertainment and fun while guests wait for your grand entrance - and makes for a great wedding favor keepsake.

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Candy Wedding Favors

Color, design, personalization and placement. Find chocolate inspiration for your wedding favors.

Wedding Photobooths in RI

Wedding Photobooths

A great alternative to the traditional wedding guest book! Guests enjoy this fun and interactive activity during cocktail hour or throughout the wedding reception. They leave a copy of the image with you, and also get to take one home. Makes for a great favor.

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Wedding Guest Books

Searching for a unique alternative to the traditional, leatherbound Wedding Guest Book? Check ou these ideas - from platters to frames.

Incorporate Photos

Incorporate Photos

Photos of the two of you, or you with your family and friends, can personalize your ceremony and reception. From ceremony pews to table centerpieces, find ideas.

Colorful Cocktails

Colorful Cocktails

Create a drink that represents the two of you - then give it a name and have it be your exclusive wedding day drink! It's a great way to bring fun and color to your reception.

Fan Favor Fun

Fan Favor Fun

Cool your guests down in the hot summer heat with these fabulous favors - great as favors or to outline your wedding ceremony. Find a variety of shapes and styles to get inspired.

City Sleek

City Sleek

Having a Providence wedding? Whether your budget is for a high-end, posh hotel or a small, less expensive venue, we’ve got ideas to make it super sleek.

Country Chic

Country Chic

You don’t have to be from down South to have a chic country-themed wedding. From tasteful accessories for a high end venue to backyard barbeque decor, find inspiration here.


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