Wedding reception table decoration

Apologies for the rather brief (and belated) blog post this morning – I’ve been having rabbit crisis at home with my littlest bunny not very well, so back and forth to the vets.  That being said, I wanted to bring you some inspiration and I’ve chosen this picture about as a beautiful example of why you don’t need to go over-the-top decorating your reception tables.

Sometimes you see these incredibly luxurious wedding reception tables, where there are flowers simply overflowing and you can barely see the tables for all the decorations, crockery, and wedding favours.  I must admit that having beautiful wooden tables, like they do above, does make decorating more simply much easier – I doubt there’s many of us who would want to leave plastic trestles uncovered.

wedding flower cake stand arrangement

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vintage teacup eco-friendly candles

These pretty vintage teacup candles are made by one of the newest additions to the directory – For The Love Of Vintage.  As well as hiring out gorgeous vintage crockery for weddings and parties, Sharon also sells a pretty collection of vintage teacup candles (they also come in sugar bowls and sundae glasses) and tiered cake stands made from recycled vintage plates.

vintage tiered cakes stands

They are available (and as seen above) at Manchester based teashop And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon (they make these gorgeous cupcakes) and one of our lovely businesses Blossom Flowers.  If you want something bespoke made contact Sharon directly at

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