Decorating ideas: grouping en masse

Want to really make a bold statement at your reception or ceremony? One of my favorite tricks is to use one object en masse. By repeating the same object over and over you can create a powerful impression on your guests and more importantly, on you and your spouse. And let’s not forget, the effect looks great in pictures. Oftentimes, it can be better for your budget because you’re ordering multiple items and retailers will often lower the price for you. And if you can get it wholesale, even better!

These images above were themes that I considered at my own reception. Top picture: hydrangeas are big and full and can create a beautiful sculptural installation at the altar or around the cake. Middle picture: bulbs! The Grammery Park Hotel commissioned artist Annika Newell of The Design Element Studio to create an installation in their lounge. She used 16,000 bulbs to create this sculpture. Bottom picture: Ok, agreed, it might be a little creepy to feature a death scene for a wedding idea (Romeo and Juliet) but bear with me. Can’t you envision this at the altar or in an intimate reception setting? – Brittany

Flowers |  Bulbs  |  Candles

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4 Comments to “Decorating ideas: grouping en masse”

  1. my honest answer Says:

    I’ve seen this done with candles down the centre of a long dining table – it looked great! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  3. Sophia @ Wedding Colour Themes Says:

    Oh my goodness I love your blog! Great idea+inspirational piccy+money saving tip… absolutely fab and the perfect morning treat!

  4. Wedding Colour Themes» Wedding Colour Themes – Grouping En Masse Says:

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