Ballrooms come in a variety of sizes, but all are easily enhanced with the use of decorative items. If you want to give your wedding reception a customized look, consider either buying or renting pieces that give the celebration space a one-of-a-kind look.
Since most ballrooms are typically large spaces with sweeping ceilings, they're ideal for hosting large wedding receptions. They'll offer guests plenty of room to mix, mingle, and dance, as well as spread out while they dine and relax.
While some ballrooms already feature decorative details such as gleaming wood floors, walls sconces, lofty beams, and ornate fixtures, others may have a more basic look. In either case, you can use your own decorations to give the venue a personalized flair.
When picking out the desired decorations for your big day, consider the overall theme and color scheme of your wedding. Use that as a starting point when gathering items such as balloons or table decor.
Depending on your wedding budget, you can either decorate the ballroom yourself prior to the reception, or hire an event management team to do it for you. If you choose the latter option, work with the planner to choose the perfect pieces for your event.
Here are some tips for decorating a ballroom for your wedding reception:
1. Balloon Arches
Some ballrooms have large entranceways that you can enhance with eye-catching balloon arches. The arches are a fun way of welcoming the wedding party, as well as the rest of the guests, into the celebration space.
For a more elegant and sophisticated look, use balloons in more classy shades of white, cream, silver, and gold, rather than vibrant hues. If you have leftover balloons, use them to enhance pillars, the cake and gift tables, or just allow them float freely around the venue.
2. Table Decor
Since the dinner tables will most likely take up a majority of the ballroom space, make sure they look good. Choose either sophisticated-looking white tablecloths or runners, or coverings that match the decor theme such as turquoise for a beach-inspired event.
Cloth chair coverings in a variety of colors and designs are also effective ways of enhancing a ballroom. When it comes to table centerpieces, you can't go wrong with large glass vases filled with either faux or fresh flowers. Candles in assorted sizes, as well as vintage pieces such as bird cages, also make stunning table decor.
For more information on decorating tips, contact a wedding ballroom near you.