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What's hot for 2011

Are you getting married in 2011? Check out some of these wedding reception ideas from JOWY Productions to make your special day an unforgettable event.

What's hot for 2011


Stunning color

The 2011 trend for weddings is color — vibrant and striking. Fun and whimsical! Hot colors for 2011, such as apple green, hot pink, slate grey, vintage gold, coral, violet, navy blue, emerald green, clementine orange and yellow can be expected.

#2Mix and match tables

A mixture of square, rectangular, long and round tables will be seen. The same goes for chairs — they shouldn't be the same but should complement one another (i.e. same chair in different color or different cushion). Also, tabletop items can be varied with various table scenarios...different china and glassware to create a "collection" look. Also, creating a lounge vibe so that the wedding is not so formal is a hot trend. Forget assigned seating.

#3Modern meets vintage

Even if your wedding style is modern and contemporary, add some vintage touches. Wear your mother's wedding dress or incorporate your parents' and/or grandparents' wedding pictures into the décor to create an atmosphere of nostalgia and romance.

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