14 Wedding Table Setting Trends for 2020: From Bold Colors to Disco Balls and Beyond
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From the tables where your guests will dine, to hor d’oeuvres stations, place cards, cake display tables and more, every tabletop at your wedding reception is an opportunity to make an impression on your guests, and manifest your wedding vision for all to see and enjoy. It’s no wonder you want your tabletops to stand out, and feel, well, like you! As we enter a new decade, there are so many exciting and eclectic new wedding tabletop trends to try. Traditional tables are a thing of the past. Say goodbye to cream and blush. Bold color and shiny metallics are taking over. Symmetry is so 2019. Two-thousand and twenty is all about geometric shapes, varying textures, graphic light displays, and sculptural elements. Read on to find out about all the hottest trends for wedding table settings, along with tips and products to help each trend come to life at your wedding.
Shopping for Wedding Tabletop Decor for the New Decade
It’s normal to feel overwhelmed by the infinitesimal decisions you’re making about your wedding. Take it one step at a time. Make a list of the tables you need to design: place card display table, cake display table, food and beverage stations, dining tables. Then ask yourself if you want to weave a consistent theme throughout each tabletop, or go for an eclectic vibe, giving each table its own personality. As you scroll through each trend below, you may get a better sense of your vision for the space. One final thing to do: Check with your venue to see what they provide, such as tea lights and table linens. You can always add your own personal stamp on top of what you’re already paying for!
2020 Wedding Table Decor Shopping Considerations
You can spend a bit more on decor that won’t be repeated at other tables. For instance, you’ll likely only have one cake display table, so if you want to include a particular element there, it’s a one time cost. However, a theme you want to see repeated at every dining table is different. Be sure to figure if you’ll be placing candles and florals at 12 tables, your cost is going to multiply quickly. Below, we share ideas big and small, from a colorful photo frame for just over $10 to a bold LED light display that costs over $100. As you peruse our ideas, consider which speak to you and fit your budget.
The use of Pantone’s Color of the Year, classic blue, is a huge trend we’ll be seeing at weddings in 2020. Bold, brave color (think corals and bright blues) is also hot, as is incorporating metallics into your tablescapes.
Tabletops in 2020 are bold, bright, fun, and adventurous! That said, if you prefer a more refined table, don’t be afraid to keep scrolling. Romantic candles and lush florals are also on-trend as we enter a new decade. There are no rules except to experiment, have fun, and express yourself with your wedding tabletops.
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