We all have opinions and view points in life. These are just some of mine. Believe me, I am a perfect example of a person who has champagne taste on beer budget. Sometimes when planning events we deal with what our budget allows, but if there is any wiggle room, here is some food for thought:
The tradition of a head table dates back before my time. I don’t know the exact date but I know it was before 1984. Here are a couple of examples that you may still see around today.
I think its time that we take a stand and say “No more!” Its hard enough to stand on a stage with your backsides facing your closest friends and families for 20-30 minutes trying to keep your composure as you commit the rest of your life to another person who probably snores, why should you now be placed on a platform to saw into your choice of filet or cornish hen so formally as if you are holding court for the first time at Windsor Castle. Have a little fun with your head table or sweet heart table. Pop the balloons, rip down the toile, and definitely toss the Christmas lights.
Here are a few examples of the “modern” head table that we’ve yearned so long for:
Thanks to all the creative experts that were featured above. Event Planners: Meredith Zeller of Bridal Blueprints, Karen Kaforey of Signature Events, Angela Proffitt of Elegant Weddings by Angela. Event Decor and Florals: Reveal Event Style, Village of Flowers, and Branching Out, Blue Nova Designs, and Visual Elements. Photography: Dove, Divine Images, Angie Sliger, Mary Rosenbaum, Chuck Arlund Photography, and Photographix. Venues: Belle Meade Plantation, Country Music Hall of Fame, and The Cannery Ballroom
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